• A Familar Road

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  • Power Play

    Four years after gracing our cover as an eighth-grade slugger, Vincent Byrd II is still swinging away

  • Southbound

    De La Salle football has played its share of heavyweights, but it embarks on new ground Aug. 29

  • BAY AREA 75: 2014-15

    Counting down from 75 to 1, it's our third annual ranking of the Bay Area's top 75 athletes


    Departments

    Just where does the 2015 College Park baseball team rank among the best North Coast Section teams of all time?

    Game of Thrones Star to Sign Autographs at 150th Scottish Games: Iceland's Former Strong Man, Hafthor Julius Bjornsson "The Mountain the Rides"

    Keep up With RUGBY NORCAL in Bleacher Blast.

    Athlete Summer Intensive: Load up on Core strength this summer. 20 hours of intensive workouts emphasizing power, flexibility, balance, stamina and more for athletes of any sport. Aspire Pilates Center for Elite Athletes

    INSIDE: Pedal Power- keys to better competitive biking; Balancing Act- Female Athlete Triad; Paving The Way- Reaching Your Full Potential; Water on the Knee- Swimmers Injury Prevention; Do The Dip- Bench Press Maximum Lift!

    Fastpitch Frenzy at the 12U ASA/USA National Championship July 27 - August 2. Explore and Register Here

    ANNOUNCING SOFTBALL FALL 15 EVALS: College Prep Starts With The Slammers— Travel softball evaluations for Fall '15 start soon. Check inside Extra Bases

    SONC Night With The Cats: Support Special Olympics Nor Cal by purchasing River Cats vs. Round Rock Express tix here: www.Rivercats.com. Use promo code SONCA15 and save!

    Sherman Swim School Divers Score at Championships...

    Southern Bowl Tryout Tour is heading to the Bay Area. For a once in a lifetime opportunity to try out for the 2016 Southern Bowl, read now

    Viva Las Vegas. Bigfoot Hoops Summer Classics Culminate in Vegas Contests. This July, the strip plays host to Las Vegas LIVE and the Classic. With over 900 teams, it's a double-down hand! Check it out, read on.

    Spend a day at Lake Chabot on Aug. 8. Ride bikes along the shoreline, return to the marina for lunch, workout at the outdoor fitness area, and then take a pontoon boat ride. Check it out inside IMPULSE.

    Your Motivation to Play Better is Right Here in IMPULSE!

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    Columns

    TRAINING TIME: Speed Requires Recovery

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    There’s a fine line between condition training and speed training. TRAINING TIME : Tim Rudd for IYCA    If athletes are going to increase

    POWERED BY TRUCKS: Pay Attention to Pain

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       Pushing through discomfort isn’t always a sign of strength; it’s often an avenue to injury  POWERED BY TRUCKS: Anthony Trucks

    INJURY AVOIDANCE: Smart Swimmin'

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    Don't let “Swimmer’s Shoulder” drag you under this season INJURY AVOIDANCE : Hunter Greene, M.D. 

    GET MENTAL: Finding the “Magic”

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    How do you find, and maintain, that perfect competitive balance where everything just feels easy? GET MENTAL : Erika Carlson

    FIRST PITCH: OVERwhelmingly Conflicted

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       Regular readers of this column probably know our stance on the way the California Interscholastic Federation employs its Open Division wi

    BEHIND THE CLIPBOARD: Open For Debate

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       It’s just not fair. I go to Miramonte, and our girls won the NCS title and beat Bishop O’Dowd. But because O’Dowd lost, they got to

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