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National Letter of Intent signing reception for local baseball players

National Letter of Intent signing reception for local baseball players

Each year, the EDH Vipers Baseball Club hosts a reception to honor all of the Sacramento region’s high school seniors who are signing their National Letter of Intent.  This year’s reception and signing ceremony was held on Thursday the 15th at 6:30 PM at the Croatian American Cultural Center, located at 3730 Auburn Blvd, right across from Harry Renfree Field and about ½ mile east of Watt Avenue.

 

This year, the following student athletes will be honored:

 

Jimmy Boras, Jesuit, to UOP

Brett Bautista, Granite Bay, to San Jose State

Aaron Knapp, Granite Bay, to UC Berkeley

Andre Gregory, Jesuit, to Sacrmento State

Tyler Blake, Franklin, to Sacramento State

Dom Nunez, Elk Grove, to UCLA

Ryan Tellez, Elk Grove, to USC

Josh Adams, Pleasant Grove, to UC Santa Barbara

Stephen Nogosek, Woodcreek, to U of Oregon

Alec DeWatteville, Oak Ridge, to San Jose State

Elk Grove's Larson Earns Sunoco Rookie Of The Year Award

NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Champion Also Takes Top Newcomer Honor

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 8, 2012) – Kyle Larson has been named the 2012 Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award winner in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series.

The 20-year-old Larson captured the K&N Pro Series East championship on Nov. 3 at Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway following a rookie season in which he posted a series-high 12 top-10 finishes, highlighted by wins at Gresham Motorsports Park in Jefferson, Ga., on June 9 and at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sept. 22 in Loudon, N.H.

Larson, from Elk Grove, Calif., became just the third driver in the 26-year history of the K&N Pro Series East to earn the overall championship and Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors in the same season, joining Joey Logano (2007) and Ryan Truex (2009).

Weekly Challenge: Get OUTside and Get Moving!

Weekly Challenge: Get OUTside and Get Moving!

 

 Get OUT(side)   With the hot weather, and even Spare the Air days, it is easy to feel stuck inside.

CSD Accepting Softball League Registration Starting July 23rd

CSD Accepting Softball League Registration Starting July 23rd

 

The major leagues are in full swing and you can be too.  Grab your bat, glove and a team and register for the Cosumnes CSD Adult Softball League.  Games will begin August 13, 2012.

Registration for all teams will run from July 23 to August 3.  Late registration will run through August 7 if space is available.   A mandatory managers meeting will be held on August 9 at 6 p.m. for co-ed teams and 7 p.m. for men’s teams – at the CSD Administration Office, 8820 Elk Grove Boulevard. 

Games will be played weeknights, between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., at Laguna Community Park (9014 Bruceville Road), Bartholomew Sports Park (10150 Franklin High Road), and at Elk Grove Regional Park – Fridays only (9950 Elk Grove-Florin Road).  All teams are guaranteed a minimum of seven games in the season.

Registration Beginning for Adult Flag Football League

Registration Beginning for Adult Flag Football League

The professionals are beginning to practice, but it is time for your team to come out and play.  The Cosumnes Community Services District will be accepting registration until July 24 for the Adult Flag Football League. 

Regular registration will be from July 9-20.  For a team registration fee of $625, each team is guaranteed a minimum of seven games.  Late registration is $645, July 21-24 and will be accepted depending on available space in the league.

Adult Flag Football will run July 31 through September 26.  League play is 8 on 8 on Tuesday and/or 7 on 7 Passing League on Wednesday evenings.  All games will take place at Bartholomew Sports Park on the artificial turf field.

Teams must pre-register by mail or in person. Priority registration is offered, July 9-13, to teams returning from the Fall 2012 season. In-person registration is available at the following locations:

Pocket Softball League Represents Sac in Western National Championships

Pocket Softball League Represents Sac in Western National Championships

Two teams from the Pocket Softball League are headed to their age level’s respective Western National Championships representing the Greater Sacramento Softball Association. 

The 12U Pocket All Stars played extremely well at the ASA Association Championship tournament at Lembi Park in Folsom on June 23rd-24th.  The team took 3rd place and posted a 4-1 record in the “B” Division.  They logged wins against Elk Grove, Five Cities, Foothill and Roseville, eventually losing to another Elk Grove team in a semi-final game.  The team received a large team trophy and all of the girls received medals.  The 3rd place finish qualified the 12U team for the Western National Tournament in Salem, Oregon on July 30th – August 4th.

Under the tutelage of volunteer Coach Steve Cobb, the “Pocket Aces” fastpitch team ripped through the two-day competition in Lincoln, June 23rd-June 24