REVIEW 10 Things from the 2021 NCS Track and Field Season...

Season in review: 10 things that stood out for us in the 2021 North Coast Section season....

Top Combined 800m and 1,500m/1,600m Athletes This Season...

As we approach the championship part of the outdoor season, it's time to check out the top 8...

PREVIEW Dublin Social Distance Fiesta Meet #2...

Records are primed to fall Saturday when elite Northern California runners take the line for...

EPIC Jesuit, Bellarmine Battle In U.S.-Best DMR...

Highlights of Saturday night's race at Campolindo where the two all-boys schools run U.S. No...

PHOTOS Dan Gabor Invitational at Amador Valley...

More than 1,000 images by John Houston from Saturday's five-team invitational in Pleasanton.

The best of the best in the North Coast Section...

NCS is home to many stars including Amador Valley senior, John Lester....

PHOTOS Tri-Valley Cross Country Meet Of Championships...

More than 1,200 images by Dan Tyree from Saturday's 10-team meet at Dublin High....

XC Rankings: 10 NorCal Boys to Watch...

NorCal boys ready to make a huge statement in 2021....

XC Preview: Projected Top NCS Boys Teams for 2021...

Some very good programs lead the way with the best teams in NCS....

NCS update provides more clarity for rest of school year...

An update from the NCS office keeps hope for potential competition....

Impressive time trials to finish off the summer...

The XC season might still be a few months away but CA runners are still rolling on the track...

Training John Lester with Amador Valley coach Jason Oswalt...

John Lester and Coach Ozzie social distancing this past Spring....

Boys 800 Meter Run Progression...

Breaking down year-by-year progression in the 800 meters for CA boys dating to 2017....

Recruiting Rundown: Class of 2021 Boys Watchlist...

Class of 2021 boys on the top of our watchlist in each event who are not currently on the M...

Catching up with Amador Valley's John Lester...

We reached out to one of the fastest 800m runners in history. He did not disappoint. ...

John Lester Drops The Third-Fastest Junior 800m Ever...

Amador Valley HS junior John Lester's 1:48.26 puts him among all-time greats....

Senior State Championship: North Coast Meet of Champions...

This section is a great mix of established stars and up-and-comers like Tomas Kersoulis....

Senior State Championship: North Coast Section Trials...

Kelley Kern is one of a handful of state title contenders sharpening up in preparation for t...

Boys Virtual R2: Amador Valley vs. Santa Margarita...

Would Santa Margarita's depth be enough to knock off John Lester and distance-dominant Amado...

Boys Virtual Round 1: Amador Valley vs. Cathedral...

Will hurdle star Anthony Taylor be enough for Cathedral in its first-round matchup with Amad...

North Coast Section Track & Field Season Preview...

First in a series previewing the 2020 CA T&F season. This article focuses on the North Coast...

Statewide Rankings by Division - Nov. 27 Update...

This is our seventh and sixth and final update to the CA XC rankings for boys and girls acro...

Statewide Rankings by Division - Nov. 21 Update...

This is our fifth update to the statewide rankings for boys and girls across all five CIF di...

North Coast Section XC Championships Preview...

A closer look at all five division races scheduled for Saturday at Hayward High School....

Statewide Rankings by Division - Oct. 31 Update...

This is our third update to the statewide rankings for boys and girls across all five CIF di...

Statewide Rankings by Division - Updated...

Our second installment of CA team rankings for all five CIF divisions. ...

CA Statewide Rankings by Division...

Subjective statewide top-10 rankings for all five the CIF-State divisions....

2019 De La Salle Nike Invitational meet preview...

This year's De La Salle Nike Invitational will feature an epic varsity boys' competition. Ch...

North Coast Section in Review...

Marin Catholic's sophomore Samantha Wallenstrom on her way to winning the lone state title f...

NCS Stars Overcome Wet Conditions to Punch Tickets to State...

