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Golf: California major champions

Congrats to Clovis East of Clovis grad Bryson DeChambeau for winning the 2020 U.S. Open golf championship. Bryson is the first-ever major golf winner from a CIF Central Section school. We have the all-time list of winners for the four major golf championships listed below. US Open Champions (Event began in 1895) 2008 – Tiger […]

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The Purpose And Advantage of Using Record Boards

Are you thinking of an easy way to present your team’s information every time you have an event? If you are, please read on to find out how we can help you with it. We know how much you struggle with writing and preparing for the games as well as monitoring the duties of your […]

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Team to Pick For Short MLB Season?

The MLB is back in July of 2020 following the delay of the season, but with it comes several changes that may change the strategy of the league at this time. But with these changes comes the question on everyone’s lips. Will this year be the year of the New York Yankees? In this article, […]

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Honorable Mention Schools of Year

To go with our annual State Schools of the Year tribute, here are some additional schools that were on our board in the various CIF state divisions and in our own five-division format that we would consider to be honorable mention.

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WCAL vs. Moore League: All-Time Baseball Teams

We’ve often thought about the great baseball traditions for schools in Northern California’s West Catholic Athletic League and schools in Southern California’s Moore League. If you stop and think about players and teams from 40, 50, 60 and even more years back, there are no two leagues in California historically that come close and we’d […]

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Baseball Tips: Guide To Buying The Right Catcher’s Bag

Baseball, like other sports, requires a set of specific equipment for participants to play the activity correctly. For example, it might be challenging for catchers to grab a speeding fastball mid-flight without a reliable catcher’s mitt. So, it’s relatively safe to say that you’ll need the right bag to place and carry all baseball equipment, […]

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18-Strikeout No-Hitter From 1956

The letter and copies of press clippings from a 1956 baseball game involving Encinal of Alameda and its rivals from Alameda was expected last week, but the article was even more interesting because of who wrote it. The letter was sent by 82-year-old Paul Dennan of Fairfield, who had called a few days earlier wondering […]

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NEW Homepage

As a continuing effort to enhance user experience and provide a more dynamic entryway into all that we offer and will add in the future, the homepage has been redesigned. The infrastructure of the site’s story pages will be the same, but here are some highlights of the new homepage: 1. Easier to navigate […]

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Top 5 List: State’s Worldwide Icons

The coronavirus pandemic might have thrown an almighty spanner in the works of sporting events but rather than speculate over what might be, here’s a change of pace and look at some of the biggest names to have emerged from California high schools. These are five men who’ve led the world — and one who […]

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CIF UPDATE: Spring Sports

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – Today the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) State Office and the 10 Section Commissioners held their annual scheduled spring meeting. The agenda included a discussion concerning the impact of COVID-19 on the 2020 CIF spring sports season. While the time may come when we have to cancel post-season events, today is not that […]

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