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With 32 wins and a trip to the Div. II state final, Folsom announced its presence with authority Read more
First Pitch I Chace Bryson        Another state championship basketball season is in the books, and there was a lot to enjoy about the tournament.     And still some to grumble about.    We still feel there has to be some way to re-tool the Open Division in order... Read more
Neither injuries, an 0-5 start to their season, or large postseason deficits have derailed the Modesto Christian girls’ quest for their first state title. Read more
SportStars staff and contributors offer up their predictions for each of the 12 CIF Northern Regional playoff brackets. Read more
Kayla Taylor – Concord – Basketball
   Taylor leads the Eagles in both scoring and rebounding this season, and has saved her biggest efforts for the tail end of the season. On Feb. 14, she helped Clayton Valley clinch the Diablo Valley Athletic League title outright with a 26-point, 11-rebound effort in a 67-50 win... Read more
McDonald’s All-American Mariya Moore has Salesian aimed at a third state finals appearance. Read more
McClatchy ended Sac High’s 92-game Metro win streak. What can the Lions do next? Read more
Our Sac-Joaquin Edition contributors break out their crystal balls and break down the SJS Hoops Playoffs. Read more
Jordan Ford – Folsom – Basketball
  The point guard scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half and overtime of the Bulldogs’ 58-55 overtime win over Delta River League rival Jesuit-Carmichael. His floor leadership and tenacious defense have been just as important as his ability to fill the basket in leading Folsom to... Read more
Sydney Porter – Grass Valley – Basketball
Porter led the Miners (17-4 through January) to a 6-0 start in Sierra Foothill League play. She is averaging 19 points per game for the season and has averaged more than 22 points per game in league play. A lethal shooter, she has caught fire from beyond the arc... Read more
Drew Anderson – Orinda – Basketball
If you thought Anderson’s heroics were done after football season — he threw for more than 4,000 yards in leading the Matadors to an North Coast Section Div. II championship — then you were clearly mistaken. On Feb. 1, the 6-foot-4 senior delivered big-time on the hardwood for Miramonte.... Read more
Notes and video highlights from the 14th playing of the popular East Bay girls basketball tourney. Read more