Sportstars
Concord, Rancho Cotate And One 2010 Night At The Coliseum | An Oral History
Revered As One Of The Past Decade’s Best NCS Football Championships, We’ve Used Several Interviews To Recreate The 2010 Classic Between Concord And Rancho Cotate • Not all great championship games are equal.  Over the magazine’s first decade, SportStars has covered its share of championship games across many sports.... Read more
Rancho Cotate Football: Rasheed Rankin Powers Relentless Cougars
Fueled By Its Bruising Running Back, Rancho Cotate Football Claimed Its First NCS Title In 17 Years And Has Shot At A CIF 3-A State Bowl Appearance • Listed at 6-foot-1 and 225 pounds on the Rancho Cotate football roster, Rasheed Rankin has shoulders broad enough to support his... Read more
De La Salle Baseball: Four By Force
Dominant Division I Championship Victory Earns Spartans Fourth Straight North Coast Section Crown And State Team Of The Year Honors • Even for a program accustomed to stockpiling achievements, the De La Salle baseball team knows winning four straight North Coast Section championships doesn’t happen often. Or easily. When... Read more
Granada Crowned 2019 Mat Classic Wrestling Champions
Photo: 195 Championship Final – Xavier Williams (Livermore, NC) dec. Dylan Myers (Franklin, SJ), 5-4 The 18th Annual Mat Classic Wrestling Championships held at Granada High School in Livermore proved once again to be among the most competitive tournaments in the Bay Area. This year’s tournament featured several section and... Read more
Spartans Of Swat
Paced By A Record-Breaking Offense, De La Salle Baseball Thundered Its Way To A Third Consecutive NCS Division I Crown • When a baseball team outscores its four North Coast Section playoff opponents by a combined 42-3, something exceptional is happening. How special? This finish came from likely the... Read more
Blinded Pilots
With A Freshman Phenom Pitcher And A Stacked Lineup, St. Joseph Notre Dame Softball Locked In On Winning — Until They Found Out They Won It All • A consistent mark of good teams is the ability of every player to stay locked in the moment. One would be... Read more
ONE for the Road. Seniors Lead San Ramon Valley To First Lacrosse Section Title
In Their Final Game Together, Eight Exemplary Seniors Led San Ramon Valley To Its First Boys Lacrosse Section Title Since 2015 • In the end, for the San Ramon Valley High boys lacrosse team, it was all about “this one.” The “one” on May 17 was big: the North Coast... Read more