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New Cal High men's basketball coach Steve Ohlmeyer, who graduated from Cal High in 1988, has worked with the school's program for the past 20 years.

Steve Ohlmeyer works his way to the top

Former Cal High student and longtime coach takes over men's basketball program
Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor April 30, 2021

Steve Ohlmeyer has had a long history at Cal, but now he’s finally reached his goal. After coaching at every basketball level at Cal, Ohlmeyer is now the new head coach of the men's varsity basketball...

As we gear up for the 2021 MLB season, the MLB is going for a full 162 game schedule, with the ultimate goal being the same.

MLB gears up for new season

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor March 8, 2021

After a shortened 60-game 2020 season, Major League Baseball is heading into 2021 full steam. Very few changes have been made to how this year’s 162-game season will occur, with teams remaining in...

Dozens of students and parents rallied outside of campus to push for the start of high school sports.

“Let Them Play” rally draws split reactions

Students and parents speak up to push for the start of high school sports
Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor February 5, 2021

With four months left in the school year, time is running out for high school sports to make a return. Some students are making this known. Dozens of Cal High students and parents marched outside of...

Ninety year old Margaret Keenan is the first person in Britain to get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccines are on the way

Pfizer, Moderna began nationwide distribution of their vaccines this week
Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor December 18, 2020

The last nine months have been rough, but the end might be insight. Big Pharma companies Pfizer and Moderna have begun distribution of their COVID-19 vaccines, signaling the beginning of stomping this...

New football coach Danny Calcagno brings a plethora of coaching experience to Cal High. He coached at San Leandro High School from 1995 to 2002 and at Chabot College from 2003 to 2016.

Cal High ushers in a new football era

Coach Danny Calcagno hopes to lead Grizzlies back to EBAL dominance
Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor November 6, 2020

With the start of a new decade comes the introduction of a new coach for Cal High football. Danny Calcagno is entering his first year as the head coach for Cal’s football team, and is excited for...

With water polo players and the rest of high school athletes are sidelined until at least December because of the coronavirus pandemic, the San Ramon community pool that is used by Cal High is under construction. It hopefully will be completed before water polo players begin their seasons in mid-December.

No high school sports until at least December

CIF postpones fall season to the winter and schedules first games for January
Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor September 30, 2020

With the coronavirus still raging across America, most high school classrooms remain empty. Fields and gyms will be no different, as the fall sports season at Cal High and schools throughout the state...

The Oakland A's earned the second seed in the American League playoffs after winning the AL West for the first time since 2013.

MLB’s most bizarre season reaches its conclusion

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor September 29, 2020

After just 68 days since opening day, Major League Baseball is ready for postseason baseball.  What a year. With a 60-game season and an expanded 16-team postseason format, the final week of...

Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes has the Kansas City Chiefs looking to win their second straight championship.

NFL season is underway

Defending champion Chiefs are positioned to hoist Lombardi Trophy again this season
Pranav Sannaasi and Evan Heinz, Sports writers September 20, 2020

Despite a worldwide pandemic, the 2020 NFL season charges on in mostly empty stadiums, giving football fans around the country a much needed distraction from the COVID-19.  Here’s a look at how...

Another one bites the dust – AAF is latest to fail

Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor April 16, 2020

It’ll work this time, I promise.  These are the words that so many commissioners of football leagues say, determined to show that their “sexy, new age” league will be able to stand with and...

The 49ers and Chiefs will meet up in Miami for Super Bowl LIV on February 2.

49ers, Chiefs clash in Super Bowl LIV

Three of four staffers take Kansas City to win first title in 50 years
Andrew Sousa, Sports Editor January 30, 2020

The NFL reaches its season finale on Sunday, with Super Bowl LIV in Miami when  the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs meet for the NFL championship.  The 49ers are looking...

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