More Sports Notes
A Tri-Valley Blue Devils youth hockey team finished third at the 2021 USA Hockey Nationals held April 29 through May 3 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Things are moving quickly for Ballistic United Soccer Club, a storied Pleasanton organization and a takeoff point for highly skilled young players.
The Granada High School boys' varsity basketball team won its first two games of the delayed 2021 season last weekend in a home-and-home series against Amador Valley High School.
Granada's Autumn Johnson and Livermore's Marissa Gonzales fight for the ball as Granada girls' lacrosse team host cross-town rival, the Livermore Cowboys, on Friday, April 23. Granada went on to win 15-10. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
In its first game of the season, the Livermore Phantoms Lacrosse Club’s U12 purple team beat the Castro Valley Spartans, 8-3, at Cayetano Park in Livermore on April 18.
Dublin junior Everett Sundstrom made his first varsity start at quarterback against Dougherty Valley last Saturday, and after a few nervous miscues in the first half, completed seven of eight passes for 82 yards and two touchdowns as the Gaels defeated the winless Wildcats 35-0.
Amador Valley high softball coach Teresa Mayes-Borchard wasn’t sure what to expect when her players returned to practice this season, a year after losing virtually the entire 2020 campaign due to the COVID-19 shutdown.
The Livermore Girls’ Softball Association (LGSA) marked Opening Day 2021 on March 27. Even though they couldn’t have a parade, organizers appreciated seeing all those faces on the fields. LGSA offers girls of all skill levels, from kindergarten through high school, the chance to learn and pl…
The Foothill Falcons scored five touchdowns Saturday, including a 55-yard TD pass from junior quarterback Nick Walsh to senior receiver Keijon Simpkins, to defeat the Granada Matadors 35-25 in an East Bay Athletic League – Valley matchup.
Three grapplers with the Livermore Elite Wrestling Club earned high school All-American honors from USA Wrestling, the nation’s governing body for amateur wrestling, with their performances last weekend at national-level tournaments.
California hasn't restarted its high school basketball season, leaving college recruiters scrambling to identify potential signees through old game footage and relationships they have with high school coaches.
Even though the cross-country season unfolded like no other during these COVID-19 times, one thing remained the same: Granada High’s girls’ varsity team reigned supreme in the Tri-Valley area.
The Dublin Gaels defeated the Granada Matadors 28-7 March 20 in the Gaels’ football home opener. Below, Dublin wide receiver Brandon Burnes grabs a pass against Granada’s Josh Henninger for one of the Gael’s four touchdowns. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
The Dublin Blue Devils Basketball Academy is hosting tryouts on Saturday, April 17, from 10 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m., at Windermere Middle School, 11611 E. Branch Parkway, in San Ramon, on the outside courts, for third- to sixth-grade athletes.
The Foothill High Falcons hosted the Livermore High Cowboys in the opening game of the 2021 opening season, Saturday, March 13. Livermore won 14 to 13. Coming up this week on Saturday, March 20, Livermore will host Amador Valley and Dublin High hosts Granada. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
The Dublin High boys' team and Dougherty Valley girls' squad both took first place in varsity races at Dublin High on March 6.
On Friday, March 6, high school football started in the Tri Valley, with Dublin High hosting a scrimmage against Campalindo High. In a scrimmage, no score is kept and ball possession is for 20 minutes at time.(Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
Schedules don’t usually evoke emotional reactions, but this school year stands apart from others for East Bay Athletic League (EBAL) participants.
The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) sent an inquiry to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) regarding the Cohorting Section in their updated youth sports guidance document released on Dec. 14, 2020, and they have confirmed that their specific language regarding cohor…
It really hit Dublin High cross-country coach Chris Williams as he watched his boys’ varsity team finishing its race Saturday afternoon from his perch in the Gaels Football Stadium bleachers.
At the first team practice of Dublin Little League Majors Orioles, on Saturday, Feb. 6, at The Fallon Sorts Park in Dublin, coaches Robb D,Amore and Jimmy Adams started with stretching and basic drills. The Orioles are hopping to start playing games in mid-March. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
Alli DeGuzman was selected to the United States National Team in Taekwondo poomsae and represented Team USA in the Pan-American Poomsae Championships held virtually in late December 2020. They are a member of the mixed poomsae freestyle team that would contribute to the United States finishi…
Esha and Arya Cyril, juniors at The Quarry Lane School in Dublin and competitive racquetball players, have received a Real Racquetball Champions award from USA Racquetball for their fundraising efforts on behalf of the organization.
A group of friends gathered at the Eleanor Murray Fallon Middle School in Dublin to play a pick up game of cricket, on Saturday, Jan. 9. While not a normal configuration for a cricket pitch, they enjoyed the sunny morning and friendly competition. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
Kekoa Ogawa, representing the Livermore Elite Wrestling Club, captured two tournament titles last weekend at the “Who's Bad? National Classic” in Bullhead, Arizona, and fell just one win short of placing in a third.
Soccer team FC Uyghur played a pick-up game on Sunday, Jan. 3, at the Bernal Community Park Sports Field. Players come from throughout the Bay Area and are ethnically Uyghur. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)
Las Positas College women’s basketball coach Clarence Morgan is impressed with Bianca Camello’s dazzling production on the court, and her humility.
Everyone around the Livermore High football program expected the fall of 2020 to be a season for the ages thanks to the Cowboys’ strong senior class, but the COVID-19 pandemic has put their dreams on hold.