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O’Dowd guard Paris Austin isn’t just a passing fancy

Watching Russell Westbrook — especially scoring 41 points in the All-Star Game — definitely energizes Bishop O’Dowd-Oakland senior point guard Paris Austin. Watching Austin play this season, his third as a [Read entire story]

High school basketball results, Feb. 13

Stefan Mitu had 22 points and Wilson LaShells 12 as host Monte Vista-Danville edged De La Salle-Concord for a fourth straight time over two seasons, taking a 52-49 East Bay Athletic League decision Friday night. The [Read entire story]

Monte Vista basketball team has a good thing going

Last year was supposed to be one of those once-in-a-blue-moon seasons when stars aligned, talents meshed and unlikely shots dropped. Turns out, the boys basketball program at Monte Vista-Danville is simply in tremendous [Read entire story]

High schools: Cal, Stanford signing few Bay Area football stars

Of the nearly 50 Metro Area high school football players who signed college letters of intent this week, only five will play in the Bay Area — four of those are going to San Jose State. [...] the region’s second- [Read entire story]

College commitments for Bay Area high school football players

Bay Area letters of intent Many of the Bay Area’s top high school seniors have already decided where they will play in college. Here’s a look at most of the region’s top players and where they have decided to [Read entire story]

Riordan’s defense key to win over Valley Christian

The 12th-ranked Crusaders (13-5, 5-3) scored just 82 points in two games during the week but won both, thanks to superb defense, pushing their win streak to four after Saturday’s 44-32 West Catholic Athletic League win [Read entire story]

High schools: Serra’s Walsh finds support from other coaches

High schools: Serra’s Walsh finds support from other coaches The last and most important person Serra football coach Patrick Walsh called before making his decision to not send his team to Milpitas High for a [Read entire story]

High school basketball: Controversy mars girls showcase game

A great day of basketball at the Corner Bakery Showdown in Lafayette took a turn when Berkeley High girls basketball coach Linda Draper took her team off the court with 1 minute, 20 seconds left in a game in a loss to [Read entire story]

Los Gatos thumps WCAL champ Serra

A euphoric Los Gatos football coach Mark Krail looked up at the Serra scoreboard and right past the final score: With that, the second-year Los Gatos coach pumped his fist, his team roared in unison and the Wildcats’ [Read entire story]

High school football: Bellarmine wins in OT

On Bellarmine’s winning pass, two receivers running slants cleared out the defense, enabling Calomeni to curl out the backfield. A Ryan Bunyard field goal gave Milpitas a 3-0 first-quarter lead and the Trojans were in [Read entire story]

High school football: Bellarmine wins in OT

On Bellarmine’s winning pass, two receivers running slants cleared out the defense, enabling Calomeni to curl out the backfield. A Ryan Bunyard field goal gave Milpitas a 3-0 first-quarter lead and the Trojans were in [Read entire story]

High school football playoffs preview, Nov. 18-20

All four sections — San Francisco, Oakland, Central Coast and North Coast — are in full playoff mode starting Thursday. 4 CCS games to watch Each coming off long-standing rivalry games, Burlingame with a 30-21 win [Read entire story]

Quiet QB leads the few, the proud, the Mission Bears

Jerrel Stancil is the perfect leader for the Academic Athletic Association regular-season champion Mission Bears. The 5-foot-11, 160-pound quarterback and safety epitomizes the Bears’ no-nonsense approach. Stancil is [Read entire story]

High school football results, Nov. 15: Serra shares WCAL title

Serra football coach Patrick Walsh seemed oblivious to the large bird droppings that had stained the back of his blue and white polyester coaching polo on Saturday. “Oh I know it’s there — I felt it come down in [Read entire story]

High school football: Galileo earns spot in S.F. playoffs

Quarterback Phillip Tran was perfect, wide receiver Rodney Morgan played and defending champion Galileo earned the last San Francisco Section playoff spot with a 40-6 home win over Burton on Friday. Tran completed all [Read entire story]

3 schools from Concord get high seeds in football playoffs

Impressions, gripes and predictions after perusing the North Coast Section football playoff brackets: What’s up with the schools from Concord? Three — De La Salle, Clayton Valley and Concord — from the city [Read entire story]

High school football results, Nov. 8: SI tops Riordan

In a second quarter that featured seven touchdowns, Riordan quarterback Jack Luavasa scored on a 65-yard run and completed a 70-yard touchdown pass to Aidan Verba-Hamilton. [...] none of the quick-strike Riordan offense [Read entire story]

High school football results, Nov. 7

Mason Randall threw only seven passes Friday night, but he made the most of them, completing six for 219 yards and two scores to help Sacred Heart Prep-Atherton knock off host Burlingame 35-14 in a battle of ranked PAL [Read entire story]

Lincoln High has a back-of-all-trades

[...] there’s his name: “When I tell people that I’m a football player, they don’t really believe it,” he said. Williams-Chish has rushed for 854 yards and nine touchdowns for the Mustangs (4-4) and done so [Read entire story]

High school football results, Oct. 31

Nathan Parkin kicked a 22-yard field goal on the final play of the game, lifting ninth-ranked Valley Christian to a 17-15 win over No. 20 St. Ignatius in a West Catholic Athletic League game in San Jose on Friday [Read entire story]