We’re going to start selecting the 39th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Softball Teams in a few days and here’s an updated list of nominees on our board. These are the ones from CIF sections in Northern California (with the Central Section in the north). Thanks to all who sent in nominations for those not on...
State record coaching lists for baseball and softball have now all been updated through the 2022 season and here’s a look at the most significant milestone wins that were celebrated. For baseball, John Diatte of San Jose Valley Christian won his 700th game and Darol Salazar of Palm Desert headed to retirement by moving up […]
This feature serves as our statewide collection of milestone achievements in California high school sports. There are two coaches — one from baseball and one from softball — who have won their 700th games. We also have softball player Carly Knoles of Duarte with a season hit total that gets her name into the state...
All three of our SoCal choices for this week also go into the state record book in the categories of single game rushing yards, single game sacks and career field goals. And one of our NorCal picks was in a 76-62 contest that beat a winner from last week. The full roster of six hails […]
Here’s some record updates and highlights of top players & teams from the recent week as reported to us from CIF Central Section historian Bob Barnett of Fresno. Bob has done phenomenal work on behalf of CIF Central Section schools, athletes and coaches for more than 40 years.
We’re now just days away from starting to release the 35th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Softball Teams. Thanks to those who sent in updates from when we first posted this list. We have more than 50 additional names on the list and other corrections and fixes made. It’s only too late to send in a...
We don’t often go for someone from the same CIF section for two years in a row for one of our highest honors, but decided to do it this time with Clovis High’s Mike Noel following Madera’s Judy Shaubach as State Coach of the Year in softball. Noel guided the Cougars to their second CIF […]
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.
Only one is named from each region for offense, defense and special teams and we’re going to do our best to spread it around as much as possible. This week’s honors go to Folsom, Sacramento, Madera, Moreno Valley, Los Alamitos and Arroyo Grande. Note: For purposes of this feature, we are considering the CIF Central […]