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Archive for December, 2012

Another ex-Mustang, Rasheed points way at Princeton

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.

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Posted on Monday, December 31st, 2012
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Ex-Monte Vista star Barbour on Cousy nominee watch list

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.

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Posted on Monday, December 31st, 2012
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East Bay Area Girls Soccer Rankings

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.

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Posted on Monday, December 31st, 2012
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Boys Soccer: Dark Horses, Rankings, Standings, Stats

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.
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Posted on Friday, December 28th, 2012
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2012 All-East Bay football team

Here’s the 2012 All-East Bay football team, as selected by staff members of the Bay Area News Group:
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Posted on Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
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Danville’s Tri-Valley Classic to showcase girls soccer

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.

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Posted on Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
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Boys Soccer: Six Pressing Questions, Rankings, Standings, Stats

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…
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Posted on Saturday, December 22nd, 2012
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No. 1 in nation, O’Dowd falls in Nike TOC

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.

Posted on Friday, December 21st, 2012
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High school girls soccer blog/rankings

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.

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Posted on Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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All-East Bay Girls Volleyball

The final piece of the East Bay girls volleyball season…
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Posted on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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