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Scots prevail over Dons; Carlmont, San Mateo to meet in finals with CCS berth on the line
The word “gritty” is not often associated with the game of tennis, but there is no other way to describe the Carlmont girls’ tennis team as it squared off with Aragon in the semifinals of the Peninsula Athletic League team tournament. Having already beaten the Dons twice by 5-2 scores during ...
By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Football is reaching a crescendo
Hard to believe, but the high school football season is only two weeks away from beginning the Central Coast Section playoffs. Next weekend are the annual Rivalry Games (yep — already), followed by the CCS seeding meeting and first-round games beginning Nov. 11. That means at least six Peninsula...
By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Cubs rebound with Game 2 victory behind Arrieta
CLEVELAND — Jake Arrieta made a teasing try at history, Kyle Schwarber drove in two runs and the Chicago Cubs brushed off a shutout to even the World Series with their first Fall Classic win in 71 years, 5-1 over the Cleveland Indians in Game 2 on Wednesday night. Arrieta carried a no-hitter into...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Raiders’ Del Rio focused on game, not scenery
SARASOTA, Fla. — Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio said he has been so focused on the team’s upcoming game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that he hasn’t had time to admire the scenery around the team’s waterfront hotel. “I looked outside this morning and realized there was actual...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Goff back with Cal — on the sideline for USC game
LOS ANGELES — Jared Goff will be rooting for the visitors in his home stadium Thursday night. Although the former California quarterback spends his Sundays on the Coliseum sideline with the Los Angeles Rams, the No. 1 pick still pays close attention to his Golden Bears (4-3, 2-2 Pac-12) and their...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
New Stanford coach has large group of returners
STANFORD — New coach Jerod Haase will have plenty of time to bond with his new Stanford team if he hasn’t done so fully already while working in recent months to develop a new culture on campus. The Cardinal are headed to China, where they will open the season against Harvard in Shanghai on Nov....
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Cal looks to build off last season
BERKELEY — Jabari Bird realizes the scrutiny surrounding the California program for the way last season ended. It became impossible to ignore given the embarrassing finish on several fronts — the basketball on the court, and what was transpiring off it. Cal lost in the first round of the NCAA ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
San Jose State women’s basketball team punished by NCAA
SAN JOSE — San Jose State’s women’s basketball program was placed on probation for one year and fined $5,000 because a former coach conducted impermissible offseason activities and allowed an ineligible player to practice. The NCAA announced the penalties Wednesday and issued a one-year show-...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
A’s claim pitcher Giovanni Soto off waivers from Chicago Cubs
CLEVELAND — Left-hander Giovanni Soto has been claimed by the Oakland Athletics off waivers from the Chicago Cubs. Soto was designated for assignment Saturday to open a spot on the 40-man roster for slugger Kyle Schwarber, who was activated from the 60-day disabled list following knee surgery in ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Colts’ Luck rebounds from rocky start
INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck is remarkably resilient. While the league-high 25 sacks may be taking a toll on his body, his mind is clear and free. The September turnover flurry has largely been fixed, and the early losses that threatened to end the Indianapolis Colts’ playoff hopes have taken a b...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
What's on tap
THURSDAY Cross country PAL league meet #3 at Crystal Springs, 2:30 p.m. Girls’ tennis PAL team tournament finals TBD, 3:30 p.m. WBAL Priory at Notre Dame-Belmont, King’s Academy at Mercy-Burlingame, Menlo Schoo at Castilleja, Pinewood at Crystal Springs, 3:30 p.m.; Sacred Heart Prep at ...

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