BigO Tyres

Remember Us? | Campolindo Basketball Won’t Be Going Quietly
In Avenging Its First League Loss In Four Years, Campolindo Basketball Assured Rest Of NorCal That It Will Remain A Formidable Postseason Foe • PICTURED ABOVE: (Left to Right) Logan Robeson, Dylan Mansour And Clay Naffziger Await Play To Resume Following A Timeout. (Chace Bryson photos) Nobody was out... Read more
Proving Perfection | Heritage Softball Opens ’22 Ready To Roll
A Team Shouldn’t Need To Prove Itself After Any Undefeated Season, But Heritage Softball Is Ready To Take NorCal’s Best Shot PICTURED ABOVE: Seniors Tianna Bell, Right, And Kasey Aguinaga Heritage Softball made it look easy in 2021.  In a 25-0 season, the Patriots played just two one-run games.... Read more
Chase-ing Perfection | NorCal Section Wrestling Championships Review
Undefeated Champion, Record-Setting Tournaments Highlight Section Wrestling Championships Weekend As NorCal’s Finest Set Sights On Bakersfield And The CIF State Championships • PICTURED ABOVE: Oakdale’s Michael Torres celebrates his 126-pound Masters title. (Ike Dodson photos) Chase Nutting’s championship mullet had to be styled with performance-enhancing substances Friday and Saturday at... Read more
Pirates’ Gold | Pittsburg Treasures Its First NCS Title In 30 Years
Backup Quarterback Christian Aguilar Shines As Pittsburg Football Tops Clayton Valley In North Coast Section Div. I Final •  Victor Galli and the Pittsburg High football program didn’t need a North Coast Section title to validate two decades of success on School Street. But in the moments after a... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 17: “Open” To Discussion
De La Salle Coach Justin Alumbaugh Joins The Show To Talk Spartans, Playoff Models, And Facing Longtime Foe Pittsburg In The NCS Open Final This Week • With long time foes De La Salle and Pittsburg meeting this week to decide the North Coast Section Open Division final, hosts... Read more
Deep Punt | CIF Sports Sidelined Until Mid-December
In Light Of State’s Recent COVID Resurgence, CIF And Majority Of Its 10 Sections Shift To Two-Season Format Running From Mid-December To Late June • In the end, it’s a road map. A set goal. Really, that’s the best way to view Monday’s news that CIF sports will be... Read more
Spirit Of Sport | A #NeverStop Message By Pat Cruickshank
North Coast Section Commissioner Pat Cruickshank Marvels At The Spirit Guiding Various Efforts To Honor The Student-Athletes Who Were Denied Their Seasons, Graduations • This is part of the SportStars #NeverStop Project The past few months have spun our world into a crazy and unprecedented time. Quarantine, sickness and... Read more
Football 2018: Liberty’s Encore Roar
A Liberty-Brentwood Team With A Stacked Roster Aims For More NCS Glory After 2017 Championship Breakthrough • What a night! Second one of December in 2017. They won’t forget it. Not Liberty High School, the 116-year-old school at the heart of Brentwood, the agricultural community of over 60,000 in... Read more
St. Jos’ Caroline Evans • SportStar of the Week
EVANS ACE: St. Joseph Notre Dame-Alameda Freshman Softball Caroline Evans looked like anything but a freshman during the North Coast Section Division IV championship game on June 2.   She tossed the first no-hitter of her high school career, striking out five and walking none in a 4-0 shutout of Del... Read more