A fast-rising girls basketball powerhouse in Sacramento, West Campus High School basks in the joy of winning the CIF State Division IV championship at Golden 1 Arena on Saturday. Passing, defense, depth and beloved coach John Langston have been staples.
The Timberwolves trailed big early and showed tremendous championship resolve to make a game of it, but there wasn’t enough time to close the gap at Golden 1 Center.
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Vallejo finally has a CIF State basketball champion, and it hails from St. Patrick’s-St. Vincent’s High School. Also in games played at Golden 1 Center, the Vanden girls and Clovis West girls charge back for historic wins.
Roger Blake of the California Interscholastic Federation says his job is a mixed bag of emotions: a lot of searing negativity from pushy parents with unlrealistic expecations and the joy of championships in venues such as Golden 1 Center for basketball.
The Sacramento Kings play the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, facing former teammate DeMarcus Cousins for the first time since his trade.
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Nigel Williams-Goss scores 23 points while orchestrating Gonzaga’s efficient offense, and the Zags finally shake their overrated tag by routing Xavier 83-59 to reach the Final Four for the first time.
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Oakland Raiders fans and city leaders rally in support of keeping the team from moving to Las Vegas ahead of an NFL owners meeting.
The Sharks couldn’t avoid their sixth straight loss as one of their worst road trips in recent memory came to a merciful end Saturday.
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