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Iron & Fire | Albany Distance Star Sophia Nordenholz Chases Second CIF Title
After Finding And Correcting An Iron Deficiency, Albany High’s Sophia Nordenholz Could Properly Fuel Her Passion For Running — And Become One Of State’s Best Distance Runners • It’s been a long journey to the California Interscholastic Federation State Track and Field Championships for Albany High senior Sophia Nordenholz.... Read more
Half-Mile High | John Lester Races Into National Spotlight
Despite Never Getting To Climb A CIF Podium, Pleasanton’s John Lester Graduated From Amador Valley Last Month As One Of The Nation’s Best High School 800-Meter Runners — Ever The 800-meter event is one of the toughest in track and field. To be successful requires the endurance of a... Read more
Championship Vision
2017 NORCAL FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Behind Leadership Of Napoleon Kaufman, Bishop O’Dowd Is Transforming Into A NorCal Power • Story by PHIL JENSEN | Photos by BERRY EVANS III Bishop O’Dowd High School-Oakland football coach Napoleon Kaufman had a premonition when he became the Dragons’ coach. “I looked those kids... Read more
Lasting Impact: Remembering George Austin
For More Than 30 Years, George Austin Was A Pillar To All Things El Cerrito High • Story By PHIL JENSEN | Photo By DENNIS LEE George Austin touched lives. The sentence is simplistic, but the meaning certainly is not. Austin touched generations of lives at El Cerrito High... Read more