We are starting the release of the 36th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state football teams today with honors for the top juniors and sophomores. CIF Open Division champ De La Salle leads the way for the juniors with three first-team selections. Bishop Amat, Long Beach Poly, Corona Centennial and St. John Bosco all have multiple honorees […]
Junior-laden DLS State Team of Year
The coaches at legendary De La Salle of Concord don’t like to compare championship teams, but we’ve seen them all since 1985 and we don’t mind. The rushing attack, an ability to overcome the loss of key players and the presence of more juniors than usual is what stands out most to us.
Week 13 State Top 25 Scoreboard
Biggest questions for the next rankings won’t be about teams at the top, but how high to move up Sacred Heart Prep after Saturday win over Los Gatos, St. Mary’s of Stockton (which is playing Grant) and Helix of La Mesa (which is playing Oceanside). At the same time, we wonder what to do about […]
Comparing DLS vs. Folsom
On back-to-back nights, we checked out the top two-ranked teams in Northern California. It’s going to be nearly impossible for No. 2 Folsom to be able to wrest the region’s No. 1 ranking away from De La Salle of Concord but the Bulldogs are clearly closer to the elite level of the Spartans than they […]
New State 25 FB Ranks (Expanded)
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FB: Halloween at De La Scary
The beat goes on at De La Salle and the Spartans look so good it’s scary As Shakespeare once wrote in Hamlet Act I. “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” With respect to the football program at state top-ranked Concord De La Salle, that’s part of the gospel. Anyone that doubts […]
What we learned at the 2013 Nike Extravaganza
Seven boys teams ranked in the Cal-Hi Sports state top 20 were in action this weekend at Mater Dei’s two-day event. The event’s results will impact this week’s state rankings. Beyond that, there are a few other things we learned about California’s high school boys basketball scene.