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>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news. very devastated. >> of the situation that happened in didn't know the whole. the whole story of what happened. >> now at 10 o'clock. we are following a story that you'll see only here on kron. 4 news. we are talking with the family of an east bay man who was hit by a car and then left laying in the middle of a street tonight that they are hoping that the driver will turn themselves in as they seek answers into this horrible
incident. thanks much for joining us here tonight here on kron. 4 news at 10 o'clock this sunday night. i'm jonathan mccall and i'm justine waldman will turn out a crowd forsman to harry. she has the video. >> of this hit and run. she also spoke to the victim's family about his healing process. and this is story you will only see on kron 00:00am tonight. good evening, amanda. >> good evening. i spoke to his sister and she says the whole family is just heartbroken over this situation. it's hard for them to even imagine something like this. could happen. like we mentioned, we do have that video and it is a little bit graphic. so might be hard for some viewers to >> it's so devastating that this has to my brother when he should gardner says it's still hard to wrap her head around what happened to her brother, cortney even been very loving. >> loving person kind. joe
jones star of the family on the morning of july 13th his life changed for ever. he was hit by car. they kept going this is surveillance video from a nearby business of the moment fau was hit. >> it happened around 4.45 years. san pablo and sly know avenues enrichment. what appears to be an suv. just kept going bad you know. >> fled the scene in faster and let him in the middle of the street to die. gardner says it was a good samaritan that called police about 14 minutes later, ballad has been lying in the middle of the intersection unconscious. >> he's now in intensive care unit. we have not been able to. >> communicate with him because he is unconscious. he needs assistance breathing. he has multiple broken ribs. a broken femur collapsed lungs and his kidneys aren't functioning properly. his medical bills are rising.
rising rising. garner is trying to raise money to cover the expenses. but the family wants most is to know who did this. if you can please come forward to give peace. >> his sister tells me she understands this may have just been an accident, but she's disappointed the person who hit him didn't stay to help him live amanda hari kron 4 news. >> amanda, have they given you any idea how long he'll be in the hospital for. >> at this point. they expect him to be in the hospital for a significant amount of time. he's in a medically induced coma and he has more surgery thing to do on his leg to make sure it can function properly so it's going to be for the long haul. >> hopefully that family can get some answers and that driver will turn himself or herself and kron four's amanda hari live for us tonight in the city. amanda,
thank you. right now, san francisco police are looking for a driver who they say backed into an officer's patrol car injuring that officer during a traffic stop. we first told you about the story tonight here on kron 4 news at 6 police say they pulled over that driver for a traffic stop near missouri and the turner terrorists in the patrol hill neighborhood. that's when police said the driver put his car into reverse hitting the officer's car. we're told the officer did suffer minor injuries. kron 4 is staying in contact with sfpd to learn more details about that injured officer will bring you updates as soon as we get them. >> in the east bay walnut creek. police are investigating an early morning homicide. the shooting took place on s o s drive near north main street outside of spoon tonic nightclub just after one 30 this morning when officers arrived, they found 4 gunshot victims. one person died at the scene. there are 3 people were taken to the hospital. a witness at the bar says they didn't know what was happening until it was already over.
