While the Sacramento Kings may be struggling, sitting at 24-56 with just two games to go this season, their dance team has taken over the spotlight by advancing to a championship of their own in the NBA.
Fans from in and around the Sacramento area saw a few new features to their experience of their typical Triple-A ballgames recently. Their hometown team, the Sacramento River Cats, opened the season at home on April 7 agains the Tacoma Rainiers, revealing a plethora of new additions the fans will get to experience all summer at Raley Field.
The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section is proud to announce $34,400 in scholarships will be awarded to the 49 winners of the A. Dale Lacky/CSEA Scholarships for outstanding athletic performance, community service and academic success during their four years of high school.
The award, honoring former Section and State CIF President, A. Dale Lacky, recognizes the top male and female student-athletes within the Section. The scholarship committee has selected four male and four female students as the recipients of a $1,000 scholarship. The remaining nominees are awarded a $600 scholarship from the Section.
Oakmont junior Jake Elliott entered the CIF State Wrestling Championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield last weekend as the state’s top-ranked wrestler at 145 pounds. The pressure and expectations, and eventual finals opponent Jessie Baldazo of Liberty High, couldn’t slow Elliott from his destiny and a state title.
By Kelly Davis Rackham
Sports Informant Contributor
I have to confess that I haven’t been very excited about the Kings lately. Between their lousy record and the Maloof’s negotiations with Anaheim, I’ve felt very disconnected. Add a few new names to the roster, and I don’t even recognize the team.