The creation today of the State Champions Invitational, a boys and girls basketball tournament for selected championship teams, was announced by Skokie, Ill.-based Paragon Marketing Group. The inaugural event will take place April 7-9 in Florida. The event is a spin-off of GEICO Nationals, an end-of-season hoops tournament which combined both eligible state champions and highly-ranked independent […]
There seemed to be doubt among some section commissioners that the CIF’s new 13-division football bowl game plan would pass during Friday’s CIF Federated Council meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose.
Since this year we are not getting CIF Open Division regional bowl games for football but seems we are angling toward a new system in which “everybody gets a trophy,” we thought it would be effective to point out what the matchups would have been in the last 10 years if the CIF were to […]
On Wednesday, May 7, CIF executive director Roger Blake and other CIF staff met with members of the state’s media corps, including Cal-Hi Sports, in a conference call to answer questions from topics such as the 2015 basketball championships heading to Cal’s Haas Pavilion, more on the new CIF swimming and diving state championships, mandated […]
We’ve seen at least a few prep sportswriters around the state say that they’d like to see the CIF scrap the new regional bowl games. We don’t agree. Check back Thursday for this week’s State Stat Stars of the Week.