Category Archives: State Record Book
With a Thanksgiving Day matchup that continued as a tradition all the way to this season, the No. 1 spot in a list of the state’s most unique/best rivalry trophies has to go to the Big Bone for Lincoln of San Jose vs. San Jose High. Some of the others include a cowhide, a stagecoach […]
This feature serves as our statewide collection of milestone achievements in California high school football and is now in its seventh week as part of the 2021-22 school year. We’ve already featured the eight TD pass game by San Diego Mission Bay’s Clash Orsborn, but there were some other big-time standouts deserving of attention. Also...
Once again this week we remind readers that besides looking for hidden talent that doesn’t get a lot of ink, we use this feature for finding entries in the Cal-Hi Sports Online Record Book. This week we have both categories covered. We start in San Mateo and then go to Brentwood and Patterson in Northern […]
This feature serves as our statewide collection of milestone achievements in California high school sports and is now in its sixth week as part of the 2021-22 school year. We’ve already featured the 27-catch game by L.A. Franklin’s Hector Ceballos, but there were some other receiving totals that also have already been added to our...
This week we remind readers that besides looking for diamonds in the rough and unknown talent, we also use this feature for honoring and acknowledging entries in the Cal-Hi Sports Online Record Book and this week we have a player who qualifies in both categories. For our Record Book entry, we start not far from […]
An amazing number of current college football quarterbacks, two of them who are among the front-runners for the Heisman Trophy, threw for more than 10,000 yards as high school quarterbacks in California. We go over all them and not just the ones at Alabama, Ole Miss and Georgia. It’s also a good time to remind […]
Aptos High’s Randy Blankenship will officially join the state’s 300 club among football coaches with 300 varsity wins when his team collects its next triumph. It will be a group of just 12 in more than 100 years. He’ll be the first to do it from stops at more than two schools and for him […]
The college town of Chico, the Island City of Alameda and the Valley metropolis of Fresno are the NorCal stops this week, and in Southern California it’s the metro LA area, the Inland Empire and the far west reaches of Los Angeles County. We remind readers one of the things we do with the Players […]
According to our all-time state records as well as info from files maintained for many years by the late Bruce McIntosh, there are several schools in California on the verge of collecting a milestone win for the longtime history of their football program. There also are some who have recently gained one, including Manteca (600th), […]
This feature serves as our statewide collection of milestone achievements in California high school sports and is now in its third week as part of the 2021-22 school year. The craziest game of last week may have been a 67-47 win by Orange over Capistrano Valley in which Tigers’ QB Zach Siskowic qualified for the...