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Alonzo Carter resigns at Berkeley High, takes over at CCC

Alonzo Carter is graduating from high school.

The Berkeley High football coach and former McClymonds coach officially resigned his post with the Yellowjackets on Wednesday and said he has accepted a position as head coach and physical education instructor at Contra Costa College.

“It’s just a great opportunity to coach and teach at the next level,” said Carter, who went 25-8-1 in three seasons at Berkeley in which the Yellowjackets won three Alameda Contra Costa Athletic League titles.

Carter’s career record is 82-42-3 in 11 seasons as a head coach, including eight years at McClymonds in which his teams won four Oakland Athletic League titles and three Silver Bowl championships.

Carter met with Berkeley’s incoming seniors last week to inform them of his decision, then met with the entire team Tuesday and the players’ parents Wednesday.

“It was hard because I built what we were establishing,” Carter said. “My seniors-to-be were my ninth graders when I started (at Berkeley). I’m the only coach they had.

“Surprisingly the kids were very happy for me. They knew coaching at the next level was something I (wanted).”

Posted on Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
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Oakland vs. Oakland Tech games postponed

The gyms at both Oakland High and Oakland Tech have bad roof leaks and have caused the postponement of today’s boys and girls basketball games between the Wildcats and Bulldogs. Make up dates are still to be determined.

Posted on Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
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Updating the Jabari Brown situation — UPDATED 1/20

I’m sure a lot of people are wondering what’s going on with the Jabari Brown situation, so I figured I’d update as best I currently know. For those who don’t know, Brown is a former Salesian star who transferred in the summer to Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nev., and then recently returned home to Oakland and enrolled at Oakland High, playing in two games before being forced to sit out the past two.

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Posted on Tuesday, January 19th, 2010
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MVAL boys basketball stats — 11/18

Here are the boys basketball stats thru Monday Jan 18 for the Mission Valley Athletic League.
Note: I am missing the box from the Mission San Jose-Irvington game.
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Posted on Tuesday, January 19th, 2010
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East Bay Boys Basketball Poll — 1/19

Team Record Points Last year
1. Salesian (10) 15-1 150 1
2. Newark Memorial 15-3 139 2
3. Bishop O’Dowd 13-3 131 3
4t. St. Mary’s 12-4 114 4
4t. San Ramon Valley 15-1 114 5
6. De La Salle 14-2 102 6
7. Castro Valley 13-3 89 8
8. St. Joseph Notre Dame 14-4 74 7
9. Campolindo 14-4 52 14
10. Antioch 13-3 50 NR
11. Oakland 10-9 37 9
12. Fremont 14-7 29 12t
13. Washington 12-5 28 NR
14. Heritage 12-4 23 11
15. El Cerrito 16-2 22 NR

Others receiving votes: Deer Valley (12-4, 21 points), San Leandro (10-6, 18), Freedom (10-3, 5), McClymonds (8-11, 1). The East Bay Prep Boys Basketball poll is compiled from the votes of Bay Area News Group-East Bay staff writers.

Posted on Tuesday, January 19th, 2010
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East Bay Girls Basketball Poll – 1/19

Here’s the latest edition of the East Bay Girls Basketball Poll. Games played through Monday were taken into consideration.

Team Record Points Last week
1. Bishop O’Dowd (10) 13-3 150 1
2. Berkeley 14-2 140 3
3. Carondelet 11-4 130 2
4. Miramonte 13-3 120 7
5. St. Mary’s 13-3 109 4
6. Dougherty Valley 15-2 96 9
7. Northgate 13-2 89 6
8. Dublin 14-3 84 5
9. Campolindo 12-5 66 8
10. Monte Vista 13-3 58 10
11. Piedmont 14-4 53 11
12. Deer Valley 11-5 32 t14
13. St. Joseph N.D. 14-2 25 t14
14. Logan 14-4 19 NR
15. Salesian 15-1 11 NR

Others receiving votes: . Heritage (13-3, 5 points), Alameda (10-6, 3), Castlemont (9-7, 1). The East Bay Prep Girls Basketball poll is compiled from the votes of Bay Area News Group-East Bay staff writers.

Posted on Tuesday, January 19th, 2010
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MVAL girls basketball leaders — 1/17

Here is the first version for the Mission Valley Athletic League stats through Sunday, Jan 17.
Please note: I am missing the box from the Mission San Jose-Washington game.
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Posted on Tuesday, January 19th, 2010
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Girls soccer standings – 1/19

Here are the updated league standings from the four Contra Costa leagues through last week’s games. Look for rankings later in the day.
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Posted on Tuesday, January 19th, 2010
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MLK Classic Basketball Tournaments: Live from CSUEB and Cal

Posted on Monday, January 18th, 2010
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East Bay Boys Soccer Notebook: Jan. 18

With most of the focus being on the leagues such as the East Bay Athletic League and the Diablo Foothill Athletic League, and top teams from other leagues like Richmond, Albany, and Bishop O’Dowd, the Bay Valley Athletic League has sort of been forgotten.
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Posted on Monday, January 18th, 2010
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