Tag Archives: McClatchy

Random thoughts of a conflicted sports fan

The Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento is a fine place to watch a basketball game. I went there Friday evening to watch the McClatchy girls’ team play for the Division 1 state title. Given the small crowd, the steep … Continue reading

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Why are these people getting so much money?

With some news stories, I just take a deep breath, let a mild wave of cynicism pass through my system and shake my head at the ways of the world. Here are several items of note from the past week: ■■■ … Continue reading

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Negative cliché casts shadow on McClatchy’s state title win

McClatchy blew a 10-point lead in the final 1:11 of regulation and also let a four-point advantage slip away in the first overtime. Ouch and double ouch! That first sentence came from a photo cutline on the front page of … Continue reading

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Sac City school district needs to punt

You have to wonder about the Sacramento City Unified School District: Doesn’t it have a damage-control specialist on its well-paid administrative staff? The bad news just keeps getting worse and worse. District Superintendent Jonathan Raymond was to quick to make … Continue reading

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Some questions on Kennedy-McClatchy brawl

“There’s no greater sin than to make abstractions out of the concrete.” That quote popped into my mind as I read and reflected on the brawl between the Kennedy and McClatchy high school football teams last week. The Sacramento city … Continue reading

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