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SportStars NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings | Jan. 4
Carondelet Jumps To The Top Of The NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings After An Impressive Effort In The West Coast Jamboree Platinum Division • NorCal Girls Basketball Rankings All records are through Monday, Jan. 3. Previous rank in parenthesis. Records obtained through MaxPreps.com PICTURED ABOVE: Talana Lepolo, left, and Nya... Read more
FINAL NorCal Football Rankings | Expanded Top 35
For The First Time In Our 11 Year History, A New Team Closes The Season At No. 1 As We Expand Our Final NorCal Football Rankings To 35 • Typically we close out the season by making our Final NorCal Football Rankings 33 percent bigger and expanding it from... Read more
Still Perfect | Rocklin Survives Greatest Challenge To Reach SJS Final
Unlikely Heroes Emerge As Rocklin Stays Unbeaten In A Wild, Come-From-Behind, Instant-Classic Semifinal Win Over St. Mary’s-Stockton • Friday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I semifinals and Rocklin’s perfect football season hinged on the clutch performance of an acclaimed track-and-field sprinter. And not like you would think. MacGregor Teselle, who earned... Read more
Ready To Charge | St. Mary’s Rams Aim Return To NorCal Supremacy
If Spring’s Shortened Season Provided Any Indication, Stockton’s St. Mary’s Basketball Is More Than Ready To Rule NorCal Once Again • PICTURED ABOVE: St. Mary’s Junior Guard Brooklyn Perry From January 2020. (Jean-Paul Toshiro photo) Alle Moreno had just seven practices to prepare for her first game as a... Read more
SJS Football Playoffs | Semifinals Preview (Div. I-IV)
Will A Top Seed Fall? Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs Capsules And Predictions Highlight The Season’s Best Matchups • PICTURED ABOVE: Jesuit-Carmichael All-Purpose Back, Kai Santos. (David Gershon photo) The Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs continue this weekend by adding dynamic semifinal matchups in Divisions I-IV to an already thrilling postseason. If... Read more
No.1 De La Salle Readies For Rams | RETURN TO FALL Football Preview Series No. 19
With A Mix Of New Faces And Experienced Ones, De La Salle Football Preps For Challenging Opener; PLUS Staff NCS Season Predictions • This is the nineteenth of 20 installments to our Return To Fall Series — a daily component to our 2021 NorCal Football Preview coverage. “No! Everybody... Read more
Jesuit Braces For Bulldogs | RETURN TO FALL Football Preview Series No. 17
NorCal-ranked No. 13 Jesuit Has High Expectations For 2021 Season That Begins With A Juggernaut; PLUS NorCal’s Five Biggest Games This Week • This is the seventeenth of 20 installments to our Return To Fall Series — a daily component to our 2021 NorCal Football Preview coverage. After a... Read more
Sac-Joaquin Section Predictions | RETURN TO FALL Football Preview Series No. 13
SportStars Staff Members Get Their Limb-Climbing Shoes On For Some Sac-Joaquin Section Predictions; PLUS Our Player Spotlight Travels To James Logan-Union City • This is the thirteenth of 20 installments to our Return To Fall Series — a daily component to our 2021 NorCal Football Preview coverage. Kickoff arrives... Read more
2021 Preseason NorCal Top 20 Football Rankings
To No One’s Shock, De La Salle-Concord Opens At No. 1 In SportStars’ Preseason NorCal Top 20 Rankings, But Folsom Is 1A • Every coach will tell you that rankings don’t matter in August, only in December. We can’t disagree, but it’s not stopping us from taking our usual... Read more
Jackson Brown Takes The Stage | RETURN TO FALL Football Preview Series No. 11
Heavily Recruited San Ramon Valley Offensive Lineman Is Ready To Rock & Roll; PLUS Nos. 9-6 Of Our Preseason NorCal Top 20 Rankings • This is the eleventh of 20 installments to our Return To Fall Series — a daily component to our 2021 NorCal Football Preview coverage. For... Read more
San Ramon Valley: Return Of The Pack | RETURN TO FALL Football Preview Series No. 5
It’s No One-Man Wolfpack This Year For San Ramon Valley Football; PLUS Our Player Spotlight Shines On St. Mary’s-Stockton’s Jaydn Marshall • This is the fifth of 20 installments to our Return To Fall Series — a daily component to our 2021 NorCal Football Preview coverage. A third-year starter... 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