Category Archives: football
Prep Notes With A Twist
Here’s a quick look at teams to watch in the most important upcoming Easter-related softball and baseball tournaments, what a California team might have looked like in the World Baseball Classic and a check at whether there’s ever been a No. 1 and No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft from California high schools. We […]
All-State FB: Frosh Watch List
Here is a watch list of leading freshmen football players in the state from the 2022 season who are on track to be all-state sophomores next season. We had a State Freshman Player of the Year named a month ago, but we still do not believe it would be legitimate to do an actual all-state...
Cali Super Bowl Alums 2023
There were only five players from California high schools on the active rosters for this year’s Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles. That is the lowest total counted since we’ve been doing these state-by-state counts over the past 30 years. We do a lot better looking at the two coaching staffs. […]
All-State FB 2022: 1st Team Offense
These are the best of the best for the 44th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams. Go inside this post for writeups of the 11 players on offense plus a kicker and three of six multi-purpose players who have been selected First Team Overall. These players are being honored regardless of school size or year […]
All-State FB 2022: 1st Team Defense
Here is the best of the best on defense for the 44th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams. Go inside this post for writeups of the 11 players on defense plus a punter and three of six multi-purpose players who have been selected First Team Overall. We also have LB of the Year, but the […]
All-State FB 2022: 2nd & 3rd Teams
This post including 2nd & 3rd Teams for the 44th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams completes all of this year’s lists of honorees. There will still be an updated all-state watch list for freshmen to come, but it can’t be done like our other all-state teams. Like the first team overall, the second team...
All-State FB 2022: Medium Schools
We’re now more than halfway done with all of our annual all-state football honors and are pleased to provide recognition for this group of players representing schools that were considered medium schools for the 2022 season. CIF D2-A state champion Granite Hills of El Cajon, CIF 3-AA state champ Grant of Sacramento and CIF D2-AA […]
All-State Football 2022: Small Schools
The top three teams in our final small schools state rankings — Escalon, Sacred Heart Prep and St. Pius X-St. Matthias — all land three players on either first or second team for the annual all-state small schools honors. We also have a rare occasion of an eight-man player on the first team and two […]
All-State Football 2022: Sophomores
The 44th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams begin with a look at those getting first & second team honors among sophomores. Powerhouse Mater Dei of Santa Ana leads the way with four honorees on first team. Others with more than one selection are Inglewood, Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth, Pittsburg, Orange Lutheran, Sultana of Hesperia...