Colorado Springs Goalkeeper Too Much for Sacramento

An onslaught on Colorado Springs Switchbacks goalkeeper Devala Gorrick wasn’t enough to prevent a 1-0 Sac Republic loss Saturday night at a sold-out Bonney Field. […]

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Sacramento Surprise: Republic FC Coach Preki Resigns

Just one more game in Sacramento remains for Republic FC coaching legend, Predrag Radosavjlevic, aka Preki. A surprise announcement Wednesday afternoon announced that Preki, 52, was leaving for an unnamed job in the United Kingdom (though he’s rumored as a top candidate for Leicester City of the English Premier League). Perk will coach his final […]

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Plenty of Star Power, but Not Wins, at Raley Field in 2015

If current and former major league stars – and not Sacramento wins – are what fans are seeking when they head out to Raley Field, then 2015 has been a dream season. At the virtual half-way point, fans have been treated to the high profile rehab appearances by Hunter Pence, Jake Peavy and Matt Cain […]

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A New Look and a Convincing U.S. Open Cup Second Round Win

Sacramento Republic FC debuted a new look Wednesday night at Bonney Field and the eggshell white uniforms were a hit performance-wise as Sacramento scored a convincing 4-2 victory over Sonoma County Sol in the second round of the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Forward Thomas Stewart scored three of Sacramento’s four goals, including two […]

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Hunter Pence Comes to Sacramento

Fans of minor league baseball know that some of the best moments at the ballpark can come when a current major leaguer or two show up rehabilitating an injury. That happened at Raley Field last weekend when Hunter Pence, one of the most popular members of the World Champion San Francisco Giants, showed up to […]

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River Cats Roar into First Place to Open 2015 Season

Some things don’t change for the Sacramento River Cats. Like being in first place in the standings or being ranked high in attendance, despite the major change in major league affiliate — from the Oakland A’s to San Francisco Giants — that has occurred in 2015. Heading into Friday’s homestead at Raley Field against Albuquerque, […]

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Baseball & Soccer Enjoy Historic Sacramento Openers

It was a week of historic openers for two of Sacramento’s professional sports teams. And both had a lot to celebrate. For the River Cats, it was the end of one era (being the Oakland A’s Triple A affiliate) and the beginning of another (joining the San Francisco Giants family). For Sacramento Republic FC, it was […]

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Sacramento State’s Best Season Ever Ends at The Nest

It wasn’t supposed to end like this for Sacramento State’s best Division I season ever. Not after winning its first postseason game at this level. Not after holding a 14-point second half lead. Not at the friendly confines of The Nest. But the season did end before yet another sellout crowd, and Sacramento fell 78-73 […]

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Sacramento Republic FC scores “walk-off win” in ugly ending at UC Davis

Was it really a “friendly” match Saturday between the pros (United Soccer League champs Sacramento Republic FC) and the college kids (the UC Davis’ Aggies)? Not so much. With Sacramento holding onto a 1-0 advantage in the match’s 66th minute of play before a sellout crowd of 1,300 at the Aggie Hornet Stadium in Davis, […]

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Sacramento Republic FC Marches into UC Davis Friendly Match

The Sacramento Republic FC, fresh off two friendly high-profile home losses — one at a sold out Bonney Field to the San Jose Earthquakes of the MLS and another at a sold-out Hughes Stadium against the New York Cosmos — will now head to another friendly encounter at UC Davis against the college squad on […]

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Baseball is in the Air at Raley Field Preseason Party

Sacramento River Cats fans, looking towards the team’s first season as a San Francisco Giants Triple A affiliate, enjoyed spring-like weather for the team’s preseason party Sunday, March 8 at Raley Field. A good crowd was on hand to get clubhouse tours, take batting practice on the playing field, sample the new 2015 merchandise, enjoy […]

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Hughes Stadium Revisited for Sacramento Republic FC New York Showdown

Sacramento may have won a United Soccer League championship last year at Bonney Field, but it’ll be back to Hughes Stadium for at least one game on Saturday night for a friendly match with probably the most well-known soccer team in America, the New York Cosmos. Coming off a tough 1-0 friendly loss to the […]

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Sacramento State Reaching New Heights On the Court

These are heady days for Sacramento State’s long-suffering men’s basketball program. With Saturday’s thrilling 64-60 home victory against Big Sky Conference rival Portland State, the Hornets, at 16-6, won their seventh straight game and clinched their first winning season since joining Division 1 in 1991. And not only that, but with 10-1 conference record, Sacramento State […]

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American River College Tops Sacramento City in County Rivalry Match-up

Sacramento County’s two Community College football powers, American River and Sacramento City, squared off on Saturday at historic Hughes Stadium. The No. 5-ranked American River College Beavers, led by quarterback Tanner Trosin’s two rushing and two passing touchdowns, beat the Sacramento City Panthers 44-23. ARC’s Deon Ransom rushed for an eye-popping 220 yards and two touchdowns […]

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July 1, 2014: Just Another Summer Night at Raley Field? Not Quite . . .

Brandon Belt, Andrew Susac and Travis Ishikawa: Three visiting players on a special night at Raley Field, batting 3-4-5 in the lineup. All three are headed to an October date of destiny. The Fresno Grizzlies vs. the Sacramento River Cats, second game of a four-game series, seemed at first glance to be mostly a ballgame […]

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