Based on how these players did after high school, here is a look at three more of these teams in another short series we’re doing as we wait for the next football season to hopefully begin in the state. For this group of teams, we have the CIF San Diego Section, CIF Central Coast Section...
Senior Salutes No. 3 (Baseball/Softball)
As a consequence of the 2020 high school baseball and softball seasons being canceled after not even one-third of scheduled games were played in the state, we cannot produce all-state teams in those sports for 2020. We do not want to forget about those seniors from the Class of 2020, however, who were going to […]
FINAL Divisional Baseball Ranks
Teams that moved up the most for the final divisional state rankings include Arcadia (D2), Christopher of Gilroy (D3), Colfax (D4), Arcata (D4), Fremont Christian (D5) and Waterford (D5). Just about every CIF section champion and many runner-ups and semifinalists appear in these final rankings. The hardest part is matching the D1 and D2 ranking...
NEW Baseball State Top 20
Valley Christian of San Jose goes back up into the top five while De La Salle of Concord goes back up into the top 10. This week’s new rankings also shows three newcomers with two of those teams — Arcadia and San Luis Obispo — still unbeaten. Go inside for a look at all 20...
SoCal/NorCal Players of the Week
It appears the last two players to return three interceptions for a score in one game both were named SoCal Defensive Player of the Week so we’ll do the same for Mater Dei’s Elias Ricks. That category also has been updated in our online state record book. This week’s honorees are from Temecula, Arcadia, Bakersfield, […]
State Stat Stars of the Week
We didn’t have any QBs with eight TD passes this week, but we have two that threw for seven and another player who scored seven. We also have a state record-tying 99-yard TD run, a player with 408 yards rushing and six scores and another player who had 331 yards rushing on just 11 carries....
First Look: State Baseball Div. Ranks
Simply doing State Top 20 rankings in any sport has never been enough for us, and besides the Cal-Hi Sports five-division state rankings in five sports have been going on for more than 40 years. The main question for this year in baseball for the divisional state rankings is what to do with Winters? Should […]
All-Time State Player Rankings (OLs)
We started this series last year with QBs, RBs and WRs and are picking it up again with offensive linemen. We’ll get the other positions done too in the next few weeks so we can include the lists in the back of our upcoming book “High School Football in California” that should be out in...
State Stat Stars Of The Week
Racing toward the top of various leaderboards is senior QB Vincenzo Granatelli of Oak Park, who had seven TD passes and 328 yards in his first game. We also have a couple of sophomores out to strong starts, including Arcadia’s Jahlique Stephens and Sacramento Capital Christian’s D’Marcus Ross.
From Cali to Super Bowl (2000s)
Scan below for all reported players from California high schools who were on rosters of Super Bowl teams from 2000 to 2009. The record number of player is 25, set for the 1995 Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers and tied in 2008 when the Super Bowl involved the New...