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Walnut Creek Aquanuts Shine At U.S. Nationals
Competing For The First Time In More Than A Year, The Walnut Creek Aquanuts Earned High Point Trophies In Multiple Age Groups For the first time in over a year, the Walnut Creek Aquanuts travelled to an in-person competition. The artistic swimming club sent seven teams in three age... 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
Acalanes Girls Water Polo | 2019-20 NorCal Team Of The Year
Acalanes Girls Water Polo Players, Coaches Provide Oral History Insight Into Its Achievement Of A Second Straight Perfect Season • To fully appreciate the perfect 27-0 season that led to the Acalanes girls water polo team becoming our 2019-20 NorCal Team of the Year, one needs to go even... Read more
SportStars’ 2019-20 NorCal Team Of The Year VOTE
In A Final Tip Of The Cap To The 2019-20 Year In High School Sports, SportStars Seeks Reader Help In Choosing Its NorCal Team Of The Year • As we begin that looong wait for December — with masks on and fingers crossed —  our recent August issue sought... Read more
’19-’20 Bay Area 75 Rankings, Part 3 | Nos. 25-1
SportStars Magazine Counts Down The Bay Area’s Top 75 Athletes From 2019-20 In Its Eighth Annual Bay Area 75 Rankings • Welcome to our eighth annual Bay Area 75 rankings — SportStars’ countdown of the top 75 Bay Area athletes from the 2019-20 school year. Obviously, the 2019-20 season... Read more
’19-’20 Bay Area 75 Rankings, Part 2 | Nos. 50-26
SportStars Magazine Counts Down The Bay Area’s Top 75 Athletes From 2019-20 In Its Eighth Annual Bay Area 75 Rankings • Welcome to our eighth annual Bay Area 75 rankings — SportStars’ countdown of the top 75 Bay Area athletes from the 2019-20 school year. Obviously, the 2019-20 season... 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
SportStars’ Boys Swimming Big 10 | NorCal’s Best Swimmers (’11-’20)
SportStars’ 10 Year Anniversary Project Continues With Its Boys Swimming Big 10 — The Magazine’s Top 10 NorCal Boys Swimmers Of The Past Decade • The Boys Swimming Big 10 is an installation of the SportStars Big 10 Project: A 10-months-long anniversary project to celebrate what will be 10... Read more
SportStars’ Girls Swimming Big 10 | NorCal’s Best Swimmers (’11-’20)
SportStars’ 10 Year Anniversary Project Continues With Its Girls Swimming Big 10 — The Magazine’s Top 10 NorCal Girls Swimmers Of The Past Decade • The Girls Swimming Big 10 is an installation of the SportStars Big 10 Project: A 10-months-long anniversary project to celebrate what will be 10... 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
Berkeley Water Polo Star Georgia Tomasik
SportStar of the Week — Georgia Tomasik, Berkeley Water Polo, Senior Georgia Tomasik has been a driving force for a very good Berkeley Yellow Jackets water polo team this fall. Through her first 16 games, Georgia had 78 goals for an average of 4.9 per game. She also assisted... Read more
Jewel Roemer: Acalanes Water Polo’s National Team-Caliber Engine
Acalanes Water Polo Charges Toward A North Coast Section Repeat, Powered By Jewel Roemer — Arguably The Bay Area’s Biggest Water Polo Talent Since Maggie Steffens • Jewel Roemer amazes in many ways. Foremost might be her positive energy, which shines like the sun. And there’s her mastery of... Read more