C. K. McClatchy High School has a long and proud athletic tradition. McClatchy participates in the Metro League, which is part of the CIF Sac-Joaquin section.


Seasonal Sports Information

Fall Sports

  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf – Women’s
  • Tennis – Women’s
  • Volleyball – Women’s
  • Water Polo

Start date: August - Many teams start early, please contact coaches for specific practice times and dates.

CKM’s football team’s home field is at Hughes Stadium on campus at Sacramento City College. A small admission fee is charged at the games with a discount available to students with an ASB sticker. The games feature a halftime performance by the acclaimed CKM Marching Band and Color Guard. The atmosphere is highlighted by our cheer squad and playful mascot, Leo the Lion.

Ticket Prices

  • General Admission: $7.00 (Includes all high school students and CKM students with no ASB sticker)
  • CKM Students with ASB Sticker: $5.00
  • Senior Citizens (60+): $5.00
  • Elementary & middle school students w/ID or parent: $5.00
  • Children 6 and under: FREE

Winter sports

Start date: November – Many teams start early, please contact coaches for specific practice times and dates.

Basketball is a strong tradition at CKM with a full roster of junior varsity and varsity players in both men’s and women’s hoops. Basketball games have a small admission fee, with a student discount for those with the ASB sticker.

The Wrestling Team welcomes all students, male and female, to participate. Although the season begins the first week of November, athletes not participating in a fall sport are invited to condition with the team in the fall.

Soccer moved from a Fall to Winter sport with the 2016 season.

The CKM rugby team participates in the Northern California Single School Conference as a Club sport with varsity and junior varsity teams. CKM’s team is a growing tradition and competing successfully with established programs such as Christian Brothers, Jesuit and Dixon.

Spring Sports

Start date: February - Many teams start early, please contact coaches for specific practice times and dates.

The fields come alive at CKM in the spring, with baseball and softball, track and field, men’s golf and men’s tennis. The swim and dive team keeps the pool busy daily after school, and the men’s volleyball team uses the gym. There is an opportunity for every student to participate in a sport during the spring season as many of these sports have a no-cut policy.


Directions and Parking for Visitors

Directions to CKM

Get directions to CKM, located in the heart of Sacramento’s Land Park neighborhood.

Visitor parking

Parents and other visitors to CKM must park in the designated area in front of the school in parking spaces labeled for visitors. For special events, additional parking is available on the north and south sides of the school. Take care when parking in surrounding neighborhoods as parking restrictions apply.

Program Summaries

Athletics Boosters

Parents and families of students who participate in a sport at CKM may choose to support the team in many ways.

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Coaches and schedules

For a list of coach names, schedules and links to individual team websites. 

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CKM boasts an energetic and enthusiastic cheerleading squad to rally CKM sports fans and keep spirits high during football and basketball games.

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Participation Information and Requirements

CKM athletes have a variety of requirements and rules to participate in sports.

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