East Bay Female Athlete of the Year: Mariya Moore, Salesian
Mariya Moore, who signed with Louisville, showed her competitive fire as she led the Salesian High girls basketball team to a CIF Northern California Open Division title
East Bay Male Athlete of the Year: Drew Anderson, Miramonte
Drew Anderson excelled in three sports in an unbelievable senior season at Miramonte High School
East Bay Softball Player of the Year: Johanna Grauer, Amador Valley
With Johanna Grauer as the driving force, the Amador Valley softball team went undefeated at 27-0 and earned a No. 1 national ranking by MaxPreps.com
East Bay Baseball Coach of the Year: Andy Tarpley, College Park
Andy Tarpley's College Park Falcons hit their stride midway through the 2014 campaign, winning 13 straight to close the season with a 27-3 record and capturing the DVAL championship and NCS Division II title
All-East Bay baseball first team capsules, second and third team lists
all-east bay PITCHER OF THE YEAR CONOR NEUMANN, San Ramon Valley, Sr. -- Neumann was named the East Bay Athletic League's Most Valuable Pitcher and was a major reason why the Wolves earned a share of the league title.
All-East Bay softball first team capsules, second and third team lists
all-east bay First teamJOHANNA GRAUER, Amador Valley, Sr., pitcher -- The UCLA signee was named Ms. Softball state player of the year by Cal-Hi Sports after leading the Dons to a 27-0 season and the North Coast Section Division I title.
All-East Bay boys volleyball first-team capsules, second team list
all-east bayfirst teamJORDAN EWERT, Deer Valley, Jr., outside hitter -- The Bay Valley Athletic League MVP had 529 kills and 279 digs in 43 matches as the Wolverines won the North Coast Section Division I title.
East Bay Baseball Player of the Year: Joe DeMers, College Park
Junior helps team reach lofty goals after early defeat
East Bay Boys Volleyball Coach of the Year: David Chen, Campolindo
COACH OF THE YEARDAVID CHEN, Campolindo -- Campolindo has had some remarkable teams in recent years, but the 2014 squad may have been the best to date.
All-East Bay Boys Golf Coach of the Year, first team capsules
all-east bay boys golfWILL BRUECKNER, Acalanes, Sr. -- The Gonzaga-bound star shot a combined 16 under in the final four tournaments of the season.
All-East Bay Girls Track and Field first-team capsules
First-team capsules for All-East Bay Girls Track and Field.
East Bay Boys Golfer of the Year: Will Brueckner, Acalanes
Acalanes senior treats year as just another fun round
East Bay Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year: Mecca McGlaston, Dublin
Mecca McGlaston of Dublin High won the 100 hurdles final at the CIF state track and field championship this year.
All-East Bay Boys Track and Field first team capsules
ALL-EAST BAY boys trackJA'MAUN CHARLES, Amador Valley, 100 meters, 200, Jr. -- Charles won North Coast Section Meet of Champions titles in both the 100 (10.
East Bay Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year: Robbie Stern, Acalanes
Senior leads Dons to their first 20-win season
East Bay Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year: Evan Murphy, Amador Valley
Senior got Amador Valley over hump for NCS crown
East Bay Boys Tennis Player of the Year: Mayson Xue, Dougherty Valley
Sophomore's rise leads to Player of the Year honor
East Bay Boys Swimmer of the Year: Maxime Rooney, Granada
Maxime Rooney shattered North Coast Section records in the 200 and 500 freestyle.
All-East Bay Boys Swimming: First-team capsules
A look at the all-East Bay first-teamers
All-East Bay Boys Swimming Coaches of the Year: Jeff Mellinger and Tommy Ortega, Northgate
Coaches of the YearJEFF MELLINGER AND TOMMY ORTEGA, Northgate -- Under the guidance of the first-year co-coaches, the Broncos won the program's first NCS title since 1996 and ended Campolindo's nine-year reign.
All-East Bay Girls Swimming Coach of the Year: Heather Johnston, San Ramon Valley
Coach of the YearHEATHER JOHNSTON, San Ramon Valley -- The Wolves' program is as strong as ever under Johnston's guidance.
All-East Bay Girls Swimming: First Team capsules
FIRST TEAM IRIS BRAND, Amador Valley, Jr. -- For a third consecutive season, Brand captured the 50 freestyle at the North Coast Section championships.
East Bay Girls Swimmer of the Year: Heidi Poppe, San Ramon Valley
Senior's stellar performance helped team to NCS title
East Bay Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Ivan Rabb, Bishop O'Dowd
Bishop O'Dowd High junior Ivan Rabb, already considered one of the best boys basketball players in the nation when he started the 2013-2014 high school season, took additional strides as he led Dragons to CIF Open Division title game
East Bay Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Mariya Moore, Salesian
Impact Mariya Moore had on Salesian High girls basketball program went well beyond scoring, rebounding, assists and steals -- as Louisville-bound guard made everyone around her elevate their game
East Bay Boys Basketball first-team capsules; second, third team lists
First teamIVAN RABB, Bishop O'Dowd, Jr., F -- Rabb, the WACC-Foothill Division MVP, averaged 27 points and 14 rebounds as the Dragons won the NCS Division III title and advanced to the Open Division championship game.
East Bay Girls Basketball first-team capsules; second, third team lists
First teamMARIYA MOORE, Salesian, Sr., G/F -- Moore led Salesian to the Open Division state title game, averaging 17.
East Bay Boys Basketball Coach of the Year: Nick Jones, Monte Vista
DANVILLE -- Monte Vista High boys basketball coach Nick Jones was quick to credit his players, particularly his seniors, when told he was named Bay Area News Group's East Bay Coach of the Year for this season.
East Bay Girls Basketball Coach of the Year: Steve Pezzola, Salesian
RICHMOND -- Salesian High girls basketball coach Steve Pezzola doesn't believe in staying stagnant."I think that, like players, coaches need to get better every year.
East Bay Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Jonathan Ayala, Ygnacio Valley
Ayala scored a school-record 87 goals in his high school career and for scoring 33 this season -- also a school record -- Ayala was chosen as the Bay Area News Group's East Bay boys soccer Player of the Year.
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