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NorCal Football Rankings | Top 20, WEEK 5
Our NorCal Football Rankings Saw Much Less Drama Than A Week Ago, But Three Teams Still Exit And Two Make Their Debuts • It would have been hard to top the sort of drama and upheaval experienced in last week’s NorCal Football Rankings. Each of the Top 7 teams... Read more
SportStars NorCal Volleyball Rankings | Top 20, Sept. 21
A Big Tournament Weekend Brought A Jumble To The NorCal Volleyball Rankings, But Not Among The Top 7 • NorCal Volleyball Rankings All records are through Tuesday, Sept. 20. Previous rank in parenthesis. Records obtained through MaxPreps.com PICTURED ABOVE: No. 18 Christian Brothers-Sacramento (Christian Brothers Athletics photo/Twitter) 1. (1)... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 7: You Say Calcagno, I Say Calcanyo
Two Undefeated And Distantly-Related Coaches Join The Show To Talk About Their Big Weeks — One Just A Little More Celebrated Than The Other • 7 Friday Night may have produced an emergency pod surrounding St. Francis-Mountain View’s NorCal streak-busting win over De La Salle-Concord, but there was still... Read more
7 Friday Night Podcast | Ep. 6: Requiem For A Streak (An Emergency Pod)
In The Wake Of St. Francis Football’s History Upset Of De La Salle, Our Trusty Hosts Felt Compelled To Gather For A Reactionary Conversation • When Mountain View’s St. Francis football team pulled off its seismic 31-28 victory over De La Salle-Concord on Friday night — becoming the first... Read more
Pittsburg’s Young Bucs | RETURN TO FALL Football Preview Series No. 8
For Pittsburg Football, The Future Is Now; PLUS We Reveal Three More NorCal Top 20 Teams, And Play Trivia At Las Lomas-Walnut Creek • This is the eighth of 20 installments to our Return To Fall Series — a daily component to our 2021 NorCal Football Preview coverage. Interview... Read more
All-NorCal Football Offense | Spring 2021
No First Teams Or Second Teams — These Are Simply The 20 Offensive Players We Selected To Honor As All-NorCal Standouts This Spring • TOP IMAGE: Vista del Lago-Folsom running back, Ethan Menezes (David Gershon photo) Our All-NorCal Football Offense and Defense were chosen a little differently from years... Read more
Final NorCal Baseball Rankings | 2021
WCAL Reigns Supreme As Valley Christian Plays Its Way To A CCS Title And Another No. 1 Finish In Our Final NorCal Baseball Rankings • Final NorCal Baseball Rankings For 2021. Previous rank in parenthesis. (TOP PHOTO: Valley Christian celebrates its CCS Open title on June 19; photo by... Read more
Final NorCal Softball Rankings | 2021
St. Francis Left Zero Doubt Over Its Credentials To Be The Top Team In Our Final NorCal Softball Rankings Of 2021 • Final NorCal Softball Rankings For 2021. Previous rank in parenthesis. (TOP PHOTO: Tayler Biehl of No. 15 Vista del Lago-Folsom; James K. Leash photo) 1. (1) St.... Read more
SportStars NorCal Softball Rankings | TOP 20, May 27
Not Much Drama At The Top Spot Of The NorCal Softball Rankings, But Plenty Of Teams Trade Spots Below No. 1 St. Francis • NorCal Softball Rankings Previous rankings in parenthesis. All records are through Thursday, May 26. PICTURED ABOVE: Lauren Mirtoni of No. 16 Roseville. (David Gershon photo)... Read more
SportStars NorCal Baseball Rankings | TOP 20, May 27
Mitty Keeps Hold Of No. 1; NorCal Baseball Rankings Will Likely Swing With The Outcome Of Central Coast Section Playoffs • NorCal Baseball Rankings All records are through Thursday, May 26. Previous rank is in parenthesis. PICTURED ABOVE: Members of No. 18 Pittsburg. (Pittsburg High Baseball photo/Twitter) 1. (1) ... Read more
2017 CIF State Bowl Football Championship Coverage
Our one-stop location for all of our 2017 CIF State Bowl Championship coverage from Sacramento State on Dec. 15-16. CIF State Bowl Football Championship Coverage Features NEVER BETTER by Chace Bryson Serra-San Mateo — 2-AA State Bowl Championship   YOUNG PUPS, TOP DOGS by Jim McCue Folsom — 1-AA... Read more
A Mighty Win
The Resilience Of The St. Francis Football Team Was On Full Display In Its First CIF State Bowl Victory • Story by MIKE WOOD | Photos by JAMES K. LEASH With furious winds pounding Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium throughout the CIF Division 2-A state championship game, completing passes was... Read more