As No. 1 St. John Bosco and No. 3 Servite get ready to face off later this week, the team making the biggest move is new No. 20 Los Alamitos, which scored 35 points in one quarter of a win against 2019 CIF D2-AA state champ Corona del Mar. Both Cathedral Catholic and St. Augustine...
With back-to-back CIF Open Division state titles, it may not be much of a surprise that Mater Dei of Santa Ana also now has back-to-back Mr. Football State Players of the Year. Bru McCoy snags it for the 2018 season after former teammate (and now current teammate once again at USC) JT Daniels was more […]
For the third time in its history, but second year in a row, Mater Dei of Santa Ana collects State Team of the Year honor in California prep football. Read more for why this year’s Monarchs reminds us of the school’s and head coach Bruce Rollinson’s very first CIF Southern Section championship squad.
Since we just picked the 39th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Teams and almost all of the top players in the Class of 2018 have now signed their letters of intent, it’s a perfect time to update our Hot 100 player rankings for graduating seniors. These are different than all-state because a player’s recruitment (or lack...
Presented by Blast Athletics, we are proud to present these 11 players plus a kicker and three of six multi-purpose players that have been selected to headline the 39th annual 2017 Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Team. This is the elite group without school size or year in school limitations. For this year, we went with […]
When the state has one of its strongest national player of the year candidates in many years, it’s fairly obvious who should be Mr. Football for the 2017 season. The Mater Dei quarterback was the clear leader of the nation’s No. 1 team but we still had another finalist with 72 touchdowns and another who […]
Yes, we know one of these players already has been honored as the Gatorade National Player of the Year. But it’s still an honor in and of itself to be considered a finalist to be Mr. Football for the state of California and for the 2017 season we are going with five. Two have the […]
Monarchs defeat late 1990s nemesis De La Salle of Concord to win their first state title and give them a claim to be among state’s greatest squads ever. Their 56-21 triumph included big plays by the usual stars like JT Daniels and Amon-Ra St. Brown plus a few previously unknown ones. They also will be […]
Sensational Mater Dei junior QB JT Daniels isn’t quite on the same statistical pace he was on as a sophomore, but the Monarchs are more balanced offensively, they seem to be near an all-time best level overall in all facets of their game and they have a seasoned, veteran leader who clearly knows where the […]
With Northern California getting back to normal after the impacts of the deadly North Bay wildfires, it was not a good night for the Serras. JSerra of San Juan Capistrano (No. 6 in state) had no chance in lopsided loss to No. 1 Mater Dei while No. 21 Serra of Gardena was knocked off by […]