2014 – The Citywide Track Meet is Back!

Wow! To say our first Citywide Track and Field Festival in 20 years was exciting is an understatement. We had over 300 wild and crazy kids ready to run, jump and play, and that they did. From the opening ceremony – a spectacular guitar version of the National Anthem by Thomas De Bourbon and Jackson Felton […]

San Leandro’s Andre McBride Honored

April 16, 2014 – Andre McBride, Washington States Track and Field- McBridge, a sophomore out of San Leandro High School, was named the Pac-12  male track athlete of the week after he ran lifetime best times in the 200 and 100 meters on Saturday at the Jim Click Shootout in Tuscon, Arizona. McBride’s 100 meter […]

Cantrell and Jones – East Bay First Team Track & Field

Gabriella Cantrell – San Leandro, 100 & 200 meters. Jr. – Cantrell dominated both her events at North Coast Section Meet of Champions, winning by .22 in the 100 and .44 in the 200. At the State Championships, she placed third in the finals in both events with time of 11.67 and 23. 79 in […]

Coach of the Year – Rich Ellison, San Leandro

Ellison’s Girl squad was dominant at the NCS Meet of Champions, winning four track events and the team title by 16 points. Then, at the CIF State Championships, the Pirates placed second with a score of 31 points, the highest finish by an East Bay girls team in that meet since 2007. Ellison said that […]

Lady Pirates 2nd at CIF State Meet

Clovis, CA. June 1, 2103 – The fabulous foursome of Gabriella Cantrell, Kortni Smyers-Jones, Camille Watson and Nijae Jones, fresh off their NCS Team Title,  concluded their amazing journey to State by finishing 2nd behind perennial powerhouse Long Beach Poly at the CIF State Track & Field Meet. Finishing in 3rd place was Castro Valley […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]