Author Archives: CalHiSports.com Staff
There’s still less than 500 players ever from California high schools to play in the NBA, which shows how hard it is to do it, but we have updated this list through the 2021-22 season so far. With nine players, Mater Dei of Santa Ana still has the most who have logged NBA minutes, but...
For this final boys sports honor roll for the 2020-21 school year, the headline announcement centers on a track-football standout who already has begun the 2021-22 school year with a bang. Meet Domani Jackson from Mater Dei of Santa Ana, who has been named State Athlete of the Year for his junior year accomplishments. His […]
Despite the extreme circumstances of a much later than usual 2021 boys basketball season in the state, we have selected 144 players for our annual all-state teams according to five divisions. This is the 42nd straight year of Cal-Hi Sports all-state teams. Several schools that won CIF SoCal regional titles have more than one player […]
It’s obviously a strange time compared to every other season, but we begin releasing the 42nd annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Boys Basketball Teams with a look at the best of the best among juniors, sophomores and freshmen. State Team of the Year Centennial of Corona had four sophomore starters and all four have landed either...
Two of these honorees were among those written up after the 2020 season as Isuneh “Ice” Brady of San Diego Cathedral Catholic and Jazmine Soto of Strathmore were given the accolades for sophomores and for CIF Division V, respectively. Brady is now on top for juniors while Soto has repeated for her division. Both the […]
Here are the honorees from among those schools considered medium or small schools for the 2020-21 season. Our medium schools honoree has had the No. 1 draft pick in the NFL plus many highly-ranked teams. Our small schools honoree is in his 25th year at his school (13th as head coach) with a 133-29 record. […]
Just like the boys, this list is different than the top 50 we just did of the best football players we’ve seen in our more than 40 years of doing Cal-Hi Sports in various platforms. It’s different because it’s the top 25 of our longtime girls basketball analyst and California girls hoops evaluator Harold Abend […]
This list is different than the top 50 we just did of the best football players we’ve seen in our more than 40 years of doing Cal-Hi Sports in various platforms. It’s different because it’s the top 25 of our longtime boys basketball analyst and Southern California grassroots regular Ronnie Flores and also a different […]
Everyone loves unique mascot names with some of the most popular in California being the Lincoln Zebras of Lincoln, Mayfair Monsoons of Lakewood, Vintage Crushers of Napa, Poly Parrots of Los Angeles, Chester Volcanoes of Chester and Venice Gondoliers of Venice. Here’s some more with the added twist that these are schools that are closed […]
Former State Sophomore of the Year and perhaps the nation’s No. 1 player for the Class of 2020 who played as a freshman, sophomore and junior at San Joaquin Memorial of Fresno said no to the NCAA on Thursday and yes to new NBA G-League developmental program.