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Katz continued to show their dominance and their perseverance this weekend. In league play against San Ramon, Katz managed to find themselves behind 3-1 at the start of the second half. However, they never game up and continued to fight back to a 4-4 tie. We saw great passing from Taylor Con…

On Sunday, November 10, Fusion’s 2001 (U19) Girls Gold traveled to Fremont to take on the Fremont YSC Seniors, with an undefeated league season and a league championship on the line. Two goals by Hanne W and one by Marisa M propelled Fusion to a 3-1 victory, a 6-0-4 league record and first p…

Fusion Soccer Club’s Players of the Week are Sufia & Ryan. They earned this honor by being Fusion's Rec & Select players who best exemplify the Club's Word of the Week: Determination. Sufia plays for the U7 Zooming Zebras and Ryan for the U6 Wolf Pack.

Pleasanton Rage 05 ECNL came home victorious after competing in the Elite Clubs National Soccer Showcase in Phoenix this past weekend. An outstanding team effort resulted in wins against Dallas Sting ECNL (1-0), Dallas Solar ECNL (2-1), and GSA ECNL (3-1). Rage’s stellar defensive line lead …

During the November 2 weekend, Fusion’s 2011 (U9) Girls Maroon enjoyed an extremely successful NorCal State Cup road trip. Playing in Manteca, Fusion swept three Round 2 matches, defeating Manteca Rangers 3-1, Lincoln FC 1-0, and Santa Rosa Empire SC 3-1. The team capped off the weekend with…

The Foothill Falcons started NCS playoffs with a first-round win (13-5) on Thursday against Heritage High School. Scoring for the Falcons were Daniel Kim (7), Jackson Koempel (1), Eugene Kruger (4), and Jesse Goodman (1). Defensively, Moises Ambriz played an exceptional game with 14 saves an…

On Nov. 4, the Oakland Panthers, a new Indoor Football League (IFL) franchise, signed their first players at Robertson Park Fields in Livermore. Coach Kurt Bryan and Team President Scott McKibben welcomed the team’s first signees, including running back Davonte Sapp-Lynch, brother of co-owne…

During the October 26 weekend, Fusion’s 2008 (U12) Girls Gold traveled to Hopkins Junior High School in Fremont to compete in Fremont Youth SC’s Kick or Treat Tournament. Led by rookie Coach Aulani Fernandez, the team opened tournament play with impressive wins on Saturday over Mavericks SC …

The St. Michael CYO cross country team finished their season with a dominating showing at the Diocese Championship Oct. 18 at Crown Beach in Alameda. The team took three of the four division championships. For the grades 6-8 boys, St. Michael was led by Alek Schade (1st), who capped an undef…

The Matadors took on the Dougherty Valley Wildcats to wrap up the season, and in the process the Mats wrapped up the game. Granada's muscle was flexed early and often, as the Mat's defense, led by Derrick Martinez(15), Josh Henninger(8), Christian Silva(61), Logan Tucker (74), Anthony Pedret…

Jonathan & Peyton. They earned this honor by being Fusion's Rec & Select players who best exemplify the Club's Word of the Week: Community. Jonathan plays for the U7 Lightning and Peyton for the U6 Secret Agents.

The Foothill Falcons closed out their conference season with a win over cross town rival Amador. It was a close game to start with Foothill taking the lead 2-0 and Amador quickly responding to tie the first half 3-3. The second half of the match, the Falcons turned on the heat as they went u…

Boys U10 Aftershocks won the Santa Cruz Classic two-day tournament on Sept. 28 and 29 in dramatic fashion. After winning their first two games on Saturday, 4-1 and 7-1, they played a tough Santa Cruz Sharks team Sunday morning, loosing a heart-breaker 0-1. Thinking they were out, the team wa…

The St. Michael CYO Cross Country team had their fourth meet of the season on October 11 on their home course at Shadow Cliffs. The highlight for the team was the dominating performance of the grades 6-8 girls who had six finishers in the top 10, including the top four positions, to earn a p…

