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New Menlo soccer coach brings pro experience

Daniel Hicker has been appointed the Director of Sports Performance and head coach of the varsity boys coccer team at Menlo School. Most recently, Hicker served as Director of Performance for the Columbus Crew of Major League Soccer.  Previously, he...

Luke Maxwell’s elite competitiveness, skill impactful for Sacred Heart Prep

He always had to be quick on his feet. With a brother of his own, who is technically two minutes older, Sacred Heart Prep football/soccer senior Luke Maxwell was born around needing to figure out how to outsmart others. Growing...

Dedication: The Kaden Standish story

Kaden Standish has dedicated his life to soccer, and this summer his dreams became a reality. Having always wanted to play soccer in college, Standish put the ink to paper this July and signed with UC Santa Barbara and...

Head-Royce soccer unbeaten through non-league slate

Some soccer teams in the East Bay are in the preseason. The Head-Royce Jayhawks are one of the teams that are improving day by day. Seven non-league games have been played, and all seven have been won by the...

Academic, athletic talents lead Bishop O’Dowd’s Benjamin Lee to incredible opportunities

Benjamin Lee was fixated around sports from a young age, always involved in something. Flag football. Basketball. Lacrosse. Soccer. Whatever he could get his hands on, he was going to do. And with a father who went to Stanford and a...

Inspired by family, Berkeley’s Jackson Harris becomes Berkeley star

All Jackson Harris needs to do is look to his family. For the Berkeley rising senior, that’s all the inspiration he needs. His father, who passed away when Harris was 4, wanted Harris to play football. His older brother played...
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Granada goalie paves way to Division I soccer

Granada senior goal Emma Shingler always looked up to her parents. Models of success. Always working hard. Always going that extra mile.  “They’re very successful people and pushing me to want to be like them one day,” Shingler said. A star student-athlete...
Granada Cinderella Run

Granada begins Cinderella run, knocks off top-seeded Monte Vista

Coming into this NCS playoff matchup, Monte Vista was the No. 1 seed while Granada was the No. 16 16 seed. Monte Vista was ranked No. 41 in the country and No. 12 in the state of California, according...
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Competitive drive leads Serra soccer star Stefanos Rosenbaum

Serra senior soccer standout Stefanos Rosenbaum understands everything that goes into being a student-athlete. Rosenbaum is a 4.0 student. A star on the soccer field. Someone who puts in everything to his time in both ventures. Because Rosenbaum is ultra competitive....

Brother, family inspire Leigh’s Frias to greatness, UCLA dreams

Watching her brother was everything. When Leigh girls soccer senior America Frias was growing up, there was nothing better than watching her brother play. Although she’s looked up to some of the greats - Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez and Mia...


All-WCAL Softball selections honored

The West Catholic Athletic League announced its all-league selections for softball. Here are the MVP selections, alongside everyone who was recognized as an all-league...

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