>> what are going want the club know what's happening. this is a few people were yelling outside like like what happened. the cuts are coming out la running around this. the parking on likes asking people. >> that you see where the shooter who was the shooter. any will see anything. >> but then the little south. every every happened. the dew was shot on the ground. the police started coming over asking this. anyone saw anything. >> no information about a motive or suspects has been released will keep you updated on this developing story. >> businesses in oakland's chinatown neighborhood try to rebound this weekend after a violent few days in the neighborhood late last week. >> surveillance video captured 2 attacks that happened on thursday and friday right in the same area and conference universe aqi spoke with store owners and shoppers about the impact this recent violence and robberies is having on business. >> already. many store owners here in oakland chinatown are taking precautions in closing
down before dawn. a lot of them have also installed surveillance cameras with the continued violent attacks during broad daylight. many of them are at their wits end on how to fight this problem. a quiet day in oakland's chinatown neighborhood on sunday. >> where people's. kevin tong says it's been this way all weekend, especially after word traveled about the recent attacks. i don't. don't really like it. >> and. >> because lawyer is. felt like this is too has a lot of customers because death afraid to come video shows the most recent attack that happened friday afternoon. >> 3 suspects, assaulted and robbed 2 women in broad daylight in just the day before in the same area. another violent robbery happened. 2 suspects are seen robbing an elderly man on the ground. and when another man tried to help. he was pistol-whipped disappointed like a the flame. >> thing bed. it's unwarranted the elderly they're being
picked office like easy targets, whenever walking around chinatown. alice ching says she is on high alert, always be conscious of my surroundings and. >> i try to walk with people. many store owners have increased their surveillance last few minutes we saw the camera because. >> want that. people come to my stole something bad things. i myself and many of us feel very angry about situation. because, you know, we thought, you know, things are getting much, much better while we have to coming in and also having to police presence, i guess in a once a budget issue came out and i guess one city budget, you know, 5 june 30th. we realize in they were some cuts already know walking patrols. so we're saying despite of crime happening. in chinatown. karl chan is the president of oakland chinatown chamber of commerce. >> he says they lost foot patrols earlier this month and
many stores are now concerned about the future of this area seen a mane of a small businesses in chinatown and they have decided to close so even, you know, because doing a pandemic. they're a close early, but now they don't even close, even early at them before. so what it means the men said you know, they will be much, much off fish up the pieces and especially you has a chance to come to try to hand over the last year. many community groups have formed in oakland's chinatown to protect this neighborhood. one group known as protect oakland chinatown has recently raised more than $27,000 to install more surveillance cameras in the neighborhood. >> in oakland's taylor kron 4 news it's now been more than a week since a berkeley dad was last seen after going for a run in the spay. >> today marking an 8th day in the search for phillip cray-chick, the alameda county sheriff's office said it used nearly 200 members to recheck areas. they had searched before, including deep ravines and other steep terrain
searchers today also combing property next to the park. but despite all of their efforts. investigators say they did not find any new leads in their search tonight. they're urging anyone who may have any information on where philip could be to give them a call tomorrow morning, san francisco city leaders are set to unveil a new plan that's aimed at protecting locals and tourists as more folks return back to the city after the pandemic. the plan calling for more community policing and deployment officers at a number of popular sites. the move comes as the city of san francisco has seen a huge jump in the number of car break-ins and several areas around the city in the past year, san francisco mayor london breed and police chief bill scott will be on hand for that announcement. >> let's talk about our 4 zone forecast right now as we take a live look outside here in san francisco fog in this picture for sure. but there is a red flag warning that is in effect right now. and there is fire weather concerns.
>> for the rest of the week. kron 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez here tonight with a look at the timing of when that. red flag warning will be at its highest impact. yeah, it's really an effect right now. but its highest impact. jonathan and justine. >> is it going to be monday morning. early monday afternoon because of it. the sun rising daytime heating going to make for a very unstable atmosphere and that is one we're going to be at our increased threat of possible pop-up thunderstorms producing dry lightning. so unfortunately not going to be much of a rainmaker. and fortunately not much of a wind maker as well. so let's take a look at the areas that are going to be impacted. it's going to be our highest peaks elevations above 2000 feet. were we typically see little to no marine layer. so it's extremely dry. remember, we're under exceptional to extreme drought from everyone in the bay area. and that's why we're going to notice that the highest risk for the highest
peak. so north bay mountains east bay, hills, diablo range all included in that. but one area that is excluded is the bay area coastline. in addition to that, the east bay shoreline. thanks to fog carla out there. bring us some much needed moisture that monsoonal threat, though, making its way closer into the bay area. the good news is it's starting to wrap around the bay area. more out in the pacific. so it looks like it's going to avoid or area. doc, going to see as much high little cloud. you can see most of those high monsoonal clouds off out in the pacific with this latest model run and that threat over the east bay valleys and south bay valleys diminishes significantly. so we're tracking drier and clear conditions and skies. but there is that slight threat. so still have to put that in the forecast just in case it changes because it is very dynamic with the atmosphere out there right now calmer drier and cooler conditions starting tuesday details at your full 10 at 10 outlook in
just a few minutes. back to you. jonathan and justine, thank you so much of recent coming up tonight at 10 with wildfires burning throughout the state. we'll see how firefighters are preparing. >> for the red flag warnings that are in place. delicia: this is where all our recycling is sorted -- 1.2 million pounds every day, helping to make san francisco the greenest big city in america. but that's not all you'll find here. there are hundreds of good-paying jobs, with most new workers hired from bayview-hunter's point. we don't just work at recology, we own it, creating opportunity and a better planet. now, that's making a difference.
