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Art in
the park



Local artist Debbie Gualco paints a plein air portrait of Vanessa Parrish at the Fifth Annual Wine, Art & Music Festival on Saturday, May 9, at Rotary Park. The event is sponsored by the Roots to Wine group, and features local wine, crafts, live music, and artists painting what they see around town.


Photo by Debra DeAngelo


Winters groups
rake in $90,000
in just one day

Staff writer
The Big Day of Giving (BigDOG) is a nationwide event asking everyone to donate (online only) within a 24-hour period to their favorite charities. It involves an intensive effort by the sponsoring organizations as well as the participating charities. This year it was held on Cinco de Mayo, May 5.
The organizers in this area were the Sacramento Region Community Foundation, Yolo Community Foundation, and the Placer Community Foundation. They do the central logistical, training and coordinating activities for the event along with the independent nonprofit, GiveLocalNow. org. . . .


Anthony Simone backhands a ground ball hit up the middle and throws the runner out at first in a recent Winters High School varsity baseball game.

Photo by Eric Lucero




Varsity baseball wins league championship

Creamer puts on batting clinic going 8 for 8 at the plate

Express sports

Their first year in the Sacramento Valley League and the Warriors come out on top. The Winters High School varsity baseball team finished their first year in the SVL with an undefeated 8-0 record.
The Warriors played their last two league games last week against Live Oak and won both games decisively. Winters traveled to Live Oak on Tuesday, May 5, and came home with a 13-5 victory. Greg Creamer had a great week of baseball leading the Warriors at the plate and on the mound in game one.
Creamer was a perfect 4 for 4 with a double, four runs scored and had five RBI. Sammy Gonzales went 1 for 4 with two runs scored. Morgan Nicholas scored two runs. Ivan Martinez went 2 for 4 with a double, a run scored and two RBI. Ricky Riise batted 1 for 2 with an RBI.
Anthony Carrion batted 1 for 3 with an RBI. Carlos Perez went 1 for 1. Jacob Lowrie batted 1 for 3 with a double and a run scored. Jaime Bermudez batted 1 for 4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI, while Anthony Simone batted 2 for 4 with a double, scored two runs and had an RBI. . . .




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