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All-NorCal Boys Basketball | Spring 2021
After A Unique 2021 Spring Season, We Scrap The First-Team, Second-Team Format And Just Name Our 15-Player All-NorCal Boys Basketball Team • TOP IMAGE: Sione Lose, Capital Christian-Sacramento (David Gershon photo) With the 2021 Spring providing such a unique season that differed from league to league and section to... Read more
All-NorCal Girls Basketball | Spring 2021
After A Unique 2021 Spring Season, We Scrap The First-Team, Second-Team Format And Just Name Our 15-Player All-NorCal Girls Basketball Team • TOP IMAGE: Silivia Fonongaloa, Salesian-Richmond (Berry Evans III photo) With the 2021 Spring providing such a unique season that differed from league to league and section to... Read more
Jzaniya Harriel | SportStars’ NorCal Girls Basketball Player Of The Year
A Dominant Scorer With Relentless Drive, Antelope’s Jzaniya Harriel Closed Her Career As Our First Non-Bay Area Player Of The Year • After a cover feature, multiple All-NorCal Team honors and a 2021 Preseason Player of the Year story, we’ve found we may be running out of ways to... Read more
Emmanuel Callas | SportStars’ NorCal Boys Basketball Player Of The Year
A Model Of Perseverance, Campolindo’s Emmanuel Callas Raised His Game To Help Lead The Cougars To An Undefeated Season And NorCal’s Top Ranking • Emmanuel Callas and his Campolindo-Moraga teammates approached this basketball season as if a championship were at stake. Though there were no playoffs in the abbreviated season,... Read more
SportStories, Ep. 9 | Coaching Through The Chaos
Four Coaches Join Us To Share Their Experiences Of Coaching During The Pandemic — An Unprecedented 16-Week Sprint Filled With Unknowns, Unique Challenges And A Lot Of Joy • If you watch sports enough, you hear it all the time: The best coaches are the ones who can make... Read more
Final NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings | Spring ’21
Pinewood Closes Out Perfect Season To Overtake No. 1 In Our Final NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings • Spring 2021 Final NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings. Previous rank in parenthesis. (TOP PHOTO: Pinewood Girls Basketball/Twitter) 1. (2) Pinewood-Los Altos Hills (17-0) Even though only one Northern California section had a postseason,... Read more
Final NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings | Spring ’21
Campolindo, Archbishop Mitty Finish Abbreviated Season As Clear No. 1 And 2 In Our Final NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings • Spring 2021 Final NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings. Previous rank in parenthesis 1. (1) Campolindo-Moraga (15-0) The Cougars took over No. 1 in early April and never relinquished it. Of... Read more
SportStories, Ep. 7 | Don Lippi, NorCal’s Mr. 900
In The Wake Of His 900th Career Win, The Podcast Celebrates St. Joseph Notre Dame Boys Basketball Coach Don Lippi • If there was a Mt. Rushmore of Bay Area high school basketball coaches, there would be little debate over Don Lippi being front and center. Lippi is Northern... Read more
Raise The ‘Gate | Tegan Gaines Fuels Northgate Revival
Between A Knee Injury And The Pandemic, Tegan Gaines Went More Than 500 Days Between Basketball Games — Now She’s Making Up For Lost Time By Leading A Young And Hungry Northgate Team • Northgate High girls basketball coach Jim Croy got chills recalling the moment.  It was mid-April.... Read more
Marsalis Roberson | Rhythm & Flow
Named After The Famed Jazz Trumpeter, Bishop O’Dowd’s Marsalis Roberson Features A Smooth All-Around Game And A Drive Fueled By The Memory Of His Father • UPDATED May 13, 2021 There’s a sense of renewal at Bishop O’Dowd High, and it’s not just about the return to live basketball... Read more
Preseason NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings | Spring 2021
Mitty And Pinewood As NorCal’s Top Two Teams May Be The Only Certainty We Can Offer For This Unpredictable Spring Season • More Girls Basketball Preview ContentNorCal Spotlight: Jzaniya Harriel | MORE Players To Watch Before diving into our first Presesaon NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings in what seems like... Read more
NorCal Girls Basketball | 20 Players To Watch
This Spring Hoops Season Will Be Different For Many Reasons, But Not For A Lack Of NorCal Girls Basketball Talent • More Girls Basketball Preview ContentNorCal Spotlight: Jzaniya Harriel | Top Storylines + Preseason Rankings As games start to take place over the next couple weeks, here are 20... Read more