Here are the headlines of the 2012-13 School Year:

September 18th—Analy ranked No. 1 in the first football rankings

September 21st—Montgomery names its football field Jason Franci Field

The New Montgomery Viking Scoreboard
The New Montgomery Viking Scoreboard

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

Rancho Cotate NBL Football Champions
Rancho Cotate NBL Football Champions

SCL… Analy 40 Petaluma 13

Analy SCL Football Champions
Analy SCL Football Champions

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

Giants Make It Two of Three
Giants Make It Two of Three

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— 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

Cardinal Newman-Montgomery game moved to SRJC
Cardinal Newman-Montgomery game moved to SRJC

February 3rd—Baltimore defeats San Francisco in Super Bowl XLVII

Not A Good Result
Not A Good Result

February 7th—NBL Girls…Santa Rosa 70 Cardinal Newman 49…Casa Grande 44 Montgomery 41…Santa Rosa wins NBL Regular Season Championship

It Was Quite A Scene NBL Championship Night at SRJC
It Was Quite A Scene NBL Championship Night at SRJC

February 11th—Final 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.

A big rally gives Maria Carrillo huge win over Rancho Cotate
A big rally gives Maria Carrillo huge win over Rancho Cotate

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

SRJC advances to State Finals
SRJC advances to State Finals

May 29th—NCS Division 2 Baseball Semi-Final…Casa Grande 12 College Park 11 (13 innings)

Casa Grande's One Run Magic was the No. 2 story of school year
Casa Grande’s One Run Magic was the No. 2 story of school year

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.