dixie fire is burning right near paradise and evacuation orders remain in place tonight as this fire continues to spread in butte county. the fire has grown to more than 15,000 acres and is 15% contained. cal fire says it crews. i have a hard time containing this fire because it's burning in really steep terrain. more evacuations have been ordered to 9 as crews try to grow contain the growing tamarac fire burning near lake tahoe. >> so far that fire sparked by lightning on july 4th has burned through more than 18,000 acres and is still at 0% containment. the fire now threatening 200 homes in the tiny town markley bill which is near the california-nevada border. 10 homes have already burned. and directly to the east of the dixie fire in plumas national forest. crews are still trying to gain an upper hand on the largest fire currently burning in california. it's the back worth complex fire. >> it has burned more than 105,000 acres and is now 73%
contained mandatory evacuations remain in place for some people in lassen county, at at least 33 homes have been destroyed. and governor newsom declared a state of emergency this weekend to help local governments in siskiyou lesson and plumas counties. a red flag warning is in effect right now for the east and north bay hills as well as the santa cruz mountains all areas pretty pouch from the drought. but this morning was issued because there's a potential for dry lightning and some of those strikes could spark a fire. reese's been telling us all night long about the threat that we're now under. >> gayle ong, though, showed us how crews in the east bay. we're getting ready. >> they area. firefighters are staffed up with strike teams dozers and air support preparing for the worst and hoping for the best. firefighters are keeping a close eye on the hills and mountains. a red flag warning is in effect monsoonal moisture from arizona could create dry thunderstorms here in the bay area. the concern dry lightning sparking new wildfires. we do have.
>> of the few dozers that we can our disposal. you know, department we also have plenty of resources within our jurisdiction and the neighboring jurisdictions to assist each other with while in fires that. >> that could happen. alameda county battalion chief mark carter says preparations are in place since roe heels of this lightning >> it still there's a familiar reminder from from that that we do need to wildfire seriously and just be prepared and do things such as you know, not have limited purview. so. barbecuing and open fires for cooking and things of that nature in the city of berkeley. those living in the hills are urged to be prepared for an emergency and know your evacuation zone. >> the national weather service says the main threat for dry lightning is over. the diablo range for the east bay, the red flag warning expires monday at 05:00pm.
>> in berkeley. gayle ong kron 4 news right nowa kron 4 dot com. you can find tips and information for fire season. >> just use your mobile device to scan the qr code on your screen and you'll be directed there. >> let's talk about our weather forecast right now as we take a live look outside from our mount tam cam just poking out there. the top of the fog ugly. that's the sales force tower here in san francisco. that just shows us how thick the fog us on this sunday night. and we are once again under that red flag warning still tracking the threat. >> of some dry lightnnng that could spark. we've been fortunate right now that nothing bad has happened risa rodriguez here tonight to get you ready for your monday. and when that threat will reach its highest point. yeah, that's right, jonathan just seen. the good news is that monsoonal moisture. >> making its way out into the pacific. no lightning has been detected. but. >> the most unstable threat for those pop-up thunderstorms that could produce and dry lightning will be monday
morning through monday afternoon. so let's take a look at our weather maps and you could see our highest peaks elevations above 2000 feet. that's going to be the biggest areas that will be threatened because they see little to no marine layer along the coast and most of our valleys even in the east bay shoreline seeing that karl fog out there right now so that is the good news. for this evening. even into your monday as well. but temperatures out there right now, quite the spread even at this 10 o'clock hour 50's 60's and yes, even 70's. >> as you head out the door. concord 77 degrees. but take a look at pacifica in the mid-fifties at 53 degrees so 25 degree difference out there right now with everything in between for your sunday night. so let's take a look at tomorrow's microclimate monday outlook as you start out your workweek forecast mid 60's for downtown san francisco and we're tracking mission
district. also in the mid 60's. the same for the marina district. so very seasonable. thanks to that fog bank out there. half moon bay in the low 60's. the one thing that we are going to notice, though, will be that increase in wind speeds right along the san francisco peninsula out of the west-southwest at 30 miles per hour or less what is going to be noticeably breezier tomorrow. millbrae and burlingame in the low 70's mid 60's. for those of you in brisbane. we're going to notice a lot of sunshine for your early monday afternoon. thanks to that monsoonal moisture making its way out in the pacific. it is diminishing our threat for pop-up thunderstorms even in the east bay and south bay. so let's keep our fingers crossed. that continues. redwood city in palo alto in the low 80's with the widespread low to mid and upper 80's for those of you in the south bay san jose 81 degrees. check out. campbell, though, flirting with 90's and we're going to be in the low 90's for east bay valleys about 10 degrees cooler than where we were today. we were scorching heat today. fact
