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Archive for March, 2013

Boys Volleyball: League Races, Rankings, Standings

The league races are just starting to take shape. We’re starting to turn the corner from Spring Break and we’re about to find out who the league contenders are.
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Posted on Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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O’Dowd’s Rabb selected to USA Developmental team

Bishop O’Dowd High sophomore Ivan Rabb has been selected to 2013-14 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team. The team is made up of 23 of the nation’s top under-16 players. The team members will train May 30-June 7 in Colorado Springs, Colo., and a 12-member team will be selected to travel to Maldonado, Uruguay, for the FIBA Americas under-16 championships, which are held June 11-15. That tournament serves as a qualifier to the 2014 FIBA under-17 World Championships.

Posted on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
Under: Basketball, East Bay Prep Sports | 5 Comments »

Final East Bay girls basketball poll

It’s been a great season. Here’s our final East Bay high school girls basketball poll:

Team Record Points Last poll
1. Bishop O’Dowd (4) 30-3 60 1
2. St. Mary’s 30-5 55 4
3. Carondelet 27-4 51 3
4. Miramonte 27-3 50 2
t5. Berkeley 22-12 41 7
t5. Salesian 29-8 41 5
7. Monte Vista 24-6 37 9
8. Heritage 26-6 33 6
9. Campolindo 25-6 27 10
10. Piedmont 22-10 23 14
11. Clayton Valley 22-8 20 11
12. McClymonds 26-4 18 13
t13. Deer Valley 17-10 9 8
t13. Dublin 21-10 9 NR
t15. Alameda 21-9 3 12
t15. Kennedy-Richmond 26-7 3 NR

Also receiving votes: None. Records are final. The East Bay Girls Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay.

Posted on Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
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Final 2013 East Bay boys basketball poll

Here’s the final poll of the 2012-13 season. The All-East Bay teams will be published next week. The process of selecting them in ongoing this week, so if you want to throw a nomination of a player out there to be considered, feel free. I can’t guarantee anything, but they’ll be given a look.

Team Record Points Last week
1. Salesian (4) 30-4 60 1
2. Bishop O’Dowd 26-4 56 2
3. Deer Valley 26-6 52 4
4. Newark Memorial 23-8 48 6
5. De La Salle 27-5 44 3
6. San Leandro 27-7 40 8
7. College Park 27-6 36 13
8. Dublin 27-7 31 7
9. McClymonds 22-8 29 9
10. Campolindo 22-9 22 14
11. Freedom 20-10 18 11
12. El Cerrito 22-12 17 5
13. St. Joseph Notre Dame 24-12 13 NR
14. Heritage 20-10 10 12
15. Monte Vista 20-7 4 10

Also receiving votes: None.  Records are final. The East Bay Boys Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group East Bay.

Posted on Monday, March 25th, 2013
Under: Basketball, East Bay Prep Sports, East Bay Rankings | 4 Comments »

Boys Volleyball: MVAL v. EBAL, Rankings, Standings

Year in and year out, the East Bay Athletic League is the best boys volleyball league in the East Bay. But is the Mission Valley Athletic League starting to catch up?
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Posted on Sunday, March 24th, 2013
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Boys Soccer: All-East Bay

Here are the boys All-East Bay soccer teams.
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Posted on Thursday, March 21st, 2013
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Avalos signs with SMC

Saint Mary’s College announced today that St. Joseph Notre Dame High distance running star Kimberly Avalos has signed with the Gaels.
In cross country last fall, Avalos placed sixth in the California Interscholastic Federation Division V girls state championship race with a time of 18 minutes, 43 seconds for the 3.1-mile Woodward Park-Fresno course. She also was sixth in the North Coast Section Division V girls championship race and second in the Tri-County Athletic League girls championship race.

Posted on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
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DVC DE Talia selects Washington

Diablo Valley College defensive end Tui Talia, an Ygnacio Valley High graduate and a top prospect, has orally committed to Washington for the 2014 class, according to

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Posted on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
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Boys Volleyball: Deer Valley Tournament, Rankings, Standings

The Deer Valley Tournament always gives us a great idea of which teams are going to be contenders, and it did so again this year. It reaffirmed some things, and it enlightened us to some things as well.
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Posted on Sunday, March 17th, 2013
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Live blog: NorCal boys, girls basketball championships, Saturday, 10 a.m.

Join the Bay Area News Group prep sports reporters all day for a live blog from Saturday’s NorCal high school basketball playoff championships, semifinals, beginning at 10 a.m.

Posted on Friday, March 15th, 2013
Under: Uncategorized | 13 Comments »