Got the official word from De La Salle today that the Spartans game against Bishop Gorman-Las Vegas on Sept. 25 is now an 8 p.m. start. The game will be televised live by CBS College Sports Network and on tape delay by Comcast SportsNet California after the conclusion of that night’s Pac-10 game.
For those looking for CBS College Sports Network on their dial, here’s where you can find it.
Got some recruiting news for everyone on this, the first NFL Sunday of the new season. George Atkinson III and Josh Atkinson, the speedster brothers from Granada, have orally committed to Notre Dame, George III confirmed via text message on Sunday evening.
The final game of the Far West Showcase at Dublin High didn’t start until after 9 p.m. and ended nearly an hour and a half past the newspaper’s deadline. Here’s my recap of the game that ended far too late to make the paper. Read the rest of this entry »
Less than five seconds separated the top three finishers in the Ed Sias Invitational varsity boys cross country large school race Saturday at Martinez’s Hidden Valley Park. Castro Valley High’s Ben Eversole won the two-mile race in 10:15.4, followed by a College Park trio of Will Holland (10:17.1), Anthony Ortolan (10:19.9) and Jeff Bickert (10:25.0). College Park placed four in the top eight to win the team title with 60 points.
In the varsity girls large school race, Granada freshman Sophie Hartley continued to sparkle in the early season with a win in 12:02.5. Livermore’s Natalie Dimits was second (12:10.4) and Castro Valley’s Kelsey Santisteban was third (12:24.4). Granada had three in the top seven to take the team title with 72 points.
Campolindo individuals won both varsity small school individual titles. Dylan Laucher was first in the boys race (10:30.4) followed by Alhambra’s Evan Quigley (10:32.7). Campolindo’s Carrie Verdon and Grace Orders went one-two in the girls race with times of 12:07.9 and 12:16.9 respectively.
Acalanes, led by sixth-place finisher Annie Marggraff (12:46.7), won the varsity girls small school team title with 68 points. Campolindo won the varsity boys small school team crown with 56 points.
Dating back to 2006, the only teams to win North Coast Section water polo titles have been the Miramonte boys and Monte Vista girls.
That is guaranteed to change this year. Read the rest of this entry »