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Tip Of The Hat | Folsom Thrives As Underdog To Win SJS Div. I Title
Bulldogs Shut Down Rocklin 20-3 To Avenge 40-7 Loss And Push On To CIF Regional Bowl Game • After tracking passes mid-flight for four quarters, heavily recruited Folsom junior Rico Flores Jr. knew exactly how to react to the last one he would see Friday at Sacramento City College.... 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
De La Salle Delivers  | NorCal Football Sunday Wrap
Two-Loss Spartans Team Silences Doubters With A Convincing Road Win Over NorCal’s No. 1-Ranked Folsom • TOP PHOTO: De La Salle running back Charles Greer. (Ike Dodson photo) Folsom High football coach Paul Doherty darted back and forth along the postgame handshake line between his Bulldogs and De La... Read more
Salisbury, San Ramon Valley Shine | NorCal Football Sunday Wrap
San Ramon Valley Senior Tanner Salisbury Re-Introduces Himself To Wolves Fans With Flare During Season-Opening Victory • PICTURED ABOVE: San Ramon Valley running back Za’Darion Nardi After spending his junior season with national power Mater Dei-Santa Ana, Tanner Salisbury decided one particular adage fit what he was looking for... Read more
Folsom Bulldogs Bust Loose | RETURN TO FALL Football Preview Series No. 15
NorCal’s No. 2-Ranked Folsom Bulldogs Football Team Looked Every Bit The Part In Season-Opening Stomp Of Monterey Trail • This is the fifteenth of 20 installments to our Return To Fall Series — a daily component to our 2021 NorCal Football Preview coverage. As opening statements go, this one... 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
SportStars’ 2021 NorCal All-Preseason Football Team
SportStars Chooses 24 Players To Represent It’s NorCal All-Preseason Team Prior To The 2021 Fall Football Season For our NorCal All-Preseason team we keep things simple. Eleven on offense. Eleven on defense. One kicker and one all-purpose player.  OFFENSE QB Tyler Tremain (Folsom), Sr. Had no problem joining the... Read more
NorCal’s First Four | RETURN TO FALL Football Preview Series No. 12
We Reveal The Top Four Teams In Our Preseason NorCal Rankings That Are Not Named De La Salle; PLUS Some Video From Our Visit To College Park-Pleasant Hill • This is the twelfth of 20 installments to our Return To Fall Series — a daily component to our 2021... Read more
Folsom’s Newest Dynamic Duo | RETURN TO FALL Football Preview Series No. 4
Tyler Tremain And Rico Flores Jr. Continue Folsom Football’s Long Line Of Quarterback-Receiver Duos; PLUS A Trailer For SportStars’ New Football Podcast • This is the fourth of 20 installments to our Return To Fall Series — a daily component to our 2021 NorCal Football Preview coverage. Though Folsom... 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