(Photo by Dan Reidel) Lauren Harper is the top returner in the 400, and will be looking to improve on her 2017 state meet performance.
Breanna Bernard-Joseph is one of the few dominant returners in a section that graduated a huge group of star seniors last spring, opening the door for a new wave of talent to emerge in 2018.
One of the state's biggest season openers drew talent from all over the Bay Area, and we were there to capture the images!
Will CJ Stevenson be the only 50-foot jumper in the section by the end of the season? Somehow I doubt it.
Hannah Hall (James Logan) is one of three double threats in this section, including one rising sophomore.
The top collegiate performances by former California high school athletes over the last two weekends!
The NCS is LOADED with girls' sprint talent, which should make all three races very interesting this May.
Andre Butt II is the favorite in the boys 110 Hurdles. Who else is in line to be the next LA City Section star?
We've got nearly 1200 pics from Saturday's off-season championship at Arcadia!
Overlooking Oakland is a mistake! It may not be the deepest section, but there is state-level talent here, like Henry Larkin and Caroline Garrett from Oakland Tech.
His teams set the tone in the southern Inland Empire, but the longtime Murrieta Valley coach did something even more important: he helped other coaches learn and improve.
Arianna Fisher is one of a small handful of returning champions that are heavy favorites - but in many events, the section needs new blood to step up.
The top finisher from the 2017 CCS Finals graduated in 8 of the 10 sprint & hurdle races, opening the door for a new group of stars, but the girls' hurdlers are back to defend their titles.
Which athletes have the potential to become the section's three representatives in every at the state meet this June?
Who will be advancing to compete in Clovis this June? Step inside to find out our picks!
Some of this year's favorites won last year, and some had breakouts in 2017 that may not have been noticed behind graduating senior stars (and one moved in from out of the country...)
The undisputed queen of the SJS, Jurnee Woodward, has graduated. Will the next superstar be a sprinter like Tai McDonald, or will someone else step up?
Who will be the best in the Central Section this spring? Nobody really knows yet, but we've got a pretty good idea.
It shouldn't be much of a surprise that Breanna Bernard-Joseph leads the 300H rankings, or that her Roosevelt team looks strong in the winter.
Long Beach Wilson's boys are looking good this winter - and they'll look even better when they get the relays up to full speed.
The former Agoura star earned Athlete of the Week honors from one of the most competitive conferences in the NCAA - step inside to see why!
In addition to his 27 years on the Buchanan coaching staff (19 as head coach), he has impacted the entire state through directing the state meet and many other events.
Step inside to see the performances by former California high school stars now competing for their colleges!