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SportStars’ NorCal Baseball Rankings | TOP 20, April 14
De La Salle Is Back Atop The NorCal Baseball Rankings, Trading Places With Valley Christian-San Jose For Second Straight Week • NorCal Baseball Rankings All records are through Tuesday, April 13. Previous rank is in parenthesis. PICTURED ABOVE: Blake Burke of No. 1 De La Salle-Concord. (Jean-Paul Toshiro photo)... Read more
SportStars NorCal Football Rankings | Spring 2021 Preseason Top 20
Three Bay Area Teams Sit Atop Our First Set Of NorCal Football Rankings As We Prepare To Embark On A Fascinating Spring Football Experiment • What do we really know about the long-awaited and frantically assembled high school football season that’s about to commence across the state? Not nearly... 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
Boys 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 Boys 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
Anthony Susac, Jesuit- SportStar of the Week
Anthony Susac-SportStar of the Week! In what might possibly have been the last big NorCal baseball matchup of the 2020 season, SportStars’ No. 2-ranked Jesuit hosted No. 1 De La Salle-Concord on March 12. Susac spun six sterling innings and struck out nine as the Marauders defeated the Spartans,... Read more
Susac Family Fun Time: All Aboard Jesuit Baseball’s Hype Train
Major League Hype Follows Jesuit Baseball’s Susac Cousins As They Seek Return Trip To SJS Title Game • Sitting in the bleachers at Sacramento City College, seven-year-old Anthony Susac wanted to be a part of the fun, so he asked his dad for a few bucks, hustled to the... Read more
Isa Silva: Top Recruit Leads Jesuit Into 2019-20
Tabbed By One Evaluator As “A Magician,” Isa Silva Leads A Promising Marauders Roster That Has Jesuit Aiming For A Return To Sac-Joaquin Section Elite • Two months, three states, two countries. With that track record, you could say Isa Silva is getting used to flying across the country.  This... Read more
Vacaville Baseball: Simply Spectacular SJS Repeat
Third Generation Vacaville High Athlete Devereaux Harrison Sends 31-Win Baseball Team To The Sac-Joaquin Championship “Bulldog”-Pile • One does not simply win a section baseball pennant without a massive infield dogpile. Something Vacaville baseball star Devereaux Harrison knows all too well. The obligatory title celebration of Sac-Joaquin Section baseball... Read more
Franklin Finds A Way
Franklin-Elk Grove Wildcats Survive A Frenzied Final Week Of Delta League Baseball To Emerge With Their First Title Since 2015 •   For the last 19 years, the last remaining team in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section North bracket was from the mighty Delta League. Elk Grove, Jesuit, Davis and... Read more
Jesuit’s Rutherford is all Family Business
Like His Dad Before Him, Jesuit’s Isaiah Rutherford — An Alabama Recruit At Cornerback — Has Also Become A Game-Breaking Running Back • Story By STEVEN WILSON | Photos By JAMES K. LEASH Like father, like son. Former Cal running back Reynard Rutherford, who racked up over 2,200 yards... Read more