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All-NorCal Boys Basketball | Spring 2021
After A Unique 2021 Spring Season, We Scrap The First-Team, Second-Team Format And Just Name Our 15-Player All-NorCal Boys Basketball Team • TOP IMAGE: Sione Lose, Capital Christian-Sacramento (David Gershon photo) With the 2021 Spring providing such a unique season that differed from league to league and section to... Read more
Final NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings | Spring ’21
Campolindo, Archbishop Mitty Finish Abbreviated Season As Clear No. 1 And 2 In Our Final NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings • Spring 2021 Final NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings. Previous rank in parenthesis 1. (1) Campolindo-Moraga (15-0) The Cougars took over No. 1 in early April and never relinquished it. Of... Read more
SportStories, Episode 3 | Football Springs To Life
The Podcast Celebrates The Return To Football With A Tribute To Traditional Offseason Anticipation And Memorable NorCal Season Openers • If you’ve been someone paying attention to California high school sports — or lack thereof — over the last several months, then you know this week of March 8th... Read more
Casey Taylor’s New Normal | Star Football Coach Starts Anew Again
After His Wildly Successful Football Coaching Career Took More Than One Unexpected Twist Last Spring, Casey Taylor Eagerly Waits To Begin Building Another Champion On A New Campus • Back in March, Casey Taylor was enjoying a change of scenery and entering a new phase of his life.  The longtime... Read more
Girls Basketball Fan Vote | SportStars’ NorCal Player Of The Year
While We Prepare Our NorCal Postseason Honors Release, We’re Asking Readers To Take Part In Our Girls Basketball Fan Vote For The Region’s Top Player • SportStars will be releasing its NorCal Player of the Year and All-NorCal teams in our upcoming April 10 issue. While we’ll be producing... Read more
Capital Christian Football: Taylor-Made Champions
A Thrilling Comeback Improved Capital Christian Football To 13-0 And Delivered The First Title Of The Casey Taylor Era • Saturday’s CIF Div. III Section Championship battle of unbeatens, between Placer High and Capital Christian — the two small school, but not-so-small football programs, led by storied coaches —... Read more
Rising Capital: D’Marcus Ross Leads Potent Capital Christian
With Perhaps Sacramento’s Best Two-Way Player Running The Show, Capital Christian Football Eyes A Deep Postseason Run • Needing just six carries Friday night, senior tailback D’Marcus Ross led a potent Capital Christian-Sacramento offensive onslaught as he reached the end zone three times en route to a 56-13 shellacking... Read more
NCS SJS Football: Small Schools, Big Goals
Storied Northern, Sac-Joaquin Section Small School Football Programs Prepare To Chase Hometown Glory Once Again • Story By IKE DODSON From the Oregon border to Merced, small-school football teams in the east half of California have become a utopia of civic pride. And hometown lore. An epic catch, a... Read more
NorCal Preseason #18: Capital Christian-Sacramento
We begin our 2017 Football coverage by revealing teams #20-11 in our NorCal Preseason Top 20 in a daily countdown to Aug. 24 when #10-1 are revealed in our 2017 Football Preview Special. If you need to catchup, here are links to previous entries: | No. 20 Foothill (Aug.... Read more