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7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 7: You Say Calcagno, I Say Calcanyo
Two Undefeated And Distantly-Related Coaches Join The Show To Talk About Their Big Weeks — One Just A Little More Celebrated Than The Other • 7 Friday Night may have produced an emergency pod surrounding St. Francis-Mountain View’s NorCal streak-busting win over De La Salle-Concord, but there was still... Read more
Emotional Rescue | Cal High Football Rallies Behind Trevor Rund
Four Days After His Dad Passed Away From Blood Clot Complications, Trevor Rund Scored Twice In A California-San Ramon Win — Helped By A Band Of Grizzlies • TOP PHOTO: Trevor Rund, right, stands with coach and family friend Danny Calcagno following Cal’s win over James Logan. (Ben Enos... Read more
Cal, Booras Blast Logan | NorCal Football Sunday Wrap
AQI Readings Went Undefeated In Spoiling Several Bay Area Openers, But Cal High Shined Behind Defense, QB Teddy Booras • While wildfire smoke forced most North Coast Section schools to postpone or cancel their 2021 fall season openers, California-San Ramon got its chance to make a good first impression... Read more
Leave The Clipboard | New Football Coaches Adjust To Changed Landscape
For New Football Coaches, Old Methods Don’t Apply To Socially-Distanced Sidelines And Team Rooms • So you want to run your own high school football program? Try figuring out how to do it during a global pandemic. The learning curve associated with taking over a program is steep under... Read more
Center Feels The Squeeze | RETURN TO FALL Football Preview Series No. 6
Falling Roster Numbers Join The List Of Hurdles For Center Football In Antelope; PLUS An EBAL QB Spotlight & Our First Three Top 20 Teams • This is the sixth of 20 installments to our Return To Fall Series — a daily component to our 2021 NorCal Football Preview... Read more
All-NorCal Football Defense | Spring 2021
No First Teams Or Second Teams — These Are Simply The 20 Defensive Players We Selected To Honor As All-NorCal Standouts This Spring • TOP IMAGE: De La Salle-Concord’s Zeke Berry (left) and St. Mary’s-Stockton’s Nick Murray. (Jean-Paul Toshiro photo) Our All-NorCal Football Offense and Defense were chosen a... Read more
Final NorCal Baseball Rankings | 2021
WCAL Reigns Supreme As Valley Christian Plays Its Way To A CCS Title And Another No. 1 Finish In Our Final NorCal Baseball Rankings • Final NorCal Baseball Rankings For 2021. Previous rank in parenthesis. (TOP PHOTO: Valley Christian celebrates its CCS Open title on June 19; photo by... Read more
SportStars NorCal Baseball Rankings | TOP 20, May 27
Mitty Keeps Hold Of No. 1; NorCal Baseball Rankings Will Likely Swing With The Outcome Of Central Coast Section Playoffs • NorCal Baseball Rankings All records are through Thursday, May 26. Previous rank is in parenthesis. PICTURED ABOVE: Members of No. 18 Pittsburg. (Pittsburg High Baseball photo/Twitter) 1. (1) ... Read more
California-San Ramon, Oak Ridge Football Enter Preseason Ranks At #25-26
Mix Of Experience And New Talent Gives California-San Ramon, Oak Ridge Opportunities To Surprise Within A Pair Of Super-Competitive Leagues • This is the third of five releases this week debuting the opening 10 teams to our expanded 2019 Fit Pro Go! NorCal Preseason Rankings. California-San Ramon has proven... Read more