We have four newcomers this week, led by new No. 35 Chaminade of West Hills. Can the Eagles keep it going with the upsets in the CIF Southern Section D2 playoffs? The other three are Lincoln of San Diego, Hanford and Monterey Trail of Elk Grove. Also getting a strong upward push is new No....
Half Moon Bay goes up to No. 1 for small schools after Ripon takes down previous No. 1 Escalon and we explain why it’s possible that Half Moon Bay might stay there even if it were to lose in a CIF Central Coast Section playoff game. Ripon charges up to No. 6 with Escalon at...
We had to scour the state for this week’s six award winners and sometimes finding a hidden gem in some of the categories is not always that easy. Be as it may, we found our winners in the Wine Country town of St. Helena, plus Hanford and Rocklin in Northern California, and the Southern Orange […]
We’ll now start going more quickly with the compilations of these preseason all-section and all-area football teams. We go from the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section in a southern direction down the Valley to the CIF Central Section for our third one. Defending D1 champion Central of Fresno will have to replace a record-breaking quarterback but as...
Here’s some record updates and highlights of top coaches, players & teams from the recent week as reported to us from CIF Central Section historian Bob Barnett of Fresno. Bob has done phenomenal work on behalf of CIF Central Section schools, athletes and coaches for more than 40 years.
Here’s some record updates and highlights of top players & teams from the recent weeks as reported to us from CIF Central Section historian Bob Barnett of Fresno. Bob has done phenomenal work on behalf of CIF Central Section schools, athletes and coaches for more than 40 years.
The 35th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State girls basketball teams continues with these 20 players featured prominently on second & third team overall. With so many injuries, there were some girls honored who missed more than a couple of games. Also, comparisons among girls who competed in Open Divisions both at the section and statewide level […]
If there was ever a team to serve as the prime example of one that could come completely back from a nightmarish outing, then it’s this year’s girls at Clovis West. They didn’t just lose to Centennial of Las Vegas at the St. Mary’s MLK Showcase in Stockton in January, they were throttled. By the […]
We’ll have more details and comments about LaMelo Ball’s 92 points for Chino Hills later in the week after that team has played its final regular season game, but there’s others doing some great things as well. Jules Bernard of Windward had a 45-point game last week while Covina’s Allison Ayala is now coming up […]
Two of this week’s leading performances on the boys side came in the same game for opposite teams as Jordan Roberts of Bakersfield Ridgeview poured in 46 points and so did West of Bakersfield’s Austyn Contreras. For the girls, it’s more big totals for San Diego’s twosome of Destiny Littleton and Shyla LaTone plus Menlo’s […]