Tuesday, March 31, 2009

2009 LYB Minor Twins Game #2


Jack played in his second game of the 2009 Laguna Youth Baseball Minor League Season. The Twins played against the Braves. There were two kids on the team from the AA Mariners Team we played on, but no one from the Gunners.

At the plate, Jack was 2 for 2 with two doubles, a sacrifice fly, a hit by pitch, two RBIs and two runs scored. In his first at-bat, with no outs and runners at first and second, Jack hit a long fly ball to deep center. The fielder made a nice lunging catch. The runners tagged up and advanced. The lead runner scored on a throwing error. Jack hit a ball over the third baseman just fair for a double and a RBI in his second plate appearance. In his third at-bat, Jack got hit in the middle of his back. He eventually came around to score. Jack hit a ball very hard up the middle for a double; it is the hardest that I have seen him hit a ball this spring.

In the field, Jack play three uneventful innings at third base: the first, second and fifth. For the first time in almost two years, Jack pitched. He pitched the third and fourth innings. Jack threw 51 pitches and gave up 2 unearned runs. I am amazed at how well he is pitching. It will be interesting to see what happens when he runs up against some of the Gunners on other teams.

The Twins won the game by a score of 17 to 5 in five innings. Their record for the season is 1 win, 0 losses and 1 tie.

Monday, March 30, 2009

NBA Power Rankings 2008-2009 Week 22

With 10 games left in the season, the Kings are on pace to win 18 games and finish with the worst record in the franchise's 60 year history.

The Kings are 29th in Marc Stein's weekly power rankings of NBA teams, up from 30th last week and ahead of only the lowly Clippers.

NBA Basketball Power Rankings - National Basketball Association - ESPN
This should tell you how serious we were about finding fresh Kings material with a few weeks of comments to go: The committee (of one) is in Sactown as we speak for research (OK ... and Vlade Divac's jersey retirement).

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Dinner with Sharon's Uncle Jim


After Jack's baseball game on Saturday, I dropped him with his cousin and met a group at Rudy's Hideaway for dinner. Sharon's Uncle Jim, Rosemary's younger brother, took Tom, Becky, Tim, Kathy, Sharon and I out to dinner. We had a nice evening, Jim told a number of stories about he and Rosemary as kids.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

2009 LYB Minor Twins Game #1


Jack played in his first game of the 2009 Laguna Youth Baseball Minor League Season. The Twins played against the Cardinals. Oddly, there was no one on the other team that Jack or I recognized.

At the plate, Jack was 1 for 3 with a run scored and a RBI. He batted third. In his first at-bat in the top of the first, Jack blooped one over the second baseman for a single. He came around to score the Twin's first run. Jack popped out to the third baseman in his second plate appearance. He came up in the top of the sixth with bases loaded and no outs. Jack hit a pop up to the right side that the pitcher did not catch. A run scored and everyone was safe. After the play was over, the umpire decided that the infield fly rule was in effect and called Jack out. I am still confused about this ruling; it seems to me that the umpire has to call this during the play.

In the field, Jack played 6 innings at third base. He handled one grounder and made a nice throw to second for the out. Jack also handled the ball cleanly about half a dozen other times on throws to third base.

Trailing 6 to 2 in the top of the sixth, the Twins rallied to tie the game. They held the Cardinals in the bottom of the sixth and the game ended as a tie with a final score of 6 to 6. Their record for the season is 0 wins, 0 losses and 1 tie.

Friday, March 27, 2009

Rosemary's Funeral

We attended Rosemary's funeral mass at St. Ignatius Loyola. It was a very nice service. Sharon, Tim and Tom all got up at the end of the mass and spoke. All three of them did a wonderful job. Along with Brun, Jim, Eric, Kevin, Erin, Jack and Eileen, I was one of the pallbearers.

We then moved to the grave site at St. Mary's Cemetery for a short service.

