For the first time since 1986, a non-senior gains acclaim as the Cal-Hi Sports Mr. Football State Player of the Year. Antioch’s Najee Harris wins out due to the season he had, local consensus over another top candidate and how great he looked up close against top competition. He now joins the all-time state list […]
Mr. Football State POY Finalists
We’ve come up with eight players who will be taken under serious consideration to be the 2015 Cal-Hi Sports Mr. Football State Player of the Year. All eight also will be entered into a head-to-head bracket-style fan vote on our Twitter page. Winner to be announced in two weeks.
Saturday Bowls: DLS Back-To-Back
After CIF state bowl wins by Narbonne in D1A and Central Catholic in Small Schools Open Division, De La Salle of Concord beats Centennial of Corona 28-21 to win its sixth CIF state title in seven years, second in a row and denies Huskies a shot at one mythical national title.
SoCal/NorCal Players of the Week
In the last set of honorees for football before this feature switches to boys and girls basketball next week, three of them are from teams ranked in the top five of the state rankings while another is from a team that has 10 straight shutout wins. The complete group is from Mission Viejo, Bellflower, San […]
After LB Poly rout, how good is DLS?
In dominating a team that has a win over L.A. City powerhouse Narbonne of Harbor City, No. 1 De La Salle shows the gap between itself and the rest of the state (other than two teams) probably is as wide as its ever been.
NEW State Top 25 Football Rankings
De La Salle stays on top despite loss to one of the best teams in Texas, but questions linger and No. 3 St. John Bosco could be in the midst of brewing another super team like the one from two years ago. Newcomers this week are Norco and Clovis and we have nearly 30 more...
Preseason Football Top 50 (Part 1)
It was 40 years ago (1975) when the very first Cal-Hi Sports state football rankings were compiled during a season. We start 2015 with the state’s top 50 preseason teams. This first group includes De La Salle of Concord at the top (already basically announced) followed by Corona Centennial, St. John Bosco, Bishop Amat, and […]
All-State Football: First Team
The 36th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams are headlined by these 30 players, chosen regardless of school size or year in school. Two juniors from CIF Open Division champion De La Salle have made the cut along with two defenders each from Long Beach Poly and Serra of Gardena.
All-State Football: Juniors
We are starting the release of the 36th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state football teams today with honors for the top juniors and sophomores. CIF Open Division champ De La Salle leads the way for the juniors with three first-team selections. Bishop Amat, Long Beach Poly, Corona Centennial and St. John Bosco all have multiple honorees […]
Final Shout-Out For Bay Area Football
No, we didn’t forget to do final S.F. Bay Area football rankings. We just had to wait for the primary compiler to get done helping run the largest girls basketball tournament in the nation. In the final Top 25 for the region, the biggest question was where to put 16-0 Campolindo of Moraga.