Category Archives: State Record Book

Sac-Joaquin All-Time FB Top 10

This is a ranking of the 10 greatest teams in section history with the key word of this criteria being “greatest” and not “best.” This year’s Folsom team was indeed great, but not quite as great as a team actually from the same school district. Go inside this post as well for details on our […]

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State Stat Stars of the Week

Maranatha’s Tyler Dorsey continues to pump up scoring average above 30 points Monte Vista’s Mitu hits for 36 in win over Folsom. A freshman girl, meanwhile, who has begun her career with 38, 37 and 34 points also makes it onto this week’s honor roll.

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New Honor: State Defensive POY

We are adding a new statewide yearly honor to our parade of them at this time of the year and it will salute the most outstanding defensive player of the year in the state. The first honoree is defensive back Iman “Biggie” Marshall of Long Beach Poly. And since Iman comes from a school that’s […]

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Jake Browning: Mr. Football 2014

The Folsom QB turned in arguably the greatest season by any QB in state history, which frankly made it quite difficult to even consider anyone else. He joins the all-time state list that goes back for more than 100 years.

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More State Football Players of the Year

Check inside this post for the honorees who have been chosen among juniors, sophomores, medium schools and small schools. One league in the Bay Area has nabbed two of these four player of the year selections.

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REV It Up: Bruich State Coach of Year

For the first time on the list of state football coaches of the year that stretches back more than 100 years, we have a father-son combination as Redlands East Valley’s Kurt Bruich is the honoree for the 2014 season. His father, Dick, received the same honor after the 1989 season.

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More State Football Coaches of Year

Here are the choices from among those schools considered medium-size and small. It’s the second straight year our medium schools honoree guided a 16-0 squad. Our top small schools coach, meanwhile, is busy this week in Florida helping coach at the Under Armour All-American Game.

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Junior-laden DLS State Team of Year

The coaches at legendary De La Salle of Concord don’t like to compare championship teams, but we’ve seen them all since 1985 and we don’t mind. The rushing attack, an ability to overcome the loss of key players and the presence of more juniors than usual is what stands out most to us.

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Alumbaugh, DLS Win One For Books

Top-ranked De La Salle of Concord wins its sixth CIF state bowl game with a 63-42 victory over No. 2 Corona Centennial that sets a CIF bowl game record for combined points. Centennial turns the ball over on three straight possessions in the second half and high-octane offense can’t overcome miscues.

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D-Line Turns It ON For Folsom

In the Bulldogs’ 68-7 win over Oceanside for the CIF Division I state championship, there were some anxious moments early before defensive pressure led to Pirate mistakes, then the vaunted offense took over. Jake Browning ends historic season with 91 TD passes for the season (a national record tie) and 229 TD passes for career […]

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