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BEST OF 2023: May | Bailey’s Breakout
Bailey Hartman Is The Latest National-Level Swimmer At Carondelet — But The First Since 2013 To Help Carry The Cougars To An NCS Title • Bailey Hartman sat comfortably in her fold-out camping chair posted squarely in the front corner of the Carondelet swimming tent.  Throughout the morning of... Read more
STILL THE ONE | De La Salle Football Makes It 31 Straight
Despite Two Major Challenges From San Ramon Valley, De La Salle Football Upholds Three-Plus Decade Of Excellence Over North Coast Section Presented without context, the numbers associated with the De La Salle-Concord football team’s dominance of its own backyard never cease to amaze. 31 straight North Coast Section titles.... Read more
Iron & Fire | Albany Distance Star Sophia Nordenholz Chases Second CIF Title
After Finding And Correcting An Iron Deficiency, Albany High’s Sophia Nordenholz Could Properly Fuel Her Passion For Running — And Become One Of State’s Best Distance Runners • It’s been a long journey to the California Interscholastic Federation State Track and Field Championships for Albany High senior Sophia Nordenholz.... Read more
Divine Interception | One Final 2010 Concord Football Anecdote
CHACE BRYSON: One Last Tale From Our 2010 NCS Football Oral History Interviews — How One Concord Coach Nearly Lost His House Days Before The Game • We’ve come to December of what can only be referred to as a challenging year in high school sports.  And we decided... Read more
CIF North Coast Section Dual Meet Championships – Finals
SportStars Wrestling INSIDER Al Fontes (The California Wrestler) offers up his CIF North Coast Section Dual Meet High School Wrestling Championships Finals report. Here’s his news from the mats. DIVISION I EAST BAY 1 – De La Salle (EBAL) 2 – Granada (EBAL) 3 – James Logan (MVAL) 4... Read more
Fremont Christian Baseball: Promise Kept, Promise Fulfilled
Bubba Gomez And His Dad Completed A Four-Year Promise To Each Other By Leading Fremont Christian Baseball To The School’s First Section Title • A four-year plan ended just the way coach Chris Gomez and his Fremont Christian baseball team envisioned it — capping off a 24-6 season with... 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
De La Salle Wrestling: Kyle Parco’s Last Stand
De La Salle High’s 3-Time Section Champion And 4-Time CIF State Qualifier Heads To Bakersfield One Last Time With A Golden Focus • No matter what happens at the California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Championships, Kyle Parco won’t have to wonder whether he could have done more to prepare... Read more