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It’s only the second week of Coast North women’s basketball play but the winner of Wednesday’s 5 p.m. College of San Mateo at Skyline game will have sole leadership of the conference with a 3-0 record. They were the only teams to survive, unbeaten, the delayed opening week of competition — b…

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It was setting up to be the perfect farewell to 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. All his failings were on full view in the NFC divisional playoff game Saturday. The inability to get anything going offensively for much of the game. Another brutal drive-killing interception. Leading an offen…

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Friday night was a good night for the Carson family. Youngest child Lexi tipped off the evening with her Hillsdale junior varsity game at San Mateo. The family then hustled over to Hillsdale to watch middle child Brady and the Hillsdale boys host San Mateo. That still left them all enough ti…

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South City has certainly put itself on the girls’ soccer map in recent years. The Warriors have reached the Central Coast Section championship stage in each of the past two seasons, including the program’s first-ever section title in the 2020-21 CCS Division IV tournament.

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If you play golf, you know it can be a humbling game. San Mateo senior Lindsey Huang learned that the hard way. At the Central Coast Section tournament at Rancho Seco in Monterey in November, Huang had about a 10 foot putt for birdie on the 18th hole. All she had to do was two-putt for par a…

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We’re not even two full weeks into the new year and we already have our first bizarre sports story of 2022 — namely, the Novak Djokovic-Australian Open drama. Even my wife, who is the most casual of sports fans, has a vague idea of what is going on with this story.

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A local guy comes home. Well, as close to home as he can get and still play basketball. Frankie Ferrari, a 2014 graduate of Burlingame, was added to the Santa Cruz Warriors roster over the weekend.

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The “Battle of Belmont,” soccer style, was one of the most anticipated meetings of the non-league season for many years. Not only was the Carlmont-Notre Dame-Belmont matchup for Belmont bragging rights, it also featured two of the best teams in the Central Coast Section.

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So it begins ... again. But if there is anything high school sports administrators have learned over the last 22 months is how to adjust on the fly. As the omicron variant surges, athletic directors, coaches, players and their families have again found themselves sticking and moving, bobbing…