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Pleasanton Preps: Amador, Foothill set sights on football division titles as league play begins

Can each of the Pleasanton schools win an EBAL title? Absolutely, but it will be tougher for the Dons in the incredibly tough...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
Last comment by trios, on Oct 5, 2021 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 3038 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Foothill football storms back for 21-17 win at Amador

It sounds like an over-used sports cliche, but learning from a loss can be important for team maturity. For Amador Valley,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2021
Last comment by Foothill Visting Stands Attendee , on Sep 29, 2021 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 6907 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Accountability at center of Amador coach's decision to cancel freshman football game

Perhaps the most important life lesson learned from high school sports is also the one missing the most: accountability....

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
Last comment by Fired Up!, on Sep 24, 2021 at 2:13 pm | 5 comments | 18072 Views

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Twins might be one of EBAL's best sibling athlete combos ever

Grayce and Kenny Olson may be the one of the top sister-brother athletic combos ever in EBAL. Grayce is a four-year starter...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Gary Peete, on Sep 17, 2021 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 9336 Views

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Pleasanton Seahawks coach reprimanded for conduct at swim meet

A year after being criticized in multiple news reports for alleged behavior on the job, the nationally renowned Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by Cancel Steve Morsilli, on Aug 25, 2021 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 8146 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: From humble beginning, Pleasanton adult soccer league marking 50 years

I have long been a believer that many a great thing can come from having a glass of wine with friends and family. Such was...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2021
Last comment by Margo, on Aug 4, 2021 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 5287 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Foothill alum Friedl starring for Cincinnati Reds' Triple-A affiliate

For 2013 Foothill High graduate T.J. Friedl, he has faced his fair share of adversity and has persevered -- now holding a...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2021
Last comment by Ptown Baseball Dad , on Jul 21, 2021 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 4100 Views

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State allows outdoor youth sports to resume amid declining COVID-19 cases

Outdoor youth sports will soon be allowed to resume in California counties that meet a threshold for coronavirus cases, Gov....

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2021
Last comment by Ornithology, on Feb 22, 2021 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 2096 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Community mourns two unexpected losses

Joe Rose Jr., a longtime leader with the Pleasanton Junior Football League, and Kevin Gallegos Lopez, a 2014 Foothill alum...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by Karen, on Jan 8, 2021 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 12648 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Ex-Foothill QB Wooldridge looks to transfer from Fresno State

Ben Wooldridge, the talented former Foothill quarterback who was the backup quarterback this season at Fresno State, has...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2020
Last comment by Fifty Years Here, on Dec 21, 2020 at 10:06 pm | 1 comment | 4085 Views

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Nine candidates strive to separate themselves in crowded Dublin City Council contest

The nine candidates for Dublin City Council sounded off during an online forum hosted by the Pleasanton Weekly last week,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2020
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Pleasanton Preps: Remembering my friend, Mark Clay

So, when you lose one of that special group, it is as if you lost a family member. When I got the call from longtime friend...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Mike Geib, on Sep 2, 2020 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 3839 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Pleasanton native Lemoine gets first taste of MLS action

At only 20 years old, Pleasanton's Nico Lemoine has experienced more on the soccer field than most people will in their entire...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
Last comment by MurphSoccer, on Aug 27, 2020 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 4566 Views

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Tri-Valley swimmers seek to reform 'toxic' sports culture

Swimmer safety is back in the local spotlight after several former Tri-Valley swimmers recently came forward alleging years...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by B, on Jul 10, 2020 at 2:24 pm | 91 comments | 21084 Views

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Tri-Valley swimmers seek to reform 'toxic' sports culture

Swimmer safety is back in the local spotlight after several former Tri-Valley swimmers recently came forward alleging years...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by Concerned Swim Parent, on Jun 30, 2020 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 1403 Views

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Pleasanton Preps: Uncertainty remains for the return of high school sports

One day spring sports were in full swing, almost halfway through the season. Then the next, every sport was put on hiatus...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Foothill Football supporter, on Jun 11, 2020 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 3313 Views

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State extending unemployment call hours, creating fund for undocumented immigrants

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that California will boost staffing at its Economic Development Department and extend...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2020
Last comment by Karl, on Apr 20, 2020 at 9:45 am | 18 comments | 5134 Views

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Covid-19 Mitigation is Not Vacation

With hospitals and emergency responders running out of masks and other PPE in California and elsewhere, it should come as...

Original post made by Don amador on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 1, 2020 at 10:54 pm | 38 comments | 2579 Views

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Pleasanton council sets special meeting on COVID-19 local emergency

The Pleasanton City Council has scheduled a special meeting for Monday afternoon to discuss city operations during the novel...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by latest news, on Mar 31, 2020 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 6663 Views

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BART calling for emergency funding support amid ridership decline

BART officials have called for emergency local, state and federal funding support as the transit agency hemorrhages money...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2020
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Mar 18, 2020 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 1892 Views
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