St. Mary’s of Stockton edges Archbishop Mitty of San Jose for the top position as games get underway immediately this week with two of the top three teams in Southern California facing off on Wednesday. Northern California team also fare well at the top with Pinewood of Los Altos Hills at No. 3 and Salesian […]
Cal Stars goes 51-1 in showing it was the best club team in the nation. Three of the five starters will be at St. Mary’s (Stockton) for the 2017-18 season, but it was a deep, talented roster for head coach Kelly Sopak. Go inside this report for more of how California’s top girls hoopers and […]
With great pleasure, here are the leading players for the 35th annual Cal-Hi Sports Girls Basketball All-State Teams. These 10 include many who were finalists to be the Ms. Basketball State Player of the Year. They are selected regardless of year in school or CIF division and represent some of the top teams in the […]
Some of these selections this year were among the most difficult ever, including sophomore and freshman. Not so much for some of the CIF divisional honorees, especially D5 where Kayla Tahaafe of Eastside Prep repeated. At least one school, Vanden of Fairfield, also was able to add a player of the year selection to a […]
With earlier wins over Sacred Heart Cathedral and Cardinal Newman at almost full strength, we know that the St. Mary’s of Stockton girls will be a force in the NorCal Open Division now that the Rams are getting back to total full strength due to injuries. Still, they are going to have to win twice...
Stockton is becoming synonymous with knee injuries after State Freshman and State Sophomore of the Year Aquira DeCosta went down with a torn meniscus last week. Earlier in the week at the MLK Showcase, Sierra Smith, DeCosta’s former teammate now at Salesian, went down in a heap and later found out she tore her ACL....
Host Rams, who were No. 1 in the nation when they played in their showcase event last year, fell in their Saturday matchup to nationally ranked Centennial of Las Vegas 68-65. That was bad for them, but good for the attention that Monday’s matchup between Centennial and current state/national No. 1 Clovis West of Fresno […]
With new No. 7 Carondelet of Concord seemingly coming in out of nowhere after toppling St. Mary’s in Stockton, that only reinforces the fact that teams like Clovis West and Mitty, and in many respects Long Beach Poly, seem to be far and away better than teams below them. At least right now in the...
With some Southern, Northern and Central California tournaments complete plus the Iolani Classic in Hawaii where four of the top five preseason teams were in action, it’s time to sort things out although movement at the top was minimal with the biggest change in the top teams coming with what has become a legitimate Sacred […]
Riverside Norte Vista’s Eric Melesio comes up 36 yards short of the single-season state record for rushing yards and won’t get a chance due to loss to San Gorgonio. La Jolla Country Day’s Braxton Burmeister also becomes just third in state history to surpass 11,000 career passing yards. Boys basketball’s best includes San Bernardino’s Matthew […]