tracking near triple digit weather for livermore and concord. but concord and walnut creek cooling down into the low 90's. still a few degrees above average, but beats that near triple digit heat that you felt today. orinda and moraga in the low 80's with richmond in the mid 70's and quite the spread. for those of you in parts of the north bay delay. one benicia 83 degrees. but check out fairfield in yadkinville that we are going to be in that near triple digit range there. so very hot temperatures there. novato and santa rosa holding steady in the mid 80's with sandra fell. also in the mid 80's and mill valley in 80 degree territory. but low 80's, fortunately for new for you. i know that you're used to seeing more of that fog being. but that monsoonal threat is going to diminish by monday afternoon into monday night. more stable atmosphere as everything starts to dry out and that monsoonal moisture makes its way to the north and east of our bay area forecast by tuesday,
seasonable temperatures and then cooling down by midweek. 5 degrees below average. but fortunately not tracking any more threats of pop-up thunderstorms. no triple digit heat. so knock on wood. everything's ok, tomorrow. we don't want another repeat of last year's complex fires kuz to that was brutal. but under extreme to exceptional drought. >> any little spark can ignite a major flames are firefighters really working extra hard in overtime and keeping us safe out of that fire threat. you know it. and after monday it's pretty steady. it's really steady. so let's keep it that way. don't wash your car jonathan, of all, don't worry. all right. there you go. thank you. >> for the
>> 41 challengers will take on governor gavin newsome in his upcoming recall election in september. the secretary of state's office released the complete list late last night. and the list includes 21 republicans, 8 democrats. one libertarian 9 independents and 2 members of the green party, the list, the remains a little bit unsettled because conservative talk radio host larry elder says that he should be on the list. former san diego mayor kevin faulconer is in dispute of the whether he can be listed as the city's retired mayor. and there's also a youtube creator says he's going to be suing now because his nickname was not included on the ballot this week. this week could be
the final at-bat for the city of oakland as part of its attempt to keep the a's from leaving the east bay. >> tuesday morning. the oakland city council will consider a vote on proposed 12 billion dollar. howard terminal ballpark. have made it crystal clear that in order to stay. they need to play at that place or they will be prepared to leave friday. the city of oakland released a term sheet between both sides. but the a's say despite that they're still very far apart on a deal city staff has recommended that the council at least endorse a tentative deal. while the 2 sides continue to try and hammer out their sides and how to get this officially done. but the council says they can approve that agreement unless the a's are on board with it. lots of details still up in the air. kron 4 will sort it out for you have complete coverage throughout the day along with reaction on tuesday. former forty-niners quarterback colin kaepernick teaming up with scholastic for a new book deal. his first book will be called, quote, eichler myself
different and it will be published in april of next year. the book will be based on one of kaepernick's earliest experiences growing up as a child adopted by a white family on twitter. he said that he hopes the book will inspire readers to walk through the world with confidence. >> more than 100 animals needing homes are coming to the bay area on monday. this is to help an overcrowded shelter in tulsa, oklahoma, 13 shelters around the bay area are preparing to receive thea cats dogs kittens and puppies. the animals will arrive via a private charter jet and land at the hayward executive airport tomorrow. if you're looking to bring home a furry little friend. >> hayward executive airport where you need to be. well, that that's where they're going to land and they're going to take him from there. i wait till they get to the shelter. well, dressed, as you going to jump start. you know, you can do that. that does it for us here tonight on kron 4 news at 10 o'clock going to get. you do with a leash. we'll see you back to this week in sports night live next
delicia: this is where all our recycling is sorted -- 1.2 million pounds every day, helping to make san francisco the greenest big city in america. but that's not all you'll find here. there are hundreds of good-paying jobs, with most new workers hired from bayview-hunter's point. we don't just work at recology, we own it, creating opportunity and a better planet. now, that's making a difference. >> hello and welcome to another edition of sports night live. yes, is the dog days of summer right now where it's usually boring. but we still have a lot going on here in the bay area. i'm jason dumas i'm kate rooney. so much so much to get start with the
