Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth dominates with seven players who are on NBA rosters as the 2022-23 season begins this week. There already were five former Trailblazers last season, but now you have to add Christian Koloko of the Toronto Raptors plus we’re counting two-way G League players such as Scotty Pippen Jr. of the L.A. […]
Season Opening NBA Alumni List
After doing opening day alumni lists of those from California high schools in the NFL and MLB, here’s the same for the NBA as the 2020-21 season tips off this week. We did this list previously at the start of the 2020 NBA playoffs, but several key Californians have switched to different teams and we […]
State Coach of the Year: Russell White
Back for the 1986 football season, Encino Crespi’s Russell White was the Cal-Hi Sports Mr. Football State Player of the Year. Almost 30 years later, a different Russell White of Crespi is the State Coach of the Year in boys basketball. He’s also the school’s athletic director and is the first-ever State Coach of the […]
State Player of Year Finalists
We decided to only choose three as finalists for this season’s Mr. Basketball State Player of the Year honor, but went with more normal total of seven for Ms. Basketball State Player of the Year. Winners will be announced near the end of next week.
Thursday CIF Boys Finals
Crespi of Encino follows up last year’s Division IV state title by beating Berkeley in this year’s Division I championship. The other two winners on the day at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento are Manteca (D3) and St. Joseph Notre Dame (D5). Pilots’ head coach Don Lippi also makes history by recording 800th career win. […]
NEW Boys BB State Top 20
There are two new teams in this week’s State Top 20 for boys basketball, including a section consolation champion who makes a big splash and a first-round section loser whose earlier wins can’t be ignored. There’s also a CIF section champion who had to drop to make way for one of the newcomers. Note: There...
State Hoop Rankings Update
Here’s a quick look at the top 10 teams that will be highlighted in this week’s new Cal-Hi Sports State Top 20 rankings for boys and girls basketball.
Boys BB: Final ’16 Player Rankings
We continue our boys basketball coverage for Gold Club members with a final look at the state’s top college prospects in the junior (2016) class. Our final 2016 Cal-Hi Sports Hot 100 for the 2014-15 school year shows four new prospects in the top 25 and eight newcomers since our winter edition. Our final 2014-15 rankings...
All-State Boys BB: Underclass
The day has arrived when honors begin to be announced for the 37th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state boys basketball teams. We begin with the best of among juniors, sophomores and freshmen. Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth leads the way with three honorees.
FINAL Boys BB Expanded Top 40
In this expanded version of the final Cal-Hi Sports State Top 20 boys basketball rankings for the 2014-15 season, the actual Top 20 gets doubled to a Top 40. All 40 teams have writeups/explanations. If you can’t see this post, it’s for Gold Club members only. Join our team today by CLICKING HERE....