Preseason All-NorCal Football 2019
SportStars’ 2019 Preseason All-NorCal Football Team Features 44 Players Representing Five Different NorCal Sections • Welcome to our Preseason All-NorCal Football Team, a staple of our annual Football Preview Issue. Selections are based on a variety of criteria, including 2018 performance, 2019 expectations, comments from coaches and recruiting buzz.... Read more
USTA Honor Juniors Honor Roll: July 2019
July is the month where the best in the U.S. battle on the Clay Courts all over Florida during the USTA Boys’ and Girls’ National Clay Court Championships. And it is no exception that Team NorCal is traveling across the country to compete for titles. So let’s dive right... Read more
Football Preview Kickoff Week 2019
Presenting The Schedule To Our Week-Long Buildup To The Aug. 16 Online Release Of Our 10th Annual Football Preview Special Edition • Welcome to our Football Preview kickoff week — the opening week of our NorCal preseason football coverage. It’s going to be quite a busy week at Read more
SportStars 2019 Football Preview Cover Vote
SportStars Football Preview OFFICIAL Voting Welcome to the 2019 Cover Vote! Tell us who should grace our SportStars Football Preview covers next month. We’ll have our two covers, Bay Area and Sac-Joaquin. So tell us who you believe are the most deserving players for each region. GOT A WRITE-IN VOTE? EMAIL... Read more
Bay Area 75: Top 20 Athletes of the Year
These 20 Athletes Conclude Our Annual Ranked Countdown Of The Bay Area Athletes Of The Year For 2018-19 • Below are the top 20 athletes from our seventh annual Bay Area 75 — SportStars’ rankings of the top 75 Bay Area athletes for the 2018-19 school year. The first 55... Read more
Bay Area 75 Rankings: 2018-19
We Reveal Our Annual Ranked Countdown Of The Bay Area Athletes Of The Year For The 2018-19 School Year • Below are the first 55 athletes from our seventh annual Bay Area 75 — SportStars’ rankings of the top 75 Bay Area athletes of the year from 2018-19. The Top... Read more
Team NorCal Battles on National Level
NorCal Juniors Honor Roll: May 2019 In May, Team NorCal traveled to Florida and Southern California to battle on the national level and on the ITF tour. Team NorCal started the month by heading to Delray Beach, FL, from April 29, to May 4, at the Delray Beach ITF.... Read more
SPAAT Announces The 2019 OAKLAND ESPY AWARDEES A spat (common in sports, popularized by football) is an over-the-cleat ankle tape job that provides support to the ankle, allowing the player to better control his/her body movement and overall athletic performance. Usually, it is part of the player’s ritual of... Read more
St. Francis Track & Field Qualifies for State Championships
St. Francis Track & Field Qualifies Three and Relay for State Championships The St. Francis track and field team won the first ever Sac-Joaquin Section Masters team title behind three individual wins, a second-place relay and three additional top-five performances Saturday in rainy conditions at Davis Senior High School.... Read more
Rock Stars Travel to SoCal and Nevada
NorCal Juniors Honor Roll: April 2019 April was an exceptional month for Team NorCal, on the national and international level. Keeping it close to home, our rock star players traveled to Southern California and Nevada to compete. First on the agenda, the coveted USTA International Spring Championships from March... Read more
State of Baseball Playoffs
CIF Could Be On the Cusp of State Championship Event For Baseball • The last official CIF state baseball championship was in 1922 in Los Angeles as Sacramento High blanked Franklin-Los Angeles 3-0. San Diego High won the year before over host Chico and also won titles in 1918... Read more
Biggest Junior Tournaments of the Year
NorCal Juniors Honor Roll: March 2019 As we close the first quarter of 2019, we take a look back at one of the biggest junior tournaments of the year: the Easter Bowl in Indian Wells, CA. Prior to the Easter Bowl, Team NorCal also played at the USTA Southern... Read more