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Published on February 14th, 2024
Sixth-grade CYO girls Santa Maria basketball team wins championship
The sixth grade girls CYO (American) Santa Maria team from Orinda won the league championship in the beginning of February. The team won over the team of St. Monica's from Moraga and the team of St. Mary's from Walnut Creek in the final game. The team went undefeated ...Submitted by Liz Daoust

Published on February 14th, 2024
Mats 18U girls water polo victorious at Australian Youth Water Polo Championships
How do you top a four-year run with three NorCal Championships (with one championship canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic) and a combined 94-2 record? For Miramonte girls water polo head coach John Roemer, it was a matter of putting together a team comprised of five ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on January 31st, 2024
Diablo Athletic League Lamorinda recognized athletes fall 2023

Published on January 31st, 2024
Accolades for Lamorinda football led by Acalanes coach, Floyd Burnsed
How do you top winning the state high school football championship? For Acalanes' head football coach, it was being named the Bay Area News Group Coach of the Year and the California State Football Coach of the Year by Cal-Hi Sports.
By Jon Kingdon

Published on January 17th, 2024
Orinda Intermediate girl's J.V. basketball team makes seventh grade varsity tournament finals
The OIS Junior Varsity Girl's season started with four simple desired outcomes that the team
agreed upon. They wanted connection, friendship, to have fun, and to get better at ba ...
Submitted by William Real

Published on January 17th, 2024
JM Jaguars sixth grade girls basketball rolls to EBMS Championship
The Joaquin Moraga Intermediate (JM) sixth grade girls basketball team won the East Bay Middle School Championship over Martin Luther King Middle School on Dec. 21. Overall the JM Lady Jaguars compiled a record of 10-2 during the eight-week winter season with only two ...Submitted by Marino Salvi

Published on January 17th, 2024
Lamorinda Girls Soccer Teams State Cup Showdown
This fall, 238 girls' soccer teams across the state spent most weekends waking early to compete against each other at soccer fields throughout northern California. The ultimate prize, winning the NorCal State Cup, was top of mind. On Dec. 10, in the 2012 Girls Bronze ...Submitted by Jennifer LaForce

Published on January 17th, 2024
Saint Mary's Basketball - a tale of two seasons
When the preseason prognosticators in the press declared that Saint Mary's was the favorite to win the WCC, it was something that head coach Randy Bennett did not trumpet himself.
After ...
By Jon Kingdon

Published on January 17th, 2024
Wrestling's continued growth in Lamorinda
In this post-pandemic period, the number of wrestlers has increased exponentially. "Early in the season, we hosted the novice tournament at Campolindo, and it went really well," head coach Phil Freeman said. "There were a total of 230 novice wrestlers, about 55 of them ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on January 3rd, 2024
High hopes for Lamorinda basketball
Acalanes girls basketball (11-3) is a team without a senior on the roster, but they can claim to be as experienced as any opponent they will face this year. With a starting lineup of five juniors, (K.K. Lacanlale, Sophie Chinn, Dulci Vail, Ariana Hallstrom, and Natalie ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on December 20th, 2023
Mats bid sudden farewell to coach, Jack Schram
One short week after making it to the semifinal CIF state football championship game, Jack Schram, after 18 years as a Miramonte football coach, the last 13 as the head coach, was informed on Dec. 8 that he would no longer be affiliated with the Miramonte football ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on December 20th, 2023
Acalanes football captures its first state championship
On May 15, the Acalanes football team began preparation for the 2023 season; 208 days later, the Dons were christened state champions for the first time with a 35-23 victory over Birmingham (Lake Balboa) High School in front of a number of parents, students, friends, ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on December 6th, 2023
Miramonte Tennis comes up just short in NCS Tournament
Finishing the regular season with an 18-3 record and 10-0 in league play, Miramonte entered the NCS team tournament with real optimism as the No. 2 seed. Miramonte easily won their first two matches against Tamalpais (7-0) and American (6-1).
By Jon Kingdon

Published on December 6th, 2023
Hope springs eternal for Lamorinda basketball
With all five starters having graduated, Acalanes head coach Bill Powers is looking to move on from last season. "We're trying to build an identity of just being relentless in how we rebound and run and we're trying to play at a pace that's a little faster than we ...By Jon Kingdon

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