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Pirates’ Gold | Pittsburg Treasures Its First NCS Title In 30 Years
Backup Quarterback Christian Aguilar Shines As Pittsburg Football Tops Clayton Valley In North Coast Section Div. I Final •  Victor Galli and the Pittsburg High football program didn’t need a North Coast Section title to validate two decades of success on School Street. But in the moments after a... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 18: Section Championships & Cookie Capers
It’s All-The-Marbles Time And 7 Friday Night Features Multiple Guests As We Look Back At Crazy Semifinals And Preview Section Title Week • 7 Friday Night goes all out as it reviews an absolute wild weekend of semifinals while also previewing section championship weekend throughout Northern California.  Hosts Chace... Read more
Best Way Possible | Carondelet Basketball Fully Begins Exciting New Era
With Two Stars And A Coach From Last Summer’s 17U National Champion Leading The Way, Carondelet Is Ready To Fully Jump Into Its New Look • PICTURED ABOVE: Carondelet Senior Guard Tandem, Talana Lepolo, left, and Nya Epps. Settings are in place for basketball success at Carondelet High in... Read more
Some Kind Of Roll | Campolindo Boys Basketball Clear Preseason No. 1
With Talent, Depth, Experience And No Losses In Nearly Two Years, Campolindo Boys Basketball Opens As NorCal’s Team To Beat • PICTURED ABOVE: Campolindo Senior Guard Shane O’Reilly. (Berry Evans III photos) When the Campolindo High boys basketball team opens its season against Dublin in the eighth and final... Read more
Business As Usual | De La Salle Surges To 29th Straight Title
Luke Dermon, Charles Greer Star As De La Salle Overcomes Early Deficit To Oust Pittsburg In North Coast Section Open Division Final •  After 20-plus minutes of intense, focused pregame warm-ups, the De La Salle High football team jogged off the Owen Owens Field turf and gathered in an... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 17: “Open” To Discussion
De La Salle Coach Justin Alumbaugh Joins The Show To Talk Spartans, Playoff Models, And Facing Longtime Foe Pittsburg In The NCS Open Final This Week • With long time foes De La Salle and Pittsburg meeting this week to decide the North Coast Section Open Division final, hosts... Read more
Resilience On The Hill | Campolindo Scraps Its Way Into Semis
Inexperience Led To A Shaky Start And Some Ups And Downs, But Campolindo Football Is Back In Familiar Territory — On The Doorstep Of An NCS Final • Dashiell Weaver half-jogged, half-walked towards the sideline, right arm hanging limp at his side. His grimace was easy to spot, and... Read more
SportStars NorCal Volleyball Rankings | Top 20, Nov. 15
NorCal Championship Matches This Tuesday Feature Five Teams From The NorCal Volleyball Rankings, Including No. 1 vs. No. 2 • NorCal Volleyball Rankings All records are through Saturday, Nov. 13. Previous rank in parenthesis. Records obtained through MaxPreps.com PICTURED ABOVE: No. 1 Archbishop Mitty-San Jose Huddles At The Stockton... Read more
NorCal Football Rankings | Top 20, WEEK 13
Top 5 Doesn’t Budge, But The Rest Of The NorCal Football Rankings Get A Shakeup As We Get To Section Semifinal Week • It’s both section semifinal week — and rematch week in the NorCal football rankings. Several key rematches dot the schedule this week, including two inside of... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 16: Trail Talk & Playoff Punditry
The Show Welcomes Monterey Trail Coach TJ Ewing To Talk About The Red-Hot Mustangs, And We Dive Deep Into The First Full Week Of Playoffs • The postseason has now arrived for everybody, and the show is here for it! As the Sac-Joaquin Section rolls into its quarterfinals, hosts... Read more
Bronco Blend | Northgate’s Senior Leadership, Young Talent Fuel Title Run
Northgate Football Picked Up Its First Diablo Athletic League Championship In Five Years Behind Efforts From Throughout Its Well-Balanced Roster • When confronted with the most consequential moments of a season, some teams rely on the experience of a big senior class while others turn to youth and talent. ... Read more
COVER STORY: Breaking Away | Dougherty Valley Cross Country Eyes Next Big Step
After Establishing Itself As A Championship Program Within The North Coast Section, Dougherty Valley Cross Country Looks Poised To Begin Building A CIF Reputation Too • Cracking into the ranks of California’s most elite teams in cross country is not easy. Certain schools dominate year in and year out.... Read more