As spring practices and showcases have mostly ended with 7-on-7 passing events coming up in June, here’s an updated look at the state’s most heavily recruited players for the Class of 2024. Mater Dei of Santa Ana has four of the top nine ranked players, which isn’t a surprise since the Monarchs have perhaps the...
All-State FB 2022: 1st Team Offense
These are the best of the best for the 44th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams. Go inside this post for writeups of the 11 players on offense plus a kicker and three of six multi-purpose players who have been selected First Team Overall. These players are being honored regardless of school size or year […]
All-State FB 2022: 2nd & 3rd Teams
This post including 2nd & 3rd Teams for the 44th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams completes all of this year’s lists of honorees. There will still be an updated all-state watch list for freshmen to come, but it can’t be done like our other all-state teams. Like the first team overall, the second team...
NEW Boys BB State TOP 25 Rankings
Most of the state’s ranked boys basketball teams won last week, but it’s not the Harvard-Westlake and Bishop Montgomery triple OT classic that causes changes to this week’s State Top 25, it’s St. John Bosco’s road win over Trinity League kingpin Mater Dei. There are two new teams at the bottom of the rankings, including...
State Defensive POY: Deven Bryant
St. John Bosco linebacker adds a statewide honor to two big more local ones that he’s already received. He’s also the first-ever State Defensive POY from his school, but the third in a row from the Trinity League.
2022 Football Coaching Highlights
With many of our season honors, including state coaches of the year, soon to be announced, it’s also the time when we update the all-time state coaching leaders list to include all reported results from the 2022 season. The biggest news was the retirement of Santa Ana Mater Dei head coach Bruce Rollinson, but we […]
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...
Mr. Football State POY Finalists
Some others in the media have already picked a state player of the year or will do it soon. It’s more of a process, however, for the annual Mr. Football statewide selection. It’s been done every year for more than 40 years and it’s been researched over the course of state history back more than […]
CIF State FB Previews & Picks
Wet weather is forecast for the Saturday games at home sites in Northern California, but it should be okay for the five games being played on Friday and Saturday at Saddleback College. Schools looking to win state titles for the first time are plentiful. Those looking for more include the school tied for the most […]
NEW State TOP 25 FB Rankings (1-25)
The last time that St. John Bosco was No. 1 in the state was at the start of the 2021 COVID spring season and the Braves are now back following their big win over Mater Dei last Friday. How long will MD stay at No. 2 until it gets it back? This week’s rankings prior...