There were lots of section playoff byes and other teams that didn’t play last week, but there was one result from the CIF Southern Section first round — Palos Verdes of PV Estates falling to Loyola in D4 — that caused some changes to this week’s medium schools rankings. For small schools, we have come...
California leads the way for the 2019 US women’s soccer national team that will try to win the World Cup this month in France with five former high school players on the roster. Georgia is second with three. Two of the five from California are from Sacred Heart Prep of Atherton.
We received a request recently from a prominent coach to look into a new category and have determined the best in state history for players with the most varsity career wins. It ended up being a trip down memory lane checking out the four-year records for some of the best players in state history and...
One of the most inspirational NorCal/SoCal Players of the Week we’ve ever written up is this week’s NorCal choice for defense and to see why Santa Rosa Cardinal Newman’s Dino Kahaulelio inspires his teammates you’ll have to read on. We also have perhaps the first-ever player in the state who’s ever thrown for eight TDs […]
Family ties are a big angle for this week’s honorees with one of them being the grandson of the head coach and another who’s got a twin brother who also is a standout on the same team. The six recipients this week are from Elk Grove, Tulare, Atherton, San Marino, Mission Viejo and Goleta.
Among others earning top state honors are Najee Harris of Antioch (juniors), U.S. Olympian Ben Hallock of Harvard-Westlake (Division III) and Andrew Daschbach of Sacred Heart Prep (Division IV). Alexander Mattison of San Bernardino also is third-ever State Three-Sport Athlete of the Year. Finally, what would a State Athlete of the Year package be without […]
To kick off our summer season of honoring the best multi-sport and overall athletes of the year, we begin with a look at the state’s best football-basketball combo athletes on our annual Cal-Hi Sports Grid-Hoop All-State team. We have even more listed as Grid-Hoop athletes of distinction and some of these players are sure to […]
Welcome to the fourth annual Bay Area 75 — SportStars’ countdown of the top 75 Bay Area athletes from the 2015-16 school year. The only criteria used in generating the list were that the athletes must be from one of the nine Bay Area counties, and they must have played in a sport which culminated […]
On Single A Saturday in the CIF Northern California & Southern California regional football bowl games, state No. 11 Clayton Valley of Concord gets defensive in 21-3 win at No. 25 Oak Grove of San Jose while state No. 12 Narbonne also hits the road and beats No. 20 Ridgeview of Bakersfield to set up […]
De La Salle (D1), Clayton Valley (D2), Camarillo (D3), Sierra Canyon (D4) and Grace Brethren (D5) remain on top, but there are two new No. 2s this week with St. Augustine forcing its way up in D2 after big win over Mission Hills while San Marino goes back to that position in D4. Also on...