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SportStars 2018 All-NorCal Football Defense
Meet Our 2018 All-NorCal Football Defense Featuring 26 Players From 19 Different Schools, Five Different Sections • Here it is! Wrapping up an epic season of high school football through Northern California, we present our All-NorCal Football Defense. It represents half of a 52-man All-NorCal roster. If it’s offense... Read more
East Bay Parks Summer Jobs for Teens
Kids Would Rather Be Parkin’ It and These Summer Jobs are Ideal for SportStars Like Yours! For the 5th consecutive year, the East Bay Regional Parks District will host two Youth Job Fairs, designed to raise awareness of employment opportunities for teens in the East Bay. The fairs are... Read more
FINAL 2018 NorCal Football Rankings
FINAL RANKINGS: We Close Out The 2018 Season With An Expanded Top 30 After NorCal Teams Won 10 Of 15 CIF State Bowls • NorCal Final Football Rankings  1. (1)  —  De La Salle-Concord   12-1 COMMENT: Finishes As CIF Open runner-up to Mater Dei-Santa Ana; had wins over No. 2 Folsom... Read more
Concord 5000 Set For Nov. 11
Popular, Affordable 5K Benefitting The Armed Forces And Its Veterans Takes Place At Newhall Park • On Nov. 11, Diablo Valley Federal Credit Union will present the Concord 5000 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Contra Costa Blue Star Moms.  The Blue Star Moms are a non-profit organization devoted to... Read more
Are Your Kids Too Hard on Themselves? 4-Min Video Helps
Are Your Kids Too Hard on Themselves? Show them this video after a big loss or choke in a game. You wonder what to say on the car ride home. Should I say something, keep quiet, make this a teaching moment or what? Unless your child expresses a desire to talk... Read more
Wine Country Curling Crushes it in Roseville
Curling Craze Draws Biggest Ever, 40 Teams to Annual Labor Day Bonspiel Wine Country Curling Club’s (WCCC) signature bonspiel, CRUSH 2018, just got bigger. Lots bigger! The Labor Day Weekend event drew its largest ever team registration with 40 teams entered. WCCC President Katie Feldman conveyed her enthusiasm and... Read more
Granite Bay Triathlon Turning 21 In August
Tri, Tri Again! If you know about triathlon, that headline will resonate! It takes a lot of training, skill and mental toughness to race in a Tri, none the least this one. The Granite Bay Triathlon! On Saturday, Aug. 25, Total Body Fitness Racing will host one of their biggest... Read more
Rugby NorCal to hire new Exec
Teamwork. It’s what sets us apart! If you have a penchant for rugby beyond that of all your friends. If you dream about shepherding the USA team to the RWC Sevens championships, then we want you on our team. Rugby NorCal is looking to hire its next new exec! Ok,... Read more
Mind Games. Why the Game is 90% Mental
“In the big leagues everyone has ability. It always comes down to mind games. Whoever is more mentally strong—wins.” Muhammad Ali Why the game is 90% mental and yet coaches and parents talk about it that way, yet fail to support ways to improve the student athlete mindset?  Because they just... Read more
Aquanuts in Sync for Gold at Jr. Olympics
Saturday June 23rd, began the 2018 U.S. Junior Olympics for USA Synchronized Swimming Miami of Ohio’s Natatorium. Athletes from all over the United States competed in figure, solo, duet, team and combo events. Walnut Creek came out on top! Seven times as a matter of fact! The Walnut Creek... Read more
Your Flow State – How to Get There
How to Get into the Flow State and How To Stop Sabotaging Your Performance Under Pressure   When athletes or performers are just about to do their thing under extreme pressure of having to execute their skills, a curious thing happens… A part of your mind tries to take over and... Read more
Fair Time In Placer Valley
Renovated, Upgraded Placer County Fair Facilities Has Region Excited To Renew Its Love Of Fair • A little less than one year ago, Placer Valley Tourism entered a 35-year management agreement to take over the Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville. The aging 80-year old facility and home to the... Read more