hottest team in baseball or should i say the team of the best record in baseball. the giants looking to avoid losing their second straight series to the cardinals final game in missouri before a big series against the dodgers. >> and we start off the gateway arch in louis. i've never been there have you any it scoreless in the 3rd. >> fitness on and unloads on a hanging breaking pitch. the young mess it up all the young. >> he unloads on johnny cueto is going for a solo home run one nothing. but on the 4th darin ruf does the same thing. can't hang curve in the majors. they usually get smacked out of the park. that's rough 10th home run of the season. >> all right. we've got to the bottom of the 5th now quedo. it's exciting and right here is going to strike out big man out there hurries job remains tied at one on to the top of
the 6th. the real chance here for the giants with the bases loaded crawford. but mike tauchman just back from the 10 day dl strikes out at san francisco leaves 3 stranded to end the inning. >> something tells me, kate, that come back to bite them. bottom of the 7th harrison bader checks. his swing beau goes cown the first base line. lamont wade. can't get it. he flips into the picture toog late. the eventual winning run scores. tough to lose on something like that. bottom of the 9th donovan solano at the plate to lawn. but he gets underneath that why he flies out to center. that is the final out of the game. giants go down to one. they dropped 2 of 3 games in st. louis san francisco remains one game ahead of the dodgers who lost in extra innings on a walk off to colorado. >> they'll travel to dodger stadium for a huge series that begins tomorrow after the
game. gabe kepler said missed opportunities cost them while rough was looking ahead to the rivals to the south. >> either a starter or against a really, really is kind pitching middle innings. those are the biggest, the biggest opportunities. once you get deep into the game. you're going to see the best and nastiest of their stuff. so. i think often times you think about what the chances you not wait and you think about those. but it's performance early in game. sometimes it that turns out to be the difference. and i think that's the case of dodger stadium. obviously they always. >> now he's packet their their fans are super energetic. and you know, we have a big following that the lights to come see us there, too. now it will be a fun game. and i think, you know, every game is going to be extremely close for now. although of little things. you know, games like that matter.
>> sure do big, big series coming up right about the a's trying to win the rubber match in their series with cleveland at the coliseum today and fans putting tuesday's new stadium vote out of their my right. yeah. >> the game here happy fans in the stands there. it's not a care in the world. chris bassitt, though he did have some getting lit up by bradley zimmer. that was the first pitch of the game and that home run just right center. one nothing tribe early. i actually pitched pretty well today. but some are just had his number 5th inning zimmer drives one to center. got an arm but not enough to beat daniel johnson to the plate on the rbi. so cleveland breaks it open 2 to one. >> all right. let's go to the top of the 5th ramon lauriano. he hits it to the gap in center. he's in the second easily but he notices a wild pitch at 3rd and he gives greedy. it's a little too greedy. gunned down at 3rd.
own. have a seat in the shade. a little too there. but in the bottom of the inning 7 brown ties it with one swing of the bat brown 11th home run of the season. it's 2 to the a's have some life. >> alright making some moves in the 7 daniel johnson. hits one to deep center. and that is gone and that made it 3 to cleveland. but hey, bassett. i don't give up those 3 runs and struck out 8 over 7 innings. it was just no match, though, for the day bradley zimmer had in the 9th. another rbi single that made 42 and that would be the final score go down. 42 they dropped 2 of 3 games to the tribe. next up, oakland tries to bounce back against the angels at the coliseum beginning tomorrow after today's game, bob melvin and seth brown tried to explain the lack of offensive punch
not today but over the whole weekend. >> we feel like we're healthier in have a deeper lineup. you know, we just haven't seen the results yet. so. you know, i feel good about it. every day we go out there. i feel like we're going good. you know, we begin in good work in the cages. he does a good job preparing him for how they're going to be we're just a little bit of are at right now. but i. every day we go out there. i feel like we're gonna break out of it. there's nothing to you know, it's just baseball is you know, up and downs and. >> got to grind through it you know, everybody's trying it out right now and everybody is getting out there and put in the work. the results aren't there right now. but you know, that's just baseball for you know, so. you know, next week we could be all it in the 1000. you know, it's just one of those things where baseball is going to be up and down for you when you got to be able to grind through it when it's not going away. >> i want to be a all right.
still ahead on sports night live, a historic performance for former cal golfer in the british open we've got highlights of colin moore college, big win. >> and we will also check in on our baseball insider alan style. find out what he thinks about tuesday's howard terminal vote and who are his 2 pipe dream for the a's and the giants at the trade deadline. all that and more after the break. hang tight.
