We’re getting started with this two-day extravaganza of preseason state rankings with writeups of those slotted in the No. 31 position down to No. 50. There are more than 1,100 high schools that have football in California so any team in this honor roll is special. Additional teams on the bubble will be added once […]
We’re still hoping to have all five final Cal-Hi divisional state No. 1 rankings going to CIF champions, but that will be harder now that Huntington Beach Edison, Calabasas and Sutter have all lost. Go inside to see where every CIF state championship participant has landed in this week’s rankings. If you can’t see this...
In addition to Nicole Bates, statewide honors also are going out to Camryn Ybarra of Mission Viejo (juniors), Vanessa Strong from Freedom of Oakley (sophs), Kinzie Hansen of Norco (frosh), Madilyn Nickles of Merced (large schools) and Kailia Searcy from Paraclete of Lancaster (small schools).
Her teams have won two straight CIF Central Section championships and she’s approaching 600 all-time wins since 1989. Add it all up and Madera’s Judy Shaubach gets the nod as the State Softball Coach of the Year. She’s also the first from her section to earn this honor since 1981.
Before Mater Dei ended a long weekend of softball section finals that almost all had mythical state divisional title implications with its win over Orange Lutheran, winners were led by Mission Viejo (D2) and Grand Terrace (D3) on Friday. Others gaining championships were North Torrance (D4), Lompoc (D5), Paraclete (D6) and Rolling Hills Prep (D7).
As the various playoffs get going across the state – or are about to end in the CIF Northern Section and for small schools in the Sac-Joaquin – here’s a look at those teams that have the best chances to finish high in the Cal-Hi Sports five-division state rankings. Teams slotted in No. 1 positions […]
In addition to the Open Division at the top of this year’s CIF slate of state bowl games, there will be a small schools version of it for those with enrollments below 1,200. Go inside to see why it’s almost guaranteed that the best teams below 1,200 in the state likely don’t have a chance...
Since every CIF section football champion in the state is going to get to play in a regional bowl game, we’re beginning our coverage of this year’s bowl games by choosing a winner of each section title in the state. Go inside for our predicted champions for the San Diego Section, Southern Section (all 13 […]
One day after we were able to honor one of the winningest baseball coaches in state history, we can do it again with Lancaster Paraclete’s Margaret Neill as the State Softball Coach of the Year. Her team this year had to step up in competition and still won the CIF Southern Section Division V title. […]
With Division II the primary focus for No. 1 overall, teams on top heading into the final week of the season are Amador Valley (D1), Mission Viejo (D2), Grand Terrace (D3), Paraclete (D4) and Riverdale (D5). If you can’t see this post, please consider signing up for our Gold Club. For details, CLICK HERE....