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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
Jzaniya Harriel | Spring Hoops Preview Spotlight
Antelope Star Four-Year Guard Jzaniya Harriel Prepares For One Last Titans Run Before Joining The Reigning NCAA National Champions This Fall • More Girls Basketball Preview ContentTop Storylines + Preseason Rankings | MORE Players To Watch Sean Chambers knew Jzaniya Harriel was going to a good player when she... Read more
SportStories, Ep. 5 | Haley Jones Is Everywhere
Now That She’s A National Champion And Most Outstanding Player Of The NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, The Podcast Sought Storytellers To Highlight The Rise Of Stanford’s Haley Jones • As the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship unfolded across two hours of Easter Sunday afternoon, one constant became clear: When the... Read more
2020 Taught Me… | Athletes & Coaches Reflect, Share Outlook For New Year
NorCal Athletes And Coaches Sound Off On What They Learned Over A Difficult Year, And Express Hope As We Start Anew • From the pandemic to social unrest, 2020 was a tidal wave that hit us all. Especially the world of high school athletics.  Now that the water may... Read more
Mt. Diablo Basketball | 2021 Has Big Red Devil Energy Potential
With 7-foot-1 Mezziah Oakman Highlighting A Dedicated Group Of Seniors, Mt. Diablo Basketball Has A Shot At Winning Its First League Title In More Than Two Decades • Something big is brewing in the basketball gym at Mt. Diablo High School in Concord. Big comes in the form of... Read more
Voice Activated | Student Athletes Set To Speak Up On Election Day
NorCal Student Athletes Have Spent Much Of A Tumultuous 2020 Stuck In Their Homes, Feeling Frustrated And Following The News Closer Than Ever Before — Now Some Get To Cast A Vote In A Critical Election • It was close to two years ago when Dorian Sanchez first registered... Read more