After the interment, everyone was invited back to Sharon's parent's house. A nice size group came back to the house for lunch.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Rosary for Rosemary Frame

We attended the Rosary for Sharon's mom, Rosemary. Afterwards, the family walked across the street to The Waterboy for dinner.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Rosemary Frame

In Sacramento, March 18, 2009. Born June 23, 1921 in Hammond, Indiana to Augustus ''Gus'' Ruff and Emma A. Walz, she was 87. Graduated from Catholic Central High in Hammond. Married June 27, 1942 to John H. ''Jack'' Frame, who predeceased her in 2006. Worked for the Dept. of Navy in Seattle from 1942 to 1952, ''retiring'' to take up the role of quintessential housewife and mother on the birth of her first child, Thomas, who was followed by Timothy and Sharon. Also survived by daughters-in-law, Rebecca and Catherine; son-in-law, Mark Heringer; and grandchildren, Kevin Frame, Eric Frame, Erin Frame, Eileen Frame and John ''Jack'' Heringer. A resident of Sacramento (River Park area) since 1958, longtime parishioner of St. Mary's Church and also most recently of St. Ignatius Church. Friends are invited to attend a Rosary Service at W.F. GORMLEY & SONS CHAPEL, 2015 Capitol Avenue, Thursday at 7:00pm. Friends are also invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be offered for the repose of her soul at St. Ignatius Church, 3235 Arden Way, Friday at 10:00am. Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery. Remembrances may be made in her memory to the American Stroke Assocation, 2007 O St., Sacto, CA 95816.

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Monday, March 23, 2009

2009 Spring Training Day 4

With a lot going on at work, I was up early and was on conference calls from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and then 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Everyone else had early morning flights home between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. and were headed to the airport before I even got up.

Jack and I got cleaned up and packed up. Saying goodbye to Drew and Jonathon, we headed to the airport. We made one stop at a waymark near the airport.

We had a light lunch at Chili's in the Sky Harbor Airport. Afterwards, we boarded a flight to Sacramento and had an uneventful trip back to Sacramento.

I ended up taking Jack to baseball practice for his rec team and then briefly to what will be his last cub scout meeting. All of this turned out to be a huge mistake, but that is a story for some other day...

Frenchy Sawyer

S. (Frenchy) Sawyer
Arizona Historical Marker

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At this site in the Spring of 1868 S. (Frenchy) Sawyer built the first farm dwelling and harvested the first cultivated crop (barley) in the Anglo-American occupation of the Salt River Valley. These same fertile acres ahd been irrigated centuries before by Indians who later abandoned their Canals and Lands.

 

2009 Spring Training Day 3

At Camelback Ranch

As I have said on a number of occasions, one of the reasons that I train so hard all year long is so that I can run with Wallen a couple of times a year. Wallen and I went for an early morning run. We looped through downtown Tempe and then up to the top of Hayden Butte. From there, we dropped down, ran along Tempe Town Lake and headed back up Rural Road to the hotel.

After getting cleaned up, we headed to Harlow's for breakfast for the second day in a row.

The game for the day is Los Angeles Dodgers versus Texas Rangers. The Dodgers have moved to Arizona this year and have a brand new stadium in Glendale. The White Sox will be sharing the complex starting next year. The stadium was built with a lot of local materials and has a very southwestern look and feel. It is larger and less intimate than Maryvale, but it is very nice facility.

We had some nice tickets directly behind home plate. By the second inning, the seats were in the shade. This was probably the windiest day that I have ever experienced at Spring Training. Luckily, the seat were shielded from the wind.

The Dodgers beat the Ranger by a score of 11 to 4. Veteran pitcher Randy Wolf allowed only one hit over six innings and struck out six. He also had a pair of hits, including a two run double.

The group was the largest we have ever had for a game, including Jack, Drew, Jonathon, Dennis, Palmer, Larkin, Cindy, Moore, Pete, Kelly, a friend of Kelly's, Tomasin, Hunter, Geselbracht, Bachman, Snipes, Connor, Wallen and I.

We ended the evening with an early dinner at Outback. A number of the group have very early flights on Monday.

Saturday, March 21, 2009

2009 Spring Training Day 2

Leaving Jack with Drew, I went out for a morning run. I covered about 6.25 miles heading north along Rural Road and then west along the Tempe Town Lake. When I got back, Jack and Drew were in the exercise room at the hotel working out!

