Several days after doing a feature on the all-time all-state small schools football teams, we are following up with the best-ever grads from California’s medium-sized schools. With Firebaugh’s Josh Allen playing in the AFC title game on Sunday, the medium schools group is led by another NFL QB still playing this week — probable league...
All-Decade Football: 1980s
CalHiSports.com has been covering the best of California prep sports for over 40 years and in that time we’ve seen some great players on football fields in every corner of the state. Some lived up to all the hype surrounding them as prep players, while others never were able to duplicate their high school production...
Raiders: No time to panic after loss
In the NFL, bad days happen to the best of teams. Time will tell if what happened in Washington D.C. was an aberration or a sign of things to come. After opening the season with two impressive wins, the Oakland Raiders suffered their first loss of the new season at the hands of a ruthless […]
NFL Special: Raiders Back on Track
A look at the first two weeks in the NFL for the Oakland Raiders, who feature several California high school grads in key roles, including head coach Jack Del Rio, quarterback Derek Carr and running back Marshawn Lynch.
Raiders’ new coach a Hayward legend
If you have been lucky enough to cover high school sports for more than 35 years in Northern California, you’re happy this week that the Oakland Raiders have hired Jack Del Rio, previously the defensive coordinator for the Denver Broncos, to be their newest head coach. I’m one of those people and had been doing […]