CIF state finalists McClymonds of Oakland and Granite Hills of El Cajon both move up within this group. We also tried to get San Ramon Valley into the 50th spot, but head-to-head losses didn’t work out and the Wolves would be No. 51. Newcomers this week are all done for the season but go in...
Preseason State TOP 50 Ranks (11-30)
This group starts with Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth, which is continuing to show signs of building the kind of program that wants to go for everything. We also have the top two teams from the CIF San Diego Section that are playing each other in their first game plus we have two teams — Long […]
State School of Year: St. Francis (MV)
What began with a historic win on the football field is ending with St. Francis of Mountain View collecting the 2021-22 State School of the Year selection. This is just the Lancers’ second time getting onto the all-time state list, but it’s been 29 years. They finished strong in softball, baseball and boys volleyball to […]
More State Football Coaches of Year
Here are the honorees from among those schools considered large or small schools for the 2021-22 season. Our medium schools honoree is the one this year who has been named State Coach of the Year. Our large schools honoree joins his dad as a State Coach of the Year and did something that hadn’t been […]
NEW State TOP 50 FB Rankings (1-25)
This will be the last week with minimal changes among the state’s top teams as games against each other in section playoffs will really get going this week. For this week, the St. Francis (MV) win over Serra (San Mateo) has given one-spot upward moves for many teams. Inglewood & Corona del Mar, meanwhile, are...
More CIF Sac State Saturday Finals
Narbonne of Harbor City and St. Francis of Mountain View capture D1-A and D2-A crowns. It was a wild-and-wacky finish as the Gauchos defeated Pittsburg 27-21 while St. Francis won a battle of Lancers 22-13. It is the second state title in three years for Narbonne, but it’s the first for St. Francis. Congratulations to […]
Saturday CIF Regional FB Scoreboard
The complete lineup of next weekend’s CIF state finals is set after Saturday’s regional title games. Narbonne of Harbor City and Pittsburg, one team that’s a champion from a section with an Open Division and one team that is a runner-up, both win in D1-A matchups. Fortuna also keeps alive its hopes for a state […]
NEW State Top 50 FB Ranks (26-50)
It’s a bonanza for new teams this week with six, led by new No. 40 St. Francis of Mountain View. The other five are Jesuit of Carmichael, Del Campo of Fair Oaks, Clovis West, Paramount and Torrey Pines. We also have huge rises this week for Cajon of San Bernardino (+11), Charter Oak of Covina...
NEW State Top 50 FB Ranks (1-25)
With Mater Dei more solid at the top after beating Bishop Gorman, St. John Bosco and Centennial swap spots at No. 2 and No. 3 again and De La Salle also doesn’t move up to No. 3. We also now have all six Trinity League teams from the CIFSS at least in the top 20,...
CIF NorCal Bowl Board No. 4
Yes, yes the CCS is quite a mess with the possibility of a three-way tie in the West Catholic Athletic League, not to mention projecting ahead with a playoff points system that doesn’t reward teams for playing top-level opponents from outside of the section. St. Francis of the CCS is one of this week’s new...