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De LA Salle

De La Salle captures NCS glory

De La Salle was talking about it all week. Neither of the last two senior classes were able to compete in a North Coast Section playoff because of COVID-19. The 2020 class lost most of its season, as the pandemic...
Redwood's Jake Vasquez

Redwood’s Jake Vasquez dares to dream the impossible. He might just achieve it

Redwood sophomore Jake Vasquez dares to dream of the impossible. He understands how difficult it is to play one sport at the next level, let alone multiple. The time commitment is that of a full-time job and then some. Wake...
Scared Heart Prep Senior Max Sloat

Sacred Heart Prep lacrosse star forges incredible path to Duke

The first trip to Duke was the seller for Sacred Heart Prep senior Max Sloat. He grew up watching Duke basketball. His dog’s name was Duke. So, it was only fate that this all happened, right? As Sloat toured Duke’s campus...

Campolindo lacrosse avenges league foe, advances to NCS Final Four

As time expired in Orinda, all one could see on the field was an eruption of sticks and masks into the cold May air as the Campolindo sideline rushed onto the field, jumping and shouting in excitement. It was a...
Granite Bay

Granite Bay lacrosse scores ticket to NCS quarterfinals

Granite Bay’s regular season was flawless in so many ways, but that was only a precursor of what was to follow. The Granite Bay boys lacrosse team (16-2) entered the North Coast Section Division I playoffs as a No. 3...
Dennis Van Der Wal

Redwood’s time is here: Giants lacrosse hoists MCAL banner

Queen’s “We Are The Champions” blared through the speakers. Senior Dennis Van Der Wal ran with the banner to midfield, teammates chasing him. The girls lacrosse team, which won a championship hours before, running towards them and taking a...
Sacred Heart Prep

Gator Grit: Sacred Heart Prep lacrosse plays for each other, toughens out special win

Sacred Heart Prep lost some college commitments from last year’s senior class, which, on paper, creates difficulty. But the Gators are gritty, filled with a lot of talent yet again, youngsters stepping up to the challenge and then some, and...
Redwood Lacrosse Team

Redwood lacrosse extends streak in unstoppable run

The Redwood boys lacrosse team is on quite the roll and amidst an unstoppable stretch. Redwood entered with eight consecutive victories and a first place mark in the Marin County Athletic League with a 6-0 mark there, as it was...

Menlo lacrosse earns OT victory in Danville

Sometimes a Knight must go on a hero’s journey in order to fulfill a quest, or to seek redemption. Friday night was the journey to redemption for the Menlo Knights. Menlo’s 13-12 double overtime victory over San Ramon Valley on Friday...
Luke Dermon

The Spartan Way: De La Salle rolls to 5-0 start after topping top-rated Marin...

Coach said it during the postgame huddle. Players reverberated it after. There is not one player who thinks they are above the team. The Spartan way is being unselfish and prioritizing the team above everything. This group especially exudes that selfless...


Free education in future for Tennyson quarterback

All of the work Tennyson junior quarterback/safety Jordan Hernandez has put in is for one thing: a free education. “That would mean the world to...