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7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 8: Hollywood Memories & Gaucho Pride
Our Hosts Talk Most Surprising Teams, Elicit Hollywood Memories From Coach Eidson And Take 7 Friday Night On The Road To El Cerrito • As NorCal football begins to embark on Week 6, we’ve already reached the one-third marker of the season. 7 Friday Night hosts Chace Bryson and... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 7: You Say Calcagno, I Say Calcanyo
Two Undefeated And Distantly-Related Coaches Join The Show To Talk About Their Big Weeks — One Just A Little More Celebrated Than The Other • 7 Friday Night may have produced an emergency pod surrounding St. Francis-Mountain View’s NorCal streak-busting win over De La Salle-Concord, but there was still... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 6: Requiem For A Streak (An Emergency Pod)
In The Wake Of St. Francis Football’s History Upset Of De La Salle, Our Trusty Hosts Felt Compelled To Gather For A Reactionary Conversation • When Mountain View’s St. Francis football team pulled off its seismic 31-28 victory over De La Salle-Concord on Friday night — becoming the first... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 5: Holy Rollin’
Jesuit Coach Marlon Blanton Joins The Show For Holy Bowl Rivalry Week In Sacramento; Plus 9/11 Reflections And A Talk With The Newest NCS Record-Setter • The first big rivalry game of the season — the Holy Bowl between Jesuit-Carmichael and Christian Brothers-Sacramento — gets center stage in this... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 4: Hazy Shade Of Football
Clayton Valley Coach Nick Tisa Visits To Discuss His Team’s Smoke-Related Saga Of Last Week; Plus San Ramon Valley Lineman Jackson Brown Jumps On Too • After the second week of regular season football in Northern California featured several game cancellations due to wildfire smoke, 7 Friday Night hosts... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 3: Pirates, Padres & Pageantry
Hosts Chace Bryson And Ben Enos Do The School St. Shuffle With A Visit To Pittsburg High In Advance Of The Biggest Game Of The Bay Area’s Opening Week • Bay Area high school football returns this week, so Ben and Chace literally take the show on the road... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 2: Turn On The Lights, SJS!
Hosts Chace Bryson And Ben Enos Put The Spotlight On The Sac-Joaquin Section’s Opening Weekend, And Coach Terry Eidson Returns • It’s opening week in the Sac-Joaquin Section, and hosts Chace Bryson and Ben Enos are ready in their second episode of 7 Friday Night! The two mark the... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 1: Just Like Riding A Bike
SportStars Debuts Its High School Football-Focused Podcast Hosted By Chace Bryson & Ben Enos, And Featuring Retired Coaching Legend Terry Eidson • SportStars entered the Podcast Era this past February when we launched SportStories. After a ton of of positive feedback, the magazine is excited to add another show... Read more
SportStories, Ep. 11 | Olympians Pt. 2: Goal Oriented
Jump Back A Decade With Us As We Highlight The Dominance And Rise Of U.S. Soccer’s Abby Dahlkemper And U.S. Water Polo’s Maggie Steffens • TOP PHOTO: Maggie Steffens Competes For Monte Vista-Danville In 2010. (Bob Larson photo) Abby Dahlkemper and Maggie Steffens both graduated high school in the... Read more
SportStories, Ep. 10 | Olympians Pt. 1: Diamond Desperados
Coaches From Foothill-Pleasanton And Merced High Tell Tales Of Valerie Arioto And Bubba Nickles — Part Of Five NorCal Natives Powering USA Softball’s Quest For Gold • TOP IMAGE: Valerie Arito (USA Softball photo) Of all the U.S. National Teams competing in the Tokyo Summer Olympics, perhaps none feel... Read more
SportStories, Ep. 9 | Coaching Through The Chaos
Four Coaches Join Us To Share Their Experiences Of Coaching During The Pandemic — An Unprecedented 16-Week Sprint Filled With Unknowns, Unique Challenges And A Lot Of Joy • If you watch sports enough, you hear it all the time: The best coaches are the ones who can make... Read more
SportStories, Ep. 8 | Thundering Heights
Five Guests Revisit Coach Jeff Carlson’s Elk Grove High Baseball Dynasty That Produced Eight Section Titles And Eight Major Leaguers In Just A 16-Year Span • Dynasties are not particularly rare in high school sports. Even though rosters are always changing as classes graduate and others come in, if... Read more