Author Archives: CalHiSports.com Staff

Clash of Californians in NBA

Many think it’ll be the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers playing each other in this year’s NBA Western Conference finals. But for a real clash of Californians, the Clippers meeting the Houston Rockets is more correct. Both of the leading two players for the Clippers and Rockets are from Southern California high schools […]

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All-State Football Nominees (CIFSS)

Here is the third of three, free-to-see nominations lists of players who are part of the early stages of the selection process for our annual all-state teams, which this year will be the 41st consecutive year they have been done. The first lists were from CIF sections in Northern California with the second one for […]

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All-State FB Noms (Central, LA, SD)

Here are the second, free-to-see nominations lists from the CIF Central Section, CIF L.A. City Section and CIF San Diego. This is part of the early stages of the selection process for our annual all-state teams, which this year will be the 41st consecutive year they have been done. As usual, we welcome additional nominations […]

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All-State Football Nominees (NorCal)

Here are the first, free-to-see nominations lists from the CIF Central Coast Section, CIF North Coast Section, CIF Northern Section, CIF Sac-Joaquin Section plus San Francisco & Oakland. We always start the selection process for our annual all-state teams, this year will be the 41st annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams, by doing nominations and […]

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The Story Behind Cal-Hi Sports

Most people know Cal-Hi Sports for its weekly state rankings, annual all-state teams and state record updates, but many California sports fans, CalHiSports.com subscribers and even some of the younger prep journalists around the state don’t know the back story of how it all began. We trace the organization’s roots and offer a peek of […]

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All-Time Cal-Hi Sports Honor Squads

Cal-Hi Sports has been naming all-state teams in five sports since 1979 and is the most authentic source for California honor squads. We are nearly complete with publishing all the annual all-state teams and honor squads we’ve ever chosen dating back to the first one. We’ll continue to add details and previously published player write-ups to every […]

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SoCal/NorCal Players of the Week

It isn’t always the amazing stats we’re looking for each week when deciding these honors. It could be less amazing stats, but doing it against elite competition. That’s clearly the case for our NorCal baseball and SoCal softball honorees this week. Those two are part of a group from the communities of Los Gatos, Watsonville, […]

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CIF State Winter & Spring Spirit of Sport Honorees

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — Lauren McDonnell (Menlo-Atherton High School), Thomas Moorehead (Mesa Verde High School), Payton Fuller (West Valley High School), and Samantha Matlock (Mariposa County High School) were named the recipients of the prestigious CIF Spirit of Sport Award for 2019 Winter and Spring respectively. The four statewide winners, along with the two Fall recipients, […]

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Boys BB All-State Nominees Part 1

This is a milestone year for the Cal-Hi Sports All-State Teams in boys basketball since it marks the 40th one that we have done, beginning with the work of founder Nelson Tennis, continuing all these years with editor Mark Tennis and greatly enhanced in the last 15 years by associate editor Ronnie Flores. We now […]

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CIF Basketball Picks & Previews

Here are the predicted scores, what to watch for and more for each of the 12 CIF boys and girls basketball state championship games coming up this weekend in Sacramento. We will focus most on the Open Division and Division I, but also have the picks for each of the other divisions too. Last year, […]

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