It was after all games were played during the 1992 high school football season in the state when we put together a cover story for Student Sports Magazine that allowed players from the top-ranked teams to come together for a photo shoot. The one who came down to Southern California to represent CIF North Coast...
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 […]
All-Time All-Section/All-County Teams (Part 1)
Based on how these players did after high school, here is a look at three of these teams in another short series we’re doing as we wait for the next football season to hopefully begin in the state. For this group of teams, we have the CIF Central Section, CIF Sac-Joaquin Section and Orange County....
NEW Girls Volleyball State Top 20
There was almost as big a development off the court as on it this week with the CIF breaking precedent and handing out byes for the Open Division in both Southern and Northern California. On the court, Wednesday’s first games of the Open Division saw new No. 4 Marymount upend No. 5 Cathedral Catholic plus […]
NEW Girls Volleyball State Top 20
You could argue that there will be two separate No. 1 vs. No. 2 state showdowns on Saturday in the CIF San Diego Section Open Division and CIF Southern Section Division I championships. Officially, according to these rankings, it will be No. 1 Torrey Pines vs. No. 3 Cathedral Catholic in San Diego and No. […]
Boys BB Divisional State Rankings
Heading into this weekend’s CIF state championships, our top-ranked teams are Bishop Montgomery (Open), Roosevelt of Eastvale (D1), Esperanza of Anaheim (D2), Mission of San Francisco (D3), Helix of La Mesa (D4) and Rolling Hills Prep of San Pedro (D5). It’s no guarantee we’re going to predict every one of the No. 1 teams will...
NorCal/SoCal Players of the Week
This feature has switched to boys and girls basketball and like we did in football we are going to do our best to spread around the honors as much as possible with one boy and one girl chosen from each region. This week’s best are from Galt, Visalia, Anaheim and San Bernardino.
Softball: NorCal wins Carew and Stampede
Amador Valley wins Michelle Carew Classic Archbishop Mitty wins third-straight Livermore Stampede The top two Bay Area and Northern California players and early Ms. Softball State Player of the Year candidates each came through big-time in leading their respective teams to tournament titles in the top two California softball tournaments. Amador Valley of Pleasanton UCLA-bound […]
Softball: Carew/Stampede semis set
Michelle Carew Classic and Livermore Stampede semifinals set Northern California’s Amador Valley and Alhambra make mark at Carew while Los Alamitos goes the distance Archbishop Mitty, California and Pleasant Grove undefeated at Livermore Stampede Its been a bit of a rough start for Los Alamitos this season after they lost their first two games at […]
New Softball State Top 20
California of San Ramon surges up to No. 17 as state’s lone newcomer this week. Unbeaten Archbishop Mitty also gets a bump into the top five. The rest of the top group, however, is dominated by Orange County.