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Convent shakes off slow start to prevail

It would be hard to imagine a more foreboding start to the…

 

Fast-paced fun in the sun for international standout

Yuri Morales takes the pass with his back to the goal. He…

 

Skateboard agency seeks to build helmet culture

“Wear a Helmet 4ST” is a battle cry from Freebord, a San…

 

Former runner living vicariously through 12K

The Emerald Across the Bay 12K is considered by Dave Rhody, promoter…

Tony Rossman aiming to go out on top

Tony Rossmann was only a college sophomore when, at Fenway Park, he…

Passion for running hit Sharlet Gilbert at an early age

It was a childhood experience from more than 50 years ago, but…

Angler's hooked on competitive fishing

By age 43, it is standard for most professional athletes to have…

Semipro soccer at the top of retiree's to-do list

Two weeks after scoring two goals to lead his high school to…

Young tennis star finding recognition

Hollywood honors its finest with an Oscar, and the adult athletic world…

Marathon runner sets sights on 2016 Olympics

When the leaders hit Great Highway for the home stretch of Feb.…

Distance is no obstacle for former SHP swimmer

Among the hearty souls who jump into San Francisco Bay with nothing…

Figure skater Madellena Conte Thornton thriving out of her comfort zone

This year’s figure skating season was a breakout one for 16-year-old San…

T.J. Arcangel went from the couch to national muay Thai champ

It was time for T.J. to get off the couch.A sophomore at…

Jodi Hiraoka bowling to strike out hunger

With each strike rolled at Charity Turkey Bowl XI, Serra Bowl will…

Former tennis pro Paul Goldstein dusts off his paddle for TopSpin

Considering his pingpong lineage and professional tennis experience, Paul Goldstein may be…

Darpan Saini carries passion for cricket across borders

Moving to the Bay Area from Pennsylvania last December, Darpan Saini jumped…

Father and son team a winning combination at golf tournament

Eighty father and son teams from eight different countries teed off in…

Playing baseball abroad ‘eye-opening’ for St. Ignatius star Nkosi Djehuti-Mes

Opening Day of the Latin American Baseball Classic, Nkosi Djehuti-Mes was in…

San Francisco ‘girly girls’ band together to run two-day relay race

On Friday morning, Kate Ellmer will walk from her San Francisco apartment…

Kimmy Fung dares herself to go distance in Giant Race

Runners new to the racing scene generally select minimally challenging venues their…