Category Archives: State Record Book

All-State Girls BB: Underclass

One day after the first boys team was released, we’re starting off the 35th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state girls basketball teams also with underclass players. It’s the best among juniors, sophomores and freshmen. CIF Open Division champ St. Mary’s of Stockton has an unprecedented five that are honorees. Note: We’ll have an inside look at […]

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All-State Boys BB: Underclass

The day has arrived when honors begin to be announced for the 37th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state boys basketball teams. We begin with the best of among juniors, sophomores and freshmen. Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth leads the way with three honorees.

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State Stat Stars of the Week

Alyssa Palomino of Mission Viejo gets to 53 homers for softball career to tie the state record. Among others in this honor roll are Cole Acosta of Santa Fe Christian and Easton Lucas from Grace Brethren of Simi Valley for baseball and Anissa Lopez from University Prep of Victorville for softball.

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Ms. Basketball: Katie Lou Samuelson

She didn’t get that CIF state title, but hard to argue that anybody but “Lou” should step up in line with some of the other recent great players from Mater Dei of Santa Ana and assume her spot on the all-time state list.

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More State Girls Players of the Year

We select honorees for seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshmen and for each CIF division. The most difficult was for Division II with so many balanced scoring teams in the state playoffs. Like the boys, two of this year’s winners also had to be picked twice. For official writeup on the 2014-15 Ms. Basketball State Player […]

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Mr. Basketball 2015: Ivan Rabb

The 6-foot-11 center didn’t need to make a game-winning free throw in the CIF Open Division state title game to become the winner of one of the state’s most prestigious honors, but it sure helped. Rabb is the first Mr. Basketball from the CIF North Coast Section and East Bay since Jason Kidd in 1992 […]

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More State Boys Players of the Year

We choose honorees for seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshmen and for each CIF division. The most difficult was for Division IV since two of our Mr. Basketball finalists both fall into that classification. Two of this year’s winners also had to be picked twice.

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State Coach of the Year: Kelli DiMuro

Chaminade of West Hills winning the CIF Southern Section Open Division title and beating a team that was No. 1 in the nation twice gets her over the top and allows her to join all-time list that already includes some of the biggest names in the state from recent years.

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State Coach of the Year: Chuck Rapp

Serra of San Mateo coach’s team won CIF Central Coast Section Open Division title and knocked off favored Moreau Catholic in NorCal Open Division. Rapp has been one of the most highly respected boys hoops coaches in the San Francisco Bay Area for many years.

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Coaching Prep Notes With A Twist

Fairfield loses softball coaching icon at age 72. Monterey baseball coach gets career win total figured out. A retired baseball coach with 636 wins says he’d like to coach again. Plus, who moved up the most in updated boys & girls basketball all-time lists. To check out our updated state coaching record files, CLICK HERE. […]

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