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Cal makes offer for Livermore’s Drew

Livermore High football star Damariay Drew received a scholarship offer from Cal on Wednesday but has not committed, according to Cowboys coach Greg Haubner. Drew (5-11, 193), who rushed for 1,291 yards and 17 touchdowns last season but is being recruited primarily as a safety, will be visited by Oregon coaches on Thursday and is planning a visit to Washington next weekend, Haubner said.
Drew runs the 40-yard dash in the high 4.4s. He led the Cowboys in tackles last season, averaging 7.9 a game.

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East Bay Girls soccer rankings (Jan. 4 edition)

Well, well, well. … Carondelet doesn’t look quite ready to relinquish the North Coast Section Division I crown, now does it?
The Cougars’ resourceful 2-1 win over previously unbeaten San Ramon Valley on Tuesday night in East Bay Athletic League play made that abundantly clear.
The Wolves remain atop the East Bay Rankings based on their body of work, which includes a Tri-Valley Classic Invitational Division championship. But Carondelet vaults into the No. 2 spot.
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East Bay Boys Basketball poll — 1/4

Sorry for the delay in getting this posted, but here is our first boys basketball poll of the year.

Team Record Points Last year
1. De La Salle (6) 9-1 90 2
2. Salesian 9-2 84 1
3. Bishop O’Dowd 6-4 78 4
4. Newark Memorial 7-4 71 9
5. McClymonds 7-6 56 14
t6.Deer Valley 9-4 55 15
t6. San Leandro 10-1 55 NR
8. Castro Valley 7-3 46 3
9. Campolindo 8-2 42 NR
10. Freedom 9-3 35 NR
11. Acalanes 11-3 27 NR
12. Monte Vista 7-4 18 NR
13. Liberty 11-3 17 NR
14. St. Joseph Notre Dame 9-3 14 5
15. Heritage 11-2 11 NR

Also receiving votes: Berkeley (3-5, 7 points), Miramonte (8-3, 7), Amador Valley (8-4, 6), Las Lomas (8-4, 1). The East Bay Prep Boys Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay. Records are as of Monday.

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East Bay Girls Basketball Poll – 1/3

Here’s our first girls basketball poll of the season. Enjoy!

Team Record Points Last year
1. Bishop O’Dowd (6) 8-2 90 4
2. Carondelet 8-2 83 2
3. Berkeley 8-1 79 1
4. Miramonte 13-0 72 8
5. Dougherty Valley 7-6 62 5
6. St. Mary’s 5-4 52 3
7. Deer Valley 9-5 49 7
8. Heritage 13-1 45 NR
9. Salesian 9-2 44 NR
10. Mission San Jose 12-1 35 15
11. Amador Valley 9-2 32 NR
12. Monte Vista 10-2 30 14
13. McClymonds 14-0 22 NR
14. Dublin 8-3 12 NR
15. Granada 10-2 11 NR

Also receiving votes: Liberty (9-3, 2 points). The East Bay Prep Girls Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay. Records are as of Monday.