Stanley Middle School 7A Girls Volley wins championship tournament
Following a season of impressive teamwork, the 2017 Stanley Middle School Girls 7A volleyball team went into the tournament seeded first. The cohesive team kept up their powerful momentum all week long and on Oct. 27, in the final match of the action-packed t ...Submitted by Jenifer Paul
Campolindo cross country teams sweep DAL Meet No. 2
Campolindo cross country teams swept wins in every race on the final regular Diablo Athletic League meet of the season in Newhall Park in Concord. The Frosh/Soph Girls and Junior Varsity Boys both tallied perfect scores as Campolindo runners all finished in the first ...
Karate students recognized by state
Four karate students from The Karate and Fitness Place in Lafayette were recognized by the state of California for their participation and placing at The Fiestas 44th Annual Invitational International Karate Championship held in Los Angeles on Sept. 17. The ce ...Submitted by Cindy Atwood
St. Perpetua 4A team wins MVP pre-season tournament
St. Perpetua fourth-grade boys American Team won in a three-game sweep at the 17th annual MVP preseason basketball tournament.
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Lafayette Bay Area Blitz 5th grade girls team undefeated
Lafayette-based Bay Area Blitz fifth-grade girls AAU basketball team finished the summer/fall season undefeated. The team recently won the October NBBA Fall Classic Tournament held in Marin, California.
Submitted by Rhodora Del Rosario
St. Perpetua CYO 5th grade American girls basketball team wins
The St. Perpetua CYO 5th Grade American girls basketball team won the October 2017 MVP Flight Fall Classic tournament.
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Swimming with the Heidarys
Pacific Swimming, the third largest of USA Swimming's 59 regional associations, which comprises 120 swim clubs and more than 16,000 swimmers, named Ron and Don Heidary (Ronnie and Donnie to their swimmers) Oct. 11 as the "Age Group Swimming Coaches of the Year."
By Jon Kingdon
Saint Mary's Basketball opens season play
When a team is coming off a 29 and 5 season and returns their top three scorers, one would think that optimism would be flowing.
Saint Mary's College basketball coach Randy Bennett feels ...By Jon Kingdon
Oakland Strokes Athletes medal at Head of the Charles Regatta
It was another successful year for the Oakland Strokes youth rowing club at the Head of the Charles fall rowing classic in Boston, coming away with a third and a fifth place in the Youth Women's and Youth Men's V8+ and with both teams breaking previous course records. ...Submitted by Rachel Yates
Miramonte freshman finishes 1st runner-up at USTA national event
Amber Lee, a freshman at Miramonte high school, finished first runner-up out of 32 nationally ranked players at the United States Tennis Association's National Level 2 event (Girls 16 & under division) held in Stockton on Oct. 9.
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St. Perpetua 7th Grade Boys victorious at 2017 MVP Flight Classic
The St. Perpetua seventh-grade boys basketball team Berry won the 2017 MVP Flight Fall Classic in Walnut Creek. The tournament took place over two successive weekends in October and the team demonstrated great energy and teamwork on their road to victory.
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Acalanes outlasts Campolindo, 35-28
Playing in front of a sold-out, homecoming crowd, Acalanes quarterback Robbie Rowell scored the winning touchdown late in the game, running the ball in from 3 yards out in a game that will be long remembered by the Acalanes faithful. Campolindo head coach Kevin Macy ...By Jon Kingdon
Miramonte girls water polo dominates in season play
Prior to the 2017 season, first year Miramonte girls water polo head coach Lance Morrison did not hold back in his appraisal of his team's strength: "Our offensive power is huge. I've never seen a team at this level with so much power. We can score from any position ...By Jon Kingdon
5th grade girls basketball team wins 2017 Bay City Fall Classic tournament
The Bay Area Blitz fifth-grade girls basketball team won the 2017 Bay City Fall Classic tournament, beating a few of the best Bay Area teams, including the sixth-grade SJ Spartans, the fifth-grade MRC, and the sixth-grade Top Flight Elite.
Submitted by Rhodora Del Rosario