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Oakland Raiders Legend Hosts First Ever Race for Life 5K
Race for Life with the Biletnikoff Foundation The Biletnikoff Foundation announces the inaugural Run For Life 5K on September 28, 2019. The event features one of the NFL Oakland Raiders most legendary Super Bowl MVPs and Hall of Famer, Fred Biletnikoff and his wife Angela. The event takes place... 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
Menlo School-Atherton Track Quintet SportStars of the Week
Alexandra Chan, Lauren Hamilton, Michelle Louie, Kyra Pretre and Charlotte Tomkinson of Menlo School-Atherton — Track Grab SportStars of the Week Title The Menlo-Atherton quintet’s efforts essentially won the Central Coast Section Track and Field Championship, spanning all girls divisions. It was a historic team championship that made Menlo the... Read more
Chinyere Okoro: From Stage To Podium And Back
Amador Valley Sprinter Chinyere Okoro Has A Love For Performance Art — But Has No Time For Drama As She Chases State Gold • For sprinting sensation Chinyere Okoro, her world is a stage. Actually, there are two stages. The first is track and field, where the Amador Valley... 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
Zach Larrier: Monterey Trail’s Three-Sport Star Hits TOP GEAR
Monterey Trail-Elk Grove Senior Zach Larrier Has Blazing Fast Speed, And Zooming Toward Even More Hardware • Everything in Zach Larrier’s life is fast. From the gridiron to the track, the classroom to his life at home; there are times when it’s all a blur. In the fall, his... Read more
Find Your Mental Confidence and Be #STRONGWITHKARA
DO YOU LIKE TO READ BOOKS? Reading can be helpful with education, vocabulary, inspiration and many other ways. The key to finding a great book is selecting a topic that you are passionate about. This past week I was in a Barnes & Noble and came across a running... Read more
Race day: Clash of Texas
Race day: Clash of Texas, Austin TX On Saturday, I ran at the Clash of Texas track meet in Austin. It was a different feel because we had to leave at 3am to make it to the meet by 6am. The 3000m was scheduled to start at 7am. This... Read more
4 Methods for Navigating the Track Through Windy Weather
Running Against the Wind For those of you who run on the track, have you ever had to run on a windy day? Running in the wind can be a challenging task. On one side of the track, you may feel as if you are running against a weight, pushing... Read more
The Prefontaine Classic Poster
We just noticed the 2019 Prefontaine Poster on their facebook page and thought we’d repost it for all of your to see. During the renovation of Hayward Field in Eugene for the 2021 World Track and Field Championships the “Pre” Classic will be held at Stanford on June 30th,... Read more
Michael Johnson Invitational at Baylor
Jordynn goes to the Michael Johnson Invitational Hi everyone, it’s Jordynn! It’s was a very busy week with training, track meet and attending the Michael Johnson Invitational at Baylor University! Team District Champions: I wanted to start off by saying Congratulation to all my 7th grade McCowan Middle Teammates for... Read more