After getting cleaned up, a group went to Harlow's for breakfast. Carol found this restaurant a couple of years ago and we have been making it an annual stop ever since.

We headed to Phoenix Municipal Stadium to see the Giants play the A's.

At Phoenix Muncipal Stadium

The Giants won by a score of 8 to 4. Buster Posey, the Giants promising catcher, hit one home run, while Travis Ishikawa hit two home runs. The Giants turned a triple play in the eighth when Bobby Crosby grounded to third baseman Ryan Rohlinger. Matt Carson, who was running at second, went out of the baseline to avoid Rohlinger and was called out. Rohlinger then threw to second baseman Matt Downs, who relayed to first baseman Scott McClain to complete the triple play.

We had a big group for the game, including Bob, Carol, Kyle, Wallen, Palmer, Dennis, Jack, Drew, Jonathon, Moore, Geselbracht, Tomasin, Bachman, Snipes, Connor and I. Tomasin, Bachman, Snipes and Connor had all flown in that morning and showed up to the game in the second inning.

Drew had scheduled a date at a funky place in Scottsdale called Angel's Serenity. Wallen, Dennis, Palmer, Jack and I went to see him play. The Larkin's joined us. Drew and Jonathon played a nice set for about 15 people. The rest of the group spent an hour trying to find the place and showed up to see the last song.

By the time, we got a late bite to eat and I got Jack back to the hotel and to bed, it was after 11:00 p.m.

At breakfast at Harlow's

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Friday, March 20, 2009

2009 Spring Training Day 1

Goodyear Ballpark

For the fourth year in a row, Jack and I headed to Spring Training in Arizona. We are doing the trip this year as a four day, three night event. This is going to be an interesting trip because the group will be much larger than it has in the recent past. There may be as many as 24 people for the game on Sunday.

We caught an early morning flight out of Sacramento and were on the ground in Phoenix by 11:00 a.m. With carry-on luggage and Hertz Gold, we were in the car and rolling by 11:30 a.m. Coordinating with the Wallens, we decide to meet in the stadium parking lot.

The first game this year is at Goodyear Stadium. This is the new home of the Cleveland Indians. The stadium was nice, but not spectacular; my favorite is still Maryvale. The parking was kind of a mess. The Indians beat the A's by a score of 7 to 6. The Indians are playing their first year in the Cactus League, moving here from Florida.

After heading back to the hotel and talking politics in the room for awhile, the group headed to downtown Tempe and an Irish Pub called Rula Bula. Drew and Jonathon rolled in from Los Angeles and joined us about 8:00 p.m. We had a great group for a late dinner and some loud Irish music, including Drew, Jack, Jonathon, Carol, Bob, Wallen, Dennis, Palmer, Geselbracht and Moore.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

California Historical Landmark #47

Anza Expedition Camp
California State Historical Landmark #47

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This landmark is located at 152 Arroyo Court, San Mateo, California. There are 33 other California State Historical Landmarks in San Mateo County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 37° 33.726 W 122° 19.733.

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Here on the banks of San Mateo Creek Captain J. B. de Anza camped March 29, 1776, after exploring the peninsula and selecting the sites for the Mission and Presidio of San Francisco. The party of families, soldiers, and priests, on their way to establish San Francisco, also camped here for three days, June 24-27, 1776.

 

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

The Outlaw Josey Wales

Running on the treadmill on Saturday and Sunday, I watched The Outlaw Josey Wales. Released in 1976 and based on the book Gone to Texas, it stars Clint Eastwood, Chief Dan George and Sondra Locke.

In part, the movie tells the story of Missourians who fell prey during the Civil War to the Kansas-based Unionists called "Red-Leggers" (after their red-striped stockings and gaiters).

The movie is also interesting because it marks the beginning of the relationship between Clint Eastwood and Sandra Locke. They ended up living together for the next 14 years and making six films together.

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Monday, March 16, 2009

El Retiro San Inigo 2009

Sharon and Janie spent the weekend at El Retiro San Inigo, the Jesuit Retreat House of Los Altos. They attended a silent retreat for members of the legal profession; this year's session was titled Who Do You Say that I Am?. Sharon has gone to this retreat every year since 1994, except the year after Jack was born; 15 out of the last 16 years.

