Here are the headlines of the 2012-13 School Year:
September 18th—Analy ranked No. 1 in the YSN365.com first football rankings
September 21st—Montgomery names its football field Jason Franci Field
October 17—Rancho Cotate takes over No. 1 and will keep it the rest of the season
October 26th—Football Showdown Night
NBL…Rancho Cotate 21 Cardinal Newman 14
SCL… Analy 40 Petaluma 13
NCL I…Fort Bragg 22 St. Helena 21 (OT)
All three games were between the top two teams in league and winners won their league championship.
It was first reported that St. Helena won the game at Fort Bragg.
Rancho Cotate wins second NBL championship in three years.
Analy wins first outright SCL championship
Fort Bragg snaps St. Helena’s two year run as NCL champion.
October 28th—World Series Game 4: San Francisco 4 Detroit 3 (10 innings)…Giants win second World Series in three years
November 2nd…Montgomery’s Jason Franci and Sonoma Valley’s Mick O’ Meara coach their last games. Franci—33 years—232-125-10; O’ Meara 29 years—173-135-6.
November 10th—NCS Soccer Championship…Girls…Maria Carrillo 3 Montgomery 1…Maria Carrillo wins second straight Championship and finishes 20-0
November 10th—NCS Soccer Championship…Boys…Anderson Valley 3 Leadership 0…Anderson Valley wins second championship in three years.
November 24—NCS Division 3 Football Semi-Final…Marin Catholic 42 Cardinal Newman 37
December 15—Redwood 80 Casa Grande 67 (4 OT)…Saturday afternoon 4 pm start, that ended at 7 pm
December 30th—YSN365.com first basketball rankings…No. 1…Boys—Montgomery—Girl—Maria Carrillo
January 2nd—NBL Girls Basketball…Santa Rosa 54 Montgomery 51 (OT)
January 7th—Announced both of the Cardinal Newman-Montgomery NBL games moved to SRJC
January 14th—NBL Boys Basketball…Cardinal Newman 52 Montgomery 48…first league game in Sonoma County history moved to SRJC
February 3rd—Baltimore defeats San Francisco in Super Bowl XLVII
February 7th—NBL Girls…Santa Rosa 70 Cardinal Newman 49…Casa Grande 44 Montgomery 41…Santa Rosa wins NBL Regular Season Championship
February 11th—Final YSN365.com basketball rankings…No. 1…Boys…Cardinal Newman…Girls…Santa Rosa
February 15th—NBL Girls Post Season Championship…Montgomery 60 Santa Rosa 48…Montgomery has last word.
February 15th—NBL Post Season Championship…Cardinal Newman 63 Montgomery 55…Tom Bonfigli wins 650 games as Head Coach
February 16th—SCL Basketball Championship Night…Analy wins Boys, Petaluma wins Girls Championship. Both teams won the regular season championship going 12-0 in league play.
March 2nd—NCS Division 6 Boys Championship…Rincon Valley Christian 52 Ferndale 48…Rincon Valley wins first NCS championship since 1998 and snaps three year run by Ferndale
March 9th—JC Women Playoffs…SRJC 48 San Joaquin Delta 38…SRJC qualifies for State Final Four
March 16th—Nor Cal Boys Division 4 Basketball Championship…Cardinal Newman 73 Archbishop Riordan 66…Cardinal Newman breaks a school record with 32nd win and the fourth Nor Cal championship in school history.
March 23rd…State Boys Division 4 Baseball Championship…Pacific Hills 58 Cardinal Newman 52
April 24th…NBL Baseball…Casa Grande 2 Windsor 1…Casa Grande goes to 7-0 in NBL play. All seven wins were by one run.
April 25th…NBL Softball…Maria Carrillo 4 Rancho Cotate 3…Maria Carrillo scores three runs in the bottom of the seventh with two outs. That inning turned the league race Maria Carrillo’s way.
May 5th…JC Baseball Playoffs…SRJC wins two must win games over Los Medanos to advance to the second round of the State Playoffs.
May 12th—JC Baseball Playoffs…SRJC 5 San Joaquin Delta 1…SRJC qualifies for State Final Four
May 29th—NCS Division 2 Baseball Semi-Final…Casa Grande 12 College Park 11 (13 innings)
May 31st— Kathleen Durand of Maria Carrillo (Discus), Healdsburg’s Helen Ann Haun (Pole Vault) and Sonoma Academy’s Kiana Herold (High Jump) qualify for finals of State Track Meet
June 1st—NCS Division 5 Softball Championship…St. Vincent 14 St. Bernard Catholic 5…St. Vincent wins its second straight Section Championship
June 1st—NCS Division 6 Baseball Championship…Tomales 5 Point Arena 3…Tomales wins first ever NCS Baseball championship by defeatinh the defending champions.