Foothill’s Water Polo Team senior players were celebrated this week for their outstanding contributions to the varsity team. While the team was bested by league powerhouse San Ramon Valley (17-9) in the subsequent game, seniors Sanjay Menon and Jesse Goodman scored 3 and one goal respectivel…

“Glut” is a seldom-used soccer term referring to one player scoring 5 goals in a game. Amar A of Fusion’s 2007 (U13) Boys Maroon accomplished this rare feat, scoring all of the team’s goals in a 5-1 victory over Tahuichi FC of Santa Rosa on Saturday, October 12 in Healdsburg. “You never know…

On Sunday, October 20, the West Coast Avalanche 09 Earthquakes took on the San Ramon Tri-Valley 09 boys team at home at Legacy fields in Tracy. The Earthquakes came out strong in the first half scoring two goals by forwards Rujal Sah assisted by Masyn Nuebel and Jarren Nagra, assisted by mid…

Dublin beat Granada, 3 matches to 0, on Oct. 17. Granada’s #6 is Katherine Terry.  Dublin’s Brya Ashley (#1) spikes against Granada on 2nd photo.

The St. Michael CYO cross country team again swept the relay meet on Oct. 11th, at Oak Hill Park in Danville. In an unusual format of five runners each covering about half a mile, the girls A team of Jana Barron, Evelyn Ruckmann-Barnes, Nora Blair, Kerrigan Sauder, and Mia Lnenicka were firs…

Pleasanton Rage 05 ECNL took on Palo Alto 05/06 NPL on Oct. 12 in the NPL game of the week. With Rage still trailing MVLA in the point standings, points were up for grabs with the NPL College Showcase only a month away. Emma Fuller started the game with a perfect finish from a cross from Lau…

During the September 29 weekend, while competing in the Sunnyvale Alliance Medina Fall Classic, Fusion SC’s 2007 (U13) Boys Select Bronze learned a valuable lesson about never giving up until the final whistle. After dropping two tough matches on Saturday, Coach Mike Graber's team faced Live…

The Foothill Falcons had another busy week away from home. The Falcons matched up against Monte Vista Thursday, 10/10 for their 4th league game of the season. Monte Vista, a heavy favorite, went on to win the game 15-3. Scoring for the Falcons were Sanjay Menon with 2 goals and Ian Jones wit…

The St. Michael CYO cross country team began their season with a great performance at the Sept. 20 meet at Crown Beach in Alameda. Against all of the teams from the Oakland Diocese, St. Michael was led by the 1-2 finish of Alek Schade and Adrian Gomez to a first place team finish. Seth Warre…

West Coast Soccer Club’s 05 girls team Wildkatz went undefeated against Rage’s top two U15 girls team. Wildkatz continued with NorCal NPL Champions League play with a match against Pleasanton Rage 05 ECNL on Oct. 6. Rage came out fast and slipped the ball past Wildkatz defense and keeper to …

Fusion's 2009 (U11) Boys Select Bronze are Ballistic United SC Fall Harvest tournament champions. The tournament took place during the September 28 weekend at Ken Mercer Sports Park in Pleasanton. The team opened tournament play by shutting out Woodland SC 7-0, then defeated Manteca Rangers …

Pleasanton Rage 05 came away with the win on Saturday with a score of 2-1 against Davis Legacy 05 ECNL. Rage scored both goals from corner kicks from Maddie Flasck with brilliant headers from Cameron Amaral and Lauren Kenny. Rage moved to 3rd place in the conference, moving Davis to 4th. Wit…

West Coast Soccer Earthquakes Magnitude arrived at the Santa Cruz classic tournament ready to play. With two games on Sept. 5 against local Santa Cruz teams, Team Surf and Team Tide, the Magnitude finished game one with a final score of 3-1 and game two was a shutout 5-0 victory. On Sunday, …

