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Published on December 8th, 2021
Lamorinda cross country well represented at championship meet, led by state champion Campo girls
It's no small feat to qualify to run in the state championship cross country meet which was held in Clovis, California. The teams need to finish in the top three at the NorCal Tournament. The Campolindo boys and girls easily qualified by winning their divisions. The ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on December 8th, 2021
Campolindo nabs NCS Championship before tough loss to McClymonds
Playing the underdog all season, Campolindo kept finding a way to come out ahead, winning seven games in a row and playing in the Dec. 4 state semifinal game. The odds finally caught up to the Cougars, losing at McClymonds 40-21, finishing the season with a 10-4 ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 24th, 2021
Successful seasons for Lamorinda girls water polo led by Miramonte's championship team
Starting and finishing the season ranked No. ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 24th, 2021
Two finals and a semifinal for the Lamorinda boys' water polo teams
At the beginning of the season, Miramonte Coach James Lathrop made it a point to downplay expectations, saying, "This is the youngest team I've had in 19 years. Hopefully, we'll be in a good spot at the end of the year."
By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 24th, 2021
Lamorinda football in the playoffs; Campo leading the way
After the sixth week of the regular season, Campolindo had a plebian 3-3 record. From that point on, the Cougars won six straight games, the last two being playoff games in the Division II NCS over Dublin (38-28) and the No. 1 seed, San Ramon Valley (SRV) (17-14) last ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 10th, 2021
Lady Mats make it happen at NorCal Invitational 2021
The Miramonte Varsity Girls Water Polo Team, with a record of 20-0, won the Invitational last month. Coach John Roemer said: "At North Cal Championships the girls played extremely well. The tactics we are using take time to understand. This fast paced high tempo ...Submitted by April Murphy

Published on November 10th, 2021
Orinda resident closes in on record for most consecutive Boston Marathons run by a woman
Starting in 1985, as regular as clockwork, Orinda resident, former teacher and current nurse, Patty Hung, made an annual trek to Massachusetts to run in the Boston Marathon. Hung's attempt to run in her 35th consecutive Boston Marathon in 2020 did not come about for ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 10th, 2021
The next big competitive sport of ....pickleball?
What, you might ask, is the next big sport to hit the competitive circuit? The answer could just be pickleball.
A large portion of the population may still be wondering, pickleball?
By John T. Miller

Published on November 10th, 2021
JM seventh-grade girls' volleyball team wins local rivalry game
Last month the Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School Seventh-Grade Girls Volleyball team defeated Stanley Middle School and Martinez Junior High, en route to winning their league championship tournament. ...Submitted by Mark Pastore

Published on November 10th, 2021
Lafayette girl competes in karate tournament in Romania
Lafayette Karate & Fitness USA team member, 13-year-old Amaliya Nalitkina, competed in the ninth World Karate Championships in Cluj-Napoca, Romania in September representing the AAU/USA National Karate Team along with National Karate Coach Sensei Thomas Westernoff, ...Submitted by Thomas Westernoff

Published on November 10th, 2021
2021 seventh-grade MOL champs
Congratulations to the seventh-grade 2021 MOL Broncos who squeaked out a 20-14 win over a formidable Dolphins team on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School field when Tres Buster caught a three-yard touchdown pass in the corner of the endzone from ...Submitted by Bill Boselli

Published on November 10th, 2021
2021 MOL fifth- and sixth-grade undefeated Super Bowl Champions
The fifth- and sixth-grade undefeated Washington Football Team marched to victory beating the Seahawks in a close contest 20-19. The game was a back-and-forth fight to the very end. Chase Nickens led the WFT with three touchdowns. Cade Winter sealed the victory by ...Submitted By Melissa O'Brien

Published on November 10th, 2021
Lamorinda girls golf succeeds as teams and individuals
Showing no ill-effects after going through a season where the pandemic was at the forefront of everyone's mind. The Lamorinda girls' golf teams just concluded the year with great individual and team success. The teams were well represented on the Diablo Athletic ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 10th, 2021
Lamorinda volleyball teams make playoffs; Miramonte advances to NorCal regionals
With all three girls volleyball teams making the playoffs, after suffering through the pandemic this past spring, it would have to be acknowledged as a successful season in Lamorinda: Campolindo was 10-0 in league play and finished the season with an overall record of ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on October 27th, 2021
Campo tennis coach lauds captains who brought team together
Campolindo girls tennis coach Sunun Faulkner had to be a quick study for the Cougars, taking over the position 16 years ago when her senior daughter, Ellie, had no coach. Sunun had no experience in coaching and had played lacrosse for Connecticut College before ...By John T. Miller

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