Category Archives: Sports

Lady Lions basketball win state championship

C.K. McClatchy High School’s Lady Lions basketball team won the state championship on Friday, March 27 at U.C. Berkeley’s Haas Pavilion after a strong battle against Junipero Serra of Gardena. The Lions are the first SCUSD state champions on record

Go Cougars! Kennedy Women’s Volleyball wins Metro League

Congratulations to the John F. Kennedy High School Women’s Volleyball team for winning the Metro League this year. Go Cougars! What follows is Coach Aaron Pollock’s reflection of the season written for the Pocket News. Also below are the senior

Push-ups to Feed the Hungry: Sacramentan attempts to beat the world record for push-ups at the Run to Feed the Hungry

Sacramentan Maria Tobar is trying to break two world records – one for the most amount of push ups over 24 hours and one for the most in an hour, which she plans on starting 23 hours into the challenge.

Didion’s inaugural middle school volleyball team starts the season 4-0

What started out as a campus club has blossomed into an official sports team, as the Didion Dragons Volleyball Club is officially representing the school for the first time ever in Sacramento City Unified School District’s Middle School Volleyball League.

Cougar Stadium unveiled to the community with ribbon cutting ceremony

John F. Kennedy High School tested out the famous sports movie quote, “If you build it, they will come,” with the unveiling of their new $5.9 million track and field on Sept. 5 before the JV and varsity football games.

CKM Sports Hall of Fame enters third year

The C.K. McClatchy Sports Hall of Fame enters its third year featuring athletes and teams mainly from the 1980s. Forty-three athletes, three coaches, and three teams will be inducted on Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Asian Sports Foundation Hall off

Cook Realty Charity Golf Tournament returns for 22nd year

The 22nd Annual Cook Realty Charity Golf Tournament will take place on Friday, Sept. 19 at William Land Park Golf Course with an all-charity dinner and prize raffle to follow. Hundreds of attendees take part each year. The Cook Realty

Sacramento Stingrays: Local Team with Community Spirit

Waking up at the crack of dawn on a Saturday morning for a swim meet may not sound appealing at first. But if you love swimming, your swim team, the families and your coaches, it’s actually not so difficult. That’s

Impressive diver brings the sport back to the forefront at C.K. McClatchy

In the hours before a meet, Nevada Schultz visualizes himself performing each dive better than he’s ever done before, but as he steps onto the diving board, his mindset changes. Thinking only about the dive he’s about to perform and

McClatchy baseball ‘Coach D’

The baseball field of McClatchy High School has been the backyard of Mike de Necochea since he was a kid. Now as a father of seven watching his youngest child and only son preparing to embark as a freshman at