Princeton senior guard Niveen Rasheed, the 2008-09 Bay Area News Group East Bay Player of the Year at Monte Vista High, was recently named Ivy League Player of the Week.
Columbia men’s basketball senior Brian Barbour, a former Monte Vista High standout, was added to the watch list of candidates for the Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award.
San Ramon Valley moves into the top spot of the East Bay Area Girls Soccer rankings after earning a second consecutive Tri-Valley Classic championship in the Invitational Division.
We all know who the favorites, or the league leaders, in each league. However, I want to talk about one team per league which might not be leading the league right now, or considered the favorite.
Here’s the 2012 All-East Bay football team, as selected by staff members of the Bay Area News Group:
The powerful San Ramon Valley High girls soccer team, the defending champion in the Invitational Division, will face another strong field in the 23-team Tri-Valley Classic in Danville, which begins on Thursday.
As I was thinking about soccer in the East Bay on my way back from Ygnacio Valley today, six questions popped into my head. Here they are…
Playing without San Diego State-bound point guard Ariell Bostick, the Bishop O’Dowd High girls basketball team basketball team, ranked No. 1 in the nation, fell 57-46 to Riverdale Baptist (Md.) in Friday’s semifinals of the E Division of the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix, Ariz.
The Dragons are ranked No. 1 in the maxpreps.com Xcellent 25, and Riverdale Baptist is ranked fifth.
O’Dowd, which won the California Interscholastic Federation Division III title last season, will face Phoenix-St. Mary’s in the third-place game on Saturday.
Welcome to the second cut of the East Bay Area High School Girls Soccer Blog. And yes, I know, it needs a better name.
This week we’ll break out the 2012/13 rankings for the first time, pay homage to some local stars, and point out some emerging teams.
The final piece of the East Bay girls volleyball season…