We were going to skip a week but we had some movement due to results at the Matt Denning Nike Hoops Classic and word is starting to come out that some games this week and MLK events like the one at Bishop O’Dowd have been cancelled or postponed. The result is we will do a...
Preseason Girls BB State Ranks (1-15)
La Jolla Country Day starts on top with point guard-center combo that may be just as good as mythical national champs from two years ago. Inland Empire duo of Etiwanda and Corona Centennial also in top five while St. Mary’s of Stockton gains the preseason nod for teams from Northern California. Note: We hope you enjoy […]
Inside State Football Records
An amazing number of current college football quarterbacks, two of them who are among the front-runners for the Heisman Trophy, threw for more than 10,000 yards as high school quarterbacks in California. We go over all them and not just the ones at Alabama, Ole Miss and Georgia. It’s also a good time to remind […]
Girls BB: All-State Underclass 2021
Just one day after getting out the final one of our all-state teams for boys basketball, we’re ready to begin with the girls. The 41st annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Girls Basketball Teams starts out with the best of the best among juniors, sophomores and freshmen. Schools with three or more honorees are St. Mary’s of...
Girls BB State Team of Year 2021
With no state championship as a final moment for the second straight season, we go back again to our longstanding tradition of naming a State Team of the Year for girls basketball that has been done for every season since 1972. Following La Jolla Country Day for last season, the only choice for 2021 is […]
NEW State TOP 25 Girls BB Rankings
The playoffs in the CIF Southern Section, Central Section, San Diego Section and Central Coast Section will all conclude this weekend with teams that qualify moving on to the Southern Regional playoffs while the CCS teams join the other sections in the CIF Northern Region whose seasons have concluded. As for movement this week, the...
State’s All-Time WNBA Draft Picks
It’s only been around since 1997 (compared to 1947 for the NBA) so for the WNBA we have not only compiled a list of the all-time first round picks from California but for the entire first through third or fourth rounds. The first college player to ever be selected first in the WNBA Draft in...
Girls: State 30 Greatest Teams (16-30)
One of the two teams at Inglewood Morningside led by the great Lisa Leslie headlines this group of teams. We also have unbeaten No. 1 teams from Peninsula 1992, Lynwood 1993 and Buena of Ventura 1984 included in this post along with the 2020 mythical national champs from La Jolla Country Day. Go inside as...
Top 25 Girls Hoop Players We’ve Seen
Just like the boys, this list is different than the top 50 we just did of the best football players we’ve seen in our more than 40 years of doing Cal-Hi Sports in various platforms. It’s different because it’s the top 25 of our longtime girls basketball analyst and California girls hoops evaluator Harold Abend […]
ALL Girls Hoops State Records Updated
Two weeks after we updated and posted all of our exclusive boys basketball state records on this site, we’re now ready to add the same for the girls. We now have all California high school girls basketball records online and available at any time for the first time ever and they are completely updated through...