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Best Way Possible | Carondelet Basketball Fully Begins Exciting New Era
With Two Stars And A Coach From Last Summer’s 17U National Champion Leading The Way, Carondelet Is Ready To Fully Jump Into Its New Look • PICTURED ABOVE: Carondelet Senior Guard Tandem, Talana Lepolo, left, and Nya Epps. Settings are in place for basketball success at Carondelet High in... Read more
COVER STORY: Breaking Away | Dougherty Valley Cross Country Eyes Next Big Step
After Establishing Itself As A Championship Program Within The North Coast Section, Dougherty Valley Cross Country Looks Poised To Begin Building A CIF Reputation Too • Cracking into the ranks of California’s most elite teams in cross country is not easy. Certain schools dominate year in and year out.... Read more
Foothill Rises Above EBAL Valley | NorCal Football Sunday Wrap
Strong Senior Core And Mix Of Younger Talent Helps Foothill Clinch Share Of East Bay Valley Division Crown • TOP PHOTO: Foothill Gathers For A Team Photo To Celebrate Clinching At Least A Share Of The EBAL-Valley Division Title. (Ben Enos photo) As the Foothill-Pleasanton football team celebrated a... Read more
Foothill Volleyball | COVER STORY: Footloose Falcons
High School Volleyball Isn’t Quite Back To Normal, But Standout Grayce Olson And Her Foothill High Teammates Are Enjoying The Challenge, Embracing The Moment • PICTURED ABOVE: Foothill senior captain, Grayce Olson Making the quick adjustment back to a fall season in one of the region’s most competitive leagues, the... Read more
2021 Preseason NorCal Top 20 Football Rankings
To No One’s Shock, De La Salle-Concord Opens At No. 1 In SportStars’ Preseason NorCal Top 20 Rankings, But Folsom Is 1A • Every coach will tell you that rankings don’t matter in August, only in December. We can’t disagree, but it’s not stopping us from taking our usual... Read more
“It’s Definitely Different” | Clayton Valley Clinches EBAL Football Title
In A Season Riddled With Uncertainties, The Ugly Eagles Made The Most Of A Chance To Play A Meaningful Game • Clayton Valley football coach Tim Murphy has won several league championships over his long high school career. But none hit quite like the East Bay Athletic League-Mountain Division... 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
Charles McAdoo, #MyBestTeammate | A #NeverStop Tribute
De La Salle Multi-Sport Standout Vince Bianchina Continues Our #NeverStop Project With An Ode To Teammate And Friend, Charles McAdoo • Throughout my four years at De La Salle, I have built many relationships with coaches, teammates and friends that will last forever. There have been plenty of ups... Read more
De La Salle Baseball: Spartans Bring Crossover Appeal
Boosted By Its Vaunted Football Program, De La Salle Baseball Opened 2020 As The State’s No. 1 Team — And Chasing A Record Fifth Straight NCS Title • De La Salle will always be known as a football school.  For as many championship banners as the Concord school’s other... Read more
NorCal Preseason #20: Foothill-Pleasanton
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. First up: Foothill-Pleasanton.   NO. 20 FOOTHILL-PLEASANTON   2016 REVIEW: 6-5 and unranked in our final rankings ... Read more