Mixed Martial Artist Urijah Faber is a popular man in his hometown of Sacramento. Didn’t believe it before, despite his near sellouts of ARCO Arena every time he fights? Well here’s more proof.
By Scott Levin
Sports Informant Contributing Writer
Sacramento has become the king of the demoralizing loss. After a first half where they looked more like playoff contenders than bottom feeders, the Kings followed up with a complete second half meltdown. A 14-point lead evaporated amid careless ball handling and shoddy shooting. In regulation, Spencer Hawes last-second jumper clanged off the iron, leading to an overtime period where the Kings were outscored 13-10. The Nuggets escaped with a 112-109 victory.
High school girls basketball ratings were released by the Sac-Joaquin Section today, giving teams an opportunity to gear where they are in the playoff hunt as their regular seasons end in the coming weeks.
The first of many important high school basketball power ratings was released today by the Sac-Joaquin Section, ranking teams in their respective divisions as they prepare for the upcoming playoffs in a few weeks.
With the Super Bowl coming up, football’s on the mind, at least for another week, so it’s natural that this week’s column would be geared around the sport. Unfortunately, not all went as I’d hoped, as it took amateurs to impress me on the field while the pros just left me disappointed.