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Iris O’Connor | Sacred Heart Prep’s Triple Threat
Iris O’Connor’s Stellar Freshman Year At Sacred Heart Prep Included Three Varsity Sports — Now She Waits To See How Many She’ll Be Able To Play As A Sophomore • Iris O’Connor knows how to make a good impression.  Even when she’s not aware that she’s making one.  O’Connor,... Read more
St. Francis Soccer Wins Section D2 Title
St. Francis Soccer Wins Section D2 Title over Ponderosa (Feb. 17, 2020) Junior Jackie Stanco scored the game-winning goal in the final minutes of the second half to give St. Francis soccer a 3-2 win over Ponderosa in the Sac-Joaquin Section D-2 title game at Whitney High School. “What... Read more
SportStar Jackie Stanco St. Francis-Sac. Soccer
Arizona-committed forward Jackie Stanco, earned six points across two wins during the final week of the regular season. Stanco first notched two goals and an assist in a 4-1 win over SJS rival Davis on Feb. 7. She added another assist in the team’s regular season final, a 3-0... Read more
St. Francis Soccer Pinnacle of Success
Soccer Program Named Winner of the Inaugural Team Pinnacle Award by United Soccer Coaches The St. Francis soccer program was named one of 36 high school schools (26 girl’s programs) in the nation to receive the inaugural Team Pinnacle Award by the United Soccer Coaches. The Troubadours were the... Read more
Female Soccer Players at Highest Risk for ACL Tears
Don’t let ACL injuries sideline soccer aspirations The Women’s World Cup is in the limelight. In addition to it being a great example of physical activity for aspiring soccer players of all ages, it’s an important reminder of the prevention of and recovery from ACL tears. A sports medicine... Read more
Golden Goal Scores St. Francis Soccer CIF NorCal Title
Junior Lindsey Piatanesi scored a golden goal in overtime to lead No. 4 St. Francis to the 2019 CIF State Northern California Division II Regional title. The Saturday afternoon match was a 1-0 win over No. 3 Mountain View. Giving St. Francis Soccer the CIF State Northern California DII Regional Title.... Read more
Placer United Soccer Girls Cup Packs the House
Nearly 3,000 Youth Female Soccer Players to Compete Oct. 26-28 in Placer Valley Placer Valley Tourism (PVT) is teaming up with Placer United Soccer Club for the biggest and most competitive all-female fall soccer tournament in Northern California. Oct. 26-28 the Placer United Girls Cup returns, bringing nearly 3,000... Read more
Monte Vista Girls Soccer: Old Reliable, New Ground
Monte Vista Girls Soccer Goes Where No Monte Vista Girls Soccer Team Has Gone Before — And That’s Saying Something Finally, the Monte Vista Girls Soccer-Danville girls soccer team could celebrate something it had never done before. The Mustangs became the first CIF NorCal Division I girls soccer champions... Read more
March Of The Mustangs
Monte Vista Prepares For Showdown With Mitty-San Jose — A Match Between Two Nationally Ranked Teams For The First CIF Div. I NorCal Title Monte Vista High-Danville girls soccer player Rachel Anderson loves this kind of matchup: just her against the goalkeeper. Awarded a penalty kick after a foul... Read more
River City Girls Soccer, Zero Postseason Wins to Division Champs
How River City High Went From Zero Postseason Wins In Program History, To Sac-Joaquin Section Div. II Champs • Leading up to the biggest game of her career, River City Girls Soccer-West Sacramento senior Sydney Schultz practiced the ideal shot in what became the deciding factor of the Sac-Joaquin Section... Read more
Stars Aligned
With A Roster Loaded With Next-Level Talent, Monte Vista Girls Soccer Is Focused Inward — Making The Mustangs Especially Dangerous • Story by MIKE WOOD | Photos by DENNIS LEE Being part of the Monte Vista High girls soccer team is comparable to playing on an all-star team. The... Read more