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Local high school students merit recognition

All five schools in the Fremont Union High School District made a strong showing in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship program, with dozens of students from each campus among 16,000 semifinalists across the country. The district serves Cupertino and Sunnyvale, as well as areas of San Jose, Los Altos,...
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High school football: Where to find our complete Week 5 coverage

The Battle of Pleasanton went down to the wire as Foothill edged Amador Valley 21-17. Menlo-Atherton, playing on its home field, rallied in the fourth quarter and beat previously undefeated McClymonds on a walk-off field goal in overtime. St. Francis, in its first game since beating De La Salle, had...
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Marin Independent Journal

Prep football: Tam rolls in league opener against Terra Linda

The Tam High football team found the end zone by almost every way possible in rolling to a 57-0 victory over host Terra Linda to open up the MCAL season at San Rafael High on Saturday night. The Red-tailed Hawks (2-2, 1-0 MCAL) scored on the ground, through the air,...
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Photos: Bay Area high school football, Week 5

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TV30 to Broadcast High School Football

Live broadcasts of Tri-Valley high school football returns to TV30, beginning with Foothill at Amador Valley at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24. Tri-Valley Sports Final host Ian Bartholomew will announce the games, with Granada High School vice principal and former athletic director Clark Conover providing color commentary. The game can be seen live on Comcast TV30 or AT&T U-verse via Channel 99, or streamed on Future broadcasts will include Foothill at Dublin on Friday, Oct. 22, and Granada at Livermore on Friday, Nov. 5.
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Dublin school principal put on leave to return Monday

DUBLIN — A middle school principal who ended up on leave after he got into a heated exchange with a mother and her high school-aged son will return to work on Monday. Mark Neal, principal of Wells Middle School, 6800 Penn Drive, was put on paid administrative leave after the incident, which was captured on video.
Marin Independent Journal

Editorial: District elections for College of Marin board make sense

When it comes to converting to district elections, the College of Marin Board of Trustees has been a likely candidate for years. At one time, most of the board’s elected members lived within five minutes of the Kentfield campus. In addition, for many years, the board had no trustee from Novato, the home of the Indian Valley campus, which has long been cause for criticism because its enrollment fell far short of its 1972 projections.
San Mateo Daily Journal

Hillsdale football seals win over Sacred Heart Prep on game’s final play

For the second time in a month, a Hillsdale High School football game was decided by an incomplete pass. This time, however, the Knights came out of the winning end, holding off Sacred Heart 20-13 Friday night in San Mateo. In its season opener, Hillsdale’s 2-point conversion attempt fell incomplete...

Leader of Historic S.F. State University Strike, Jerry Varnado

Jerry Wayne Varnado, who passed away on Sept. 8, 2021, was a leader of the most successful and long-lasting student strike in the history of U.S. education. He was a founder of the first Black Student Union in the country and later became a practicing attorney. Born on July 7,...
Vallejo Times-Herald

Benicia High football team flips the switch, gets shutout win over Bethel

Only four days after falling on hard times to Clayton Valley Charter, Benicia High’s football team zeroed in on getting another win. Although it wasn’t pretty at times on offense, the Panthers’ defense held Jesse Bethel to just 61 yards of offense in a 42-0 win at Corbus Field in a battle between ex-Solano County Athletic League foes.
Vacaville Reporter

Will C. Wood High football team pulls away to beat College Park

PLEASANT HILL — Will C. Wood High’s last three opponents did not do an exceptional job stopping quarterback Ken Tilford’s play-action runs. For the most part, College Park’s outside linebackers on Friday kept a close eye on the quarterback when he looked to escape at the line of scrimmage. The...