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Tiger On A Tear
Two-Way Talent Cory Glasgow Is Poised For A Breakout Season At Tokay-Lodi • Story & Photo by MIKE BUSH Cory Glasgow is small in stature but big on talent. The 5-foot-6, 170-pound running back and strong safety plays for a Tokay High-Lodi football team which is looking to make... Read more
Soccer Heats Up at Junction City Silver Cup
Soccer fans are getting ready for some serious competition! Roseville Youth Soccer’s annual Junction City Silver Cup is back on July 15-16 and will showcase more than 160 top-notch soccer teams in various age groups from U9 up to U19 Boys and Girls. Eight different parks throughout Roseville will... Read more
Nike’s Football Showcase. And so It Begins
Nike’s The Opening NorCal Regional Unofficially Kick Starts The 2017 Football Season • Story By MARK TENNIS, Special to SportStars For the second straight year, De Anza High-Richmond was the site of the annual Northern California stop of the Nike-sponsored national tour now known as The Opening Regionals. For... Read more
The Trials Of USA Tryouts
The Obstacles Are Plenty And The Odds Are Long — But It’s Still Just Basketball • Story By CLAY KALLAM COLORADO SPRINGS — It’s all pretty familiar. Navigating in and out of the airport, getting the rental car, driving to the hotel, finding the gym. Maybe you expected the United States... Read more
Here Comes The Herd
Elk Grove Continues Its Mastery Of Playing Its Best Baseball In Late May And Early June • Story By JIM MCCUE | Photos By JAMES K. LEASH Most numbers mean little to Elk Grove baseball coach Jeff Carlson, especially in March. The wins and losses only matter in late... Read more
Everything Coming Up Roseville
With A Four-Set Win In The CIF NorCal Final, Roseville Completed A Season Of Historic Firsts • Story By Mike Wood | Photos By Berry Evans III DUBLIN — What might have looked easy early on in Roseville High School’s boys volleyball match with Bellarmine College Prep-San Jose didn’t turn... Read more
SportStars All-City Team Boys Soccer ’16-17
The SportStars All-City Team is an awards program conducted by the magazine and presented by the Sacramento River Cats. Athletes were chosen through nominations and accomplishments throughout the 2016-17 season. Selections had to be from schools that resided within a 60-mile radius of Sacramento. Here are each of the honorees for... Read more
SportStars 2017 ‘V’ Athlete of the Year Award: Miles Ahead
Sheldon Softball’s Taliyah Miles Controls The Circle, Anchors The Offense And Leads Storied Program By Example •  EDITOR’S NOTE: The “V” Award is part of the SportStars All-City Team Awards presented in partnership with the Sacramento River Cats. It is presented to the top female athlete of the school... Read more
2017 Art Savage Athlete of the Year Award: Big Bear
There’s Nothing Small About Darren Nelson — That Includes The Lasting Impact He’ll Leave As A Multi-Sport Star For The Granite Bay Grizzlies •   EDITOR’S NOTE: The Art Savage Award is part of the SportStars All-City Team Awards presented in partnership with the Sacramento River Cats. It is presented to... Read more
Free & Easy
With 6-foot-8 Pitching Talent Darren Nelson Leading The Way, Senior-Heavy Granite Bay Is Loose, Confident And Ready To Chase A Title • Story by JIM MCCUE | Photos by DOUG GULER Records are erased and league titles meaningless when the first pitch of the Sac-Joaquin Section baseball playoffs is... Read more
All-Norcal Boys Basketball ’16-’17
Woodcreek-Roseville’s Jordan Brown Was A Slam Dunk Choice As NorCal Player Of The Year • As the final quarter of California basketball for the 2016-17 season ticked away, and Bishop Montgomery-Torrance mustered just enough moxie to eventually hold off Woodcreek-Roseville 74-67 in the CIF Open Division state final, it... Read more
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