Here are the second, free-to-see nominations lists from the CIF Central Section, CIF L.A. City Section and CIF San Diego. This is part of the early stages of the selection process for our annual all-state teams, which this year will be the 41st consecutive year they have been done. As usual, we welcome additional nominations […]
KDOC-TV, Channel 56, will telecast 20 boys basketball games for the 2019-20 season involving CIF Southern Section and L.A. City Section Schools. The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Game of the Week on KDOC-TV will feature many teams featured in our preseason Cal-Hi Sports state rankings.
The SoCal basketball community, and UCLA basketball in particular, is reeling after news broke that former Bruins and L.A. Westchester standout Billy Knight was found dead in Phoenix on Sunday morning from an apparent suicide. The news of Knight’s plight hit social media 24 hours later and came four days after former UCLA and Sylmar […]
The season is quickly approaching for boys basketball, so we decided to take a look at how the preseason No. 1 team in the state has fared over the years. If the season were starting today, it’s not a shocker Mater Dei of Santa Ana would begin as the state’s No. 1 overall team in […]
Former Banning of Wilmington standout fullback Michael Alo passes at 53 years old. The Cal-Hi Sports 1980 Mr. Football never played a down of college football, but is legendary in South Bay and L.A. City Sectionc circles for his dominant play.
There are two strong favorites in the L.A. City to start the season — Narbonne in Division I and Hawkins in Division II — and both schools have five players on this year’s preseason all-section team. Most of the Gauchos’ strength will be on defense while most of the Hawks’ will be on offense. Los […]
Three from Carson and L.A. Fairfax lead the way for a section with no clear cut favorite for its Division I title. A talented junior class, meanwhile, hopes to lead resurgence among highly-recruited individuals from a section that used to turn out a plethora of D1 bound skill position players.
Our research partners over at jimmychitwood.com are dedicated to capturing the essence of high school and college athletics, especially during a time when amateur athletics was pure and not so commercial, and celebrating its great teams and players. We collaborated with the editor of the website to create a 18-team all-time CIF Los Angeles City […]
Compiling the preseason all-L.A. City Section team for the eleventh consecutive year, there is some definite D1 talent, but what is noticeable right away in the lack of depth among returning running backs. Now, some might emerge during the regular season, but I’ve been closely following L.A. City Section football for 25 years and there […]