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Benicia catcher commits to SF State softball

Hailey Weddington was donning the purple San Francisco State hat and shirt, a symbolic moment for her in her softball career. For 12 years, Weddington worked towards this moment. The early mornings. Long nights. The two workouts per day. Still...

Palo Alto QB invested in teammates’ futures

Palo Alto senior quarterback Danny Peters is invested in everyone’s success. As much as Peters wants to play collegiately, whether that’s in football and baseball (he’s a standout in both), what’s most important to him is ensuring he helps those...

Once the ‘unathletic’ player, Serra’s Nathan Elu turns into big-time lineman

Getting to this point was no easy road. When Serra senior offensive lineman - who now holds five Division I offers - began in sixth grade, he had no idea what would happen someday. Baseball was not his thing, but...

How one Livermore standout stuck with football despite early doubts

There was a chance Livermore senior safety/receiver Xavier Gutierrez never got to this point of his football career. After just one year of football, Gutierrez was ready to quit entering his junior varsity season as a sophomore. He hadn’t played...

Riordan controls second half for season opener victory

Granada and Riordan opened up their season Monday night, and fireworks were set off in the first half with a total of 42 points scored. Riordan would come out in the second half and control everything about the game,...

From academic probation to D1 offer, Julian Womack turned around career

Just a few years ago, none of this looked possible. Saint Mary’s senior receiver and defensive back Julian Womack rarely played football before his sophomore year. And before football, he was struggling academically. Womack had a 2.1 GPA and was on...

Family mentality boosts Thomas Di Vittorio

Bellarmine senior receiver/safety Thomas Di Vittorio understands the importance of coming first in everything you do. His family stresses a strong work ethic. Go 100% in everything you do. No rep should be taken off. No day should go to...

Back from Florida, Duncan ready to bring Miramonte football back to the top

Miramonte junior quarterback Luke Duncan has been through the gauntlet and is well equipped for this stage. For years, Duncan was gearing up for this moment. Competitive. Playing multiple sports in baseball, basketball and football. Just becoming a better and...

Bay Area Football Top 45: Nos. 40-36

The Bay Area Top 45 is here, as the fall football season is just one week away from kicking off in the region. West Coast Preps ranked the top 45 players in the region based on their production, talent,...

Bay Area Top 45 Athletes: Nos. 10-6

West Coast Preps ranked the Bay Area’s top 45 athletes in all sports following the 2020-21 school year, this time with Nos. 10-6. Nos. 5-1 will be announced on Wednesday, August 4.  Only players located in cities on the Bay...