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Archive for August, 2011

Kennedy-Richmond’s Walker commits to Cal

Kennedy High-Richmond’s Kenneth Walker III had plenty of options for continuing his football career. None of them could beat what Cal had to offer.
The speedy 6-foot, 175-pound wide receiver gave his oral commitment Friday morning to Bears coach Jeff Tedford, choosing Cal over Boise State, Washington and UCLA among others.
“It’s close to home and I like the business management program,” Walker said. “That what I want to major in.”
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Posted on Friday, August 26th, 2011
Under: East Bay Football | 7 Comments »

30Q-2-KICKOFF (No. 25): Will title stay in the Den?

Let’s take a look at the Hayward Area Athletic League today.

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Posted on Friday, August 26th, 2011
Under: 30 Questions to Kickoff, East Bay Football | 91 Comments »

30Q-2-KICKOFF (No. 24): Diablo Football

I’m back! Got a good tan, but it’s time for football. With scrimmages looming this weekend, today’s installment of 30Q looks at the Diablo Foothill Athletic League.

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Posted on Thursday, August 25th, 2011
Under: 30 Questions to Kickoff, East Bay Football | 8 Comments »

30Q-2-KICKOFF (No. 23): Who’s on a Mission

It’s time to take a glance at the Mission Valley Athletic League.

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Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2011
Under: 30 Questions to Kickoff, East Bay Football | 18 Comments »

30Q-2-KICKOFF (No. 22): Across the ACCAL

After taking a little more serious tone yesterday, let’s head back to our tour of the leagues by talking about the Alameda Contra Costa Athletic League.

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Posted on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
Under: 30 Questions to Kickoff, East Bay Football, Uncategorized | 68 Comments »

30Q-2-KICKOFF (No. 21): What’s in a rivalry?

The events of this weekend have brought a lot of discussion about sports rivalries after the tragic events at Saturday’s NFL exhibition game between the 49ers and the Raiders. It was a despicable display by everyone involved and is the reason I’ve never had any interest in attending a 49ers-Raiders game. My wife asked me last week if I wanted to go to Saturday’s game and I told her “Absolutely not!” I couldn’t have seen this coming, but it’s an environment that could easily be predicted to be volatile.

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Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011
Under: 30 Questions to Kickoff, East Bay Football | 26 Comments »

30Q-2-KICKOFF (No. 20): DVAL Dealings

Today, I tackle the Diablo Valley Athletic League. Can Concord repeat? Will another team take the throne? Let’s find out.

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Posted on Sunday, August 21st, 2011
Under: 30 Questions to Kickoff, East Bay Football, Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

30Q-2-KICKOFF (No. 19): Spanning the Bay (Football League)

It’s about time to take a look at our smallest league in the East Bay, which has reverted back to being an exclusively East Bay league this year. That’s the Bay Football League.

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Posted on Saturday, August 20th, 2011
Under: 30 Questions to Kickoff, East Bay Football | 35 Comments »

Big names coming to Concord softball clinic

Several noteworthy instructors will be on hand for an elite softball clinic hosted by the East Bay Vipers on Sept. 10 and 11.
The impressive group of instructors is headlined by Ashley Charters, an NCAA champion while at Washington, and Team Canada member Jenn Salling, who also played at Washington. Others include University of Pacific All-American Gina Carbonatto, Pacific pitching coach Jessica Hancock and personal trainer Ron Cervellin.
The clinic will be broken up into two parts. There will be a six-hour clinic on both days from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. where players will be instructed on various skills as they shuttle from station to station. A separate clinic from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. will help players who want to focus on specific skills. Players can choose between hitting/bunting, infield, outfield, catching and pitching.
The clinic is for players ages 12 and up and will be held at Willow Pass Park in Concord. Players must register before Sept. 3. Cost is $200 for the 6-hour clinic and $100 for the specific skills clinic.
For more information or to register, email Martin Soares at msoares@raymorgan.com.

Posted on Friday, August 19th, 2011
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30Q-2-KICKOFF (No. 18): Down by the Bay Shore

We’re continuing on through our tour of the leagues by talking about the Bay Shore Athletic League.

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Posted on Friday, August 19th, 2011
Under: 30 Questions to Kickoff, East Bay Football | 47 Comments »