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10th Annual NorCal Tip Off Classic
Hoop Review releases it’s SoCal and NorCal Showcase schedule, including the 10th Annual Nor Cal Tip Off Classic Saturday November 26, 2016 at Newark Memorial High School  Game 1: 11:00 AM St. Patrick’s (Vallejo) vs. Monte Vista (Danville) Game 2: 12:30 PM Dublin vs. Las Lomas (Walnut Creek) Game 3:... Read more
Turn Up the HEAT. It’s Bigfoot Hoops Summer Series
From Orlando to Vegas, Bigfoot Hoops, renown for huge, elite, showcase events is comin’ to town! Watch the excitement here. Calling Hal Pastner’s Summer Series premier doesn’t even srcatch the surface. How does 950 teams, 60 courts, 5 days, 2700 games of skills showcase hit you? And right in the heart of... Read more
Girl’s Basketball- Transition Game
In girl’s basketball there’s a rule of thumb about the constant traffic in transfer rumors: Believe them when you see the girl going to class at the school she’s supposedly going to attend. In the case of Sierra Smith, a starting guard for national-power St. Mary’s-Stockton last year, there’s... Read more
This is an incredible opportunity for both players and coaches to spend 3 days with Don Kelbick (in Rocklin) and Jim Huber (at our Livermore camp) learning the same strategies that the pros use. This camp is for serious players – both boys and girls. These are 2 and 3-day basketball camps that will... Read more
Buzzing Off

Buzzing Off

Basketball April 22, 2016 0

By CHACE BRYSON | Editor Just two weeks after leading the Berkeley High boys basketball program to its first state final since 1924, Mark DeLuca announced Thursday that he has stepped down as coach of the Yellowjackets. DeLuca officially notified Berkeley on March 31, closing out a three-year stint... Read more
When The Jackets Fit
Story by CHACE BRYSON | Photos by JAMES K. LEASH It was November of 2013 when Mark DeLuca sat in the Berkeley High gym “” roughly an hour before his first exhibition game as the Yellowjackets boys basketball coach “” and spoke about the opportunity he’d been given. A... Read more
Worth The Wait

Worth The Wait

Basketball April 6, 2016 0

Story by JIM McCUE | Photos by JAMES K. LEASH Patience is a virtue, but it has been much more to the St. Francis High girls basketball team. Patience has been a mainstay and a primary ingredient to the team’s success in a season that has extended to its... Read more
BigFoot Hoops Las Vegas Easter Showdown
Bigfoot Hoops once again presents the season-opening Las Vega Easter Showdown.  The Las Vegas Easter Showdown, March 24-26, 2016 honors Mae Fisher and is an excellent way to start the season. Last year, over 200 teams participated and this year BFH has a star-studded field in all age groups –... Read more
St. Francis Troubadours (25-4) Basketball Advances to Section Semifinals
Basketball Advances to Section Semifinals SACRAMENTO, Calif. ““ Seniors Kyra Huffman, Lauren Craig and Tia Hay combined for 50 points to lead third-seeded St. Francis to 67-62 win over No. 6 Lincoln of Stockton. The Troubadours (25-4) advance to the section semifinals for the first time since 2011. “The... Read more
College Park leads DVAL near halfway point
College Park basketball finds itself atop DVAL Standings – week of January 25th, 2016 College Park 78, Mt. Diablo 51 On Friday night the Red Devils came to The Nest and gave us a test as we were only up 4 points midway through the 3rd quarter. A large... Read more
MLK Classic at Haas Pavilion Results- Monday January 18: Game 1: Newark Memorial 61, Albany 58 Leading Scorers: Newark Memorial- Decaurey Brown 33, Mazae Boyd 8 Albany- Josh Friedkin 17, Marcus Simon 16 Player of the Game: Newark Memorial- Decaurey Brown       Albany- Josh Friedkin Records: Newark... Read more
West Coast Jamboree All-Girls Tournament
As the West Coast Jamboree nears its 16th running from Dec. 28-30, we take a look at each of the top three divisions.    PLATINUM DIVISION The marquee division of this year’s West Coast Jamboree does not have as many of the nationally-ranked teams of some years past, but... Read more