he California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) on Oct. 29 announced the Section nominees for the NFHS California State Coach of the Year award for the 2019-20 school year. These coaches were selected based on the positive work they have done with the student-athletes in their respective spor…

Don Thames, a longtime Rancho Murieta resident and the former golf pro at the Rancho Murieta Country Club, qualified last month for the PGA Senior Professional National Championship to be held Oct. 15-18 in Port St. Lucie, Fla. at the PGA Club. This event will advance the top 35 club profess…

Republic FC goalkeeper Rafael Diaz and forward Dariusz Formella have been selected for the USL Championship Team of the Week starting 11 after a pair of tremendous performances that lead to their side’s 4-0 win over Portland Timbers 2 on Saturday.

On Friday, Oct. 2, San Diego shut out St. Louis to clinch its berth into the National League Division Series. With the loss, the Cardinals had played their last game of 2020 and one of their outfielders, Elk Grove’s Dylan Carlson, became the final product to wrap up his debut season in the M…

Nick Madrigal is headed to the postseason in his first MLB season thanks to the Chicago White Sox clinching a playoff berth last week. The White Sox clinched the playoff berth Sept. 17 for the first time since 2008. Madrigal went 1 for 3 in that game, a 4-3 win over the Twins.

UC Davis sharpshooter Nina Bessolo has become the latest Aggie to join the European professional ranks, inking a deal with AS Niki Lefkadas in Greece’s top division, the club announced on Wednesday.

Derek Hill (Elk Grove High School alum) of the Detroit Tigers pinch ran for Miguel Cabrera on Sept. 15 in the eighth inning of the Tigers’ 6-0 win over Kansas City.

Over the Sept. 11-12 weekend, thousands of elite youth soccer players will kick off 2020 competition as part of MLS NEXT, the new elite youth development platform created by Major League Soccer in collaboration with the top elite youth academies around the country, ushering in the future of …

Republic FC elevated its current undefeated streak to eight games after Saturday night’s 3-3 draw against Reno 1868 FC at Papa Murphy’s Park, but they fell just short of breaking their record for consecutive wins after Reno tied the game at 3-3 just before the final whistle blew.