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Fast Track: Jaden Conwright Returns to USA Racing
Jaden Conwright Returns to USA, Racing at Sebring, 2020 Le Mans Debut Events. Video coverage: SportStars writers have followed Jaden Conwright’s racing exploits since he was a high schooler at Newark Memorial some 6 years back. We’ve ridden shotgun with Conwright starting with karting at Sonoma Raceway to Mazda... Read more
Aquanuts Stay Strong During COVID-19 Challenges
The Art of Synchronized Swimmers The 2020 Artistic Swimming season was cut off almost before it began for the World-renowned Walnut Creek Aquanuts. 2020 had been shaping up to bring National Championships, Gold medals and National Team placements to the Aquanuts team. Despite quarantine and pool closures, the athletes... Read more
Amid Covid Crisis Collin Morikawa Wins. Golf Thrives!
23 year old SoCal native, Collin Morikawa won his first major PGA tournament yesterday at San Francisco’s Harding Park. The Cal graduate shot a closing round 64 to secure the 102nd Wannamaker Trophy. For his efforts, Morikawa took home $1.98-million share of the $11-million dollar purse. Morikawa attended La... Read more
Clutch Par Bags Golf Championship for CSU Fullerton’s Sara Camarena
Mexico City native Sara Camarena made a splash in her Golden State debut. A clutch par at the 18th bagged the CSU Fullerton Jr. the win in the 54th California Women’s Amateur Golf Championship. Camarena (feature photo), a 20-year-old junior at Cal State University-Fullerton, made a clutch par on... Read more
Nick Yorke, Boston Red Sox 1st Round Pick | SportStar Of The Week
NICK YORKE Archbishop Mitty-San Jose – Baseball – Senior Despite having his senior season all but wiped out because of the Coronavirus, something tells us that the recently-graduated Yorke is a lot less bummed after June 11. That’s when the Boston Red Sox made him their first-round selection (17th... Read more
Luca Urlando- McClatchy Swimming SportStar
Luca Urlando- Senior from McClatchy High School in Sacramento is named SportStar of the Week! Luca Urlando ranks as the No. 2 overall senior recruit in the nation by SwimSwam.com. Which means NorCal was robbed to see what he might have done in his final postseason with McClatchy. Instead... Read more
Madi Mays Minutemen Softball SportStar of the Week
Madi Mays’ Minutemen career began as a freshman in 2017 when she helped Concord High School softball claim a North Coast Section Division II title. Mays went 3-for-4 with 4 RBI in the final against Granada. Fast forward to her last varsity game, Mays spun a no-hitter against Monte... Read more
Ben Dillard, Oak Ridge Swimmer – What Would’ve Been
SportStar Ben Dillard, a senior swimmer from Oak Ridge-El Dorado Hills, is a champion. A record-setting champion in fact. Dillard’s the kind of guy who fills the grandstands. The sort of swimmer whom spectators and other swimmers alike find themselves rooting for in hopes of witnessing a new record.... Read more
YV Soccer- Alejandro Lopez Gets Star Treatment
Editors Select Ygnacio Valley-Concord Senior Alejandro Lopez SportStar Of The Week for his prowess on the soccer field Alejandro Lopez was a four-year varsity player and three-year captain for the Ygnacio Valley Warriors. He closed out his prep career by leading the team to the North Coast Section Division... Read more
Alexa Edwards, St. Francis-Sacramento | SportStar of the Week
St. Francis Volleyball’s Alexa Edwards Is Named SportStar Of The Week After Earning The Sac-Joaquin Section’s Top Student-Athlete Scholarships • Alexa Edwards is no stranger to SportStars adulation. The Magazine recently named her one of the Top 10 girls volleyball players of the decade. On Friday, April 17, St. Francis... Read more
Bryce Monroe Riordan Basketball SportStar of the Week
When SportStars Magazine launched a NorCal boys basketball Player of the Year fan vote on March 31, Bryce Monroe was not among the nine voting options. But after a relentless write-in campaign got him added, the Sam Houston State-bound guard landed more than 23,000 of the 73,000-plus total votes received over... Read more
SportStars Is Supporting Youth Sports Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Join with us and support small business and youth sports. We’re all doing our part. SportStars upped its commitment from $30,000 to $50,000 in free advertising over the coming months to support small businesses who work in youth sports. We endeavor to make a difference in their lives during... Read more