The CIF Southern Section got Tuesday going with an announcement that it was canceling its fall sports playoffs and championships to give its leagues and its schools more time to get games in. The CIF Central Section and CIF L.A. City Section made the same moves in the morning as well. The San Diego and […]
After having just done this series of posts for football, we’ll now do the same for boys basketball. Based on how these players did after high school, here is a look at the first three of these teams as we wait for high school sports to hopefully begin in the state. For this group of...
Central of Fresno loses a lot of offensive firepower from 2019 club that made history with 15-0 record and CIF D1-AA state title. But don’t fret about the Grizzlies. They’re loaded on defense for the 2020-21 season, hoping they get to start on time in January, and should be fine on offense with another transfer […]
Three of the 10 sections within the California Interscholastic Federation have undergone leadership changes this summer due to the announced retirements of previous section commissioners. We talked to all three of the new commissioners about what it’s been like having to go through their transition and how their own experiences as a high school athlete […]
Former Liberty of Bakersfield quarterback has turned his one FBS offer into a likely first round selection in Thursday’s NFL Draft. He’s probably the most intriguing player coming into the draft with some mocks tagging him in the top 10 and at least one we saw that didn’t have him in the first round. Go […]
Despite our wholehearted support of the state CIF and the difficulty of seeding so many teams in so many divisions with competitive equity looking over the shoulders of the seeding committees, we can’t help but think a different format may be needed for the Open Division going forward. Are five or six teams (and in...
Thanks to all of the input from many coaches, parents and fans, here is an updated list of players from the CIF Central Section, CIF L.A. City Section and CIF San Diego Section from the first list. We’re now days away from picking the 41st annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams. It’s still not too...
Central of Fresno & Clayton Valley of Concord capture CIF state football titles on Friday night at Cerritos College. It’s the first title for both and the first one for a Fresno school in Division 1 or higher after the Grizzlies bounced Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth in the D1-AA final. Clayton Valley came through on […]
From the bizarro world of CIF state playoffs, competitive equity seeding and Open Divisions comes this very real possibility: one prominent school in which its boys basketball team is competing in Northern California while its girls team is in Southern California. The school we’re talking about is Clovis West of Fresno, which is the top […]