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Preseason NorCal Team Wrestling Rankings
Gilroy Is Set Up For A Historic Season — Can It Go Wire-To-Wire, Or Will A Sac-Joaquin School Spoil The Quest? • Welcome to the first set of our NorCal Team Wrestling Rankings for 2017-18. The rankings go hand-in-hand with our weight-by-weight wrestler rankings. A wrestler ranked No. 1... Read more
Gilroy High School Wrestling Squad Is Harvesting Gold
Gilroy’s Veteran Wrestling Squad Is Poised To Make More Mat History • Nested in the aptly-named Central Coast Section, Gilroy High is a short drive from the serene sands that border Monterey Bay. During dry summers, the ocean must beckon youth that seek an escape from the town of... Read more
Preseason NorCal Wrestler Rankings (152-285 pounds)
Welcome to the debut of our weight-by-weight NorCal Top 20 wrestler rankings. These will be compiled by contributor Ike Dodson on a bi-weekly basis throughout the regular season. The next update will post on Dec. 15. For Weights 106-145, CLICK HERE 152 POUNDS Johnny Fox, Jr., Gilroy (CCS) Alexander... Read more
Preseason NorCal Wrestler Rankings (106-145 pounds)
Welcome to the debut of our weight-by-weight NorCal Top 20 wrestler rankings. These will be compiled by contributor Ike Dodson on a bi-weekly basis throughout the regular season. The next update will post on Dec. 15. For Weights 152-285, CLICK HERE. 106 POUNDS Jayden Gomez, Fr., Gilroy (CCS) William... Read more
Collision Course: 2 National Powers, 1 State Title
Archbishop Mitty And St. Mary’s-Stockton Are On An Inevitable Path • Story By CLAY KALLAM | Photos By BERRY EVANS III Since Valentine’s Day of 2006, Archbishop Mitty and St. Mary’s of Stockton have played six times – and though there’s plenty of respect, no candy grams have been... Read more
SportStars NorCal High School Girls Volleyball Top 20
Turlock Jumps While Lowell-S.F., Pleasant Grove-Elk Grove Join The Fray Following Section Playoffs • Through games played on 11/11 NorCal High School Girls Volleyball Top 20: 1. (1) ARCHBISHOP MITTY-SAN JOSE (33-5) 2. (2) MARIN CATHOLIC (30-4) 3. (3) ST. IGNATIUS-S.F. (33-9) 4. (4) MONTE VISTA-DANVILLE (34-2) 5. (5)... Read more
Pahulu’s POV: Serra Prevails in Battle In The Trenches
Serra Padres vs. St. Francis Lancers 11.10.17 The make up game on Veteran’s Observed Holiday as this high school is for the WCAL title. It would mean more for Serra if they win because this will be their first outright WCAL title since the Lynn Swann era when he played... Read more
Pahulu’s POV: An Undefeated Milpitas Season
Photos by : John V. Photographic Homestead @ Milpitas 11/3/17 Tonight is the last game of the regular season for high school football in the Bay Area.  It wouldn’t be complete without watching the #2 ranked team in the Bay Area, the Milpitas Trojans.  Also I’m given an opportunity... Read more
SportStar of the Week: Robert Miranda
Menlo School-Atherton – Cross Country – Senior Robert Miranda Miranda won the West Bay Athletic League meet at Crystal Springs on Oct. 5, covering 2.95 miles in a course-record 15 minutes and 21.1 seconds. Two days later, he took first at the Artichoke Invitational in Half Moon Bay. He... Read more
Six Shooters
Archbishop Mitty-San Jose Takes Aim At An Unprecedented Sixth Straight State Crown • Story By JAMES G. KANE | Photos By DOUG STRINGER It doesn’t take long. Only a few moments into the conversation, and Archbishop Mitty-San Jose coach Bret Almazan-Cezar recognizes what’s ahead. The name of another legendary... Read more
Twins Peak in 2017 NorCal Football Preview
2017 NorCal Football Preview: In Their Third And Final Season, Tariq and TyRee Bracy Are Hoping To Power Milpitas To New Heights • Story by JAMES G. KANE | Photos by SAMUEL STRINGER TyRee and Tariq Bracy can’t think of a single thing they don’t have in common. And... Read more
Ultimate 15
There were a lot of very good players from the Class of 2018 all the way down to some 2022 players at the inaugural 89-team EOT/End of the Trail Bay Area Ultimate Challenge from July 23-25 at the Ultimate Fieldhouse in Walnut Creek. However, the only players to make... Read more