Even though teams from most CIF NorCal sections haven’t played yet, a month has now passed since the first sanctioned game in Southern California and it’s time to release our first regular season boys basketball State Top 25. There are just as many important updates with regards to how the season may play out as...
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 […]
This is how the season looked after it was completed in 1994. This is the second of three posts in which our week-by-week replays for three of the most exciting, unpredictable football seasons we’ve covered in our 40-plus years — 1981, 1994 and 2008 — is concluding with one post focusing on how each wrapped...
With the Coronavirus pandemic surging at its worst levels yet in the state, the California Interscholastic Federation announced on Tuesday that there will be no start of fall sports practices in the state in December as scheduled and that all fall sports state regional and state championships (including football) will be cancelled. An announcement like […]
All you have to do is take a look at the state’s new COVID map that reflects the latest case numbers and positivity rates to see how the latest surge with the Coronavirus pandemic is going to impact the scheduled restart of high school sports in the state in January. We’ve been down this road […]
This is going to be a continuing series on this site until a majority of California high school football teams are practicing and getting ready for their first games. Despite the reminder that COVID-19 is still active and producing infections (including the one contracted this week by the President of the United States), more and […]
Another of Mater Dei’s CIF state title teams leads off this group of all-time great units. We also have the first of the L.A. Crenshaw squads, but it might surprise you which one has landed among this bunch. Others earning all-time greatest writeups include our best from the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section, two teams we wish...
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to progress in a high percentage of counties in the state and as most school districts have announced reopening in August with no students yet back on campus, the California Interscholastic Federation announced its 2020-21 school year calendar on Monday, saying the 10 different sections could set their own calendars […]
As schools across the state have begun to conduct conditioning workouts this week for football players, the CIF on Friday issued a statement that it won’t be known for sure what might happen for the fall sports schedule until July 20. No one knows for sure because the pandemic itself is only three months into […]
Entering a summer unlike any other in his nine previous years as the commissioner of the CIF Southern Section (one of the largest high school sports organizations in the nation), we went over a myriad of topics during a Monday afternoon discussion. He talked about the opening of the 2020-21 school year, the start of […]