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Forget about bake sales and raffle tickets. Lincoln resident Tony Overbay knows how to get people excited about school fundraising. Overbay is an experienced marathon and ultra-marathon runner. On Friday morning, he put his feet to work to raise money for school sports programs at Glen Edwards Middle School (GEMS) in Lincoln. His goal: to run 125 miles within a 24-hour period. This is the third year that Overbay has used a 24-hour run to promote the GEMS 5K run. In his first year, he set a goal for 100 miles. He accomplished 111 miles. The second year he ran 120 miles. He accomplished his 125 mile goal on Saturday morning. GEMS students joined Overbay during the day Friday as he looped
The Sacramento River Cats hosted local media at Raley Field on Monday prior to an exhibition game against the Stockton Ports. Coaching staff and players gave interviews during the team's batting and fielding practices. Recently appointed manager Steve Scarsone spoke about the challenges of coaching the MiLB team in the Oakland Atheltics organization. He said, "We've got some guys that are going to be trying some different positions, possibly, as the season goes on, depending on what the big club needs. We're going to have guys that are going to come down during the season and guys that are going to go up. Every day is going to have its own special challenges. That's how the game is." "We
The Sacramento River Cats hosted a pre-season party at Raley Field on Sunday afternoon. Hundreds of fans were lined up at the entrance prior to the noon opening. The party marked the opening of the ticket office for the 2013 season. Round Table pizza, hot dogs and other refreshments were handed out to those who were willing to stand in line. The nearly all-access afternoon allowed fans to check out the River Cats locker room, sit in the dugout, or explore the sections above and below the regular seating areas. Other activities included jump houses, photo booths and live music. Season-ticket seating was also available for sale. A small number of paper signs marking available seat
The Sacramento Kings won their second consecutive home game Sunday night, beating the Houston Rockets 117-111. After taking a four-point lead into the halftime break, the Kings quickly fell behind in the third period. The regained their momentum with All Star player Isaiah Thomas scoring 17 of his 23 points in the final quarter. Photos by Ron Nabity
The Sacramento Sports Hall of Fame inducted its first class at a celebration Saturday night at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort. The inaugural event inducted five local athletes: Kevin Johnson, Bill Cartwright, Summer Sanders, Tony Lopez and Dusty Baker. Hall of Fame founder and Executive Director TC Martin opened the ceremonies by introducing each of the inductees as they stepped onto the stage. Martin said the goal of the organization is to "publicly recognize the great individual talent that we have here in Sacramento." The five inductees were selected from a list of 56 nominees; over 7,300 votes were cast in an online ballot. Northern California comedian Dennis Gaxiola drew plenty of