NBA Power Rankings 2008-2009 Week 20

The Kings are last in Marc Stein's weekly power rankings of NBA teams.

NBA Basketball Power Rankings - National Basketball Association - ESPN
They almost beat the Cavs at home. But then they couldn't beat the Wiz on the road. Just admit it: The drama of the Kings' quest to finally win a game against Eastern Conference opposition has sucked you in.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

2009 Gunners versus Sierra Valley Storm

The Gunners played a double header against the Sierra Valley Storm. As well as Jack played on Saturday, he struggled today.

In the first game, Jack played three innings at third base. He struggled in the field. At the plate, Jack got to bat once in the fifth inning. He fell behind in the count, ran the count to 3 and 2 and then struck out on seven pitches. The Gunners lost the first game by a score of 7 to 5.

Jack played three uneventful innings in right field in the second game. He got to the plate once in the fifth inning. Jack hit the first pitch for a high pop-up down the first base line that was caught by the first baseman. The Gunners won the second game by a score of 14 to 1.

Through his hard work last fall, Jack was able to work himself into being the 8 or 9 player on the Gunners. Unfortunately, I think that he has fallen back towards the end of the bench over the last two months.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

2009 LYB Minor Twins Preseason Game #1


Jack played in a preseason game for the 2009 Laguna Youth Baseball Minor League season. The Twins played against the Yankees.

Jack had a very good game. In plate appearances, he was 2 for 2 with a walk. In his first at-bat, Jack drove a 1-0 pitch into left center all the way to the fence for a triple and a RBI. He walked on four pitches in his second plate appearance. In his third at-bat, Jack hit a 2-0 pitch into right center for a single.

In the field, Jack played two innings at third base and pitched one inning. He actually pitched pretty well. Jack threw 21 pitches, faced 6 batters and gave up one run.

This is the first time he has pitched in almost two years. In total, Jack only pitched 12 innings in AA two years ago and no innings last year in AAA or with the Gunners.

The Twins lost the game by a score of 13 to 10 in four innings.

Friday, March 13, 2009

2009 Kings versus LeBrons

Arco Arena

A little more than five years ago, Larkin and I saw LeBron James' first regular season NBA game.

Tonight, Jack and I went to LeBron's 455 career game. The Sacramento Kings played the Cleveland Cavaliers. Leading 98 to 84 at the end of the third quarter, Kings lost 126 to 123 in overtime. The Kings fall to 0-25 versus the Eastern Conference this season. In spite of the Kings' loss, it was a very entertaining game.

LeBron ended up with 51 points on 16 for 30 from the field, 4 for 11 from three point range and 15 of 17 from the free throw line. Watching LeBron go to the basket is amazing; he looks like a man amongst boys. This was LeBron's eighth career 50-point game and third this season. Only Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Allen Iverson have more 50-point games since the NBA merger in 1976-77.

I had intended to focus on watching LeBron most of the game, but I got sidetracked. The Kings kept the game competitive. As a result, I ended up following the ball more than I have the last couple of games.

LeBron did not get much help from the rest of the team and it almost cost them the game. In particular, Mo Williams was 3 for 14 from the field and 0 for 4 from three point range.

The Kings were lead by Kevin Martin. Martin scored 34 points on 9 for 21 from the field, 3 for 8 from three point range and 13 for 14 from the free throw line.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Two Mules for Sister Sara

Running the on treadmill over the last two weekends, I watched Two Mules for Sister Sara. Released in 1970, the movie stars Clint Eastwood and Shirley McLaine. The movie is set in Mexico after the Civil War during the French intervention.

Filmed partly on location in Cua├║tla and Jantetelco in the province of Morelos in Mexico, I enjoyed the scenery.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

California Historical Landmark #356

Castro Home
California State Historical Landmark #356

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This landmark is located at 9800 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, California. There are 14 other California State Historical Landmarks in Contra Costa County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 37° 53.881 W 122° 18.079.

