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Foothill High head football coach Greg Haubner has an impressive coaching staff -- a brain trust composed of gung-ho former professional players and “great guys,” he says.The hearty group includes the likes of ex-Oakland Raiders guard and tackle Brad Badger and rising coaching star Johnny Mi…

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Alli DeGuzman, who trains at the Elite Taekwondo Academy in Livermore, finished third in the under-17 Junior Freestyle Division at the first online Summer of Poomsae tournament sanctioned by USA Taekwondo.

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All the hard work has paid off for Amador Valley High senior pitcher Mia Hildebrand, an honor student who verbally committed to Division I UC Davis softball on Aug. 24.

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Techline Sports Lighting has signed a two-year agreement with the California Interscholastic Federation to be the “Official Lighting Partner” for high school sports.

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Carter Bailey earned championships in freestyle and folkstyle tournaments representing Livermore Elite Wrestling Club (LEWC) at the prestigious Western States Regional in Farmington, Utah, July 30 and Aug. 1.LEWC wrestlers had solid showings and gained invaluable experience at the event that…

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Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced athletes to take virtual recruiting visits, things are jumping for Las Positas College men’s basketball coach James Giacomazzi.

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With a captivating smile and giving nature, Joseph Cairel had a way of drawing the world to him. Now a stunned soccer community is struggling to figure out how to live without him.

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West Coast Soccer Club is set to honor 17 college-bound players during “Senior Night” tonight in Tracy. The players compete for the successful West Coast Warriors 01 squad, coached by former San Jose Earthquakes star Troy Dayak.

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The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) — the body that oversees high school sports — announced Monday it will begin the 2020-2021 school year with a modified season.

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Granada High School basketball head coach Quaran Johnson was named “Coach of the Year” by TV30 at its 10th annual Outstanding High School Athletic Awards program, which was held virtually this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Blaze Hill, a 2020 graduate of Granada High School, will be attending California State University Long Beach (CSULB) to further his academics in business administration and marketing and fulfill his dream of playing Division 1 baseball. Blaze received a four-year scholarship to play for the …

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The Livermore-Granada Boosters have announced 12 finalists for the annual Olympian Awards honoring one male and one female athlete graduating this year from both Livermore and Granada high schools.

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There might be no crying in baseball, but there were plenty of disappointed Little Leaguers last week following the cancellation of Livermore’s post-season tournaments and World Series play due to coronavirus restrictions.

On Saturday, March 7, Livermore Fusion SC hosted the Adidas Spring Invitational at Robertson Park, and Fusion's 2008 (U12) Girls Maroon entertained the home team fans with a strong performance. The 08's compiled a 2-1-1 record, with both victories featuring dramatic come-from-behind finishes…

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This past weekend March 7-8, West Coast Soccer boys teams 2009 Explosion lead by coach Curt Cox, and 2010 Rumble coached by Rob Hansen competed in the Copa Surf Soccer Tournament in Sunnyvale. This tournament is a qualifier the prestigious Surf tournament in Southern California. 2009 Explosi…

This year’s award goes to Bennie LaFever and Dennis Golcher of Amador Valley High School in the North Coast Section. An inseparable coaching tandem for over the last three decades, coaches LaFever and Golcher have contributed a great deal to the sport of wrestling in the greater Bay Area. To…

The Livermore Phantom 12U Purple lacrosse team is a predominantly rookie team. Current standings this season are 2-2. Saturday’s 3/7, game against the Menlo Grizzlies in Menlo Park ended in an overtime victory with a winning goal by #24 Riley Doko. Other goal makers were #39 Nathan Heintz, #…

West Coast Wildkatz 05 girls are back in action after a short high school season break. West Coast took three teams to Morgan Hill for the 2020 Surf Copa Cup Surf Cup Qualifiers. All three West Coast teams went undefeated in 12 straight games. Wildkatz competed in the top Super Group divisio…

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West Coast Soccer Krossfire '06G NPL Win Big at the Copa Surf Qualifier As a late add to the 2020 Copa Surf - Olders Qualifier tournament, West Coast's Krossfire '06G NPL kicked off their spring season playing up in the U15 Super White division. Not sure what to expect having been off the pi…

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What an amazing weekend for the Granada Wrestling program! GHS just wrapped-up their best performance at the NCS Championships, in school history. -GHS had 10 NCS Medalists: 9 boys & 1 girl, -GHS took 2nd Place in NCS as a team, -GHS scored a record number of points in the NCS tournament…

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The Granada HS Matadors ran into a buzz saw as they took on the Amador Valley Dons in Pleasanton. This first quarter had the Dons firing on all cylinders as they put up a quick 11 points. To add insult to injury, the Matadors got their first serious injury of the season, as Chase Parker (14)…

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The Fallon Mustangs 8th Grade Boys Volleyball team battled it out against the Harvest Park Patriots for the 2020 TVAL championship title. Winning in two matches 25-19 and 25-23, the Mustangs happily brought the title back to Fallon after a 3-year absence.

