Archbishop Hanna senior Armani Perry scored a career-high 40 points in the NCS championship game against St. Bernard's. (Photo by Christopher Chung, The Press Democrat)

All-Empire Small-School Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Armani Perry, Archbishop Hanna

Floundering in Oakland, Perry got a new start and made the most of it at Archbishop Hanna. Read Article →

All-Empire Small-School Boys Basketball Team, 2014-15

Who made the 2014-2015 All-Empire small-school boys basketball team? Read Article →
2014-14 All-Empire girls wrestler of the year Harmonie Roberts of Ukiah. (Beth Schlanker / The Press Democrat)

All-Empire girls wrestler of the year: Harmonie Roberts a mat pioneer

Ukiah wrestler at the forefront of sport's growth in Empire. Read Article →

2014-15 All-Empire girls wrestling team

Twenty-nine athletes selected to The Press Democrat's All-Empire team. Read Article →
Former Montgomery head coach Tom Fitchie disputes a referee's call during a basketball game in 2014. (PD File)

Padecky: Tom Fitchie an indefinable basketball coach

Go ahead, try. Try to put Tom Fitchie in a box. Try to define him neatly. Read Article →

North Bay League all-league boys basketball, 2015

All-league teams are selected by coaches. Read Article →
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Kerry Benefield: SCL out of NBL’s badminton shadow

Petaluma, Analy, Elsie Allen, Piner, Roseland University Prep and Roseland Collegiate Prep will have a league they can call their own. Read Article →

North Central League I all-league boys basketball, 2015

All-league teams are selected by coaches. Read Article →

North Central League I all-league girls basketball, 2015

All-league teams are selected by coaches. Read Article →

North Central League II all-league boys basketball, 2015

All-league teams are selected by coaches. Read Article →

North Central League II all-league girls basketball, 2015

All-league teams are selected by coaches. Read Article →

North Central League III all-league boys basketball, 2015

All-league teams are selected by coaches. Read Article →

North Central League III all-league girls basketball, 2015

All-league teams are selected by coaches. Read Article →

Sonoma County League all-league girls basketball, 2015

All-league teams are selected by league coaches. Read Article →

Sonoma County League all-league boys basketball, 2015

All-league teams are selected by league coaches. Read Article →

Sonoma County League All-League Cross Country, 2014

All-league teams are selected by coaches Read Article →

Sonoma County League All-League Volleyball, 2014

All-league teams are selected by coaches Read Article →

North Bay League All-League Volleyball, 2014

All-league teams are selected by the coaches Read Article →
The Rancho Cotate girls varsity basketball team watches the junior varsity girls finish their game at Rancho Cotate High School, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Benefield: It’s a whole new season for Rancho Cotate basketball teams

Rancho Cotate is hoping to do a lot of surprising this season. Read Article →
Santa Rosa goalie Osvaldo 
Benavides looks back to watch the ball enter the goal on a penalty kick during an NCS playoff game in 2013. Some soccer coaches and players believe it is unfair to decide a game on a shootout. (ALVIN JORNADA / The Press Democrat, 2013)

Benefield: Pressure is on when penalty kicks start

Penalty kicks are the necessary evil of soccer. Read Article →
Tomales High School coach Leon Feliciano talks to his team earlier this season. (Photo by The Press Democrat)

PD Preps Insider: Tomales coach Feliciano steps down

After 19 years as head coach, Leon Feliciano is hanging up his whistle. Read Article →
Xavier Freeman (2) and Ja'Narrick James (20) star for the second-ranked Analy Tigers. (Photo by Alvin Jornada, for The Press Democrat)

PD Preps Football Rankings: Week 10

Which teams top the large- and small-school rankings? Read Article →
Fort Bragg quarterback Kaylor Sullivan. (Photo by John Burgess, The Press Democrat)

PD Preps Insider: Fort Bragg’s Kaylor Sullivan dominating the competition

Fort Bragg quarterback Kaylor Sullivan is setting records and leading the Timberwolves to the verge of an NCL I championship Read Article →
Jose Lopez, bottom, stretches with the Elsie Allen boys soccer team during practice, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Benefield: Soccer turf dilemma

Is synthetic turf the scourge of soccer, or the savior of the game? Read Article →

PD Preps Insider

There has been nothing up and down about Jack Stafford’s season. Read Article →
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Saturday’s high school football previews

Here's a look at Saturday's slate of high school football games. Read Article →
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Benefield: Homecoming magic sparks St. Helena

Maybe it was the crown they gave Davon Browne at half time that changed the momentum of the game. Read Article →
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Friday’s high school football previews

Here's a look at Friday's slate of high school football games. Read Article →
No. 4 Rancho Cotate hosts No. 3 Cardinal Newman on Friday. (Photo by Crista Jeremiason, The Press Democrat)

PD Preps Football Rankings: Week 6

Check out the latest rankings and see if your school made the cut. Read Article →
Becky Nelson is escorted out by family friend and Montgomery soccer player Carson Wyatt during a special ceremony in tribute to women with breast cancer held between the boys and girls soccer games at Montgomery High School, Tuesday, October 7, 2014.(Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Benefield: Beautiful Game steps up for breast cancer awareness

Montgomery High defender Carson Wyatt saved the day Tuesday night, but it wasn’t on the soccer field. Read Article →