This is one of two inside looks at the leading seniors from the Class of 2021 who would have to be the top senior contenders to be Ms. Basketball State Player of the Year. They will be teammates soon at Stanford, which will be playing in the Final Four on Friday in San Antonio. Go […]
We are continuing with a series of girls basketball preseason-style features on some of the state’s most prominent programs and players for the 2020-21 school year. It’s almost been one year since any of them have played and it may end up being until December of 2021 for some. We hope that isn’t the case, […]
It’s been two seasons since Santa Ana Mater Dei’s Kevin Kiernan became the winningest coach in California girls basketball history. Up next will be 900 wins and perhaps 1,000 — counting wins he had in boys basketball earlier in his career. Go inside to see what career Kiernan began doing, what prominent prep sportswriter used […]
This isn’t a recap of all of them, but several of Friday’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section title games and the showdown between state No. 2 Mater Dei and No. 4 Windward (Los Angeles) for the CIF Southern Section Open Division girls championship were witnessed by Cal-Hi Sports editors. Boys state No. 4 Sheldon (Sacramento) was nearly […]
While the teams in the CIF Southern Section Open Division were beating each other in what is arguably the toughest non-state championship playoff bracket in the nation, we still have to find out if the favorites will prevail in the new CIF North Coast Section Open Division. State top-ranked La Jolla Country Day still looks...
There is some movement in the top six of this week’s rankings thanks to Windward’s victory over previous No. 3 Long Beach Poly, but the top two stay the same as we head into the home stretch for league play and the beginning of league and section playoffs. From seven through 12, we also had...
The 20th annual West Coast Jamboree concluded in the Platinum Division on Monday night at College Park High in Pleasant Hill where it was a matchup between two of the state’s top five ranked teams. The most historical moment of the night, though, occurred in the third-place game when Archbishop Mitty of San Jose head […]
We’ll have a separate post coming on Tuesday after all of the big tournament finals on Monday that will reveal the actual all-decade all-state girls basketball teams for the 2010s, but for this first announcement we’re taking care of the major awards: State Player of the Decade, State Coach of the Decade, State School of […]
State record updating in all five of the major sports we cover at CalHiSports.com goes on all the time. As is our custom during the weeks we’re still wrapping up what happened during the most recent boys and girls basketball seasons, we’re now done with all of the state coaching record updates. Those actual lists […]
It’s a first in the 47 years of the Cal-Hi Sports State Coach of the Year honor as a former player of a previous State Coach of the Year has now captured the honor as well. This year’s choice, Alicia Komaki, of 33-1 CIF Open Division state champion Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth, once played for […]