>> welcome back to sports night live. kate rooney and jason dumas here with you. we're watching golf history unfold and the gulf are in question. has bay area ties exactly. kate was just telling me she's a mini golf. the fiction otto. >> this guy's pretty good on the main course piketon the tiny ones to yet for sure. the final round of the open was this morning and our boy collin morikawa, the berkeley alum. he was simply fantastic on this weekend. let's head out to saint charles site of the historic british open jordan speith to 2017 open winner. he was great all weekend to and ttday was no different. he shot a 4 under 66 to stay in contention. but one colin is on that much you can do. he sinks the birdie putt to go to 15 under par for the tournament. it takes a 2 shot lead over speed. he's not known for being a great putter, but this weekend when he's puts like this, he will be hard to beat column takes
the walk up on the 18th and on the final hole well, in control of his destiny. the crowd loves it and he taps it in on the 18th to take the title becoming not only the 2021 open champion in his first time playing the tournament. but only player to win 2 majors in his first attempt he won pga championship in his first try last year at harding park in san francisco after the round, the 24 year-old reflected on his accomplishments thus far. but he made it clear this is only the beginning for him. plus we also talk to his coach, walter chung. but first, let's hear from college. >> but 24, it's so hard to look back at the short 2 years and i've been a pro and see what done because i want more. you know, it's it's so early on and i enjoy these moments and i love it. and i think i need to teach myself to embrace it a little more, maybe spend a few extra days. sitting back and thinking out of this. but yeah, i need to
your yeah. i just one more. >> to win. >> your first initial that you're not supposed to win your first pga you're not supposed to like history is against that right. i'm sure what? i think it doesn't matter what history says as long as you believe in yourself and that's what and clearly does he believes who he is and what he can do. went down in 4th place to watch icing call. you probably won't see me because, you know your crowd going to be 5.60. he's like, no, i'm not. i'm not there yet. walter, i hope to be one day and probably next us open is going to be 7, 8, people be, but he's just a is this downer young man, very gracious for the opportunities that he has you know, just i think you'll be a huge fan. favorite will be like the next film that will send i'm not so good is going to get one of these kids from hawaii will get to fill out. but he'll get one of those may be. but he's
just he's just as good on earth and that's a credit to his parents. congrats to colin. all right. despite covid issues before they've even taken off for japan team usa had one more tune-up game today in las vegas. >> they took on the world ranked number 2, spain and during mining company looking to leave a gust to into. they had one game canceled. 3rd quarter beats the shot clock at the top of the key. if he can hit that shot at a decent clip next season. steve kerr nation will be thrilled 4th quarter, though it belonged to zach levine first, it's one of his 3 for quarter trays. that puts us 11. now. this is just a grown man. move. weight room. he finished with 13 points team usa wins 8376 next stop, tokyo in the olympic you know who won't be at the olympic games there's no cocoa mania today tennis star coco gauff announced that she's withdrawing from the tokyo
games after testing positive for covid-19 the 17 year-old is currently ranks 25th in the world. tennis association rankings. she's coming off a fourth-round loss at wimbledon. >> well, mr very early on wednesday morning. the top ranked us women's national soccer team will start its quest for gold in tokyo. the americans are heavy favorites for their one. 30 am opening match. don't know jason is going to get up for that one or not. it's against sweden and a lot of the players on the roster have bay area ties kron 4 sports reporter kylen mills talk with one of them center back abby dahlkemper to learn about her journey from menlo park to the world soccer stage. >> and so thankful for the it was kind of paved the way for me. and i think it's important to, you know, carry on for. >> the u.s. women's national soccer team has been icon in american sports for decades in 2021 you'll find the bay area's abby dahlkemper carrying the torch on the back
line. it's just such an honor dahlkemper moved to menlo park in 5th grade where she says she florist playing competitive soccer. >> you know, growing up. >> and the bay area like was so good for me and >> of like the talent of, you know. >> females playing soccer and it pushed me to get better and to beyond a really good, cut team dahlkemper won a national championship at ucl in 2013 before going pro. >> then in october of 2016 came the call that every player dreams it's super humbling and cool to be able to represent. my country at the highest level. means everything to me. dahlkemper solidified her spot as one of the team's starting center backs before taking on the biggest soccer tournament in the world in 2019 del center played every world cup match