Ransom, who was shot and killed on I-880 on Friday, was guided by Berkeley mentors and the city’s multicultural spirit.
Burke, who went to Berkeley High, played for the Oakland A’s and the Dodgers, who offered him $75,000 to marry a woman.
Nolan J. Coleman was an 18-year-old Berkeley High student when he volunteered for the U.S. Army in 1948. He was wounded during the Korean War and received a Purple Heart and a Silver Star “for gallantry in action.”
Berkeley guard Bryan Morris, left, and Crespi forward Mitchell Mykhaylov battle for the ball during the second half of the Division I high school basketball championship game Thursday night in Sacramento. Photo: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli Battling one of the nation’s top-ranked teams for the state title, the Berkeley High boys basketball team recovered from a […]
The Yellowjacket bench erupts in joy as the team clinches its first NorCal championship since 1921. Photo: Gary Jones When the Yellowjackets boys basketball team last won a NorCal championship, Woodrow Wilson had just handed over the White House to Warren Harding, Babe Ruth had completed one season with the Yankees, and the founding of […]
Elisha Davis, a Berkeley High alum, is succeeding on the court and off at Arizona State. Photo: Sun Devil Athletics For a college student athlete, there is no season more important than your senior year. It’s the year when everything could soon be coming to an end: the long practices, the extra work on weekends, […]
Members of the Berkeley High class of 1974 boys basketball team gathered on Friday Feb. 7 and remembered their former teammate Greg Brown who died in the middle of a game. Photo: Natalie Orenstein This time of year is always hard for the Berkeley High class of 1974 boys basketball team. “A Valentine’s day doesn’t […]
Berkeley High’s Lady Yellowjackets made their third straight state final on Friday night. Photo: BUSD Berkeley High’s Lady Yellowjackets made their third straight state final on Friday night. Photo: BUSD Berkeley High’s girls’ basketball powerhouse, the Lady Yellowjackets, played — and lost — their third consecutive state final on Friday night, falling to Long Beach […]
The Yellowjackets triunphed on Saturday at the NorCal Division Championship game. Photo: Berkeley Unified School District Berkeley High’s girls basketball team, a perennial powerhouse, added to a distinguished history with a 56-45 victory over Oak Ridge-El Dorado Hills on Saturday in the NorCal Division I championship game. It was the third consecutive NorCal championship for […]
The BHS Lady Jackets at Senior Night in February. Photo: Mark Coplan/BUSD By David A. Gerber Update, March 13: The team made it to the Division I Northern California regional championship game for a fourth consecutive year after topping host Gunn-Palo Alto 54-46 in Tuesday’s semifinals. Read more on BUSD site. Original story: Berkeley High […]
Brittany Boyd dribbles the ball during the game against Utah at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley on February 23. Photo: GoldenBearSports.com By Will Rohrer Lindsay Gottlieb already had Brittany Boyd’s number. The Cal’s women’s basketball coach recalls her whirlwind inauguration as the head of UC Berkeley’s program last April: “I was flying up here and was excited […]
Mater Dei’s smothering defense caused problems for the Jackets all game. Photo: BUSD Mater Dei’s smothering defense caused problems for the Jackets all game. Photo: BUSD Berkeley High’s girls basketball team, the Lady Yellowjackets, started strongly against Mater Dei in Saturday night’s state championship game in Sacramento, leading 16-15 at the end of the first […]