Gigi Garcia was spent. The McClatchy High junior center played all but 60 seconds of Monday’s Metro League matchup against the No. 3-ranked and visiting Sacramento Dragons, leading the No. 1 Lions to a 58-48 victory with 18 points, 13 rebounds, six blocks and exhausted legs and lungs.
Vince Mayle of Inderkum, Sierra College and Washington State, and Jordan Richards of Folsom and Stanford were measured, examined and weighed by NFL scouts and officials during Senior Bowl week in Mobile, Ala., last week.
Shaq Thompson is expected to be a first-round pick in the NFL draft after a stellar college career at Washington, preceded by great years at Grant High School. Here are photos from his prep and college years.
Miguel Aguilar was one of two Sacramento area soccer players chosen in the first round of the Major League Soccer draft last week – the first time that ever happened. But it’s Aguilar’s personal story of triumph over poverty that sets him apart. On Tuesday, he returned to his inner city high school as a hero.
The boys basketball teams from Franklin and Sacramento high schools scored a resounding sweep against traditional Bay Area powerhouse programs on Monday afternoon and evening in the 18th MaxPreps Martin Luther King Jr. Classic at Haas Pavilion, where some of Northern California’s top teams and talents converged for an all-day event.
In a Delta League meeting at Sheldon, a frenetic and fun affair was tied late before the Huskies, ranked fourth by The Bee, pulled away from the No. 14 Marauders for a satisfying, if exhausting, 61-55 victory.
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