The section championships are now complete and the regional brackets are out with games beginning on Tuesday. There are only three weeks left in the season, with the focus on the open and D1 brackets among the top boys basketball teams in the state. There wasn’t much surprise among ranked teams, with the only caveat...
NEW State TOP 35 Softball Rankings
As the CIF Southern Section moves into its championship games next week with its matchups already determined, teams are on the move in this week’s rankings. Esperanza has gone to No. 1 after its win over previous No. 1 Norco last Thursday, Villa Park nudges up to No. 3, Upland moves from No. 9 to...
State Coach of the Year: Chuck Rapp
Serra of San Mateo coach’s team won CIF Central Coast Section Open Division title and knocked off favored Moreau Catholic in NorCal Open Division. Rapp has been one of the most highly respected boys hoops coaches in the San Francisco Bay Area for many years.
CCS: Serra FB out of playoffs 2 years
Here is a copy of a press release issued on Thursday by the CIF Central Coast Section that relates to Serra of San Mateo not playing in the CCS Open Division consolation bracket championship against Milpitas: SAN JOSE, Calif. (Jan. 22, 2015) – The Commissioner of the California Interscholastic Federation’s Central Coast Section (CCS) today […]
NEW Bay Area 25 Football Rankings
Thanks to Contra Costa County, the Bay Area is well-represented in this week’s CIF NorCal bowl games and may have three teams going for CIF state titles in two weeks. Congrats to all teams that played in section finals last weekend in the NCS and CCS.
Week 14 State Top 25 Scoreboard
No. 1 St. John Bosco sees season end in loss to No. 4 Centennial on Saturday while No. 2 De La Salle and No. 3 Folsom roll. The biggest winners on Friday were No. 6 Grant and No. 13 Edison of Fresno. Sacred Heart Prep of Atherton also completed 13-0 season and showed small schools […]
CCS Open Division in football to stay
Buried in the lead about Wilcox of Santa Clara getting a favorable vote to play in a proposed doubleheader on August 29 at brand, new $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium is that the CIF Central Coast Section Board of Managers voted to continue with the Open Division format in football.
NEW Bay Area Basketball Rankings
Section semifinalists that break into this week’s Top 20 are the St. Vincent-St. Patrick boys, Richmond Salesian boys and Justin-Siena girls. The O’Dowd girls also stay right where they were even though season is over. Check this post for the new Cal-Hi Sports Bay Area Top 20 rankings in both boys and girls basketball. We […]
FB: Terra Nova loss exposes CCS
Seeing a 10-0 team lose in the opening round of the playoffs isn’t unique, but the one witnessed on Friday night in Pacifica when host Terra Nova fell 24-7 to Valley Christian of San Jose had a sense of injustice attached to it.