Jett Lawrence wins Hangtown Pro Motocross, remains perfect in 450s
Jett Lawrence remains perfect in the Pro Motocross series after recording another perfect round at Hangtown in Rancho Cordova, California. In his second start on a 450, Lawrence won his second National with his fourth consecutive moto win. It is getting increasingly difficult to find the right superlatives to describe the exploits on the reigning 250 West Supercross champion.
KCRA Weekend Roundup: Things to do in the Sacramento region for June 2-4
From a county fair to a nationally televised motocross competition, monster truck madness, concerts in parks and on the waterfront, a women’s fitness festival and a Davis Pride festival, there’s a lot happening this weekend. The weather is warming up in the Valley and there is the chance...
Rancho Cordova Hosts 54th Hangtown Motocross Classic
The 54th Hangtown Motocross Classic commenced at Prairie City SVRA in Rancho Cordova, as part of the 11-race Pro Motocross Outdoor Championship Series. With an anticipated 25,000 spectators, the event promises an exhilarating experience. The challenging racing track at Prairie City State Vehicle Recreation Area includes high jumps like the Finish Line jump measuring up to six feet and the red arch jump, where athletes soar 60 feet across and 10 feet high.
Field Of Dashed Dreams: How Sacramento Tried To Lure The Raiders And Athletics To Town
[This story was originally published on November 5, 2015]NATOMAS (CBS13) — A tunnel found deep in the bowels of Sleep Train Arena would have changed the face of Sacramento.Long before the Sacramento River Cats were a hit, developers swung for the fences where jackrabbits now roam on an expansive lot north of Sleep Train Arena.It was the late 1980s when the Kings moved into a new building and the team's ownership group at the time, led by Greg Luckenbill, wasn't done building. His desire to take the momentum from putting the arena together known as Arco 2 poured into the...
If the A's Las Vegas stadium deal falls through, could Sacramento be considered?
SACRAMENTO – The Oakland A's are on the move – but the question is, to where? Las Vegas is currently the No. 1 option but has seen some pushback, specifically from Nevada State Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno -- the chair on that chamber's Ways and Means committee. "She said, 'I am currently a hell no and you need to get me to a yes.' And if she is saying that, other folks are probably thinking along the same lines," said Tabitha Mueller, a reporter with the Nevada Independent. So if not Sin City, why not Sacramento? "Sacramento is a better financial...
Sacramento lowriders to celebrate year after ban repealed
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A year after the repeal of a lowriding ban in Sacramento, a celebration is set to happen. Meanwhile, a bill to remove the ban statewide is moving forward. See more in the video above.
Unexpected Leader Emerges in Good Day Great Race
The Good Day Great Race, which takes place between Sacramento and Lathrop, witnessed a surprising twist when participants Julissa and Dave encountered navigation problems, causing them to lose their lead to competitor Dina. The misstep happened due to a wrong exit, and Dina took advantage of this, surging ahead and completing her first clue at the first stop. She reflected on the incident, highlighting that such errors can happen to anyone, and mentioned that ongoing construction along the I-5 corridor might have contributed to the confusion.
Motocross: Chase Sexton to miss Hangtown after midweek practice crash
Chase Sexton announced on Instagram he will sit out this weekend’s Pro Motocross race at Hangtown in Rancho Cordova, California after a practice crash on Tuesday left him with a concussion. Sexton’s crash on Tuesday happened during a test session at Fox Raceway. “Bummed to make this post...
Franklin grabs NorCal Regional opener
Coming off a Sac-Joaquin Section Division I championship, the Franklin Wildcats showed no sign of slowing down after a 5-4 win over the Hollister Haybalers in the first round of the CIF NorCal Championships Tuesday in Elk Grove. With packed stands and crowds extending down the foul lines at the...
Best baseball players this spring were at Franklin
Nolan Stevens was named last week the Delta League’s baseball player of the year. That was a no-doubter to everyone who follows prep baseball locally, but just about six or seven of Stevens’ Franklin teammates could have easily won the same honor this season. That’s how good and how deep the Wildcats were in 2023.
UC Davis women’s equestrian team members reflect on how their sport has impacted their lives
Riders say the equestrian community has provided them with social and emotional benefits. The riders of the UC Davis women’s equestrian team, established in 2018, compete in Western and English competitions across the country and practice three times a week at the Davis Equestrian Center. The team has had...
Watch: De La Salle baseball defeat Franklin-Elk Grove 6-5 in NorCal D1 semifinal instant classic
CONCORD, Calif. — De La Salle had Franklin on the ropes more than once in Thursday's CIF Northern California Division I semifinals. The Wildcats from Elk Grove kept battling back, giving the defending champions and hosts all they could muster. In the end, St. Mary's College-bound Tanner ...
KFBK Morning News Show Daily Recap - Wednesday May 31st
A transgender teenager from Davis is being crowned State Champion in the Women's Slalom Ski event. June Watterson has transitioned to a woman after being born as a biological male and is a 17-year-old sophomore at Davis High School. The parent of the second place biological female is speaking out.
Kobe Bryant Tribute Mural Unveiled at Elementary School
A striking mural honoring NBA legend Kobe Bryant has been unveiled at Rosa Parks Elementary School in Sacramento, thanks to a collaboration between the Wide Open Walls program and the Sacramento City Unified School District. Painted by a skilled Colombian artist, the mural quickly became a source of inspiration for students and the local community. Over 160 murals have been created across six campuses through this partnership, which aims to foster a sense of pride and joy in the schools.
Montana State football's first matchup with Sacramento State since 2019 will air on ESPN2
BOZEMAN — Both the Montana State and Montana football teams will once again have a nationally televised regular season game in 2023, the Big Sky Conference announced Wednesday. The Grizzlies will first face Idaho on the road on Oct. 14, followed by the Bobcats visiting Sacramento State on Oct....
Elk Grove, June 03 High School 🏐 Game Notice
There are 2 high school 🏐 games in Elk Grove. The CIFSJS Schools volleyball team will have a game with CIFSJS Schools on June 03, 2023, 13:00:00 CST. The CIFSJS Schools volleyball team will have a game with CIFSJS Schools on June 03, 2023, 15:00:00 CST.
Eye on Sports returns this afternoon after 3 years away
Cody Westergaard and Chuck Garcia resume their sports program today, June 2, after 3 years away. They began Eye on Sports in 2019, then put it on hiatus in March 2020. On Fridays at 4, they'll cover local sports in the first part of each show, and national sports in the second.
Kyle Larson Goes Back-To-Back With High Limit Sprint Car Series At Tri-City
Kyle Larson of Elk Grove, Calif., overtook Rico Abreu with eight laps left of Wednesday's 35-lap feature at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill., to win his second straight High Limit Sprint Car Series event. The eighth-starting Larson banked $31,023 with the victory via the DURST Dice Roll, capturing the...
3 key takeaways after the Rowdies, Republic FC ended all square
First meeting between USL Championship title contenders provided plenty of intrigue in 1-1 draw. The Tampa Bay Rowdies and Sacramento Republic FC’s first meeting in their respective histories ended in a 1-1 draw on Saturday night at Al Lang Stadium, bringing to an end the Rowdies’ five-game winning streak while earning a valuable point on the road for the current Western Conference leaders.
Franklin baseball’s brotherhood leads Wildcats to section title, first in program history
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) – Northern California is known for producing some of the best baseball players in the country and Franklin High School from Elk Grove is adding to it with a roster full of promising talent. “My first year of the head coach we went to the Section championships that was in 2012,” said […]
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