Livermore High Cowboys hosted their first game of the 2019 - 2020 boy’s lacrosse season, playing crosstown rivals Granada Matador’s last Wednesday night. Jake Herwig went 6 goals/7 assists for 13 points, Austin Weinshelbaum dominating 92% of face-offs, Conor Wilson, goalie, had 4 saves, whil…

Granada will travel down to Bakersfield, CA this week to compete at the CIF State Wrestling Championships! This year GHS has qualified 5 wrestlers for the State Meet. Girl’s State: -Jalen Bets (3rd in NCS/101 lbs.) Boy’s State: -Carter Bailey (NCS Champion/120 lbs.) State Rank: 4th -Jackson …

Six West Coast Soccer teams participated in the Copa Soccer Center inaugural futsal league in Walnut Creek, Ca. This is an another great example of how West Coast Soccer programs continues to support their players during the off season with opportunity’s to play at amazing sports facilities …

Madison Perez, a graduate of Amador Valley High School and a student-athlete at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, was named Division III North Women's Track Athlete of the Month for January by the Eastern College Athletic Conference.

On February 15, 2020, four Kokua Martial Arts & Fitness Academy (Pleasanton, CA) students competed at the KC Challenge & WAKO Nationals in Kansas City, MO to qualify for the World Association of Kickboxing Organization (WAKO) USA National Karate and Kickboxing Team. Alexis Aying, May…

West Coast Soccer U-14 girls team Kryptonite traveled to Modesto to play in Norcal Premier League State Cup. After winning their first game in group play they faced Solano United In game two. Both teams started out as equals but Kryptonite began to show signed of separation as they build mul…

The Livermore Wrestling Club competed at the North Peninsula TOC qualifying tournament in South San Francisco on Sunday. From left to right, Emmie Visaya, 4th grade, 3rd place. Juelz Brewick, 4th grade 1st place. Sam Williams, 3rd grade, 2nd place.

Allison DeGuzman earned second place honors and first alternate designation on the US National Team in both the Junior Poomsae Freestyle Individual and Team divisions (12-17 year olds) after an incredible effort at the US Grand Slam Finals and US National Team Qualifiers in Colorado Springs,…

Livermore Fusion SC is accepting registrations for spring 5 versus 5 soccer. The program is open to Recreational and Select players born 2008 through 2013. The season runs from mid-March through through the first week of May. Each team will participate in 6 practice sessions and play 6 match…

TV30 will bring you the excitement of local high school basketball. TV30 will broadcast four varsity basketball games this season including two boys games and two girls match-ups. Starting on Saturday, February 1st at 7 p.m., catch the Dublin boys varsity team facing off against Amador Valle…

The first annual State Dual Meet Championships were held in Clovis, CA this past weekend, 1/25-26. The tournament format was broken down into 4 divisions. Division-1 was comprised of the top teams in the state, most notably Buchanan HS (#3 in the Nation) who dominated the event. Granada HS w…

Dublin resident and Amador Valley High School graduate Madison Perez was named Division III North Track Athlete of the Month for December 2019 by the Eastern College Athletic Conference. Perez is a sophomore at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York. A biomedical engineerin…

James Fulwiler has been promoted to executive director of the Dublin United Soccer League, with responsibility for all day-to-day club operations. In addition, Todd Barnes has been promoted to director of operations, reporting directly to James Fulwiler. All field directors, coaches, adminis…

Pleasanton’s Kokua Martial Arts Fitness Academy competed at The League’s 2020 Season Opener in San Jose, CA on January 18, 2020. The following competitors competed and placed:

The Pacific Coast All-Stars was held in Hillsboro, Oregon January 4th-5th, 2020. Top swimmers representing all-star teams from California, Oregon, and Washington competed in this meet with Pleasanton Seahawks qualifying six swimmers for the Pacific Swimming All-Star team. Pacific Swimming fi…

Livermore Fusion Soccer Club has been awarded a Players First license by US Club Soccer. Fusion is the city of Livermore’s only Players First club, and one of only 89 Players First clubs nationwide. A Players First license is youth soccer’s equivalent of a Good Housekeeping Seal. To earn a l…

The St. Michael CYO track and field team will hold signups for the 2020 season on Monday, January 20 and Thursday, January 30 at 6:00-7:30 pm in the St. Michael parish hall. The team is open to all children in grades 3-8 that live in Livermore or attend St. Michael or St. Charles. Grades K-2…

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Two Granada High School students, Alexis Aying (10th grade) and Mayalanni Erediano (9th grade) competed at the World Association of Kickboxing Organization (WAKO) Caribbean and Central American Kickboxing Championships on December 14-15, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.