The Foothill Falcons had another busy week away from home. The Falcons matched up against Monte Vista on Oct. 4 for their 4th league game of the season. Monte Vista, a heavy favorite went on to win the game 15-3. Scoring for the Falcons were Sanjay Menon with 2 goals and Ian Jones with a goa…

This week was a big week for the Varsity Boys Foothill Falcons Water Polo team. While still working through not having a pool to practice in, the team accomplished victories in their league game and a third place finish at the annual Foothill/Amador tournament. On September 26, Foothill play…

West Coast 02 Girls NPL team won back to back games by shutout. Saturday, West Coast traveled to Santa Cruz and beat the Breakers 2-0 with goals from Bailey Gualco started the scoring five minutes into the game on a one vs. one with the keeper with a great pass from Erin Strain. The second g…

The Matadors took on the Grizzlies after the bye week, which may have caused the Mats to come out of the gates slow. Before you could blink, the Grizzles took a commanding lead as they went up 28-0 by the half. While the score started off against the Mat's, they kept fighting. Some of the hi…

On September 22, Fusion SC’s 2007 (U13) Girls Maroon earned a 2-1 State Cup victory over West Coast Soccer Kryptonite 07 PRE-NPL. Aubrie P and Carli D scored first half goals for Fusion, whose defense was superb, allowing only a PK goal to West Coast. “It was a very exciting game,” said Coac…

After a disappointing loss to San Juan SC 05 last weekend, Rage bounced back with a dominant performance on September 28, against Placer United 05 NPL with a score of 6-0. Emma Fuller (2), Cameron Amaral (2), Karlee Lywandowsky and Sally Binder all contributed with goals. Once again, the Rag…

Foothill Water Polo goalie Moises Ambriz blocked a shot with defense from Eugene Kruger and Ian Jones.

Over the past two weekends, the West Coast Earthquakes SC U10 Rumble have navigated with the guidance of coach Rob Hansen through some tough losses as well as hard-fought wins in both league games, and a round of State Cup Qualifying. Goals by Chase Wilson and Tyler Plunkett were not enough …

The Dublin Gaels hosted the Foothill Falcons on Sept. 19. Falcon Grayce Olson spikes the ball, helping Foothill win the match, 3 to 1. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

The Matadors faced off against the Foothill Falcons from Pleasanton. The first quarter started with a bang as Daniel Waxman (30) sacked the Falcons QB (4) and created a fumble, recovered by GHS Logan Tucker (74). Later in the first, Stephen Geyer (6) recovered a fumble and ran it back 30 yar…

The Foothill Falcons varsity boys water polo team started their season with a bang, beating the Heritage High Patriots at home 16-7 on 8/29. Next they defeated the Livermore Cowboys 15-8 in their first league game away on Thursday, September, 5. In the Heritage game, senior Sanjay Menon scor…

The Matadors took on the Buffaloes at GHS. The game started off great as the Buffaloes fumbled on the kick-off and was recovered by Brian Perez(10) of GHS. On the next play Kobe Jerusalem(33) ran it 40 yards to paydirt for a quick score. Mathieu Rocheleau (26) made the XP. While the Buffaloe…

During the August 10 weekend, Fusion's 2005 (U15) Boys Gold competed in the Dublin United Soccer League Shamrock Tournament. Fusion bounced back from a tournament opening loss to shut out Granite Bay FC 3-0, then defeated Rohnert Park FC 3-1 to advance to the championship match against Merce…

Miranda Heckman, local standout swimmer and recent 2019 graduate of Granada High School, became a USA Junior National Champion last week and will begin her college swimming career at one of the top swim programs in the nation, the University of Texas Wednesday, August 28. Heckman a top 5 rec…

The United States Youth Volleyball League (USYVL) announced that registration is open for the 2019 Fall Leagues. These signature programs provide a fun, safe, and supervised environment for boys and girls to learn and play volleyball. The Livermore USYVL runs from September 10, 2019 through …