Category Archives: CalHiSports Players of the Year
Even without spring sports for the last two and a half months of the school year, it was still possible to choose a track and field athlete plus a swimmer among the best from California for 2019-20. We also have the best from soccer, two multi-sport athletes for Division 3 and Division 5 and two […]
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, there just wasn’t close to the number of games that would have needed to be played to fairly select any sort of official 2020 Cal-Hi Sports All-State Teams for baseball this year. We still wanted to do something with an honor roll list of top seniors who have either enjoyed […]
The 6-foot-5, 220-pound senior from Bakersfield Christian wasn’t able to add a CIF Division IV state title in basketball to the one he celebrated in December in D3-A in football, but he led the Eagles to a SoCal regional title and he was the Bakersfield Californian Player of the Year in both sports. Ben also […]
To kick off our end-of-school year content of honoring the best multi-sport and overall athletes of the year, we begin with a look at the state’s 15 best football-basketball combo athletes on our 34th annual Cal-Hi Sports Grid-Hoop All-State team. Leading the group is Bakersfield Christian’s Ben Yurosek. We have even more listed as Grid-Hoop...
Mr. Basketball State Player of the Year B.J. Boston of state No. 1 Sierra Canyon and Evan Mobley of Rancho Christian, a national player of the year candidate for two years, headline the 41st annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state boys basketball teams. Go inside to see why these 10 have finished their careers as First Team […]
No one can ever say again that we won’t pick San Diego area players at the top if the evidence points to that as the section also has nabbed the state’s top sophomore and freshman honors along with Ms. Basketball. Northern California girls, meanwhile, did the best for the CIF divisional honors but one of […]
In a season that didn’t have a definitive ending for many, the ending couldn’t have turned out better for Sierra Canyon’s Brandon Boston Jr. After moving to Southern California from Georgia, he is named California Mr. Basketball by Cal-Hi Sports for the state’s top-ranked team. He’s actually the first Mr. Basketball State Player of the […]
Here’s where to go to see the Cal-Hi Sports 2020 honorees for seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshmen and for each CIF division. State Team of the Year Sierra Canyon has added a second state player honor in addition to Mr. Basketball, and that selection process wasn’t easy, either. One additional junior has gained a statewide […]
We’ll have a separate post coming on Thursday containing the actual all-decade all-state boys basketball teams for the 2010s, but for this first announcement we’re taking care of the major awards: State Player of the Decade, State Coach of the Decade, State Team of the Decade and State Game of the Decade. Mater Dei of […]
Vista Murrieta ends up being the only school with three first team players for the decade with two of those from the same family. Selecting this team also shows how great California was in the 2015 season and it was a challenge to try to get as many members of the just-named 2020 U.S. Olympic...