Snap, Tackle & Pop!
By JAMES G. KANE Senior Jalen McKenzie stands out among his teammates and most of the high school players with whom he shares a field. Whether it’s his 6 foot-7, 280-pound frame, or his ability to dominate opposing defensive lineman, No. 55 jumps out almost immediately. To say nothing... Read more
Najee Harris: A Panther of the People
Football 2016: Selfless, Motivated and Immensely Talented, The Nation’s Top Football Recruit Plots A Championship Finish. There’s something about Najee Harris that immediately puts a person at ease. It’s one part his easy-going grin, one part the way he carries himself and one part the way he makes a... Read more
Josh McCarthy
SportStar Of The Week | De La Salle-Concord | Golf | Senior (2016) • Building off the momentum he established during a phenomenal postseason for the Spartans this spring, McCarthy recently qualified for the PGA Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae taking place from July 28-31 in... Read more
Girl’s Basketball- Transition Game
In girl’s basketball there’s a rule of thumb about the constant traffic in transfer rumors: Believe them when you see the girl going to class at the school she’s supposedly going to attend. In the case of Sierra Smith, a starting guard for national-power St. Mary’s-Stockton last year, there’s... Read more
Las Lomas wrestling closed off a relentless six-week run with six Top-5 finishers at NCS Read more
SportStars NorCal Football Player of the Year: Najee Harris
No amount of hype or defensive players could slow Antioch’s Najee Harris Read more
SportStar of the Week: Najee Harris Antioch Football
When it comes to Najee Harris, we feel like we could make him our SportStars of the Week every issue — at least during football season. The Alabama-commit has been an absolute force for a Panthers team which is undefeated through its first eight games. Harris was just recently... Read more
Sabrina Ionescu: Girl’s Got Next | SportStars Vault 2014
Miramonte’s Sabrina Ionescu Wore A Team USA Jersey Once Again This Summer, Adding To An Already Stacked Resume • This story was originally published in July 2014. Blinded by the light of professional sports – and of course, the money on the men’s side – it’s easy to overlook... Read more
Joe DeMers was the insanely-productive linchpin to the talented roster of NCS-champion College Park 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