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Bishop O’Dowd athlete earns way to Division I football

Two years ago, Bishop O’Dowd senior defensive back Julian Wilson was just starting football. Wilson did not start playing football until his sophomore year, when he started on the junior varsity squad before getting bumped up to varsity towards the...

College vision becomes clearer for St. Francis’ Andrew Adkison

St. Francis junior athlete Andrew Adkison always had a vision. To reach college football. To reach the pros. Andrew’s father, Chris, was a college football player at Taylor University in Indiana. Chris was in that few percent that gets that opportunity,...

Academics, family lead Menlo-Atherton star to Pac-12 commitment

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One year ago, Menlo-Atherton senior receiver/defensive back Jeremiah Earby did not have a single offer. He was working on getting his name out there. Showcases. Training. Working hour after hour, but never worried or deterred from the ultimate dream. Then, the...

Family grind brings Darell Carr to another level

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Darell Carr’s household was everything to him as a kid. His father, also named Darell, pushed him to be the best and still does to this day. Carr has to call him out and give him a shout out because...

Dublin’s Petrus inspired by mother, carries those lessons to become role model

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As Dublin senior running back and linebacker Jayden Petrus glances around, everything comes full circle. It’s his younger brother’s 10th birthday, but here Petrus is taking the time for an interview. He’s ecstatic he gets to celebrate this day with...

Bay Area Top 45 Athletes: Nos. 40-36

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West Coast Preps ranked the Bay Area’s top 45 athletes in all sports following the 2020-21 school year, this time with Nos. 40-36. Nos. 35-31 will be announced on Thursday, July 29.  Only players located in cities on the Bay...

Nationally renowned Jurrion Dickey makes family a priority

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Jurrion Dickey, a rising junior football prospect at Valley Christian, is rapidly gaining recognition on and off the field for his ambitious attitude and strategic play. Upon catching up with the ever-so-busy athlete, discussions beyond the game concerning his...

Competition breeds titles for Stanford-bound Topper

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Bellarmine senior Nolan Topper had a decision to make. Go for it or don’t. He was entering the stretch run of the 1,600-meter dash of the Central Coast Section Track & Field Championships, thinking about what he was going to do....

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Natalie Pasco is the “rock” for San Ramon Valley

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Just speak with her teammates for even half of a second. San Ramon Valley senior Natalie Pasco earned all of this. She’s more than earned...

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