We came up with a points system for all of the schools that have been mentioned and honored in our annual State School of the Year selections since the 1999-2000 school year and have put together a top 10 for overall sports excellence so far for the 21st century. It is close at the top […]
Leading off this group is our top choice from the CIF San Diego Section, Vista of 1974, but if you talk to a lot of longtime observers from that area you probably will get a different choice as to which should be No. 1. California’s first 15-0 team from Bishop Amat plus a Long Beach...
We’re continuing our preseason football coverage for the 2017 season with a look back at the Cal-Hi Sports preseason overall No. 1 ranked teams and how they fared dating back to 1985. Mater Dei of Santa Ana is this year’s preseason No. 1 team in the state, the third Orange County program to earn top […]
Here’s what to look for in Saturday night’s historic CIF Open Division boys and girls basketball championship games to be played at Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena. It will be the final two high school games played in the building previously known as ARCO Arena. Perhaps the most people to ever see a game there was...
In its second season in the CIF Southern Section’s Pac-5 Division, state No. 2 Corona Centennial captured its second consecutive championship with its second consecutive title game victory over St. John Bosco of Bellflower. In a wild offensive affair won by the Huskies 62-52, there was a total of 114 points and 1,193 yards combined […]
Top-ranked De La Salle of Concord wins its sixth CIF state bowl game with a 63-42 victory over No. 2 Corona Centennial that sets a CIF bowl game record for combined points. Centennial turns the ball over on three straight possessions in the second half and high-octane offense can’t overcome miscues.
Returning underclass all-state defensive lineman Kahlil McKenzie from De La Salle of Concord turned in one of the most dominant performances we’ve ever seen by a California interior lineman at a Nike Football Training Camp. McKenzie graciously chronicled his day and his eventual invite to The Opening for Student Sports. Watch the video here. Also […]
De La Salle will play Folsom at Diablo Valley College on Saturday in NorCal Open Division rematch of last year. In the South, meanwhile, it will be Corona Centennial taking a crack at St. John Bosco at Cerritos College.
RELATED: Top 25 Weekend Scoreboard We had a chance to evaluate St. John Bosco’s 75-35 rout of L.A. Crenshaw on Friday and De La Salle’s 35-10 victory over Servite on Saturday. Since we just saw the state’s two top-ranked teams on back-to-back nights, we decided to break down the squads by comparing and contrasting their […]
In conjunction with the weekly Student Sports FAB 50 national football rankings, West Regional rankings are produced. To aide with the ranking process each week in terms of which teams may be FAB 50 worthy and to keep track of the next teams in line to go in, Top 20 regional rankings are produced for […]