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Najee Harris Goes 24th Overall, Adds To Antioch NFL Legacy
Najee Harris Will Once Again Wear Black And Gold, Heading To The Pittsburgh Steelers As The First RB Taken In The 2021 NFL Draft • Najee Harris joins an elite list of Antioch High School football greats whose names have been called in the NFL Draft. Harris made his... Read more
SportStories, Ep. 6 | Everybody Loves Najee
As Antioch High Grad Najee Harris Prepares To Become One Of The Top Running Backs Chosen In The 2021 NFL Draft, We Found Five Storytellers To Share Memories Of His Talent, Drive And Goofball Personality • Najee Harris, Alabama’s star running back for the past two years, will hear... Read more
Pahulu’s POV | Mater Dei Tops Bosco To Close Spring
Freshman Quarterback Elijah Brown Throws For Four TDs As Mater Dei Football Tops St. John Bosco To Clinch State (Spring) Team Of The Year • George Pahulu first approached SportStars about covering Tongan and Samoan athletes for the magazine back in 2017. He’s covered several games for us since... Read more
NorCal Top 20 Football Rankings | WEEK 6
Three Of Last Week’s NorCal Top 20 Football Matchups Live Up To Billing, But Majority Of Rankings Stay The Same • Testing delays and other issues denied last week’s two Sac-Joaquin Section showdowns that would’ve really helped solidify that region’s NorCal Top 20 Football Rankings pecking order. Instead, No.... Read more
“It’s Definitely Different” | Clayton Valley Clinches EBAL Football Title
In A Season Riddled With Uncertainties, The Ugly Eagles Made The Most Of A Chance To Play A Meaningful Game • Clayton Valley football coach Tim Murphy has won several league championships over his long high school career. But none hit quite like the East Bay Athletic League-Mountain Division... Read more
Campolindo Football | Strength In Numbers
When Campolindo Lineman Elijah Klock’s Father Passed Away Five Days Before Facing Rival Acalanes, It Led The Cougars On A Week That Truly Underscored The Importance Of This Brief Football Season • Campolindo football coach Kevin Macy is no stranger to magical moments on the football field.  Through his... Read more
Pahulu’s POV | Monterey Trail Football Powers Past Clayton
A Strong Power Running Game Delivers Nonconference Road Win For Monterey Trail Football • George Pahulu first approached SportStars about covering Tongan and Samoan athletes for the magazine back in 2017. He’s covered several games for us since then under the series name, “Pahulu’s Point Of View.” With football... Read more
OAL Football Preview | Four Oakland Schools Set For Spring Blitz
There Will Be A Silver Bowl On April 24, But The Journey Carries A Lot More Weight Than Any Destination For OAL Football Teams This Spring • TOP PHOTO: From left to right, Skyline’s Darius Fonteno, McClymonds’ DaVeonne Sanders and Castlemont’s Franklin Daniels. 504 days. That’s how long Castlemont... Read more
Pahulu’s POV | Menlo-Atherton Football’s Sharp Spring Opener
George Pahulu Was Impressed With Menlo-Atherton Football In Its Season-Opening Win Over Half Moon Bay • George Pahulu first approached SportStars about covering Tongan and Samoan athletes for the magazine back in 2017. He’s covered several games for us since then under the series name, “Pahulu’s Point Of View.”... Read more
SportStories, Episode 3 | Football Springs To Life
The Podcast Celebrates The Return To Football With A Tribute To Traditional Offseason Anticipation And Memorable NorCal Season Openers • If you’ve been someone paying attention to California high school sports — or lack thereof — over the last several months, then you know this week of March 8th... Read more
SportStars NorCal Football Rankings | Spring 2021 Preseason Top 20
Three Bay Area Teams Sit Atop Our First Set Of NorCal Football Rankings As We Prepare To Embark On A Fascinating Spring Football Experiment • What do we really know about the long-awaited and frantically assembled high school football season that’s about to commence across the state? Not nearly... Read more
High School Sports | A Spring For All Seasons
Athletic Directors And League Commissioners Want Nothing More Than To See Kids Back Competing — But Getting To That Point Has Never Taken More Work. So are the administrators who make high school sports tick breathing a sigh of relief that sports are coming back? Only if by some... Read more