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In a close CIF NCS Division 1, second-round playoffs on Nov. 9, Amador boys water polo advanced to the semifinals after beating Liberty High 9 to 8. Pictured is Don Ross Brown. Amador boys take on College Park on Nov. 13. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

On their home turf, the Amador Dons beat the Livermore Cowboys 27 to 0 on Nov. 1. Livermore OB Shaun Smith gains yardage on quarterback keeper. Amador’s Trevor Asberry #41 runs against Livermore. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

The Matadors took on their cross- town rivals, the Livermore Cowboys, which turned out to be a tough match up. The Matadors' Leif Jensen (22), Mathieu Rocheleau (26), Logan Tucker (74), Alex Edwards (60), assisted by Eric Hall (5), Stephen Geyer (6), and Antonio Sotka (7) provided some nice …

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. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen) 

Livermore Cyclocross, hosted by the Valley Spokesmen Racing Team, took place at Las Positas College on Oct. 6. Cyclocross is a spectator-friendly sport, held in fall or winter on a closed course that features natural and manmade obstacles, forcing riders to dismount, and carry and run with t…

The Matadors went up against the Dublin High Gaels and showed no mercy. Once the Mats got settled, their offense kicked into high gear as Leif Jensen (22) ran for 6 yards, 38 yards, plus a 44 yd TD run. XP Good by Mathieu Rocheleau (26). Eric Hall(5) added a nice catch. Mats def. also sprung…

Dublin High School’s Talia Southon spikes the ball past her Amador Valley High School opponents in the Thursday, Sept. 12, contest. Amador won 3 matches to 1. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

Pleasanton Rage 05 ECNL had a dominant performance this past weekend with two more shutout victories. On Saturday, Pleasanton Rage faced Marin FC ECNL, and came out on top with a score of 3-0. Defenders Jacque Peacock, Ava Hofstede, Lauren Grgurina, Jaden Saucelo, Maddie Flasck, and Zoe Fran…

On Aug. 30, the Foothill High School varsity football team won a non-conference home game against Heritage from Brentwood, Calif., with a score of 34-13. Pictured is Foothill’s Jayden Payne being upended by Heritage’s James Williams. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

The Foothill High School Falcons varsity volleyball team won an Aug. 29 conference match against the Livermore High School Cowboys. Pictured is Livermore’s Taylor Goldstine and Book Carter attempting to block a dunk from Foothill’s Amanda Dilger. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen) 

The McCalla, Alabama Little League Team, representing the Southeast Region, won the 2019 Intermediate 50/70 World Series title against Matamoros, Mexico, representing the Mexico Region, 9 to 5. The game Sunday, August 4th, held at Max Baer Park in Livermore, was the culmination of a week of …

The District 57 team, made up of Livermore/Granada Little League All-Stars, played its first game Monday night against Central USA at the Little League Intermediate World Series at Max Baer Park in Livermore. Livermore Baseball outfielder catches fly ball. Livermore Baseball represents Distr…

The 15th annual Western Region Challenger Jamboree was hosted at the Dublin Sports Ground on May 24-26. The Jamboree helps provide an opportunity for individuals with physical and intellectual challenges a chance to have fun participating in little league. (Photo – Doug Jorgensen)

The NCS CIF Division 1 Softball Championship on Saturday, May 25th matched number one seed Foothill Falcons against number two seed Heritage Patriots. The Falcons won 2 to 0. Foothill was undefeated, 28-0, a record for the CIF North Coast Section. (Photos – Doug Jorgensen)

On, Friday May 5, the Foothill Falcons faced the Dougherty Valley Wildcats in the quarterfinals of the NCS CIF Division 1 playoffs. Foothill’s first baseman Tommy Scavone tags a Wildcats’ runner for an out. Foothill won 10 to 3, but then lost to De La Salle in Tuesday evening's semi-finals. …

Amador Girls Varsity Lacrosse traveled to San Ramon Valley High to play the Wolves in the NCS CIF Division 1 Girls Lacrosse Championship on Thursday, May 16. In pouring rain, the Dons lost 19 to 9. Amador’s Bella Mayo drives to score against the Wolves. (Photos – Doug Jorgensen)

The Amador Valley Dons eliminated the Clayton Valley Charter Eagles 7 to 0 in the Friday, May 17, NCS CIF quarterfinals Division 1 playoffs. The Dons face Heritage in the semifinals. The winner will play in the NCS CIF Division 1 Championship. (Photos – Doug Jorgensen)

