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NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings | TOP 20, May 12
Top 3 Teams Hold Steady In Our NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings While Two Jump From Mid-Teens Into Top 10 • NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings All records are through Tuesday, May 11. Previous rank is in parenthesis. PICTURED ABOVE: Pinewood senior guard, Annika Decker. (Berry Evans III photo) 1. (1) ... Read more
NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings | TOP 20, May 11
Campolindo Justifies Its Rise To The Top Of The NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings As Modesto Christian, Capital Christian Creep Further Into The Top 5 • NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings All records are through Monday, May 10. Previous rank is in parenthesis. PICTURED ABOVE: Nigel Burris of No. 2 Archbishop... Read more
SportStars NorCal Softball Rankings | TOP 20, May 5
St. Francis-Mountain View Rises To The Top Spot In The NorCal Softball Rankings Following A Significant Shakeup • NorCal Softball Rankings Previous rankings in parenthesis. All records are through Tuesday, May 4. PICTURED ABOVE: Kennedy Adkinson of No. 1 St. Francis-Mountain View. (sfhsathletics.com photo) 1. (2) St. Francis-Mountain View... Read more
SportStars NorCal Baseball Rankings | TOP 20, April 21
Valley Christian And De La Salle Continue To Play Tag At The Top While Four New Teams Join Our NorCal Baseball Rankings • NorCal Baseball Rankings All records are through Tuesday, April 20. Previous rank is in parenthesis. PICTURED ABOVE: Zach Yorke of No. 4 Archbishop Mitty-San Jose. (David... Read more
Preseason NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings | Spring 2021
Mitty And Pinewood As NorCal’s Top Two Teams May Be The Only Certainty We Can Offer For This Unpredictable Spring Season • More Girls Basketball Preview ContentNorCal Spotlight: Jzaniya Harriel | MORE Players To Watch Before diving into our first Presesaon NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings in what seems like... Read more
NorCal Girls Basketball | 20 Players To Watch
This Spring Hoops Season Will Be Different For Many Reasons, But Not For A Lack Of NorCal Girls Basketball Talent • More Girls Basketball Preview ContentNorCal Spotlight: Jzaniya Harriel | Top Storylines + Preseason Rankings As games start to take place over the next couple weeks, here are 20... 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
SportStories, Ep. 5 | Haley Jones Is Everywhere
Now That She’s A National Champion And Most Outstanding Player Of The NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, The Podcast Sought Storytellers To Highlight The Rise Of Stanford’s Haley Jones • As the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship unfolded across two hours of Easter Sunday afternoon, one constant became clear: When the... 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
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
SportStories, Episode 01 | The Passion Of Patrick Walsh
For The Debut Episode Of Our SportStories Podcast, We Solicited Stories About Serra-San Mateo Coach Patrick Walsh — A Leader In The Efforts To Restart High School Sports Patrick Walsh has led the Serra High football program in San Mateo since 2002. In 18 seasons he’s won 155 games,... Read more
2020 Taught Me… | Athletes & Coaches Reflect, Share Outlook For New Year
NorCal Athletes And Coaches Sound Off On What They Learned Over A Difficult Year, And Express Hope As We Start Anew • From the pandemic to social unrest, 2020 was a tidal wave that hit us all. Especially the world of high school athletics.  Now that the water may... Read more