Sportstars
SportStories, Episode 01 | The Passion Of Patrick Walsh
For The Debut Episode Of Our SportStories Podcast, We Solicited Stories About Serra-San Mateo Coach Patrick Walsh — A Leader In The Efforts To Restart High School Sports Patrick Walsh has led the Serra High football program in San Mateo since 2002. In 18 seasons he’s won 155 games,... Read more
SportStars’ Overall Girls Athlete Big 10 | NorCal’s Best Female Athletes (’11-’20)
For The Magazine’s 10th Anniversary Issue, SportStars Continued Its Big 10 Series With The Overall Girls Big 10 —NorCal’s Best Female Athletes Of The Past Decade • The Overall Girls Athlete Big 10 is an installation of the SportStars Big 10 Project: A 10-months-long anniversary project celebrating the magazine’s... Read more
Monte Vista’s Sarah Brans – SportStar of the Week
Sarah Brans, Monte Vista-Danville’s Basketball Soph. Posts Double-Double earning here SportStar of the Week accolades One of the youngest varsity teams in the East Bay got off to a stellar 7-2 start thanks in large part to the efforts of Sarah Brans. Brans posted a double-double of 18 points... Read more
Nate Rutchena: Monte Vista’s Mustang Of Many Talents
A Multi-Sport Standout And Starter On Both Sides Of The Football, Rutchena Leads A Senior Core That Has Monte Vista Among NorCal’s Top 10 Teams • With the first game of his senior season hanging in the balance, Monte Vista football star Nate Rutchena went to a familiar move.... Read more
ZOIE HARTMAN Monte Vista’s Swimming SportStar
ZOIE HARTMAN the Sr. Swimmer at Monte Vista-Danville is our SportStar of the Week Zoie Hartman, the Georgia-bound senior closed out her high school swimming career with six gold medals in May. That included four North Coast Section titles — the 200-yard individual medley, the 100 breaststroke, and two... Read more
Zoie Hartman: Monte Vista’s Swimmer On The Fast Track
After Barely Six Years Of Competitive Experience, Zoie Hartman Has Turned Herself Into A National-Level Swimmer With No Signs Of Slowing • If it seems as though Zoie Hartman’s rise to elite swimmer was an immediate success story — well, it really was. All things considered. After she wrapped up... Read more
Monte Vista Soccer: Mustang Girls Repeat In Chaotic Fashion
Controversial-Call-Turned-Free-Kick Leads To Golden Goal And Mass Confusion As Monte Vista Wins Second Straight CIF NorCal Title • Buckle up with the Monte Vista High and Davis girls soccer teams. Jubilation, heartache and controversy await. Saturday’s CIF Division I Northern Regional Championship girls soccer match in Davis ended in... 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
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