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Don Victor Ramon Castro, one of thirteen children of Don Francisco Castro, chose the very edge of his father's 17.938 acre Rancho San Pablo for his adobe hacienda in 1839. It was also known as the El Cerrito adobe because it was built near the north bank of El Cerrito Creek. The adobe extended into a U-shape Spanish style home with two wings and a patio. A frame second story was added in the 1850s with an upper and lower veranda on the front and west side. In places the outer walls were 44 inches thick and partition walls 36 inches thick. The adobe was considered one of the most beautiful in California. The adobe was destroyed by fire in 1956.

 

 

Starbucks iTunes Pick of the Week - Dido - Quiet Times

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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Dinner with Pat and Bernard

Bernard and Pat

With Pat and Bernard making a sales swing through Sacramento, Oakland, San Jose and Fresno, we met them for dinner at Ella's Dining Room and Bar on Monday night.

Monday, March 09, 2009

2009 Kings versus Nuggets

Arco Arena

On Sunday night, Jack and I went to the Sacramento King versus Denver Nuggets NBA Basketball game. Drew and Marlana were also at the game. The Kings beat the Nuggets by a score of 114 to 106. The Kings never trailed. It is first time I have seen the Kings win in person since November 8.

I spent most of the game watching Carmelo Anthony, rather than watching the ball. He led all scorers with 32 points. Carmelo was 13 for 29 from the field and 5 for 6 from the free throw line. He has a smooth outside shoot and never seemed to be working hard. When Garcia was not on the court, Andres Nocioni and Carmelo were covering each other.

For the Kings, Martin was the high scorer with 26 point. He was 6 for 15 from the field, but 5 for 7 from three point range. Nocioni added 23 points and Hawes contributed 20 points.

At half-time, Jack and I met Drew and Marlana in the concourse.

Sunday, March 08, 2009

2009 Gunners versus Star City

Up early, Jack and I headed to Natomas. The Gunners played Star City. Between now and the end of June, Jack will be playing rec ball and tournament baseball with the Gunners.

Jack played three uneventful innings of a five inning game in left field. He got to bat twice in the fifth inning. Jack walked on five pitches and came around to score. With two outs and Gunners having already scored 9 runs in the inning, the umpire told that Jack everything was going to be a strike. Jack chipped a low outside pitch to the left side and was called out at first; it looked like he was safe.

The Gunners won the game by the score of 22 to 7 in five innings.

Saturday, March 07, 2009

To Tom's for dinner

After Sharon spent the day cross-country skiing wtih Janie and Jack had his first baseball practice of the spring rec season, we went to Tom's for dinner. Several games of James Bond and Seinfeld Scene It later, we had a late dinner. With Kevin home from Gonzaga, the group included both of Sharon's brothers' families.

Thursday, March 05, 2009

California Historical Landmark #1032

Richmond Shipyard District
California State Historical Landmark #1032

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This landmark is located at 1040 Canal Boulevard, Richmond, California. There are 14 other California State Historical Landmarks in Contra Costa County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 37° 55.076 W 122° 22.350.

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The Richmond Shipyards District was once a mammoth facility covering 880 acres in this North Bay community. The yards were constructed for and by the Henry J. Kaiser Company during 1941 and 1942. The San Francisco Bay area became a tremendously important shipbuilding center of the nation during World War II. In 1944 the yards at Richmond were the largest in the world. New methods of ship construction used there, including prefabrication and intense labor specialization, allowed the production of new vessels at a record pace. The techniques used at Richmond became a model for ship yards throughout the nation. During the period 1941-1945 the yards built a total of 747 ships, including 519 Liberty Ships (almost a quarter of the total U.S. production). The social and cultural landscapes of the Bay Area were reshaped by the influx of new workers drawn by good wages for unskilled labor. Between 1941 and 1943 the yards hired 90,000 new workers, many of them women, African Americans from the rural South, and members of other minority groups.

The National Gypsum Company is now located at 1040 Canal Boulevard. A deactivated shipyard guardhouse stands near the edge of the property.


 

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Tomasin

One of the families that came to the living room set last weekend was the Tomasin's: John, Julie, Chris and Mikey. For a wide ranges of reasons, John is high on a list of people whose company I have always enjoyed.