Cross-town rivals, Foothill Falcons and Amador Valley Dons, met in the NCS CIF division 1 quarterfinals on May 9th. Foothill’s Melissa Garcia tries to flank the Dons’ defense. Amador won 14 to 10, and will be taking on Granite Bay in the semifinals. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

The Amador Valley Dons faced off against the California High Grizzlies in the Tri-Valley Minor Hockey Association’s Pure High School League Championship on May 11th. The Dons’ Goalie Brett Ciraulo blocks a Grizzly shot. California High won 5 to 2. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

The Granada Matadors defeated the Cowboys in overtime, 6 to 5, on May 3rd. Livermore will play Acalanes High in the NCS CIF Division 2 first-round championships. (Photos – Doug Jorgensen)

The Livermore Cowboys hosted cross-town rival, the Granada Matadors, on May 3. Livermore won 12 to 6. In the NCS CIF first Division 2 first-round championships, Livermore played Acalanes High. (Photos – Doug Jorgensen)

Foothill’s Avery Francis slides into second base. Foothill won 8 to 1 against Amador Valley in the May 2nd game. (Photos – Doug Jorgensen)

The Cowboys hosted the Dons. Livermore’s first baseman Nick Hermann tries to pick off Justin Rasmussen of the Dons. Amador won 13 to 7. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

Livermore shortstop Sara Kerling throws to first for a double play against Amador. Livermore won 4 to 2. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

Amador's Derek Braaten and Granada’s Tucker Vonderach battle for the puck. The Dons scored in overtime to win 6 to 5. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

The Harlem Wizards visited Livermore and Granada High Schools on April 25-26, offering great fun and fundraising for the Livermore Valley Education Foundation. Pictured is the event at Livermore High School. The Wizards played a game against a team of administrators, teachers, community memb…

The Dublin Gaels and the Granada Matadors faced off in the Dublin Wave's outdoor Sports Pool. Pictured is the start of the boys 100 meter freestyle. (Photos – Doug Jorgensen)

The Foothill Falcons met the Dublin Gaels on the ice on Friday, April 12, in Tri-Valley Minor Hockey Association, Pure High School League action. The Falcons won 12 to 5. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

Athletes of all stripes turned up Sunday morning to support Pleasanton schools. Since 2012, the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation (PPIE) has put on the Pleasanton Run for Education, the city’s premier family-focused fitness fundraiser. Since 1987, PPIE has raised over $5 millio…

The Livermore Cowboys and Foothill Falcons met in the semi-final game Saturday April 6; Foothill won 4 to 0. Foothill coach Matt Sweeney celebrates a Falcon home run. (Photos-Doug Jorgensen)

Livermore’s Alyssa Queen slides into second. Livermore beat Freedom 8 to 0. (Photos-Doug Jorgensen)

Dublin Gaels' Mary Clingerman fields a Castro Valley fly ball. Castro Valley won 9 to 8. (Photos-Doug Jorgensen)

The Foothill Falcons Varsity Softball team took first place in the Livermore High Softball 25th Annual Tournament, the “Stampede,” beating Sheldon High in a championship game 1 to 0. The event was dedicated to the memory of one of the co-founders, Marilyn Foscalina. Foscalina and her husband…

On Friday, March 29, Amador Valley High hosted STUNT teams from Monte Vista, Livermore, San Ramon Valley, Granada, Dublin, California and Dougherty Valley high schools. STUNT (competitive sport cheer) focuses on the technical and athletic components of cheer, including partner stunts, pyrami…

The Amador Dons hosted crosstown rival, Foothill Falcons on March 28. Amador pitcher Justin Rasmussen and first baseman Jaden Sheppard try to pick off Dublin’s Raid Steadman. Foothill won 3-0. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

The 43rd Cinderella Classic & Challenge took place on Sat., March 30. For women and girl cyclists only, the ride included short and challenge routes that started at Las Positas College, and wove through Livermore, Pleasanton and San Ramon. The Valley Spokesmen Bicycle Club, which has put…

Livermore High outfielder Brook Anderson catches a fly ball at the Thursday, March 21, game. Livermore won 1 to 0 against Dublin. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

On Sunday, March 24, Granada High faced Livermore High-Dougherty Valley in Tri-Valley Minor Hockey Associations’ Pure High School league. Granada’s Jeffery Patterson Carrill shoots the puck past Livermore’s Arkin Katarey. Livermore won 6 to 5. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

The Amador Valley Dons' Jacob Kim sets the ball for Brent Werder. Amador won 3 matches to 1. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)

In a dual meet, the Dublin Gaels hosted the Livermore Cowboys at the outdoor sports pool at the Wave in Dublin. Pictured is the backstroke in the girls 200m medley relay. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)