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Trevor Gillilan: Scars & Spikes – A Baseball Story Of Resilience
Six Years After Spending 72 Days In A Burn ICU, Freedom High Grad Trevor Gillilan Is Attempting To Realize A College Baseball Dream • Baseball was the last thing on Trevor Gillilan’s mind as he lay critically injured flying hundreds of feet above ground in a medevac helicopter. He... Read more
Jay Butterfield: Liberty’s Leading Lion (NCS Large Schools 2019)
After Quarterbacking Liberty-Brentwood To Its First Section And CIF Bowl Titles In Consecutive Seasons, Jay Butterfield Isn’t Afraid To Ask ‘What’s Next?’ • Jay Butterfield has done it all in two short seasons.  He is a 2018 CIF 1-A State Bowl champion, a college committed athlete and has gone... Read more
Manteca, Mitty Football Open NorCal Preseason Ranks As #29-30
We Open Our 2019 NorCal Preseason Football Rankings With Two Programs Who Finished 2018 Unranked — But Look Ready To Take The Next Step • This is the first of five releases this week debuting the opening 10 teams to our expanded 2019 NorCal Preseason Rankings. Mitty’s promise lies... Read more
Area Code Baseball: Six Snapshots From NorCal Tryouts
SHORT CODES: Six Quick Profiles From The Northern California Tryouts For The 2019 Area Code Baseball Games Each year the top 220 or so high school baseball players from across the country come together to compete in the Area Code Games — a five-day showcase at Blair Field in... Read more
Charlie Wedemeyer All-Star Football: Two Gabes Lead North To Victory
Gabriel Reclusado And Gabe Herrera Shine In 45th Playing Of The Charlie Wedemeyer All-Star Football Game Showcasing The Most Recent Santa Clara County Grads • Between the Toronto Raptors and the Stark Family of Westeros, it’s been a good year for the North. That didn’t change in the 45th Annual... Read more
360 Football Academy: Hannibal Navies Heading Camp Revolution
Bay Area-Native NFL Veteran Provides Youth Athletes The Full Spectrum With His 360 Football Academy Camp In The Bay • Hannibal Navies spent nine years playing in the National Football League. And his post-playing career has been spent working with the NFL Players Association.  But Navies also grew up... Read more
Kyle Harrison: NorCal Baseball Pitcher Of The Year
De La Salle Lefty Followed Up Stellar Sophomore Year With Even Better Junior Season; Saved His Best For Spartans’ Championship Run • As the De La Salle Spartans chased their third straight North Coast Section Division I championship in 2018, sophomore pitcher Kyle Harrison played a huge role. He... Read more
Fremont Christian Baseball: Promise Kept, Promise Fulfilled
Bubba Gomez And His Dad Completed A Four-Year Promise To Each Other By Leading Fremont Christian Baseball To The School’s First Section Title • A four-year plan ended just the way coach Chris Gomez and his Fremont Christian baseball team envisioned it — capping off a 24-6 season with... Read more
De La Salle Soccer: Chasing Greatness
De La Salle Soccer’s Youthful Squad Seeks To Uphold The Program’s Relentless Tradition Of Success • Legendary coach John Wooden described success as “peace of mind, which is a direct result of the self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.”... Read more
Pinewood Girls: Stroke & Swagger
With Its Usual Shooting Prowess, Underrated Defense And An Excess Of Confidence, Pinewood Girls Basketball Cruised To A West Coast Jamboree Platinum Title • Doc Scheppler is in his 24th season coaching the Pinewood High girls basketball program. His Panthers teams have won a staggering six state titles during... Read more
Alhambra Volleyball’s Sterling Example
With Her Strong Leadership And Powerful Game, Sterling Parker Is Leaving An Impact On Alhambra Volleyball And A Mark On The Competition • One may be the loneliest number, but being the only senior on the Alhambra High girls volleyball roster has made Sterling Parker reach new levels even... Read more
Berean Christian Football: Size Advantage
With A Roster Of Less Than Thirty, The Berean Christian Eagles Are Happy To Play Underdogs In A Much Larger League — And Prepare For A Real Run At A Division V Section Crown • As an outsider looking in, it would be perfectly understandable to argue a small... Read more