Defensive standout Elijah Orr comes on in relief at quarterback and helps Grant bounce back from last week’s one-sided loss to Elk Grove to defeat Pleasant Grove 34-7 on Friday.
▪ Roundup: Del Campo shows it can win with defense in its 21-14 victory over Cosumnes Oaks in a battle of top-15 teams.
▪ Who is the top player of the week? No one knows, but you have until Thursday at noon to vote and sort it all out.
A year from now the Kings will begin play in their new home, Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento. In the meantime, there are years worth of memories at Sleep Train Arena to pore over.
The Kings need DeMarcus Cousins’ muscle in the paint, but coach George Karl also plans to move his center all over the court – even shooting threes. “I don’t really consider myself a center,” Cousins says. “I’m just a basketball player. There’s so much I can do on the floor. People get stuck on the word ‘center,’ ‘big man’ and (are) kind of ignorant to the situation. I can’t really worry about that. I just go out there and do my job.”
Northern California fans are familiar with the travails of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. He and his teammates will play on a national stage Sunday against the New York Giants. How will that go?
▪ When free agent Shareece Wright signed with the 49ers in March, he envisioned himself as a starter. He was released Saturday without having played a snap.
▪ Breaking down the Raiders’ afternoon game against longtime rival Denver on Sunday.
A couple of squeeze bunts – remember those? – spark Chicago to a 6-3 win over St. Louis and even the best-of-five series at a game apiece.
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Defensive tackle Kyle DeVaughn has a fumble recovery and two sacks as UC Davis defeats Northern Arizona 38-24 on homecoming night at Aggie Stadium. It was UCD’s first victory of the season.
Sacramento State gives up too many big plays early and loses 35-13 to Montana State in Bozeman, Mont. Injuries also hurt the Hornets’ cause, with quarterback Kolney Cassel and running back Jordan Robinson leaving before halftime.
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