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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
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
Big Guns Battle at Water Polo Shootout
Huge High School Water Polo Tournament Blazes its Way into Placer Valley 64 Teams Enter the Sierra Shootout / Chuck McCollum water polo Invitational for two dates this September. On back to back weekends, the Sierra Shootout will feature boy’s teams Sept. 6-7 and girls on Sept. 13-14. Placer... Read more
Bay Area 75: Top 20 Athletes of the Year
These 20 Athletes Conclude Our Annual Ranked Countdown Of The Bay Area Athletes Of The Year For 2018-19 • Below are the top 20 athletes from our seventh annual Bay Area 75 — SportStars’ rankings of the top 75 Bay Area athletes for the 2018-19 school year. The first 55... Read more
Bay Area 75 Rankings: 2018-19
We Reveal Our Annual Ranked Countdown Of The Bay Area Athletes Of The Year For The 2018-19 School Year • Below are the first 55 athletes from our seventh annual Bay Area 75 — SportStars’ rankings of the top 75 Bay Area athletes of the year from 2018-19. The Top... Read more
St. Francis Rallies for North State Fire Victims
St. Francis Water Polo Rallies Donation Effort for Fire Victims  The St. Francis water polo program played a tournament in Napa last Saturday and will return for another at the end of the month. When the team, coaches and parents heard about the devastation caused by the recent fires... Read more
Amazin’ Mats: Miramonte Girls High School Water Polo Dominant
With A 17-0 Start Against A Loaded Schedule, Miramonte Girls Water Polo Has Never Looked More Dominant Miramonte High School water polo girls team is pointing out there are two elite varsity water polo programs at the Orinda school. Granted, the Matadors boys are an established dynasty, with 15... Read more
Sierra Shootout, Biggest Water Polo Tournament in West
Five Pools to Host the Biggest Water Polo Tournament in the West Sept. 8-9 and 15-16 as the Sierra Shootout High School Water Polo Tournament Comes to Placer Valley The Sierra Shootout Water Polo Tournament will take place in Placer Valley on back to back weekends after Labor Day. Each year,... Read more
FROM THE ARCHIVES: Maggie Steffens – Water Polo
In her senior year at Monte Vista-Danville, it was already evident that Maggie Steffens was going places. Two years later she wears an Olympic gold medal in water polo. This is our cover feature from Oct. 28, 2010. Maggie Steffens doesn’t get nervous. Not in the pool, anyway. Not... Read more