Sportstars
De La Salle Baseball: Spartans Bring Crossover Appeal
Boosted By Its Vaunted Football Program, De La Salle Baseball Opened 2020 As The State’s No. 1 Team — And Chasing A Record Fifth Straight NCS Title • De La Salle will always be known as a football school.  For as many championship banners as the Concord school’s other... Read more
Susac Family Fun Time: All Aboard Jesuit Baseball’s Hype Train
Major League Hype Follows Jesuit Baseball’s Susac Cousins As They Seek Return Trip To SJS Title Game • Sitting in the bleachers at Sacramento City College, seven-year-old Anthony Susac wanted to be a part of the fun, so he asked his dad for a few bucks, hustled to the... Read more
Grads Focus on Technique, Mobility at “The Foundation”
Building On Movement Technique, Proper Mobility Are Focal Points Of College Park Football Grads Who Co-Own Concord’s The Foundation training facility Daniel Adler’s training facility is known as The Foundation: House of Movement for a good reason. His goal is to get young athletes to move the right way.... Read more
What is the cause of sports mental blocks?
To answer that, lets first answer this: What is a mental block in sports? Definition: It’s where an athlete physically cannot perform a movement or motion that they have demonstrated talent and ability for in the past. A number of baseball players came to us for a mental block... Read more
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
Tommy Troy Los Gatos Baseball Honored SportStar of the Week
Tommy Troy, the Stanford-bound infielder, competed for the Northern California team in the prestigious Area Code Baseball showcase event in Long Beach from Aug. 5-9. Troy had his best day on Aug. 8, the only day NorCal had a double-header in the round robin schedule. He started both games... 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
Nick Kresnak, Acalanes Baseball SportStar of the Week
The SportStar of the Week award goes to… Nick Kresnak, Acalanes-Lafayette – Baseball – Senior Nick Kresnak will close his summer out in style next week when he joins 28 of Northern California’s best-rising senior baseball players at the prestigious Area Code Baseball Games showcase in Long Beach. Kresnak... Read more
Steven Zobac Valley Christian-San Jose – Baseball SportStar of the Week
Steven Zobac was officially named the SportStars NorCal Baseball Player of the Year on July 5th. It came just a few weeks after he was one of five finalists for Cal-Hi Sports’ Mr. Baseball State Player of the Year Award. The Cal-bound talent batted .465 with 40 hits, 28... Read more
Placer Hosts Back-to-Back AllStar Slugfests
10U Little League All-Stars Tournament, July 19-26 Twin Oaks Park in Rocklin will be home base for the 10U NorCal State Little League Tournament, July 19-26. Placer Valley Tourism is teaming up with Rocklin Little League to host this competitive All-Stars event that showcases nearly 100 ball players! Teams... Read more
Nicole May: NorCal Softball Pitcher of the Year
Foothill Ace Delivered Flawless Junior Season To Help Lead Pleasanton Powerhouse To The North Coast Section’s Best All-Time Undefeated Record, Section Crown • There’s often no better compliment for an elite athlete than calling him or her a “big game performer.” When the stakes are highest, the best players... 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