We’ve now reached that point of the season when timing becomes very important for these honors as we definitely don’t want to be featuring a deserving player on the same day when it’s possible their team has lost in a CIF section playoff game and their season is over. This week, we have another impressive […]
Girls BB: More State Coaches of Year
Congratulations to all of the 2022-23 Cal-Hi Sports State Coaches of the year for girls basketball. These are the ones for each of the five state divisions, although we do combine the Open and Division I. Three of the four earned nods for huge turnaround seasons from last year.
FINAL Girls BB Division State Ranks
As a companion to the final & expanded overall State TOP 40 rankings, we also present final & expanded rankings for each of the CIF state divisions. Central of Fresno made the biggest jump after winning the CIF D2 state title. Others getting final rankings bumps include Mark Keppel of Alhambra (D3), Poly of Sun...
Girls BB: State Ranks By Divisions
There also will be final divisional state rankings this season for the girls, but just like the boys we can’t get them started until the CIF does its divisional placements and then there’s not enough time to get them done until the first round of the regional playoffs begin. It’s a two-week sprint to the […]
NorCal/SoCal Players of the Week
With the pandemic comes some new twists and although not everyone is in action yet one of them is for the first time in the 40-plus year history we’ve been covering high school sports in California we’re doing baseball and softball Players of the Week at the same time as football, and guess what?…basketball is […]
Girls BB: Divisional State Rankings
We don’t have a 128-123 game to go through, but we also have compiled our first divisional state rankings for the girls teams through Thursday’s regional quarterfinals. The big move is Long Beach Poly having to go in front of previous state No. 2 Mater Dei for a big win from Wednesday in the Open […]
SoCal/NorCal Players of the Week
Every so often we remind readers that this feature helps us not only award outstanding performances, but uncover diamonds in the rough and entries for the Cal-Hi Sports Record Book. This week, we have one of those with Isabel Avalos from Buena Park. She joins a group that also represents Carlsbad in Southern California, and […]
FINAL Divisional Baseball Ranks
Teams that moved up the most for the final divisional state rankings include Arcadia (D2), Christopher of Gilroy (D3), Colfax (D4), Arcata (D4), Fremont Christian (D5) and Waterford (D5). Just about every CIF section champion and many runner-ups and semifinalists appear in these final rankings. The hardest part is matching the D1 and D2 ranking...
CIF Football Finals: Picks & Previews
Go inside for a look at each of the 10 CIF state championship games coming up this weekend with a predicted score for each one. We went 9-4 in our 13 choices last year and beat the computer, which was 8-5. We also have included a lot of historical facts and figures for a lot...
CIF Bowl Boards 2 (North & South)
New teams being placed for various reasons this week are Central Catholic of Modesto, Palma of Salinas, Rio Linda, Paradise, Colfax, Denair, Christian of El Cajon and Eagle Rock. We also have several teams in higher divisions than before, including Tulare and Highland of Palmdale. Keep in mind that any team playing in a CIF...