EC-Mission time change

For those of you planning on heading to Kezar Stadium to take in the El Cerrito-Mission game on Thursday, kickoff has been changed to 5 p.m. So, if you go to the game, you just might have a chance to be the final car across the Bay Bridge before they shut it down at 8 p.m.


30Q-2-KICKOFF (No. 27): Will the Jets soar again?

Encinal was one of the best stories of the 2008 football season. Coming off a strong 2007 season, the Jets rolled through the competition in their first year in the Bay Shore Athletic League and then showed they were legit by finishing off a 13-0 season with a 35-28 win over Novato in the North Coast Section Division III championship game, which Jonathan Brown turned into an instant classic.

The question is, what can Encinal do for an encore?

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30Q-2-KICKOFF (No. 25): QB Battle on Winton Dr.

For the first time in nearly five years, De La Salle enters its season without an established quarterback. With Blake Wayne now lining up behind center at Diablo Valley College, the Spartans went into this summer with three players competing for the right to gain the keys to the offense. So after speaking with a member of the coaching staff and watching two-thirds of the team’s scrimmage at Pittsburg on Friday, I think I’m now prepared to answer today’s question.

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Wiedeman named pre-season All American

Andrew Wiedeman, a 2007 graduate of California High School and current standout on the UC Berkeley men’s soccer team, was named a pre-season All American by the magazine Soccer America.
In his sophomore season, Wiedeman was voted by NCAA coaches as an All American after scoring 29 points, which included 12 goals, four of them game-winners.
Wiedeman and the Bears are ranked No. 7 in the pre-season poll after going 12-4-5 a season ago and reaching the Sweet Sixteen of the College Cup.
The Bears start the year on the road against Georgetown on Sep. 4.