With boys wrestling rolling to fifth straight CIF state team title plus girls cross country winning one in D1 gives Buchanan of Clovis the edge in collecting its second straight State School of the Year honor. There was also a NorCal regional title in a third sport and plenty of depth for a program that […]
After basically finishing second for the previous school year, the Bears wind up on top of the state for overall sports excellence for the second time. Winning CIF state titles in boys wrestling and girls track wasn’t enough as three other schools also won a pair of CIF state titles. The difference was superior depth […]
The Monarchs built up a huge lead with their success in fall sports, led by football going 15-0 and ending No. 1 in the nation, and they did more than enough for the rest of the year to hold off Buchanan of Clovis and the school that earned this honor for two of the previous […]
It’s not just that this school was the only one in the state during the 2016-17 school year to win CIF state titles in three different sports. The other reasons that the Dons end up with their first-ever overall state sports excellence honor is how well they did in a myriad of other sports and […]
This was perhaps the most competitive year ever for this selection with Buchanan of Clovis and Loyola of Los Angeles perhaps having their best all-time school years for overall athletic excellence. But in the end the overwhelming number of top teams in boys and girls sports from Torrey Pines of San Diego – we counted […]
It’s not really close this time as Monarchs repeat as state’s No. 1 overall sports school. They also collect top honor for the fifth time in school history. First-ever CIF state title in boys track followed by top five finish in boys golf two days later turned race into a rout.
Serra of Gardena led with three CIF state titles, but this time Mater Dei’s overall excellence beats the Cavaliers and every other school in California. It’s the Monarchs’ fourth State School of the Year honor.