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All-State Football 2023: Small Schools

The 45th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State football honors marches on with the small schools. There are five from first team last year who have repeated for the 2023 season led by a Washington recruit who has posted one of the highest career sack totals in state history. Another repeater, QB Boone Lourd of L.A. Brentwood, […]

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All-State Football 2023: Juniors

It’s time for the 45th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams to check in with a salute to the outstanding juniors from the Class of 2025. A strong QB class shows one on first team as usual with four on first team multi-purpose, although one multi-purpose player who played receiver-defensive back just had to get...

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All-State Football 2023: Sophomores

Welcome to the first selections for the 45th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams. We may not be the granddaddy of them all (copyright Rose Bowl) but we’re pretty sure there’s been some grandpas who we’ve chosen in the past for these teams. We begin with a look at those getting first & second team...

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Mr. Football 2023: Elijah Brown

For the fourth time in the last seven years, a player from Mater Dei of Santa Ana has captured the state’s longest running and perhaps most prestigious high school football honor. Elijah ended his career with several totals that put him ahead of all others who were considered: 42-2 record as a starter for three […]

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More State Football Players of the Year

Check inside this post for the honorees who have been chosen among juniors, sophomores, freshmen, medium schools and small schools. Northern California standouts capture the junior & sophomore No. 1 positions while the CIF Central Section gains both the medium schools and small schools winners. To see who has been named Cal-Hi Sports Mr. Football […]

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FINAL All-State FB Noms (NorCal)

Here is the third of three lists of players considered as final nominees for the various 2023 season all-state football teams. These are all from CIF Northern California sections (excluding Central Section). These lists have been updated from the first lists compiled from about one month ago. Thanks for all of the nominations and input....

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FINAL All-State FB Noms (CIFSS)

Here is the second of three lists of players considered as final nominees for the various 2023 season all-state football teams. These are all from the CIF Southern Section in one place. These lists have been updated from the first lists compiled from about one month ago. Thanks for all of the nominations and input....

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FINAL All-State FB Noms (Centr-LA-SD)

Here is the first of three lists of players considered as final nominees for the various 2023 season all-state football teams. These are from the CIF Central, L.A. City and San Diego Sections. These lists have been updated from the first lists compiled from about one month ago. Thanks for all of the nominations and...

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Floyd Burnsed: State FB Coach of Year

Acalanes of Lafayette head coach became the oldest known winner of a CIF state football title and has won more than 200 games during the high school portion of a career that spans six decades. We first got to know him from a 19-year stint at Miramonte of Orinda, where he won 10 league titles […]

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More State Football Coaches of Year

Here are the honorees from among those schools considered large or small schools for the 2023 season. Our medium schools winner also is the choice for overall so this time a separate large schools coach of the year has been chosen. Our small schools honoree ended the season with his second CIF state title after […]

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