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posted by admin | 12.31.69

One year after Top 10 finishes at both the CIF NorCal and State Tournaments — as a freshman — Noh shot to the top of the leaderboard. At The Club at Crazy Horse Ranch in Salinas on Nov. 7, her 1-over par 71 put her in a three-golfer playoff that she needed just one hole to earn top NorCal Championship medalist honors.

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   In one the best back-and-forth games of the season in the East Bay, Pierce helped keep the Falcons’ perfect season in tact by leading them to a 41-38 victory at previously-unbeaten Pittsburg. Pierce’s 34-yard touchdown pass to Giles Jackson was the game-winning score with 1:35 left in the contest. It was Pierce’s sixth completion of the night that went for 30 yards or more.

posted by admin | 12.31.69

The senior quarterback came up big in the Thundering Herd’s biggest game of the season thus far. He tossed three touchdown passes — two to Gavin Reinwald and one to Jonas McMillan — to lead a 24-17 Delta League victory over Grant-Sacramento. The victory kept the Herd’s league title hopes alive after it suffered a last-second loss to...

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Serra's senior QB accounted for six touchdowns and the game-winning 2-point throw in an overtime win over St. Francis-Mountain View.

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Coston and the Falcons air attack was in full effect on Sept. 16 as Freedom defeated visiting San Leandro 48-20 and improved to 4-0. Coston caught seven passes for 259 yards and three touchdowns in the win. The three scores gave him seven in just four games, already eclipsing the five he scored over 12 games in 2015. The speedy receiver, who is also a key player for the Freedom basketball team, has 22 catches for 560 yards and just 97 yards shy of reaching his 2015 season total of 657. 

posted by admin | 09.09.16

   The Pirates senior running back continued his monster start to the season on Sept. 9 when he rushed for 379 yards and four touchdowns to lift Pittsburg to a 48-25 win over visiting Serra-San Mateo. Thompson wasted no time getting in on the action as he had three carries for 77 yards on the team’s game-opening drive, scoring on a 38-yard run.

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   In his first varsity start at quarterback, Curry showed no signs of fear or uncertainty with the program’s high-powered offense resting on his right arm. In fact, Curry turned in the second-best debut for any QB in Folsom history with 564 yards passing and six TDs. He connected on 35 of 42 passes and tossed all six of his scoring strikes in the first half as the Bulldogs opened up a 41-16 lead over Idaho state football power, Coeur d’Alene.

posted by admin | 08.05.16

   The Trojans' right-hander was selected to the Athletics' Northern California team that will compete in the 2016 Area Code Games during the second week of August. Denholm was outstanding in his junior season for Oak Ridge, compiling a 10-1 record and 0.71 ERA to go along with three shutouts and one save. Those efforts helped lead his team to a Sierra Foothill League title and a berth in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I North finals against Elk Grove. The 5-foot-11, 185-pound hurler earned a spot on the Area Code Games roster by impressing scouts during the tryout process. The Area Code Games features eight regional teams that will play August 6-10 at Blair Field in Long Beach to determine a sole winner.

posted by admin | 07.07.16

   Building off the momentum he established during a phenomenal postseason for the Spartans this spring, McCarthy recently qualified for the PGA Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae taking place from July 28-31 in Hayward. McCarthy earned the entry by shooting a 4-under-par 67 at the 2016 Junior Tour Ellie Mae Classic Qualifier at TPC Stonebrae on June 26. He was the only qualifier from that day’s event.

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