Here are some highlights and a complete look at all of the CIF baseball and softball regional championship games played on Saturday with one that was played on Friday and one game that has had to be delayed until Monday due to rain in the far North Coast region of the state. FOR FEATURE STORY […]
It takes us longer for the final rankings for each season and this time we’ve added all of the reported college signings. Mission Viejo rejoins the top five, Cathedral Catholic and Etiwanda each get two-spot bumps and both Long Beach Poly & Inglewood rejoin the top 25. All teams also given early breakdowns of what...
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.