Feature Image by Sumner Fowler Article by Ryan Giacomini (Petaluma High School Class of 2022) COVID-19 has put Petaluma sports on hold, but recently California gave the go ahead for high school football to start their season. Petaluma and Casa Grande have their first league games this Friday, March 12th. St. Vincent de Paul High…
By Jeff Woodworth September 8, 2018 Santa Rosa, CA – Nevers Field hosted an old school, smash mouth game between Santa Rosa and Windsor last night. The two teams accounted for a total of 280 yards rushing. The first quarter didn’t go according to plan for either team. Santa Rosa started out the game with…
North Coast Section Football playoffs first round at Ed Lloyd Field in Santa Rosa,CA. Newman the 8 seed , Novato the 9 and both teams were co-champs in their respective leagues.
The first day of NCS play was good for most of the local teams and all the NBL teams, as all three advance to the second round after one sided wins.
Today, the first round ends with nine local teams in action, four of them going against each other.
Today the first round ends with nine local teams in action, four of them going against each other.
We have a recap of all the action last night along with today’s schedule and it is also NCS Soccer championship day along with the second round of the Volleyball playoffs. The schedule for both is at the end of this.
If I have learned anything about the North Coast Section Football playoffs, which were announced on Sunday, it would be- although the power rankings are a fun thing to look at as the season is going on, they don’t mean much. The committee is going to do what the committee is going to do.
This morning at 11 am the picks for the NCS Football playoffs will be announced.
Here are some thoughts about what I think might happen. Some of it will be right and some of it will be wrong.
Some of it will be real wrong.
I haven’t seen anybody nail completely what the committee has decided to do.
Final regular season game in the NBL, Newman hoping to clinch a co-championship and an automatic NCS Playoff berth. Windsor (7-2) looking to get back on the wining track after a dropping 2 straight games.
This version of the top ten had it’s biggest shakeup of the season. There are eight changes this week.
One of the changes isn’t at No. 1.
As far as tie-breakers for league goes I took for granted that they were that head to head is the first tie-breaker for any league. That turns out not to be true. The NBL first tie-breaker is numbers drawn at the beginning of the season. I am trying to find out the rest of the leagues tie-breaker rules.
Each league we cover could end up in a tie. The tie-breaker system could be huge if they two teams meet in the playoffs for home field advantage. In each of the leagues the co-champions could meet.
Montgomery hosting their rivals Cardinal Newman on Halloween night at Jason Franci Field.
Big game football rivalry between teams tied for first with Windsor in the North Bay League Standings.