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Some Kind Of Roll | Campolindo Boys Basketball Clear Preseason No. 1
With Talent, Depth, Experience And No Losses In Nearly Two Years, Campolindo Boys Basketball Opens As NorCal’s Team To Beat • PICTURED ABOVE: Campolindo Senior Guard Shane O’Reilly. (Berry Evans III photos) When the Campolindo High boys basketball team opens its season against Dublin in the eighth and final... Read more
Bronco Blend | Northgate’s Senior Leadership, Young Talent Fuel Title Run
Northgate Football Picked Up Its First Diablo Athletic League Championship In Five Years Behind Efforts From Throughout Its Well-Balanced Roster • When confronted with the most consequential moments of a season, some teams rely on the experience of a big senior class while others turn to youth and talent. ... Read more
Twin Engine | Colombini Sisters Power Campolindo Soccer
With Twin Sisters Mia and Ella Colombini Leading The Way, Campolindo Girls Soccer Sent Its Seniors Off In Style — With An Undefeated Spring And League Title • Opponents of the Campolindo High girls soccer team are perplexed when they see double. And it’s notjust because juniors Ella and... Read more
Jordan Woolery | From Legend To Leader At Clayton Valley
Tales Of Jordan Woolery’s Softball Mastery Were Widespread Before Her 2019 Arrival At Clayton Valley — As It Turned Out, They Were All True • Jordan Woolery has never waited long to make an impression. When she was in the sixth grade, word started filtering around Concord’s Clayton Valley... Read more
Bulldog Blast | Bats Lead Alhambra Softball To First Win Since 2019
Behind A 13-Hit Assault, The Senior-Driven Alhambra Softball Team Topped Clayton Valley For The Program’s First Win In 22 Months For the Alhambra Softball team, a long year of waiting to play softball together again ended Tuesday, March 9. That was followed by a long 44 hours of waiting... Read more
High School Sports | A Spring For All Seasons
Athletic Directors And League Commissioners Want Nothing More Than To See Kids Back Competing — But Getting To That Point Has Never Taken More Work. So are the administrators who make high school sports tick breathing a sigh of relief that sports are coming back? Only if by some... Read more
Campolindo Cross Country | Pace Of Patience
With Their Sport Potentially Serving As A Bellwether For A Return To Interscholastic Competition, Campolindo High’s Pair Of Defending State Championship Cross Country Teams Work To Remain Hopeful • As efforts unfold in uncertain times to salvage a semblance of a high school sports season, athletes from the Campolindo... Read more
Mt. Diablo Basketball | 2021 Has Big Red Devil Energy Potential
With 7-foot-1 Mezziah Oakman Highlighting A Dedicated Group Of Seniors, Mt. Diablo Basketball Has A Shot At Winning Its First League Title In More Than Two Decades • Something big is brewing in the basketball gym at Mt. Diablo High School in Concord. Big comes in the form of... Read more
Acalanes Girls Water Polo | 2019-20 NorCal Team Of The Year
Acalanes Girls Water Polo Players, Coaches Provide Oral History Insight Into Its Achievement Of A Second Straight Perfect Season • To fully appreciate the perfect 27-0 season that led to the Acalanes girls water polo team becoming our 2019-20 NorCal Team of the Year, one needs to go even... Read more
Berean Christian Football: Size Advantage
With A Roster Of Less Than Thirty, The Berean Christian Eagles Are Happy To Play Underdogs In A Much Larger League — And Prepare For A Real Run At A Division V Section Crown • As an outsider looking in, it would be perfectly understandable to argue a small... Read more