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  • Republic FC takes down LA Galaxy II, Set to Host League Championship Game
    published on Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:50:41 GMT
    As games go, they don't get any bigger. Sac Republic FC trying to play itself into the USL championship game and maybe, just maybe, play itself into Major League Soccer....
  • Abbott is 'incredibly impressed' with Sac scene
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    "In a short period of time, what this team has come to mean to this community is remarkable," he said at a news conference at the Sacramento railyards that is the site of the proposed new soccer stadium. "I leave incredibly impressed with what we've seen."...
  • MLS Executive 'Incredibly Impressed' By Sacramento Bid For Professional Soccer Team
    published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:43:42 GMT
    Major League Soccer executives learned more about site plans for a professional soccer field at the downtown rail yards on Friday. MLS officials said they didn't want to compare cities or sites they were looking at....
  • Major League Soccer official declares Sacramento's effort to...
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:45:36 GMT
    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson walks into one of the building in the railyards with Major League Soccer Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott for a joint press conference with representatives from city of Sacramento, Downtown Railyard Venture, LLC, Think Big, Sacramento Republic FC and MLS in Sacramento on Friday, September 19, 2014. Sacramento Republic FC fan Dapho Kingman of Sacramento waits for the start of a joint press conference with representatives from city of Sacramento, Downtown Railyard Ven...
  • Ailene Voisin: As a sports town, Sacramento has come a long way in a short time
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:39:22 GMT
    Kelly Norris of Sacremento holds up a sign in support of the Sacramento Republic FC during the Sacramento Republic block party at 20th and K to promote the city to the Major League Soccer delegation in town on Thursday September 18, 2014. Life happens like this, right? Nothing happens for months and years, and then everything happens at once....
  • Elk Grove Unified welcomes new superintendent, Christopher Hoffman
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:28:56 GMT
    The gathering in the Valley High School library Wednesday to welcome Elk Grove Unified's new superintendent, Christopher Hoffman, had the feel of a homecoming rally. Roughly 60 students, teachers, parents and administrators gathered to welcome Hoffman back to the district....
  • MLS deputy commissioner gets warm welcome in Sacramento
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:07:41 GMT
    Major League Soccer Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott was serenaded by a group of singing fans when he arrived Thursday at Sacramento International Airport. The crowd sang, "This is our home, Sacramento," greeting the man who could one day award Sacramento with a Major League Soccer franchise....
  • Republic FC fans welcome Major League Soccer executives to Sacramento
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:22:30 GMT
    As a boisterous crowd of Sacramento Republic FC fans chanted slogans, two top executives from Major League Soccer arrived at Sacramento International Airport this afternoon to begin a two-day visit with an eye toward possibly awarding the city an expansion team. "I've come to learn," Deputy Commissioner Mark Abbott told reporters as he and Charles Altchek, special assistant to the commissioner, arrived at Terminal A. Abbott waved off any discussion of Sacramento's chances for a franchise, saying...
  • Sacramento Republic FC releases plans for soccer stadium in downtown railyard
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Sacramento Republic FC, the city's popular minor-league soccer club, announced Wednesday it has reached an agreement to acquire land in the downtown railyard for a new 20,000-seat soccer stadium that could host a Major League Soccer franchise. The announcement came on the eve of a scheduled visit by top executives with MLS....
  • Lodi seeks public input into recreation plan
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:29:06 GMT
    For the first time in more than two decades, Lodi officials are seeking public input to determine priorities for its parks, recreation and arts resources. A key component of the city's campaign to establish a recreation blueprint is a public workshop at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Kirst Hall at Hutchins Street Square....
  • Possible MLS expansion? Sac FC owners to buy railyards
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:49:36 GMT
    The owners of Sacramento Republic FC announced Wednesday they have reached an agreement to buy the land at Seventh Street and Railyards Boulevard for a potential MLS stadium. The ownership group has entered into a letter of intent with Downtown Railyard Venture LLC for the acquisition of a site at the Sacramento Railyards....
  • Sac Republic FC Announces Plan to Buy Railyard Land for New Stadium, Releases New Renderings
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:58:45 GMT
    A day before Major League Soccer officials are scheduled to visit Sacramento, the Republic FC announced its agreement to buy downtown railyard land for a possible new stadium. Larry Kelley, owner of the railyards, will also join the Republic FC ownership group if MLS indeed decides to grant an expansion to the team....
  • How seriously is the MLS taking Elk Grove's bid for a franchise? Hard to tell
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:28:07 GMT
    Fabian Nunez, a former state legislator working with the group Northern California Soccer LLC, said the MLS will meet with his group and tour a possible site in Elk Grove, as envisioned above. What's definitely known: Major League Soccer officials are visiting the region Thursday and Friday , and will meet with officials from the city of Elk Grove on Friday morning as part of the trip....
  • New Elk Grove superintendent still dealing with fire
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:34:34 GMT
    On the day Christopher Hoffman was introduced as Elk Grove Unified's newest school superintendent, the 46-year old's attention remained partially focused on a wildfire threatening his current school district. Hoffman is currently serving as the superintendent of the El Dorado Union High School District, whose schools remain threatened or closed due to the King Fire....
  • Cops vs. Coaches soccer match benefits students
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:44:58 GMT
    The 2nd annual Cops vs. Coaches soccer match takes place Saturday at Consumes River College. The money raised helps kids in the Elk Grove area with scholarships....
  • Prep notes: Pleasant Grove has reason to celebrate after soccer tie vs. Jesuit
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Pleasant Grove on Monday afternoon gutted out a 1-1 draw against top-ranked Jesuit in a Delta League opener in Elk Grove. The Marauders are ranked No....
  • Elk Grove Police search for at risk missing kidsElk Grove Police...
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:05:29 GMT
    Elk Grove Police search for at risk missing kids The kids ran away after they learned they were going to be taken to another foster home. Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1s6s31G The Elk Grove Police Department asked for help from the community to locate an 11-year-old boy and his 9-year-old-sister; both who went missing at 3:20 a.m. Wednesday and are considered at risk due to their ages....
  • Community Roundup: Butte United U13 soccer team wins two weekend matches
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:19:23 GMT
    The Butte United U13 boys soccer team, the Dynamite, won both of its matches over the weekend. The Dynamite beat the EV Earthquakes 4-0 thanks to three goals from Jio Cassilas and a free kick from Junior Villegas....
  • MLS executives will meet team owners, party with fans in Sacramento
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:02:49 GMT
    Sacramento has moved into contention for a Major League Soccer team on the strength of Republic FC, the minor league franchise that began play this year and has drawn huge crowds, including these fans at a game Saturday. When Major League Soccer executives visit Sacramento on Thursday to discuss a potential expansion team, they'll get high-level briefings with the corporate community –and a chance to party with fans....
  • Sports briefs: Big Monday for Masiel as DHS golfer win league opener
    published on Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    DHS senior Emily Masiel takes a swing at a home outing last week. Masiel shot 2-under par Minday to lead the Blue Devils to a tournament win....