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BB: Scholastic Live Period In North

A June Scholastic Live Period for high school basketball was first sanctioned through the CIF and NFHS in 2023 and in 2024 there will be a live period event hosted in Northern California. Boys California Live ‘24 for high school basketball will be held June 28-30, 2024 at the Roebbelen Center in Roseville. NOTE: Boys […]

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BB: CA Joins Scholastic Live Period

The NCAA instituted the June Scholastic Live Period for high school basketball in 2019 and for the first time ever there will be a live period event sanctioned through the CIF and NFHS. Boys California Live ‘23 for high school basketball will be held June 16-18, 2023 at high schools in Orange County off the 55 […]

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CIF Champs in National Title Events?

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 […]

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All-Time Cal-Hi Sports Honor Squads

Cal-Hi Sports has been naming all-state teams in five sports since 1979 and is the most authentic source for California honor squads. We are nearly complete with publishing all the annual all-state teams and honor squads we’ve ever chosen dating back to the first one. We’ll continue to add details and previously published player write-ups to every […]

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Sierra Canyon vs. Findlay Prep?

A CIF member program has never played prep basketball academy Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), but state No. 1 Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth could meet the Pilots in the semifinals of the upcoming Bass Pro Shops Tournament of Champions on Friday 13th. Sierra Canyon reportedly will be able to play the Pilots at this event.

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Ms. Softball 2014: Johanna Grauer

It’s not a huge shock that the 2012 State Sophomore of the Year and the 2013 State Junior of the Year gets the numero uno position among California prep softball players this season, but nonetheless it wasn’t a slam dunk choice, either.


Redwood Empire sends two to state

For the last two years many of us in the California prep sports writing community have waxed on about faults in the Open Division format, and the need for changes after the two-year period of using this system will now be over. While there may be faults and things needing correcting, the one thing that […]

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How to Fix Open Division in Hoops

It can’t be treated “the same as every other division” if the CIF expects it to be successful and for teams to really want to be part of it....

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Boys open division includes St. John Bosco, bye for Etiwanda

Although it didn’t fit the specific criteria as we comprehended it, we had an inkling St. John Bosco was a strong possibility for the open division and Braves are selected. Read on for instant reaction in all six divisions.

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CIF Open Division for girls off to rough start

Sunday pairings are out and they include some of the most unexplainable moves we’ve seen in 30 years of covering the state. Go inside for instant reaction about Brookside Christian, Miramonte and all six divisions.


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