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Few opportunities left to see future college football stars as high schoolers

The football season is winding down, meaning the window to see some of the top Metro Area senior recruits play is closing. Here’s a look at the 20 top senior recruits (according to 247Sports) who are [Read entire story]

No high school Turkey Day Game at Kezar this season

San Francisco Section Commissioner Don Collins is trying to get the word out: There’s no Turkey Day Game on Thursday. “We don’t want to ruin someone’s Thanksgiving and have them show up at Kezar [Read entire story]

Bishop O’Dowd-Oakland relies on multi-talented quarterback Quinn Brinnon

Quinn Brinnon, a Division 1 college recruit as a safety, sure looks like one heck of a high school quarterback. The Bishop O’Dowd-Oakland senior accounted for four touchdowns to lead the host Dragons [Read entire story]

Pittsburg vs. San Ramon Valley might be Bay Area’s best game of season

The two coaches — Pittsburg’s Vic Galli and San Ramon Valley-Danville’s Aaron Becker — summed up the other’s team the same way after watching film. “They have no weaknesses,” Becker [Read entire story]

St. Francis, Serra have a lot on line in WCAL showdown

History. Payback. League title. Playoff seeding. Friday’s Serra at St. Francis West Catholic Athletic League finale is loaded with angles, motives and ramifications. And playmakers, [Read entire story]

Division 3 football bracket looks like toughest in North Coast Section

With the opening of the North Coast Section football playoffs, and the final week of the regular season for everyone else, here are some thoughts, projections and facts: •The most interesting NCS [Read entire story]

Bishop O’Dowd given ‘laughable’ No. 4 D-3 seed

No matter how it might have affected his team, Bishop O’Dowd-Oakland coach Napoleon Kaufman said he will not schedule lesser oppponents. The Dragons (7-2) were seeded fourth Sunday in the rugged North [Read entire story]

Sacred Heart Cathedral tops rival Riordan for Stanfel Cup

It’s been a trying season for first-year Sacred Heart Cathedral football head coach Barry McLaughlin. Last week, due to only 15 healthy bodies left on the varsity, he had to pull the plug on the junior [Read entire story]

Pittsburg rallies past Antioch in Big Little Game

Pittsburg fought from behind and got two long touchdown passes from Justin Boyd to pull out the 99th Big Little Game with a 14-12 Bay Valley Athletic League victory over visiting Antioch on Friday night. [Read entire story]

San Ramon Valley looks to give De La Salle a game

San Ramon Valley-Danville fourth-year head football coach Aaron Becker didn’t want the topic broached. He has been around long enough to know you don’t even go there. A Northern California team [Read entire story]

High school football: St. Patrick-St. Vincent drops after 1st loss

The Chronicle’s Top 25 teams went 19-6 last week, with two of the squads losing to unranked teams. Defending state 6-A champion St. Patrick-St. Vincent-Vallejo’s winning streak was snapped at 14 [Read entire story]

In meeting of WCAL leaders, Serra stops Valley Christian

It’s World Series time and Serra football coach Patrick Walsh said the key to his team’s West Catholic Athletic League home game with Valley Christian was preventing the “home run.” The Padres’ [Read entire story]

Campolindo-Moraga quarterback John Torchio has deep family pedigree

The advice is concise and never wavers. Every time Campolindo-Moraga quarterback John Torchio consults his dad before kickoff, he hears the same thing. “Take what the defense gives you and be [Read entire story]

Aragon is 7-0, and even its coach, Steve Sell, is in awe

Football coaches will rarely say it, but Steve Sell did. It was during Aragon-San Mateo’s 40-7 Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division home win over Sacred Heart Prep-Atherton on Sept. 29. The Dons led [Read entire story]

Serra tops Sacred Heart Cathedral 52-21

It’s been a paradise of riches for Serra’s football team since starting the season 1-2, especially on the offensive front. But the Padres weren’t bad on defense either Saturday, recording five [Read entire story]

Mission comes back in 2nd half for win over Galileo

Mission’s football team overcame three first-half deficits, scoring three consecutive touchdowns to start the second half to record a 40-34 Academic Athletic Association win Friday over Galileo at Kezar Stadium. [Read entire story]

Remembering San Marin-Novato basketball coach Craig Pitti

He was known to his Novato friends as “The Mayor,” but not because he was in any way political or schmaltzy. To the contrary, Craig Pitti was utterly authentic, self deprecating and transparent. [Read entire story]

S.F. Section board to decide fate of postponed games

Does a regular season get cut short? Or do 74 years of history, by and large, get tossed aside? That will be discussed in a special San Francisco Section Board of Managers meeting Thursday following the [Read entire story]

S.F. Section board to decide fate of postponed games

Does a regular season get cut short? Or do 74 years of history, by and large, get tossed aside? That will be discussed in a special San Francisco Section Board of Managers meeting Thursday following the [Read entire story]

Schools offer aid to Wine Country fire victims

Jan Smith Billing has been in education 40 years and concedes, “I sometimes get disappointed in the individual decisions of teenagers.” But in a time of widespread need, the North Bay League [Read entire story]