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Final NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings | 2021-22
Modesto Christian’s 30-Win Season, Regional Open Title Secure Crusaders The Top Spot In Our Final NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings • PICTURED ABOVE: Div. II State Champions, No. 12 Elk Grove . (David Gershon photo) Final NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings. Previous rank in parenthesis 1. (1) Modesto Christian (30-6) Crusaders... Read more
SportStars NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings | March 10
Campolindo’s Impressive Reign Over The NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings Comes To An End As We Enter Season’s Final Weekend • NorCal Boys Basketball Rankings All records are through Tuesday, March 8. Previous rank in parenthesis. Records obtained through MaxPreps.com PICTURED ABOVE: Members of No. 1 Modesto Christian Posing With... Read more
SportStars NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings | March 1
Oak Ridge Is The Biggest Mover As Section Playoffs End, Plus Two New Teams Enter The NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings Prior To Regionals • NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings All records are through Monday, Feb. 26. Previous rank in parenthesis. Records obtained through MaxPreps.com PICTURED ABOVE: Ella Ray of No.... Read more
Senior Moment | Experience Drives 9-1 Start For St. Ignatius
A Roster Loaded With Unselfish Seniors Has St. Ignatius Boys Basketball NorCal-Ranked And Ready For WCAL Play • PICTURED ABOVE: St. Ignatius senior Sean Quanico high-fives Zachary Ferdon during the announcement of starting lineups on Dec. 29. (Chace Bryson photo) It’s hard to beat experience. And these days, it’s awfully... Read more
SportStars NorCal Volleyball Rankings | Top 20, Nov. 15
NorCal Championship Matches This Tuesday Feature Five Teams From The NorCal Volleyball Rankings, Including No. 1 vs. No. 2 • NorCal Volleyball Rankings All records are through Saturday, Nov. 13. Previous rank in parenthesis. Records obtained through MaxPreps.com PICTURED ABOVE: No. 1 Archbishop Mitty-San Jose Huddles At The Stockton... Read more
Lost & Found … In Las Vegas | St. Ignatius VB Ready For Regionals
St. Ignatius Volleyball Will Be A Serious Contender In The State Tournament — And It May Owe That To A Friday Night Team Meeting In Las Vegas • For the St. Ignatius High girls volleyball team, the season’s lowest point began on a Friday on its home campus in San... Read more
All-NorCal Girls Basketball | Spring 2021
After A Unique 2021 Spring Season, We Scrap The First-Team, Second-Team Format And Just Name Our 15-Player All-NorCal Girls Basketball Team • TOP IMAGE: Silivia Fonongaloa, Salesian-Richmond (Berry Evans III photo) With the 2021 Spring providing such a unique season that differed from league to league and section to... Read more
Final NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings | Spring ’21
Pinewood Closes Out Perfect Season To Overtake No. 1 In Our Final NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings • Spring 2021 Final NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings. Previous rank in parenthesis. (TOP PHOTO: Pinewood Girls Basketball/Twitter) 1. (2) Pinewood-Los Altos Hills (17-0) Even though only one Northern California section had a postseason,... Read more
SportStories, Ep. 7 | Don Lippi, NorCal’s Mr. 900
In The Wake Of His 900th Career Win, The Podcast Celebrates St. Joseph Notre Dame Boys Basketball Coach Don Lippi • If there was a Mt. Rushmore of Bay Area high school basketball coaches, there would be little debate over Don Lippi being front and center. Lippi is Northern... Read more
Iris O’Connor | Sacred Heart Prep’s Triple Threat
Iris O’Connor’s Stellar Freshman Year At Sacred Heart Prep Included Three Varsity Sports — Now She Waits To See How Many She’ll Be Able To Play As A Sophomore • Iris O’Connor knows how to make a good impression.  Even when she’s not aware that she’s making one.  O’Connor,... Read more
Vision’s Quest
Los Gatos-Based Vision Volleyball Club Sends Its 17 Gold Team To The USA Volleyball Girls Junior Nationals With High Hopes • In some quarters, club volleyball doesn’t always get the same attention as high school volleyball, but the competition is at the highest levels. And the Bay Area’s Vision... Read more