Category Archives: softball
With the men’s list getting an update after Tom Brady’s latest Super Bowl win, it’s also past due to complete one for the women. Based on CIF sanctioned sports only, we have Billie Jean King of Long Beach Poly in the top position not just for what she did on the court in tennis, but...
We now have a fifth sport with updated state records added to the CalHiSports.com website. It’s softball and we begin with a look at all of the state records in team categories, including pitching, hitting, win streaks, section titles, league titles and all-time wins. Plus, there are game records (two teams). We’ll be adding all […]
With high school football still in danger of not having any season for the 2020-21 school year at all taking place in many parts of the state, operators of club football teams have stepped into the gap. Games have been held going against local and state health restrictions and club teams have been traveling to […]
As the new year starts and the old one thankfully has passed into the history books, here’s a look at what and when to watch for the return of high school sports in California. It figures to be a difficult first two months with surging cases of COVID-19, but at some point there will be […]
Going by a points system based on final state top 20 rankings since the 1999-2000 school year and matching previous posts for schools of the century (so far) plus girls basketball and baseball, here’s the list for softball. The No. 1 slot belonging to Norco isn’t a surprise, but it also ended up that the...
On the same day that health care workers began to get the first shots of a new, game-changing vaccine, the California Department of Public Health announced long-awaited guidelines for youth sports (including all high schools). There’s good news and bad news in there for those involved in football, boys and girls basketball, baseball and softball. […]
Archbishop Mitty (San Jose) girls basketball program turns heads with six signing national letters of intent on Wednesday, which could be a record in California for one class, one day and one team in that sport. The JSerra (San Juan Capistrano) baseball program also was amazing with eight D1 signees (plus another going to Yale), […]
Softball all-state selections don’t go back as many years as they do for other sports, but we do have a school with 23 all-state softball selections since 2003 and that’s Norco. The only schools close are both from Orange County — Mater Dei (Santa Ana) and Pacifica (Garden Grove). Pacifica actually has the same number […]
At the suggestion of longtime managing editor Ronnie Flores, he thought we should scour the memory banks over the last 40-plus years for the top five moments in Cal-Hi Sports history, the top five games we wish we’d seen (but didn’t go to for different reasons) and the top five decisions we’d most want to...
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to progress in a high percentage of counties in the state and as most school districts have announced reopening in August with no students yet back on campus, the California Interscholastic Federation announced its 2020-21 school year calendar on Monday, saying the 10 different sections could set their own calendars […]