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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz blasts Monterey for best start since ’93 | High school football

MONTEREY — Santa Cruz High and Monterey’s meeting on the football field Friday was billed as can’t-miss game. The Pacific Coast Athletic League Mission Division opener for both teams, the longtime rivals, boasting plenty of star power, were both unbeaten with three lopsided wins. But the Cardinals’ playmaking defense and...
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Mercury News

High school football roundup: Best of the weekend action in Week 5

Welcome to the Bay Area News Group (Mercury News & East Bay Times) roundup of the best action in high school football from the second weekend of the fall season. Check back every Saturday for scores, highlights and top performers from the weekend’s games, updated throughout the day. Ranked teams.
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Mercury News

Photos: Bay Area high school football, Week 5

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San Mateo Daily Journal

Menlo-Atherton football stuns powerhouse McClymonds in OT

Menlo-Atherton got to write the redemption storyline in Friday night’s 30-27 overtime victory over powerhouse McClymonds. Rallying from 13 points down in the fourth quarter, M-A (2-2 overall) tied it with 1:15 to go in regulation, only to have place kicker Juan Pulido’s point-after try hit the left upright. When Pulido got a reprieve in overtime for a chip-shot 22-yard field goal, though, the senior did not miss.
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...
Mercury News

What to know before Cal plays Washington for 100th time

Records: Cal 1-2 overall, 0-0 in the Pac-12; Washington 1-2, 0-0 Kickoff: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Husky Stadium, Seattle. Series history: This is the 100th meeting between the programs in a series that began in 1904 with a 6-6 tie. Cal has won three of the past five meetings, including two in a row. The Bears won 20-19 at Seattle in 2019 in a game that was delayed nearly 3 hours by a lightning storm and did not end until 1:23 a.m.
Marin Independent Journal

San Jose State-Western Michigan: What to know before kickoff

Records: San Jose State (2-1, 1-0 Mountain West); Western Michigan (2-1, 0-0 MAC) Kickoff: 11 a.m. PT, Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Series history: First-ever meeting between the programs, with the Spartans set to host the Broncos next year. Storylines: San Jose State is the only FBS that will travel six...
Mercury News

What to know before Stanford faces No. 24 UCLA

Television: Pac-12 Network (Ted Robinson, Yogi Roth) Series history: Stanford has won 12 of the last 13 meetings and is 43-46-3 overall. Stanford beat UCLA 48-47 in double overtime last year, while the Bruins won the last meeting on The Farm in 2019. Storylines: Both teams are rolling on offense....
San Jose State University Spartans

Spartans Drop Double OT Heartbreaker At Air Force

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Freshmen Taylor Phillips and Kayla Fortenberry scored second-half goals to put San Jose State women's soccer in a prime position to come away with a win over Air Force on Friday evening, however the Falcons scored late goals of their own at the end of regulation and again with just 13 seconds remaining in the second overtime period to escape with the victory. The Spartans (3-6-0, 0-1-0) played an outstanding game in the unforgiving high altitude, finishing with 18 shots, seven on frame.
NBC Bay Area

What to Know if Traveling to Sunday Night 49ers-Packers Game at Levi's Stadium

Fans traveling to the much anticipated 49ers-Packers showdown Sunday night at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara should plan ahead, whether driving or taking public transportation, most of which is free or discounted. One important reminder: Masks are required on all public transit in accordance with the federal government's COVID-19 mandate.

Morgan Cho Named Livermore Fusion Soccer Club's Player of the Week

Morgan Cho, a third-grader at Lawrence Elementary School in Livermore, has been named player of the week by the Livermore Fusion Soccer Club for Sept. 13-18. Cho plays for the Zooming Zebras, an under-9 team in the club’s recreational league program. She was recognized by the club for exemplifying the league’s theme of the week: “coachable.”
San Jose State University Spartans

No. 6 Long Beach State Comes Back To End Spartans' Winning Streak

BERKELEY, Calif.----- San José State's 3-0 first-quarter lead evaporated in the third quarter and No. 6 Long Beach State came away with a 10-8 win on the first evening of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation men's water polo tournament. "We're trying to figure out who is ready to play D1...

Men’s water polo faces another loss

On Sept. 24, men’s water polo headed to the Sullivan Aquatic Center in Santa Clara, California to face the Santa Clara University Broncos. The Eagles struggled to stay afloat as the Broncos dominated the pool, 19-7. Despite the loss, the men’s energy stayed high as they attempted 22 shots. QUICK...
Riverside Press Enterprise

UCLA must establish the run, limit Stanford’s passing

Coach Chip Kelly and the UCLA football team are on their first road trip of the season, opening Pac-12 play Saturday against Stanford. The 24th-ranked Bruins will have to bounce back from a rough outing against Fresno State, which took advantage of UCLA’s loose coverage in the secondary and shut down its run game.