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Brian Sumpter


Lakeport, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Brian:

Orland awaits Clear Lake in state playoffs

Orland stands between Clear Lake and the opportunity to win a state championship as the CIF 5-A playoffs open Saturday night. The Cardinals (12-1) visit Orland (13-0) in the regional round. Kickoff… → Read More

Lady ‘Stangs survive late scare to win 49-48 – Lake County Record-Bee

Middletown committed a final-second turnover but Healdsburg couldn’t take advantage Tuesday night as the visiting Mustangs held on for a 49-48 victory against the previously undefeated Greyho… → Read More

Cards’ section win was one incredible ride – Lake County Record-Bee

Perhaps the most exciting section championship game of all time took place Saturday night at Rancho Cotate High School in Rohnert Park where the Clear Lake Cardinals won a 56-55 game for the ages a… → Read More

Wild 56-55 win moves Clear Lake into state playoffs

In an amazing back-and-forth battle that featured 111 points scored, the two that counted the most came on a conversion with 17 seconds left to play in Clear Lake’s unbelievable 56-55 section… → Read More

Cory hoping to duplicate 2009 success

This won’t be Clear Lake head coach Mark Cory’s first trip to Rancho Cotate for a section championship game. He’s hoping to produce the same result his 2009 Eureka High School tea… → Read More

Division 7 championship game next stop

The Clear Lake Cardinals earned a berth in the North Coast Section Division 7 championship game Friday night with a thrilling 28-22 win over Kelseyville. They’ll face an old rival in the fina… → Read More

Cards win battle of lead changes, 28-22

In a back-and-forth battle that went down to the end, the Clear Lake Cardinals stamped their ticket to the North Coast Section Division 7 championship game with a 28-22 victory over the Kelseyville… → Read More

Cards, Knights need win to reach finals

It’s Kelseyville at Clear Lake in the semifinals of the North Coast Section Division 7 football playoffs on Friday night at Don Owens Stadium in Lakeport. Kickoff is 7 p.m. The winner advance… → Read More

Setting the stage for Clear Lake vs. Kelseyville

It’s Clear Lake vs. Kelseyville in the North Coast Section Division 7 semifinals after both teams posted impressive first-round playoff wins last weekend in the North Coast Section playoffs. … → Read More

Down 13-0, Cards beat up Eagles 47-13

Clear Lake scored 47 unanswered points after falling behind 13-0 early to beat Cloverdale in the opening round of the North Coast Section Division 7 playoffs on Friday night in Lakeport. Next up is… → Read More

It’s win or go home for county teams – Lake County Record-Bee

The Clear Lake, Kelseyville, Middletown and Upper Lake football teams all put their seasons on the line Friday as the North Coast Section playoffs open. Winners advance to the semifinal round Nov. … → Read More

Cards’ season ends with loss in NorCal opener – Lake County Record-Bee

Colusa rallied from a first-set loss to end Clear Lake’s successful season in the opening round of the NorCal playoffs Tuesday night in Lakeport. → Read More

Sometimes it’s OK not to share – Lake County Record-Bee

Sometimes it’s just fine not to share and one of those times was Friday night in Cloverdale where the Clear Lake Cardinals wrapped up sole possession of first place in the North Central Leagu… → Read More

Mustangs take down Saints 20-7

Career win No. 301 wasn’t nearly as exciting as No. 300, but the Middletown Mustangs will take their 20-7 win over the St. Helena Saints and advance to next weekend’s North Coast Sectio… → Read More

NCL I football race reaches finish line

An exciting North Central League I varsity football race reaches the finish line Friday night with all eyes turned to Cloverdale where the Clear Lake Cardinals control their own destiny going into … → Read More

All eyes shift to Clear Lake at Cloverdale

All eyes will be on the scoreboard Friday night in Cloverdale where the Eagles will be hosting the Clear Lake Cardinals in the North Central League I finale for both teams. → Read More

Cougars score early, quickly in 42-6 victory

Cornerstone Christian turned the ball over early and often against Upper Lake on Friday night and the Cougars took full advantage in a 42-6 league win. → Read More

Eagles shut out Lower Lake

Lower Lake fell to 0-6 in North Central League I play Friday night with a loss at home against the Cloverdale Eagles. Lower Lake’s junior varsity team did win. → Read More

NCL I race could end Friday night

The North Central League I varsity football race can go any number of ways Friday night depending on how Clear Lake fares at Willits and how Kelseyville does in Middletown. Stay tuned. → Read More

Lady Cougars dominate Mendocino

Forget about a tense and down-to-the-wire battle for the North Central League II title. The Upper Lake Cougars dominated from the start while beating Mendocino 9-1 on Wednesday afternoon in Upper L… → Read More