Since the CIF State basketball tournament started in 1982, 16 Sacramento-area high school teams, girls and boys, ended the season with trophies. Each was unique. The 2018 championships are at Golden 1 Center on Friday and Saturday.
Paul Hayes of Woodcreek High School and Vic Pitton of St. Francis, two of the Sacramento area's most decorated basketball coaches, have retired. Hayes led the Roseville school to a CIF Northern California Open Division championship last season.
Sacramento Kings guard Garrett Temple (sprained left ankle) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Atlanta Hawks at Golden 1 Center. Forward Zach Randolph is questionable and guard Bogdan Bogdanovic is probable.
Capital Christian High School defensive tackle Evan Bennett, a three-star football recruit, surprised with his sudden departure to national powerhouse Mater Dei of Santa Ana, which won a CIF State championship and went 15-0 in 2017.
High school sports scores from around the region. Area high school and community college coaches or scorekeepers are encouraged to report results immediately after games. Call 916-441-4100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Calls will be accepted everyday until 10 p.m.
Two Sacramento Kings fans were caught during a TV broadcast of Monday's game vs. the Detroit Pistons eating what appeared to be mayonnaise straight out of the jar. Media and the general public were largely confused and grossed out.