I ran across these pictures recently in Facebook. The first picture shows John and his oldest son David playing rugby against each other in Jackson; they are playing scrum half against each other. I met John playing rugby more than 30 years ago. The second picture shows Mikey playing scrum half for his high school "B" side.


Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Big Tree Big Tour


Morgan's band is going tour in March!

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Big Tree is so excited to say we are going on our first tour together. We will be getting in our huge van (we named her TWAMPUMUS MAXIMUS) and singing songs from New York to Maine. We're still working on solidifying dates, but boy, will this be grand.

Pete's Candy Store
March 13th, 2009
709 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
9:00 pm w/guests TBA

Bard College, SMOG
March 18th, 2009
Annondale-on-Hudson, Red Hook/Tivoli, New York

Skidmore College, Fallstaff's
March 19th, 2009
815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866
FREE w/guests TBA

Union Pool
March 20th, 2009
484 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Cost: $10
Playing with The Extraordinaires from Philly and Tavo Carbone from Brooklyn.


Boulder Coffee
March 22nd, 2009
100 Alexander St., Rochester, NY
8:00 pm w/TBA

Middle East Upstairs
March 23th, 2009
472 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139
8:00 pm w/TBA

Langdon St. Cafe
March 25th, 2009
4 Langdon St., Monpelier, Vermont 05602

The Monkey House
March 26th, 2009
30 Main St., Winooksi, Vermont 05404
Cost: $5

Slainte Wine Bar and Lounge
24 Preble Street, Portland, Maine
9:00pm

Monday, March 02, 2009

2009 LYB Minor Twins Parent Meeting

I went to a parent meeting for the Jack's rec baseball team. He is on the Laguna Youth Baseball Minor Division Twins. The league developed a new division this year called Minors between AAA and Majors. Jack is 10; the team includes three 10 year olds, seven 11 year olds and two 12 years olds. If the weather permits, practices will start on Wednesday.

NBA Power Rankings 2008-2009 Week 18

Kings Blog and Q&A: Opening tip: Are the Kings the worst West team of the millenium?
It will take 24-58 (an 11-11 finish) to avoid tying the worst record of the Sacramento era and 20-62 to surpass the fewest wins in franchise history, the 19-53 by the Cincinnati Royals in 1958-59 in a 72-game schedule and the 19-56 by the Royals in 1959-60 in a 75-game slate. This group playing .217 ball needs .318 -- 7-15 -- the rest of the way to get to 20.
The Kings dropped two spots to last in Marc Stein's weekly power rankings of NBA teams.

NBA Basketball Power Rankings - National Basketball Association - ESPN
Indiana, Cleveland and Philadelphia at home. Washington, Atlanta, Charlotte and New York on the road. Those are the last seven chances for the 0-23 Kings to win a game against an Eastern Conference team.

Sunday, March 01, 2009

2009 PAL JV Rec Basketball Game #7

Jack played in his seventh and final JV Rec Basketball game of the 2009 PAL season. They played against St. John Evangelist School.

Jack played the first and third quarters as the shooting guard for the first line. He was 2 for 8 from the field for 4 points. Jack continues to struggle with his shot from the wing. They run a number of plays where he ends up open along the baseline and he can not consistently knock down that shot.

Jack had 4 rebounds, 2 assists and one blocked shot. He blocked a shot on the perimeter, collected the ball, started a fast break up the court and made a nice bounce pass to Joe for a lay-up.

The Eagles won by a score of 25 to 5. The guards scored most of the points. Chad, the second line point guard, had 6 points, while Zack, the second line shooting guard, had 4 points. Combined with 6 points from Joe and 4 points from Jack, the guards scored 20 of the 25 points in the game. Part of the issue as that the other team was running a zone and filling up the key.

After the game, everyone got together at Lamppost Pizza in Elk Grove for a season-end party.

Drew Gooden's deal bought out by Sacramento Kings

Sources: Drew Gooden's deal bought out by Sacramento Kings - ESPN
The Sacramento Kings have reached a buyout agreement with Drew Gooden in time for the forward to be eligible for the playoffs with another team, according to NBA front-office sources.