The top three teams in our final small schools state rankings — Escalon, Sacred Heart Prep and St. Pius X-St. Matthias — all land three players on either first or second team for the annual all-state small schools honors. We also have a rare occasion of an eight-man player on the first team and two […]
When the very first Cal-Hi Sports state football rankings were compiled in the late 1970s by founder Nelson Tennis, they were done in five divisions (Class AAAA, etc.) and they were done with more of an eye on school enrollments. At the end of each season, we continue the tradition, but they are now much...
During the regular season we had in the range of 500 games to choose from for these honors but once the playoffs started the funnel narrows as the field is basically halved each week until this final week of honoring football players when we only had 26 games in the whole state. Despite that fact, […]