State meet contenders moved forward despite the conditions, including one who overcame near ...

North Coast Section MOC Preview...

The North Coast Section MOC takes place today and tomorrow. Check out all the favorites....

2019 Sacramento Meet of Champions preview...

The last big invitational in Northern California this season takes place at American River C...

Northern California athletes shine at Stanford Invitational...

The Stanford Invitational rolled out some of the best marks in the state including 237 elite...

2019 Stanford Invitational meet preview...

Clayton Valley's Cameron Reynolds will be one of the featured athletes at the Stanford Invit...

North Coast Section Track & Field Season Preview...

This is the third in a series of articles previewing the 2019 CA track and field season. Thi...

2018 MileSplitCA XC All-State Sophomore Girls...

We are putting a bow on the 2018 XC season by recognizing California's top runners. Here's t...

State Meet Preview: Division I...

Matt Strangio, Corie Smith and others will be looking to keep Great Oak from a total sweep a...

Delayed NCS Finals Halted Halfway By Unhealthful Air Quality

Five of the 10 scheduled races were run in the morning before the Air Quality Index surpasse...

North Coast Section Mid-Season Report...

There are lots of state contenders from the North Coast Section....

Evaluating the #CountdownToXC: Underrated, Properly Rated...

At the midpoint of the season, which teams did we get right and which did we miss during our...

CA's best set for Clovis Invitational mid-season classic...

The 40th Clovis Invitational is a mid-season showcase for the best of CA to sample the Woodw...

2018 De La Salle Invitational Meet Preview...

One of the early season most competitive invitationals will take place this Saturday at Newh...

Which CA XC Programs Improve the Most from Year to Year?...

We have been charting year-to-year improvement over the last 6 seasons for many of Californi...

Norris sets record, Houston shines at Monte Vista Invite...

The mid-week afternoon Monte Vista Invitational, one of the top opening meets in the region...

Monte Vista Invitational Meet Preview...

Some of the better East Bay teams will face each other today in the 35th Monte Vista Invite.

2018 North Coast Section XC Detailed Preview...

Not counting the Southern Section, this section may have had the most successful 2017 state ...

Countdown To XC: Honorable Mention Boys Teams...

We're posting every day for the next 30 days, highlighting some of the teams to watch for th...

MileSplitCA Super 17 All-State Team: Junior Boys...

Sixth in a series of MileSplitCA All-State Track & Field teams focuses on junior boys. Pictu...

MileSplitCA Super 17 All-State Team: Junior Girls...

Alysah Hickey of Coronado brought home a state championship in the long jump, while also pla...

Major talent abounds in the North Coast Section...

This is the seventh installment in a series of section-by-section track & field season in re...

North Coast Section MOC Preview...

The North Coast Section MOC takes place today and tomorrow. Check out all the favorites....

Dan Gabor Sprint and Distance Festival records outstanding m...

It's the first weekend in March so that means the Dan Gabor Sprint & Distance Festival and C...

2018 North Coast Section Contenders: Sprints & Hurdles...

The NCS is LOADED with girls' sprint talent, which should make all three races very interest...

2018 North Coast Section Contenders: Distance...

This section is LOADED when it comes to the distance department. The favorites are quite str...

2017 North Coast Section MOC XC Meet Preview...

Redwood's Liam Anderson competes this Saturday at the NCS MOC meet at Hayward HS....

2016 North Coast Section State Meet Contenders: Distance...

Here are the North Coast Section state meet contenders in all the distance races based on to...

Athletes to watch at this weekend's North Coast Section MOC...

The North Coast Section MOC takes place this Friday and Saturday in Berkeley. Here are the a...

2015 NCS Distance State Meet Contenders...

First Track and Field preview with the NCS distance state meet contenders....

Dan Gabor Invitational Meet Preview...

Dan Gabor is an Amador Valley Track and Field’s folk hero. He was the man amongst boys who...

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