There were three starting quarterbacks from California high schools among the four that started in last week’s AFC and NFC championship games and it was another strong season for the state in the league in general. The most remarkable story among all of them, of course, was the return of Helix of La Mesa grad...
There ended up being 12 quarterbacks from California high schools who started at least once in the NFL last season. We lost one to a horrific leg injury — La Mesa Helix grad Alex Smith of the Washington Redskins — and one of those who started last year has since retired. We don’t know why […]
With three rookie QBs in the NFL this season from California high schools who have all been starting games, we got inspired to see if a total of eight for one season could be put into historical perspective. So we went overboard and have compiled a list of every single starter from California going back […]
It’s not a record, but the six players selected in Thursday’s first round of the 2018 NFL Draft is the most from California high schools since 1997. Five of the six also went in the first 15 picks, which also caused a look into the draft history books. The only downer was that none of […]
Dealing with four or five star player rankings on recruiting networks, going on trips to play in games shown on ESPN and handling social media are just part of what the support staff at a big-time high school football program at a place like St. John Bosco has to grapple with every week and throughout […]
There are some former California high school players who are displaying some strong arms in recent weeks in both college football training camps and in major league baseball.
In getting out all of our content for other sports, we never did get to doing an updated final ranking for the Class of 2015 football players. As these young men get ready to start their freshman seasons at some of the top colleges in the country, here’s one last look at a group that...
We are going with seven players from around the state who can consider themselves finalists to be the 2014 Mr. Football State Player of the Year. Several are obvious, but a few may not be. We have two quarterbacks, one running back, two receivers and two others who pretty much did everything for their teams.
Top-ranked St. John Bosco turns to its running game to down No. 5 Long Beach Poly 33-21 to advance to its second consecutive CIF Southern Section Pac-5 title game. The Braves will face state No. 4 Corona Centennial next Saturday night in a rematch of last year’s SoCal Open Division regional bowl game.
The CCS Open Division pairings creates changes in the north for the bowl games and focuses more on what could be a very close decision for Division II. The rest of the bowl game rankings stay status quo. Newcomers to the State 25, meanwhile, are Tesoro, Valley Christian of San Jose and Edison of Fresno.