Sorry that we were not able to get out the girls version of all-state basketball nominees before the crush of the CIF state championships held on March 10-11 in Sacramento. Still, here they are in the same format as the boys. We will just give people a bit shorter period of time to respond with […]
Bryan Nixon: State FB Coach of the Year
Back to back CIF Central Section D1 titles, a CIF D1-A state title and a resume over 25 years that includes coaching two NFL quarterbacks plus 198 wins nets Liberty of Bakersfield’s Bryan Nixon the most prestigious single state football coaching honor. He also is the first State Coach of the Year from Bakersfield who […]
FINAL State TOP 75 FB Ranks (1-25)
It takes us extra time for the final football rankings since all of them are expanded and checked through several times. Here’s the first 25 teams in which the changes are minimal compared to the previous rankings due to various head-to-head results. Liberty of Bakersfield inched upward one spot while CIF San Diego Section Open...
Bosco Romp Tops CIF Saturday Finals
Liberty of Bakersfield and Granite Hills of El Cajon also earn CIF state titles in Saturday games at Saddleback College. St. John Bosco’s 45-0 victory over Serra of San Mateo is the powerhouse program’s fourth in the Open Division since 2013 and it’s the sixth straight season (in seven years) in which either the Braves […]
Saturday CIF Regional Scoreboard
The Weekend State TOP 25 Scoreboard is being replaced this weekend by two scoreboards that will present details and quick reactions from the Saturday and Friday CIF regional championships. The big winners on Saturday were Pittsburg (D1-A), Liberty of Bakersfield (D1-A), San Ramon Valley of Danville (D2-A) and Granite Hills of El Cajon (D2-A). Note: […]
State TOP 25 Weekend Scoreboard
No. 2 St. John Bosco wins the rematch against No. 1 Mater Dei, 24-22, to win CIF Southern Section D1 title and snap a 29-game win streak by the Monarchs. Retiring head coach Bruce Rollinson also doesn’t get the ultimate send off. Up north, the top two teams — Serra of San Mateo and Folsom […]
State TOP 25 Weekend Scoreboard
Saturday updates added. All of the results are in before pairings were announced Saturday in one section with others coming on Sunday. The regular season still has one week to go in the S.F. Bay Area sections. The biggest winners of the night — with no upsets in the top 10 — were Lincoln of […]
NEW State TOP 50 FB Rankings (26-50)
This week we have two newcomers to the TOP 50 — Cajon of San Bernardino and Oak Ridge of El Dorado Hills. A team with a win over Oak Ridge, Del Oro of Loomis, jumps from No. 34 to No. 28 prior to its game with Folsom. We also have Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth going...
NEW State TOP 50 FB Rankings (1-25)
No. 1 Mater Dei and No. 2 St. John Bosco may have won huge matchups vs out-of-state teams, but this week for the state may be bigger as the Monarchs are taking on No. 3 Corona Centennial. Serra of San Mateo and De La Salle of Concord also move up to No. 5 and No....
Preseason All-Central Section FB Team
After the Sac-Joaquin Section, the next stop in our tour of the state through the selection of preseason football honor squads is just to the south for the CIF Central Section. Among the schools with more than one player on first team are Central of Fresno, Liberty of Bakersfield, Buchanan of Clovis, Garces of Bakersfield...