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SportStars NorCal Volleyball Rankings | Top 20, Nov. 15
NorCal Championship Matches This Tuesday Feature Five Teams From The NorCal Volleyball Rankings, Including No. 1 vs. No. 2 • NorCal Volleyball Rankings All records are through Saturday, Nov. 13. Previous rank in parenthesis. Records obtained through MaxPreps.com PICTURED ABOVE: No. 1 Archbishop Mitty-San Jose Huddles At The Stockton... Read more
Let ‘Er Rip! | Cosumnes Oaks Football Trades Hype For Hunger
After Missing Out On A 2020 Season That Carried High Expectations, Cosumnes Oaks Football Is Ready To Play Underdog Behind A New Coach And Fearless Quarterback • It’s been three years since senior quarterback Steven Duran III worked closely with Martin Billings on the Cosumnes Oaks football field. As... Read more
2021 Football Cover Vote | Sac-Joaquin
What Sac-Joaquin Section Program Will Be Featured On Our Annual Football Preview Cover For The First Time In 2021? We’re Letting Fans Decide • Fall football is back! Which means our NorCal Football Preview issue is too. To celebrate, we’re holding a NorCal Football Preview Cover Vote. Two, actually!... Read more
Sac-Joaquin Section Football | Top Programs Navigate Spring Frenzy
Several Sac-Joaquin Section Stalwart Programs Find Themselves In Different Places As Schools Race To Play Abbreviated Seasons • There will be Sac-Joaquin Section football. The state’s relaxation of its youth sports guidelines on Feb. 19 opened the door for many Sac-Joaquin Section football programs to hold a spring season... Read more
2020 Taught Me… | Athletes & Coaches Reflect, Share Outlook For New Year
NorCal Athletes And Coaches Sound Off On What They Learned Over A Difficult Year, And Express Hope As We Start Anew • From the pandemic to social unrest, 2020 was a tidal wave that hit us all. Especially the world of high school athletics.  Now that the water may... Read more
Cosumnes Oaks Football | “Civil Savages” Ready For Biggest Test
With A Confident Young Coach And A Talented Roster, Cosumnes Oaks Football Is Ready To Take On All Comers — And It Doesn’t Care If You Think That’s Crazy • Two words sum up the Cosumnes Oaks football program this year: attitude and effort. You might also add crazy. ... Read more
NorCal Early Football Predictions | Staff Stabs: Jim McCue
As We All Nervously Await December, SportStars Is Using Each Thursday Of October To Reveal The Early Football Predictions Of Different Staff Writers • We’ve officially entered our 2021 Season Preview mode. Because it’s not like anything else is happening. So it’s time for some early  football predictions. Before... Read more
Early NorCal Football Predictions | Staff Stabs: Steven Wilson
As We All Nervously Await December, SportStars Is Using Each Thursday Of October To Reveal The Early NorCal Football Predictions Of Different Staff Writers • We’ve officially entered our 2021 Season Preview mode. Because it’s not like anything else is happening. So it’s time for some early NorCal football... Read more
Early 2021 Football Predictions | Staff Stabs: Chace Bryson
As We All Nervously Await December, SportStars Is Using Each Thursday Of October To Reveal The Early 2021 Football Predictions Of Different Staff Writers • We’ve officially entered our NorCal football 2021 Season Preview mode. Because it’s not like anything else is happening. So it’s time for some early... Read more
2021 Early Football Predictions | Staff Stabs: Ike Dodson
With First Practices Two Months Away, And Little Better To Do, SportStars Writers Have Some Fun With Some 2021 Early Football Predictions • We’ve officially entered our NorCal football 2021 Season Preview mode. Because it’s not like anything else is happening. So it’s time for some early football predictions.... Read more
SportStars’ #CoverMadness Championship Winners
#CoverMadness Championship: A Fan-Powered Tournament To Select The Top Cover From SportStars Magazine’s First Decade Results In Co-Champions After More Than 185K Votes • SportStars will turn 10-years old on June 10, which has us feeling quite nostalgic. So for part of our celebration, our editor and production manager sifted... Read more
SportStars’ #CoverMadness Semifinals
#CoverMadness, SportStars’ Fan-Powered Tournament To Select The Top Cover From The Magazine’s First Decade Has Reached The Final Four — And Its Time To Vote • SportStars will turn 10-years old on June 10, which has us feeling quite nostalgic. So far part of our celebration, our editor and... Read more