High School Sports

John Swett High School In Crockett Drops 'Indians' MascotThe School District Board decided that John Swett High School in Crockett would no longer use the name “Indians” as the team mascot.
School Officials Consider Name Change For Vallejo High's Apache MascotSchool officials are considering changing the name of Vallejo High School's American Indian mascot.
Martinez’ Alhambra High Struggles To Finance Athletic Programs Many Bay Area high-school athletic programs are feeling the pinch of declining revenue, including one in Contra Costa County that is trying to spread the wealth with dwindling dollars.
Tips for Parents of High School AthletesNo matter what the level of ability a high school student athlete has, parents should understand the value of getting involved in their child’s program of choice as they collectively enter one of the most important chapters of their lives.
St. Ignatius Flu Outbreak Causes Cancellation Of Basketball, Soccer GamesAt least three athletic events involving St. Ignatius College Preparatory teams have been postponed following the closure of the school because of an outbreak of the stomach flu, West Catholic Athletic League officials said.
Pro Sports Concussion Screening Now Used At More High School GamesA concussion evaluation test already being used in professional sports is now being used more frequently in high school sports.
Daily Madden: Are We Wearing Out Young Athletes?
La Verne Lutheran Beats Oakland's Bishop O'Dowd, Wins Div. III Championship Grant Jerrett and Cameron Osorno each scored 16 points as La Verne Lutheran came from seven points down in the fourth quarter to beat Bishop O'Dowd of Oakland, 64-59, to win the boys' Division III state championship Friday.
Mater Dei Tops De La Salle To Win State ChampionshipKevin Reinhardt had 17 points as Mater Dei of Santa Ana pushed past gritty De La Salle of Concord in a defensive struggle to win the boys' Division I state championship 43-36 at Power Balance Pavilion Saturday.
Oakland's Bishop O'Dowd Girls Beat Sacramento 57-46 Bishop O'Dowd of Oakland bested Sacramento, 57-46, in the girls' Division III NorCal championship game Saturday.