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SportStars’ Overall Boys Athlete Big 10 | NorCal’s Best Male Athletes (’11-’20)
For The Magazine’s 10th Anniversary Issue, SportStars Continued Its Big 10 Series With The Overall Boys Big 10 —NorCal’s Best Male Athletes Of The Past Decade • The Overall Boys Athlete Big 10 is an installation of the SportStars Big 10 Project: A 10-months-long anniversary project celebrating the magazine’s... Read more
Bret Harte’s Kodiak Stevens Named SportStar of the Week
SportStars’ #1 Ranked, Kodiak Stevens Bret Harte-Angels Camp – Wrestling – Senior All season long, SportStars Magazine has ranked Kodiak Stephens as its top NorCal wrestler at 170 pounds. This past weekend he showed why. Stephens blazed his way through the 170-pound field at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament. Get... Read more
Lucas Cook, Lincoln Wrestling | THE TRANSFORMER
Lincoln Heavyweight And SJS Masters Hopeful Lucas Cook Finds Strength In Faith, Recovery And Transformation • A wrestling mom never gets the credit she deserves. Part dietician, manager, agent, publicist, taxi driver and bankroller, she also has to prep her vocal cords for that shrieking “Pin him!!” you can... Read more
Granada Wrestlers Win State Dual Championship
Granada (NCS) Wins California State Dual Meet Championships – Division 4 Feature photo: Granada’s Rylan Matheson, Carter Bailey, and Edward Vilchis receive Championship trophy CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS 108 Nathaniel Jackson (North Bakersfield) F Emilio Renteria (Granada), 0:43 115 Jaden Namayan (Granada) F Daniel Ornelaz (North Bakersfield), 1:24 122 Kalob Lopez... Read more
Kainoa Acia: Viral Freshman Football Talent Hits The Mat
2019-20 WRESTLING PREVIEW: A Social Media Sensation During The Fall, Kainoa Acia Has Traded In Pads For Singlet As Part Of Del Oro’s Stellar 2023 Infusion • A month before his Nikes stepped onto the wrestling mat, Del Oro-Loomis freshman Kainoa Acia was a household name. That is, if... Read more
Wrestling Legend Lee Kemp Coming to Norcal TOC
National Wrestling Legend Lee Kemp at the 51st Annual Norcal TOC for Fan Meet and Greet Top Youth Wrestlers at Del Oro Nearly 600 middle school-aged wrestlers are expected to compete at the 51st Annual Northern California Tournament of Champions (Norcal TOC) at Del Oro High School in Loomis. And they’ll... Read more
Andrew Koponen: Wrestler. Soldier. Survivor.
Always Moving Forward The mantra of the wrestler and soldier, turned Oakland police officer. And now screenwriter, Andrew Koponen has a life-and-times story that is the stuff of lore. And a survivors tale that brought him through dark times, all the way to Hollywood. By Al Fontes, Special to... Read more
Arsen Aleksanyan to Lead NAIA Wrestling Program
NAIA Wrestling is On Fire With Aleksanyan Leading NAIA Wrestling Program at Life Pacific College in San Dimas, California. Since the early 1980s, the sport of wrestling has seen a significant decline in the number of programs offered at the collegiate level. More specifically at the NCAA Division I... Read more
Del Oro’s JT Stinson is The Scrambler
The Reputation Of Del Oro’s JT Stinson Grows After His Recent Upset Victory • Story and Photos by IKE DODSON On the wrestling mat, scrambling is art. Not every pin is achieved after a perfectly executed move, and evenly-matched foes will often improvise rolls, dives, pivots, hoists and pulls... Read more
Preseason NorCal Team Wrestling Rankings
Gilroy Is Set Up For A Historic Season — Can It Go Wire-To-Wire, Or Will A Sac-Joaquin School Spoil The Quest? • Welcome to the first set of our NorCal Team Wrestling Rankings for 2017-18. The rankings go hand-in-hand with our weight-by-weight wrestler rankings. A wrestler ranked No. 1... Read more
June and July brought no rest for the wrestlers of Concord’s Community Youth Center When it comes to wins and losses, Mark Halvorson has done enough this year to justify taking an entire summer off. When he piloted his De La Salle High wrestling team to both a North... Read more