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Nijae Jones named Bay Area News Group Athlete of the Week

Nijae Jones a senior at San Leandro High School and member of the Pirates Track and Field Team has been named Girls Athlete of the Week by the Bay Area News Group. The Cal-Bound Jones won the 800 at the North Coast Section Meet of Champions with a time of 2 minutes, 11.221 seconds, third-best […]

SLHS Women are NCS 2013 Champions

  May 25th, 2013, Edwards Stadium UCB. The Road to State is a tough one. Athletes must qualify in League to move on to the Regionals and qualify again to move on to Sectional where only the top 3 athletes in each event move on to State. If you’re one of the elite to qualify for Sectionals, you have to […]

NO SURPRISES AT NCS Regional Meet

Castro Valley, CA. Three (3) Leagues converged on Castro Valley High’s sports stadium for the running of the NCS Bayshore Regional Meet last weekend. Each League send the nine (9) top qualifiers in each event from their League Championship to competed at the Bayshore. Of the 27 athletes in each event, only seven (7) athletes  qualify for the NCS Sectional Meet of Champions. That’s the […]

NCS Baseball Playoffs – PIRATES ARE IN!

The North Coast Section baseball playoffs begin this week. We received the #12 seed and will play Wed at #5 seed Heritage HS in Discovery Bay. From our conference, Bishop O’Dowd is seeded #11 and Berkeley #13. Some people think we didn’t get enough respect, but I think the committee got it right. It has […]

Pirates Excell at WACC Championship

The Road to State is a most difficult one. Unlike other sports, Track & Field competition is not divided up into divisions of small and large school. In Track & Field you compete against every school and every athlete in your event. The Road to State begins in January, but it really starts in May at […]

Sprint Sensation Gabriella Cantrell

Gabrielle Cantrell has been a sprinting sensation all year. At last weekends at the WACC Championships Gabby ran the anchor leg of the victorious Girls 4 x 100 that timed 47.05 – the 6th fastest time the State this year, she also won the 100 and 200 meters and ran the opening leg of the […]

Baseball team in League Playoff Championship

Today at 4:00 the Varsity Baseball Team plays Piedmont HS for the league playoff championship. The game will be played at San Leandro Ballpark. The team earned a spot in today’s game by beating San Lorenzo 6-1 Tues night. Piedmont beat Mt Eden 2-1 in 12 innings to advance to this showdown. This will be the […]

800 meter man Eugene Hamilton

May 14, 2013. When Eugene Hamilton runs even the untrained eye can appreciate  the beauty and power of his stride. Eugene has a classic upright posture that allows great knee lift and minimal back swing – a most efficient running form that has served him well. This track season Eugene is having a year to remember. […]

Pirate Baseball WACC League Champs 2013

League champion Pirates begin playoffs

After splitting 2 games with Mt Eden last week, the Varsity Baseball Team finished league play with a record of 14-2. Kevin Nava was outstanding again, throwing  a 3 hitter with 8 strikeouts in the 4-1 win on Tuesday. His league record improved to 6-1. Thursday was Senior Day. Ptah Asabi threw 6 shutout innings, […]