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The annual Pleasanton Soccer Parade will take place this Saturday to launch the fall soccer season. Teams wear creative costumes that reflect their team names. The parade will march down Main Street in Pleasanton starting at 7:30 a.m. (Photo - Doug Jorgensen)

Playing their first match at the Premier level, Fusion's 2011 (U9) Girls Maroon opened the fall season with a strong showing in the Walnut Creek Cup, compiling a 2-1-1 record, highlighted by a tournament-ending 2-0 shutout win over East Bay United.

Livermore Fusion U12 Girls Maroon, had a great outcome this past weekend, Saturday, August 17, at the Davis Legacy Tournament in Davis,Calif., coming in at second place with a record of 2 wins, 1 loss and 1 tie.

The Pleasanton Rage 05 ECNL started the 2019-2020 soccer season this past weekend, on Saturday, August 17, against Blues FC and Santa Rosa 05 ECNL. Much like the previous season, Rage’s defense was the key to victory in both of the NPL matches with scores of 1-0. Rage scored off a beautiful …

Livermore Fusion Soccer Club's U6 “Secret Agents” and "Flower Power" helped kick off Fusion's fall recreational soccer season by playing a stirring match on Saturday, August 17. For the Secret Agents, Kiki C., Emerson D. and Charlie D. starred, while Peyton S. and Viola P. made their recreat…

Livermore Fusion U10 Maroon Girls had a great outcome this past weekend, Saturday, August 17, at the Stanford Summer Classic Tournament in Sunnyvale, Calif. The girls had a great weekend, with no goals scored on them throughout all three games. In the final championship game, they tied and w…

West Coast Soccer Club, one of the hottest clubs in California, expand their success to the California Coast by playing in two separate National Qualifiers at the ProAm Beach Soccer Championships held at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. Four West Coast Teams qualified by finishing first at The …

Congratulations to the Triton Water Polo Club for their fantastic finish to the club’s inaugural summer season. The Tritons U18 Boys team won the Bronze Division championship on July 23 at the Junior Olympics in Orange County. With players from both Amador Valley and Foothill High Schools, t…

West Coast Kaos U17G – The ladies of West Coast Kaos capped their summer college showcase series by taking top honors at two major competitions. The girls crushed the competition at their at the Rage Showcase in Pleasanton and at the Silverlakes Summer Showcase in Norco, Calif.

The Pleasanton Seahawks swim team had many swimmers qualify for and compete at the 2019 Pacific Swimming Far Western Long Course Championships on July 25-28, 2019. The four-day trials and finals meet with multiple relays was held at Campolindo High School in Moraga. The Seahawks received sec…

Livermore Little League 11 year old District All Star team won the 2019 Brett Slinger Memorial Tournament hosted by Danville Little League by beating Tassajara Valley Little League 10 to 4 in the championship game on Thursday, July 19. To reach the championship game, Livermore Little League …

Pacific Swimming Adam Szmidt Memorial 14 & Under LCM Junior Olympics Championship 2019 was hosted by Terrapins Swim Team and held July 12-14 in Concord, CA. A total of 73 qualifying teams across Northern California and Reno, Nevada with 742 swimmers traveled to this three-day age-group c…

In their 5th consecutive win of the VSL championship swim meet, the Pleasanton Valley Club Dolphins set an astonishing 6 new league records.

In their final dual meet of the season, the Pleasanton Valley Club Dolphins beat the San Ramon Aquabears 979 to 815. Over half of the PVC swims were personal best times at this meet and several pool records were broken. Evan Grell, Evan Hoffman, Nathan Bodensteiner, and Dustin Schmidt broke …

The Livermore/Granada Little League team captured the District 57 Championship. They will be representing District 57 as the host team in the 2019 Little League Intermediate World Series. This is the second year the Livermore/Granada team has won the title. The World Series games will be pla…

The Seahawks are saying farewell to 12 graduating seniors this year. These swimmers have, in many cases been swimming together for many years and are now ready to embark on the next exciting adventure as they head off to various colleges across the nation.

Livermore Girls Softball Association Smoke Fast Pitch ‘08 travel team came in 1st Place Gold in the Division of the California Pride Tournament.

The Pleasanton Valley Club won their second meet of the season, beating Castlewood 1049 to 716. Pictured above is Laird Muise breaking a 20 year Pleasanton Valley Club pool record. At this meet Muise smashed a whopping 20 year old pool record during his 9/10 boys individual medley. Gianna Ko…

The Special Olympics Torch will be traveling through Livermore and Pleasanton on Monday, June 17, starting at the Livermore Police Department at 10 am. Local police officers participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run, moving the torch through selected cities as it makes its way to the Spec…

In their first meet of the season the Pleasanton Valley Club Dolphins beat the San Ramon Marlins 1192 to 232. Two Pleasanton Valley Club records were set at this meet: Evan Grell, Evan Hoffman, Nathan Bodensteiner, and Dustin Schmidt broke the 13/14 boys 200 Medley Record and Alana Rauscher …

The U16 ladies of West Coast Kaos closed out the 2018/2019 season with a 3-2 victory against Santa Rosa, winning the NorCal NPL 1 league championship. The girls played 14 matches to achieve a league leading record of 13-1-1. The victory over the week sealed Kaos’ position as the top team wit…

On Thursday, May 23, Foothill High School honored 21 athletes at the 2019 Committed Athlete Luncheon. The event was sponsored by Foothill Athletic Boosters and Eddie Papa's. The recruited seniors will go on to play at the collegiate level in 10 different sports, at either a two- or four-year…

West Coast Kaos U16G moved two games closer to a claiming the Norcal Premier NPL 1 league title over the weekend. On Saturday, Kaos went on a scoring tear, netting 8 on Almaden FC for an 8-2 victory. On Sunday, Kaos delivered another route to Vision Academy with a 5-1 victory.

