Moraga Mavericks 12U begins summer with a blast
The 12U Mavericks of the Moraga Baseball Association earned second place after playing five games in the 2019 American Diamond Classic baseball tournament held on June 8 and 9 at Big League Dreams in Manteca.
Submitted by Shirley DeFrancisci
LMYA Minors Girls Softball Champs
The Arizona Wildcats LMYA softball team beat Oregon 5-2 in the Championship game at Acalanes High School. ...Submitted by Rich Zirkel
9U MBA wins Touch Em All South Bay Tournament
The 9U Moraga Baseball Association All Stars team went 3-1 to win the "Touch Em All South Bay Tournament" in Fremont, California over the June 22-23 weekend. The boys dominated the scoreboard, with 70 runs over the course of four games, showing their batting and base ...Submitted by Andrea R.
LMSC U15 Boys win Norcal Premier Spring League
The Lamorinda Soccer Club 04BW team finished the NorCal Premier League Spring season undefeated and top of the table in the gold division. ...Submitted by Carolyn Martin
Two local water polo champs head to USC and Stanford
It was Billie Jean King who said, "Champions keep playing until they get it right." Starting as freshmen for the Acalanes girls water polo team, Lexi Rowell and Alex Fellner led the Dons to an improved record each year, culminating with an undefeated senior season, ...By Jon Kingdon
Swim team snack shack profits sink under county regulations
A routine water quality check by the county health department at the Sun Valley pool in Lafayette a couple of years ago turned disastrous for the team's snack bar, essentially forcing its closure.
By John T. Miller
Cassidy Haskell - running from Miramonte to California
With a high school career that could be described as ranging from the ecstasy to the agony and back again, Cassidy Haskell took a trip to Norway where she was able to visit "lots of family." It was here that Haskell was able to get some space and look back on her ...By Jon Kingdon
Over 40 years of fun at Bottoms Up Meet
As a rule, being "odd" does not generally work in your favor and bottoms up is an invitation to take a drink. However, at the Bottoms Up Swim Meet held at Miramonte High School on June 30, being odd was an advantage for all of the swimmers and it had nothing to do ...By Jon Kingdon
Oakland Strokes Rowing Club goes to Youth Nationals
Student athletes of Oakland Strokes Rowing ...Submitted by Oakland Strokes
Acalanes Softball Champions
Acalanes Softball won 2019 Diablo Athletic League Valley Division going 10-0 in league play. Coached by Victor Silva, Melissa Brymner and Dennis Fink. ...Submitted by Chris Palma
Diablo Alliance 12U wins qualification tournament for National Junior Olympics
During the weekend of June 14-16, the Diablo Alliance 12U girls went undefeated in clinching the top spot from the Pacific Zone for the National Junior Olympics water polo tournament that will be held in Southern California in July. This weekend's tournament included ...Submitted by Dale Kang
2018-2019 Girls DAL All League
The Gael force of Saint Mary's to play in `The Basketball Tournament'
The Basketball Tournament (TBT) is a winner take all tournament with a grand prize of $2 million. TBT began in 2014 with the winning team receiving the entire $500,000 purse. This year, there will be 64 teams competing in the event. Ninety percent of the purse will ...By Jon Kingdon
Miramonte baseball's senior captain and third baseman heads to Cornell
Coming off an 18-6-2 record in 2018, the Miramonte baseball team was approaching this past season with great optimism. However, as John Steinbeck once wrote: "The best laid plans of mice and men go awry." With a 7-16 record, it was the first losing season for ...By Jon Kingdon