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Published on October 12th, 2022
New coaches lead Lamorinda boys' water polo teams
It's been a transition for the Lamorinda boys' water polo teams with new head coaches for each school. However, it's more so for Acalanes coach Nicholas Johnson, who after coaching a number of club teams, is making his initial appearance with the Dons. Campolindo ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on September 28th, 2022
Orinda golfer's success acknowledged on and off the course
Tiger Woods described golf as "A lonely sport." For many professional and amateur golfers, such is the case. For Orinda resident, Matthew Lin, it's quite the opposite. Golf has allowed him to succeed on the course and on many levels away from the game.
By Jon Kingdon

Published on September 28th, 2022
Playing through the heat wave
Under conditions that could be described as biblically hot, the high schools and Saint Mary's College were forced to make concessions to the heat in many ways. Practices were shortened, postponed, canceled, or moved to a time when the heat began to diminish. C ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on September 14th, 2022
Lamorinda girls volleyball teams look to continue their success from last season
Coming off last season where Acalanes, Campolindo and Miramonte all made the playoffs, each of their coaches are approaching the season with feelings ranging from cautious optimism to outright confidence. There has been mixed success early as the teams are utilizing ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on September 14th, 2022
SMC's Chase Jones drafted by NOLA in Major League Rugby
With limited success, going back to the 1930s, there have been several attempts to create a professional rugby league in the United States. As a rule, if a college rugby player was looking to play professionally, they were forced to look overseas where there were many ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on August 31st, 2022
East Bay Eclipse Soccer Club boys Lunar team wins Soccerfest Tournament
The 2011 boys Lunar team of the East Bay Eclipse Soccer Club won the U12 Boys Division, White, at the Soccerfest Tournament, a competitive youth soccer tournament in San Ramon.
The ...
Submitted by Neil Bui

Published on August 31st, 2022
Lafayette Little League 10-year-old all star team wins district tournament
The Lafayette Little League 10-year-old all-star baseball team won the district 4 tournament. This is the first time the 10-year-old team has won the District 4 since 2017. ...Submitted by Mike Lederman

Published on August 31st, 2022
Six Lamorinda girls suit up for football this fall
No longer are the cheerleaders the only females on the football field. They're now referees and coaches and in Lamorinda this year, there are six girls suiting up to play for the freshman, JV and varsity teams.
By Jon Kingdon

Published on August 31st, 2022
After undefeated openers, hope springs eternal for Lamorinda football
Coming off a season where all three Lamorinda football teams made the playoffs, highlighted by Campolindo's NCS championship, there's nothing but optimism pervading the high schools as they began their seasons this past Friday.
By Jon Kingdon

Published on August 17th, 2022
Rancho Colorados swimmers score at LSC and CCCC
Four swimmers from the Rancho Colorados Swim Team took high-point honors at the 10th Annual Lafayette Swim Conference Championship, July 23-24, at the Acalanes High School Heaston Aquatics Center in Lafayette.
Submitted by Jennifer Nipp

Published on August 17th, 2022
Liftathon at Acalanes High School
Sports has become a year-round event for many high schoolers. If they're not playing in a summer league, many spend their summers preparing for the upcoming school year on the field and in the weight room.
By Jon Kingdon

Published on August 17th, 2022
Acalanes' Stefan Raeth starts his major league baseball career
For the second year in a row, a player from Acalanes was drafted by a major league baseball team. Last year, Davis Diaz, a shortstop, was drafted right out of high school in the 10th round by the Arizona Rattlers but opted to matriculate and play baseball for ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on August 17th, 2022
Moraga native and ultra marathoner Rod Farvard
If Moraga native, Rod Farvard, asks you to come along with him for a little run, be forewarned that little can be a relative term. Know that the "Far" is Farvard is no misnomer.
Farvard ...
By Jon Kingdon

Published on August 3rd, 2022
12 athletes from Karate & Fitness USA bring home 45 Medals
Karate & Fitness USA of Lafayette team members returned home from the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) National Karate Championships and the WUKF (World United Karate Federation) World Karate Championships held in Ft. lauderdale Florida June 28 - July 7. They competed ...Submitted by Thomas Westernoff

Published on August 3rd, 2022
High point winners at Sleepy Hollow Swim and Tennis Club meet
On Sunday July 18 Sleepy Hollow Swim and Tennis Club held its 36th Annual "B" invitational. The meet celebrates "B" swimmers from the 9 swim teams within the Orinda Moraga Pool Association (OMPA). It is eagerly anticipated by many swimmers and is considered the ...Submitted by Forrest Arakawa

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