The cover of the June edition of the Sports Illustrated magazine features Delaney Miskella, a local 8-year-old Livermore soccer player. The photo, showing youth paired with members of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, heralds the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which runs from June 7 throu…

This year the games were held at the new Legacy Fields Sports Complex in Tracy, Calif. The Cup was designed to be a college showcase which is different from a normal tournament format. The showcase format gives all recruitable-age teams the opportunity to play four complete games so that col…

West Coast's Pre-NPL team, Krossfire, went into the May 18-19 weekend tied atop NorCal's Premier Spring League with Pleasanton Rage 06G ECNL. With 3 games left on the schedule for Krossfire and only 1 for Rage, the odds were in Krossfire's favor. The first game was, of course, against Rage. …

Not rain nor snow nor freezing wind would keep the 12U Smoke Travel Team from putting their heart into the prestigious Battle of the Bats in Reno Nevada. Smoke Travel Team Top Row: (L-R): Kiki Casados, Caitlin McNeil, Kerigan Coates, Romy Palmer, Ami Radack, McKenzie Wisely, Grace Phillips. …

The West Coast Kaos U16 girls participated in the Norcal Premier NPL College Showcase over the weekend. With more than 15 college coaches watching, Kaos showcased their soccer skills on both offense and defense to beat out Almaden Quicksilver FC 2-1.

Grant Scharnhorst shut down Tracy Yankees, throwing a complete game shutout and leading LB Black to a 12-0 victory on Tuesday. LB Black opened up scoring in the first inning. Alden Schwartz drove in two when he singled. LB Black notched five runs in the third inning. LB Black offense in the …

The Phantoms U14 Black closed out their season against the Diablo Scorpion Stingers on May 11. Having only one loss in the season, the Phantoms looked to ensure that was the case at the end of the game. The Phantoms' defense was ferocious, as Andrew Kramar (8) only needed one successful save…

The Amador Dons finished the season runners-up to Cal High with a score of 2-5 in the championship game, with Coaches Eric Lahrs, Quinn Harker and Dane Garis.

Pleasanton Rage 05 ECNL (Elite Clubs National League) girls finished their regular season last weekend by attaining two more shutouts. The Rage 05 ECNL girls finished second in both ECNL and NPL leagues, and qualified to the ECNL National Playoffs in San Diego on June 26.

Smoke FastPitch ’08 took 2nd Gold in the Crazy Socks Tournament on Mother’s Day. Players are: (back row) Madison Trindade, Ella Von Bergen, Payten Willams, Kaci Norton, Addie Rippy, and Jersey Camacho; (middle row) Alicia Mitre, Lauryn Meier, and Rowyn Hill; (front row) Kirsten Li, and Yaya Sosa

The Amador Valley Athletic Boosters hosted the Annual East Bay Track and Volleyball Tournaments last Saturday with 13 track teams and 10 volleyball teams. Over 350 volunteers, including students and parents from Amador Valley and Foothill High Schools and Hart, Harvest Park and Pleasanton Mi…

The Livermore Girls Softball Association 8U Stompers celebrate the end of the season. Pictured are: Maddie, Alana, Ashlee, Kadence, Roxanne, Avery, Karlie, Alyse, Payton, Tyla, Macie, Coach Doug, Coach Tony, Coach Darren and Coach Zach.

Last Saturday, West Coast Soccer's '06 Girls Pre-NorCal Premier League (NPL) team Krossfire took to the field against their crosstown rival Livermore Fusion. Fusion was looking to steal a victory.

Livermore Baseball JR 90s Black easily dispatched Tassajara Valley 12-1 on Saturday. LB Black put up six runs in the fourth inning. LB Black big bats were led by Mason Shelton, Alex Okronglis, Sean Epps, Jacob Roach, and Marcus Bernal, all knocking in runs in the inning.

On Tuesday, May 7, the Livermore High Boys Lacrosse team played Acalanes in the first round of NCS Championships. The Cowboys played hard but fell behind early to a tough Acalanes team. Livermore would lose 16-5. Livermore’s Jake Herweg attacks the crease and is rewarded with a goal against …

The 15th annual Western Region Challenger Jamboree will be hosted at the Dublin Sports Ground (6700 Dublin Blvd.) on May 24-26, 2019. The Jamboree helps provide an opportunity for individuals with physical and intellectual challenges a chance to have fun participating in little league.

On May 8, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced that six top junior girls qualified for the 2019 USA National Junior Team, a training program designed to give a collection of America’s best young players, born in 2003 or 2004, opportunities to train together during the summer…

Next fall, 23 members of the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) Class of 2019 will be heading to college on athletic scholarships. Students at LVJUSD are given time to explore passions and develop skills in various areas, including in athletics. Across the country, stude…

Livermore Girls Smoke Fastpitch 12U; Back Row: (Left to Right) Jae Cosgriff, Sarah Deplitch, Delilah VanderBeek, Annie Polaski, Sydney Aguilar, Kaitlyn Bosques; Front Row: (Left to Right) Lauren Melton, Madison Hom, Victoria Dela Cruz, Jessica Gutierrez, Ale Phillips, Jayden Roldan.