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SportStars NorCal Softball Rankings |TOP 20, April 14
Five Unbeaten Teams Clog The Top Of Our First NorCal Softball Rankings — Which Of Them Will Blink First? • NorCal Softball Rankings All records are through Tuesday, April 13. PICTURED ABOVE: Tianna Bell of No. 3 Heritage-Brentwood. (Chace Bryson photo) 1. Rocklin   8-0 2. St. Francis-Mountain View ... Read more
NorCal Top 20 Football Rankings | WEEK 6
Three Of Last Week’s NorCal Top 20 Football Matchups Live Up To Billing, But Majority Of Rankings Stay The Same • Testing delays and other issues denied last week’s two Sac-Joaquin Section showdowns that would’ve really helped solidify that region’s NorCal Top 20 Football Rankings pecking order. Instead, No.... 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’ 2019-20 NorCal Team Of The Year VOTE
In A Final Tip Of The Cap To The 2019-20 Year In High School Sports, SportStars Seeks Reader Help In Choosing Its NorCal Team Of The Year • As we begin that looong wait for December — with masks on and fingers crossed —  our recent August issue sought... Read more
SportStars’ Overall Boys Athlete Big 10 | NorCal’s Best Male Athletes (’11-’20)
For The Magazine’s 10th Anniversary Issue, SportStars Continued Its Big 10 Series With The Overall Boys Big 10 —NorCal’s Best Male Athletes Of The Past Decade • The Overall Boys Athlete Big 10 is an installation of the SportStars Big 10 Project: A 10-months-long anniversary project celebrating the magazine’s... Read more
SportStars NorCal Volleyball Rankings: 2019 FINAL
FINAL NorCal Volleyball Rankings: CIF NorCal Open Champion Marin Catholic Goes Wire-To-Wire As NorCal’s No. 1; WCAL Lands Three In Top Six • NorCal Volleyball Rankings All Records Are Final (via MaxPreps.com) 1. (1)  —  Marin Catholic-Kentfield   35-4    2. (2)  —  Bishop O’Dowd-Oakland   30-8   3. (3)  — ... Read more
Jamar Sekona: Marin Catholic Football’s Terror In The Trenches
USC Is Next Stop For Marin Catholic’s Jamar Sekona, One Of State’s Most Coveted Linemen — But Unfinished Business With Wildcats Comes First • There are very few student-athletes who would warrant a 5 a.m. wake-up call for a 7 a.m. interview 30 miles away in commute traffic, but... Read more
Kari Geissberger: Day In The Life
Sunny With A Chance Of Spikes: Marin Catholic Volleyball Star, Kari Geissberger, Is A Ray Of Positive Energy — And A Devastating Hitter • Kari Geissberger doesn’t really walk across the Marin Catholic High campus. It’s more of a glide.  That’s how quickly she and her 6-foot-5 frame seem... Read more
2017 Final NorCal Girls Volleyball Rankings
Mitty Is A Slam Dunk No. 1 After Winning A Second Straight CIF Open Division Title • NorCal Girls Volleyball Rankings Are Final PICTURED ABOVE: Archbishop Mitty seniors Julia Devine, Makaela Tanaka, Lauren Haniger, Kamrin Caoili and Nicole Liddle. (Photo by Doug Stringer) 1. (1) ARCHBISHOP MITTY-SAN JOSE (37-5)... Read more
SportStars NorCal High School Football Top 20-Week 15
Two New Teams Enter The Rankings And Serra-San Mateo Takes Over No. 3 • Through games played on 12/2 ABOVE IMAGE: Tyerell Sturges-Cofer of No. 17 Liberty-Brentwood. CREDIT: Phillip Walton High School Football Top 20 1. (1)  DE LA SALLE (11-1) LAST WEEK: d. No. 4 Pittsburg 24-7. THIS... Read more
Marin Catholic’s Cats’ Game
Few NorCal Girls Volleyball Programs Entered The Postseason Playing As Well As Marin Catholic • Story by CHACE BRYSON | Photos by JEAN-PAUL TOSHIRO A time will come to pass this November when the Marin Catholic High volleyball team is pushed to its limits. The stakes will be high.... Read more
NorCal Preseason #16: Marin Catholic-Kentfield
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. If you need to catchup, here are links to previous entries: | No. 20 Foothill (Aug.... Read more