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3 Things to Try if You’re Suffering From Back Pain
Getting ready for long-distance runs? Like any sport, running can bring on various injuries or pain. Back pain is pretty common with runners. Its solution may be a simple stretch or when the issue is more complex, what’s required is a structural shift. Elijah Rogge of Castro Valley High... Read more
The 3 “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of Low Back Pain
Back Pain Ends with this Defensive End Back pain is the most common reason for doctor visits and athletes are even more susceptible. Bishop O’Dowd’s 2020 tight end/defensive end, Colton Vardell, who has had recent offers by the New Mexico Lobos and USD, knows the short term benefits and... Read more
Muir Pass To Play: Annual Open-To-All Screening Event Nears
Muir Orthopedic Opens Its Walnut Creek Doors For High School Sports Physicals On July 27; Pre-Registration Required • It’s mid-July, which means high school athletes will be returning to practice in as little as three weeks. Which means it’s time for Muir Orthopedic Specialists to host their annual, free... 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
NorCal Sports Highlights 2018-19: Media Members Look Back
Northern California Media Members Weigh In On Their Favorite NorCal Sports Highlights Of 2018-19 • As part of our annual Yearbook Special Edition, SportStars likes to survey a handful of high school sports writers for their NorCal sports highlights of the past year. Some of the writers are regular... Read more
SPAAT’s 2019 OAKLAND ESPY AWARDEES
SPAAT Announces The 2019 OAKLAND ESPY AWARDEES A spat (common in sports, popularized by football) is an over-the-cleat ankle tape job that provides support to the ankle, allowing the player to better control his/her body movement and overall athletic performance. Usually, it is part of the player’s ritual of... Read more
Vacaville Baseball: Simply Spectacular SJS Repeat
Third Generation Vacaville High Athlete Devereaux Harrison Sends 31-Win Baseball Team To The Sac-Joaquin Championship “Bulldog”-Pile • One does not simply win a section baseball pennant without a massive infield dogpile. Something Vacaville baseball star Devereaux Harrison knows all too well. The obligatory title celebration of Sac-Joaquin Section baseball... Read more
Why You Need PrepAway Dumps to Pass CISCO Exam
Reasons to Become Cisco Certified and Why You Need PrepAway Dumps to Pass Your Exam In our previous article – steering student-athletes towards careers in high tech, we broached the subject of certifications. Such programs fast-track techies and position them as highly employable. There’s a lot that goes into... Read more
California College Wrestling Programs
As the natural next step for high school wrestlers aspiring to wrestle in the college ranks, The California Wrestler’s award-winning newsletter Editor and SportStars INSIDER, Al Fontes files this report on new California college wrestling programs. For a list of Best Colleges For Men’s Wrestling, Nationwide see college factual Each... Read more
How to Become CCIE R&S Certified with ExamSnap
With the meteoric rise of technology, it’s an intelligent move to steer your student-athlete toward high tech. That’s assuming a D1 college coach isn’t knocking at your door! Tech careers in California (especially right here in the Silicon Valley) rose 12.9% between November 2017 and November 2018. An indeed... Read more
Applications for Rangers, Lifeguards at State Parks Extended
California State Parks Now Accepting Applications for Ranger and Lifeguard Cadet Academy: Update, Deadline Extended to June 17th. Want an excellent summer job? Summer work for the park system can lead to a rewarding career, such as these. California State Parks invites outdoor enthusiasts to “Live the Parks Life”... Read more
Monte Vista Soccer: Mustang Girls Repeat In Chaotic Fashion
Controversial-Call-Turned-Free-Kick Leads To Golden Goal And Mass Confusion As Monte Vista Wins Second Straight CIF NorCal Title • Buckle up with the Monte Vista High and Davis girls soccer teams. Jubilation, heartache and controversy await. Saturday’s CIF Division I Northern Regional Championship girls soccer match in Davis ended in... Read more