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All-NorCal Girls Basketball ’16-’17
  Player Of The Year, Iimari Thomas of Sacred Heart Cathedral-S.F., Headlines Our Top 15 Players From 2016-17 • There’s a computer program buried deep in the bowels of the massive MaxPreps’ database of girls high school basketball teams, and it churns through the wins and losses — and... Read more
Hannah Jump
SportStar Of The Week | Pinewood-Los Altos Hills | Basketball | Senior • Jump played a key role in keeping the Panthers’ lengthy winning streak alive during a tough three-games-in-seven-days stretch that bridged January and February. Pinewood, which entered this week at No. X in SportStars NorCal Top 20, knocked... Read more
Jacqueline DiSanto
SportStar Of The Week | Menlo-Atherton | Volleyball | Senior • DiSanto helped put the Bears back in the CIF Division I State final by posting 15 kills, 14 digs, three aces and going 15 of 16 on serve receives in a 3-1 victory over Oak Ridge-El Dorado Hills... Read more
Candice Denny
SportStar of the Week | Archbishop Mitty-San Jose | Volleyball | Senior • Denny had a game-high 17 kills with an astounding 60 percent success rate to help lead the Monarchs to a straight-sets win over Santa Margarita-Rancho Santa Margarita in the CIF Open Div. State Championship on Dec. 3.... Read more
Perfect Storm
Story by CLAY KALLAM | Photos by NORBERT von der GROEBEN You may have heard of Kerri Walsh — but not that many are aware that the Olympic volleyball star was a superb basketball player at San Jose’s Archbishop Mitty High back in the day. And she wasn’t alone... Read more
Culture Shock
A New Coach And Attitude Helped The St. Ignatius Wildcats Evolve Into Title Threats Read more
Leki Nunn
SportStar Of The Week | Serra-San Mateo | Football | Senior • The Padres QB accounted for six touchdowns and the game-winning 2-point throw in an overtime win over St. Francis-Mountain View. The dual-threat quarterback was at his best in leading host Serra to a thrilling 41-40 overtime upset of previously-unbeaten St.... Read more
With plenty of returning talent, Menlo-Atherton sets its sights on a return to the state championships Read more
Rooted In Tradition
Football 2016: St. Francis Is Back Among WCAL’s Heavy Hitters — And It Plans On Staying There Read more
Battle Tested
  By DAVID KIEFER | Contributor There is a common dialogue between sisters Madeleine and Tori Dilfer that goes something like this: Maddie: “You need to focus!” Tori: “You need to chill out!” Yes, Maddie admits she could loosen up a little, but it’s also part of a personality... Read more
Our comprehensive NorCal football coverage of National Signing Day. Feb. 5 was National Letter of Intent signing day for athletes accepting scholarships in the following sports: football, soccer, track and field, cross country and boys water polo. Below you’ll find an initial list of football signees, as well as multimedia... Read more
SportStars 100: Top 25 Athletes
  1 – Maggie Steffens, Monte Vista-Danville, Water Polo When we named her our first SportStars Female Athlete of the Fall in January of 2011, we asked her if she could see herself competing at the Olympics. This is what Steffens said: “I can envision myself (in London), but... Read more