Football: Rancho Cotate defense sputters in opener, falls to Alhambra 47-35

Cougars pile up points but can’t overcome deficit Read Article →
Former Rancho Cotate star Brent Gillespie led Youngstown State 
to its first NCAA tournament victory in school history.
(Youngstown State athletics)

Rancho grad Gillespie helped Youngstown State reach NCAA tourney

NCAA Tournament berth fuels Gillespe's fire to earn another appearance Read Article →
CHRISTOPHER CHUNG / The Press Democrat Former Rancho Cotate High and Cal star Brandon Morrow waves to fans before Tuesday night's Toronto-A's game in Oakland.

Near no-no took toll on ex-Rancho star

Morrow, 26, attended Rancho Cotate High School and Cal Berkeley. His parents still live in Rohnert Park and his dad, John, is the baseball coach at Rancho Cotate. So, this is a local-boy-makes-good story, and how. Read Article →