There’s been a handful of squads that have already hit the court, but we’re still calling it preseason for the rankings and writeups that are below. Just like the boys, Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth has a CIF Open Division defending state champion that has a loaded roster on the girls side and starts out at […]
Here’s where to go to see all of the writeups for those who are second team overall and third team overall on the 40th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Girls Basketball Teams. The second and third teams feature the second player from a few of the state’s very best teams plus some who were players of […]
Several days after starting the boys all-state team selections, we’re going to begin with the girls. This is the 40th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Girls Basketball Teams and it starts with a look at the best of the best among juniors, sophomore and freshmen. It’s not a recruiting list so keep that in mind while...
There were no real huge surprises in the final rankings, and a lot of that has to do with our nearly 40 years of rankings always using our form of competitive equity, only over the years we’ve referred to it as “a body of work.” So coming into the final rankings, the top teams were...
It’s a Royal night at the home of the Sacramento Kings as Rosary of Fullerton knocks off Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland in CIF Division 1 title game. We also have recaps and photos from Oakland High’s victory for itself and its city in the Division III championship plus Caruthers winning it all in Division V. […]
Here are the predicted scores, what to watch for and more for each of the 12 CIF boys and girls basketball state championship games coming up this weekend in Sacramento. We will focus most on the Open Division and Division I, but also have the picks for each of the other divisions too. Last year, […]
There ended up being 10 new teams that were not this high in the state rankings at the finish of the 2017-18 season. The CIF San Diego Section snagged four of the spots taken by newcomers. We don’t have a bubble list with this set of preseason rankings, but trust us that a lot of […]
Congratulations to all of the Cal-Hi Sports State Coaches of the year for girls basketball. These are the ones for each CIF division and it’s a group that includes a first-year head coach who turned around a program that went 6-19 last season plus a former athletic director and boys coach with 29 years of […]
We’ve been doing all-state girls basketball teams for California almost as long as the boys (37 years compared to 38) and it’s now time to get going for No. 38. The first step is to post a list of nominees from every CIF section in the state. We’ll post a second updated list — which […]
Last week we hinted there might be a re-shuffle based on a closer look at all results and more discussion. All-in-all, the first three spots for the 2016-17 season are a slam dunk but after that for the next three it’s basically a three-way tie. Last week we saw it one way and in this...