This feature serves as our statewide collection of milestone achievements in California high school sports. In baseball this week, we have playoff no-hitters by pitchers from Woodland Hills, Oceanside and Atwater. We also detail how Anaheim’s girl pitcher did in her CIF Southern Section title game start. For softball, Eureka pitcher Kira Morris improves to...
NorCal/SoCal Players of the Week
Our two stops in Northern California are in the Port City of Stockton and then way south in Bakersfield. In Southern California, we visit Gardena and Newhall. In a bit of an anomaly and an odd twist, both the Northern and Southern California softball honorees are committed to Cal Baptist University in Riverside. We hope […]
FINAL State TOP 50 FB Ranks (26-50)
Extra time also is taken to closely check out any teams that can move up in these final rankings. For this group, Lincoln of San Diego goes from No. 29 to No. 26, Bellarmine of San Jose goes from No. 35 to 30 and Cajon of San Bernardino gets the nod to rejoin the top...
NEW State TOP 50 FB Rankings (1-25)
For this week’s CIF state finals it will be No. 1 Mater Dei vs. No. 5 Serra (SM), No. 8 Folsom vs. No. 10 Cathedral Catholic, No. 19 Serra (G) vs. No. 22 Liberty (Bakersfield) and No. 21 Mater Dei Catholic vs. No. 25 Central Catholic. Go inside to see why Cathedral Catholic dropped one...
Saturday CIF Regional Scoreboard
There were no historic scoring shootouts or earth-shaking upsets like on Friday, but plenty of impressive winners, including Liberty (Bakersfield) & Serra (Gardena) in the two D1-A contests. Other NorCal/SoCal champs are Wilcox, Scripps Ranch, McClymonds, Birmingham, Sacred Heart Cathedral of SF, Northview, Sacred Heart Prep, Righetti, Salesian (Richmond), Arlington and those mighty mountain men […]
State TOP 25 Weekend Scoreboard
After a quick start, No. 2 Servite can’t do much for three quarters and falls to No. 1 Mater Dei on Friday in the CIF Southern Section D1 championship. The bigger question after the night, though, involves which team the Monarchs will play on Dec. 11 in the CIF Open Division state final as unbeaten […]
NEW State TOP FB Ranks (26-50)
Two teams with more than one CIF state title appearance — Clayton Valley of Concord and Helix of La Mesa — both make huge upward moves in this week’s rankings for schools in this group. This week’s newcomers are Bishop Diego of Santa Barbara, Liberty of Bakersfield, St. Francis of La Canada and Granite Bay....
NEW State TOP 50 FB Ranks (26-50)
Bishop Amat of La Puente opens strong with a win over La Habra and goes in highest among four newcomers to this week’s rankings. The other three are Etiwanda, Vacaville and Granite Hills of El Cajon. One of the teams getting a bump is Granite Bay (up four spots) from the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section. FOR...
NEW State TOP 50 FB Ranks (26-50)
It’s always great when a team we think is going to be good finally gets to play in this strange spring season and does well. Congrats this week to No. 32 Liberty (Bakersfield) and good luck we hope to No. 40 Cosumnes Oaks (Elk Grove). Carlsbad also makes a huge move among this group from...
Preseason State TOP 50 (Part 2)
With the first 25 teams in our spring 2021 preseason state football rankings appearing in Part 1, here are the next 25 teams in order plus 20 more teams listed on the bubble. This group is led by 2019 CIF D2-A state champ Clayton Valley of Concord, includes 2019 CIF D2-AA state champ Corona del […]