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Kyrie Irving, star point guard of the Brooklyn Nets.

Vaccine mandates cause ripples in sports world

Tanner Curtis, Sports Editor November 29, 2021

COVID-19 has impacted sports in a big way over the past 20 months, resulting in no fans in attendance for games and forcing leagues to play in quarantined bubbles away from the rest of humanity. Thankfully,...

NBA arenas are expected to back at full capacity this season as the NBA returns to its first full 82-game season in three years.

NBA tips off full 82-game season for first time in 3 years

Eli Mayerson, Sports Editor October 19, 2021

For the first time in three seasons, the NBA is going to return to its normal 82-game schedule. With the last two years having shortened schedules because of COVID-19, a return to the norm for the NBA...

Freshman Gracie Barco returns a serve during a match against Dublin High.

Freshman Gracie Barco stars for varsity tennis

Anirud Lappathi, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

It’s usually a senior or junior who is the top ranked player on the varsity tennis team. Sometimes a sophomore will slip in there and claim the top spot. But a freshman? That’s what Cal is experiencing...

Just because sport editor Tanner Curtis is struggling with his fantasy football roster, it doesnt mean you shouldnt take his advice how to improve your season.

Some fantasy football tips after Week 3

Tanner Curtis, Sports Editor October 1, 2021

Fantasy Football Week 3 Week 3 of Fantasy Football was a great week with a lot of high scorers and some players finally stepping up and performing to their abilities. I’m going to go over some trades...

Varsity football coach Danny Calcagno talks with members of his team during Fridays homecoming game, which Cal won 41-7 over MIlpitas. All coaches and athletes are now required by the district to show proof of vaccination or be tested twice a week for COVID-19.

District issues new COVID guidelines for athletes, coaches

Tanner Curtis, Sports Editor September 21, 2021

New guidelines for COVID testing will begin Wednesday for all high school athletes and coaches in Contra Costa County. In an effort to get more people vaccinated and reduce the number of COVID cases,...

The NFL is back, and so is fantasy football!

Tanner Curtis, Sports Editor September 16, 2021

Week 1 Fantasy Football The first week of the NFL season is in the books. That also means that the first fantasy football games have also been played. There were some big surprises this week that could...

Are you ready for some football?

Michael Zarich, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

2021 NFL Season Preview There is a lot of excitement in the sports world because the NFL season is kicking off tonight. Last season took place during one of the peaks of COVID-19 when most of the...

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