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Published on December 6th, 2023
Acalanes heads to state playoffs; Mats come up short
Playing in the North Coast Championship game is nothing new for Acalanes head coach Floyd Burnsed, having won five North Coast Championships when he was coaching at Miramonte. However, with Friday's win over Escalon 49-14 it will be the first state championship game ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 22nd, 2023
Big Game Lunch celebrates 51 years
Jerry Wendt, one of the first original male Cal cheerleaders, graduated from Cal in 1956 and then started a 50-plus year tradition for an annual Big Game Lunch the Friday prior to the Cal vs Stanford football game. Last Friday, the 51st lunch took place at Metro in ...Submitted by John (Jack) Flanagan

Published on November 22nd, 2023
Exemplary day for Lamorinda cross country teams
On a dreary rainy day, running on a slippery, muddy course at Hayward High School, with the runners finishing the race covered in mud, the Lamorinda boys and girls cross country teams had a stellar day with the Acalanes girls and Campolindo girls and the Miramonte boys ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 22nd, 2023
Miramonte wins NCS championship with victories over Acalanes and Campolindo
This may have been as dominant a season as the Lamorinda girls water polo teams have had in their history. Miramonte, Campolindo, and Acalanes had a combined won-lost record of 65-16 but when the games between each other are removed, their combined record is 54-3 for ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 22nd, 2023
First place for Miramonte Water Polo JV team
The JV water polo season for the Lamorinda teams concluded at the Diablo Athletic League JV Tournament on Oct. 28 at College Park High School. Miramonte High School Boys' Water Polo JV team, coached by Joey Estrada and Sam Parfitt, took first place in the tournament, ...Submitted by Lena Ayoub Van Leeuwen

Published on November 22nd, 2023
Moraga moms place in local Triathlon
Moraga moms Emily Karlberg (Lieberman) and Erin Beal both made the podium at the˙2023 Alpha Win Napa Valley Fall Triathlon held at the end of October in Napa.
This was Emily's first ...
Submitted by Brad Beal

Published on November 22nd, 2023
Campo boys water polo wins D-2 NorCal Championship; Mats suffer close loss in D-1 final
Though disappointed at just missing playing in the Division I NorCal Tournament, finishing third in the NCS championship, Campolindo did have the satisfaction at being named the No. 1 seed in the Division II tournament. After defeating Rocklin 14-9 and San Luis Obispo ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 22nd, 2023
Acalanes Flag Football team finishes 2nd in North Coast Section
Despite starting from scratch, the high school flag football season turned out to be surprisingly successful for the players, the coaches, and the team's supporters. Many of the teams were richly stocked with players and then there were teams like Acalanes that had a ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 8th, 2023
Next Level Orinda fifth-grade basketball champions
The fifth grade basketball team won the Next Level championship game in Orinda last month. ...Submitted by Joe Polacco

Published on November 8th, 2023
Team and individual success for Lamorinda golf
The North Coast Sectional Division 1 ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 8th, 2023
New coach, new optimism for Saint Mary's women's basketball team
It's been six months since Jeff Cammon was named the Saint Mary's women's basketball coach, so on Oct.15, he held an open practice for the team's fans to show "the energy in the gym and the connectivity between the young ladies."
By Jon Kingdon

Published on November 8th, 2023
Success continues to breed success for Randy Bennett and the Gaels
With a streak of 16 straight years making it to the post-season, (17 in total), a No. 5 seed the last two years in the NCAA tournament along with five West Coast Conference Coach of the Year honors, Saint Mary's head coach Randy Bennett, starting his 23rd season ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on October 25th, 2023
Kring named Bay Area News Group girls athlete of the week
Despite not playing any water polo in the off-season due to a concussion and stepping into the water after several months with her first practice this season, Campolindo sophomore goalie Sydney Kring, has had an outstanding season and was just named the Bay Area News ...By Jon Kingdon

Published on October 25th, 2023
Olivia Williams: Fully fueled after 'Running on Empty'
Olivia Williams, a senior cross-country runner, has gone through a lot these past two years.
On Nov. 11 2021, for all to see, Williams, then a sophomore, was on top of the athletic world ...
By Jon Kingdon

Published on October 11th, 2023
MOL Breast cancer drive and new girls flag football division for 2024
In support of October's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, MOL (Moraga, Orinda, Lafayette) had its players wear pink this past Saturday, Oct. 7. It made for a colorful spectacle and MOL is proud to continue its annual tradition of supporting local charities by ...Submitted by Craig Hunt

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