Darren Sabedra, San Jose Mercury News

Darren Sabedra

San Jose Mercury News

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
Past:
  • Monterey Herald
  • SGV Tribune
  • Daily Breeze
  • L.A. Daily News
  • O.C. Register
  • Whittier Daily News
  • The Sun
  • Daily Bulletin
  • LB Press-Telegram
  • Pasadena Star News
  • and more…

Recent articles by Darren:

Serra, Pittsburg, De La Salle football coaches share common thread. They played for same man in high school.

Former De La Salle coach Bob Ladouceur speaks with pride as his ex-players, Patrick Walsh, Victor Galli, Justin Alumbaugh, prepare their teams for CIF state title games. → Read More

Serra, Pittsburg, De La Salle football coaches share common thread. They played for same man in high school.

Former De La Salle coach Bob Ladouceur speaks with pride as his ex-players, Patrick Walsh, Victor Galli, Justin Alumbaugh, prepare their teams for CIF state title games. → Read More

Monday Morning Lights: Oh, baby! What a weekend for De La Salle coach & family

Bay Area News Group's Monday Morning Lights column: De La Salle coach Justin Alumbaugh guides his team past Folsom on Friday. He and his wife welcome a daughter to their family on Saturday. Plus, Santa Teresa's incredible ride, San Ramon Valley QB's lucky sandwich, more → Read More

Pittsburg writes a storybook finish for retiring football coach, will play for state championship

In Victor Galli’s final home game as coach, Pittsburg beats Manteca to win NorCal Division I-A championship. → Read More

NorCal champs! How De La Salle edged Folsom to return to a state final

De La Salle grinds out nearly eight minutes to run out the clock as Spartans return to a state title game. → Read More

Bay Area high school football 2022: NorCal regional championship scores

Results from Friday night’s CIF NorCal regional football scores, Saturday’s schedule. → Read More

Bay Area high school football 2022: NorCal regional championship weekend preview

CIF regional championship games: De La Salle, Pittsburg, McClymonds, San Ramon Valley, El Cerrito, Bellarmine are among the teams battling for titles. → Read More

Bay Area News Group high school football predictions: Regional championship weekend

CIF NorCal football championships: De La Salle or Folsom? Pittsburg or Manteca? Our guys pick winners in nine games. → Read More

Bay Area News Group high school football predictions: Regional championship weekend

CIF NorCal football championships: De La Salle or Folsom? Pittsburg or Manteca? Our guys pick winners in nine games. → Read More

Monday Morning Lights: Serra coach Patrick Walsh addresses Mater Dei rumors

Pittsburg relieved to get a regional home game. SRV, Marin Catholic to finally meet. Santa Teresa readjusts its goals after winning a CCS title. Menlo coach sees positives in his small roster. → Read More

In a season filled with adversity, Bellarmine finds a way to beat St. Ignatius for CCS Division II title

Braden Cantlen forces a fumble that sets up Ben Pfaff’s winning touchdown run as Bellarmine captures its eighth section title. → Read More

Serra turns back Mitty in CCS D-I final, cements itself as one of section’s greatest teams

Pushed for three quarters, Serra pulls away late to capture its third consecutive Division I title, improves to 13-0. → Read More

CCS, NCS football playoffs: Friday’s championship scores, Saturday’s matchups

Bay Area high school football playoffs: Results from Friday's Central Coast Section, North Coast Section championship games, plus Saturday's schedule. → Read More

Bay Area News Group boys high school athlete of the week: Dashiell Weaver, Campolindo football

Bay Area News Group boys high school athlete of the week: Dashiell Weaver accounts for six touchdowns as Campolindo advances to NCS Division II final against San Ramon Valley. → Read More

Bay Area high school football 2022: CCS championship weekend preview

Central Coast Section finals: Serra-Mitty, Bellarmine-St. Ignatius, Menlo-Hollister, Branham-Santa Teresa, Palo Alto-Monterey battle for titles. → Read More

Bay Area News Group girls basketball preview 2022-23: Rankings, players to watch, more

Mitty’s Morgan Cheli, Heritage’s Amanda Muse, Salesian’s Makiah Asidanya, Carondelet’s Jamie Kent lead a talented group of returning players. → Read More

Bay Area News Group boys basketball preview 2022-23: Rankings, players to watch, more

With standouts such as King-Njhsanni Wilhite (Riordan), Ryan Beasley (Dougherty Valley) and Courtney Anderson Jr. (Dublin) back, this season should be highly entertaining. → Read More

Bay Area high school basketball season opens with showcases at Bishop O’Dowd, Dublin

O’Dowd’s new $45 million state-of-the-art gym will hold a two-day event. NorCal Tip-Off Classic returns to Dublin High on Saturday with a stellar lineup of games. → Read More

Bay Area News Group high school football predictions: Section championship weekend

In the 14th week of the high school football season, our guys make their CCS, NCS and OAL championships picks. → Read More

Monday Morning Lights: It’s section championship week. What are the storylines?

QB who led Pittsburg to NCS title last year will now try to beat his ex-teammates. Serra coach says ‘bravo’ to Mitty for stunning turnaround. Campo-SRV ready for rematch. → Read More