We waited until Friday night’s Liberty of Bakersfield game this week ended to get these final rankings out because they’re now final, final. That was the last of the 50 teams that was still playing and we would have had to make changes had the Patriots lost. For this group of teams, those moving up...
Several from baseball & softball join with football for this week’s honor roll of significant individual accomplishments. These are done each week also to track totals for inclusion in our all-time state record lists, which can be found through the tabs on the top of this page. Football’s best includes a QB with almost 1,000...
This is going to be a continuing series on this site until a majority of California high school football teams are practicing and getting ready for their first games. Over the past two-plus weeks, trends are all going in the right direction with San Diego, Orange and Santa Cruz counties taken off the state watch […]
Torrey Pines win its first-ever CIF state title and does it in the Open Division with last Saturday’s three-game sweep of Marin Catholic. We’ve had the Falcons No. 1 in the state for many weeks with most of the so-called national experts not matching that and now many of them are going with Torrey Pines […]
There was almost as big a development off the court as on it this week with the CIF breaking precedent and handing out byes for the Open Division in both Southern and Northern California. On the court, Wednesday’s first games of the Open Division saw new No. 4 Marymount upend No. 5 Cathedral Catholic plus […]
Torrey Pines and Redondo roll to tourney titles close to home, but the biggest developments surrounding the state took place at the Stockton Classic where previously unbeaten St. Francis of Sacramento lost twice. Marin Catholic also reasserted itself as the top team in the north. We also welcome two newcomers this week: Aliso Niguel of […]
Coming on the strongest in this week’s post featuring teams in this range of the state rankings is new No. 27 Cajon of San Bernardino and new No. 34 Manteca. The Buffaloes were not even in the State Top 50 at all last week while Cajon has moved up from No. 34. This week, we...
One year after Marin Catholic of Kentfield grad Jared Goff went No. 1 in the NFL Draft to the L.A. Rams, Chaminade of West Hills’ Brad Kaaya has a chance to move that high in 2017.
This school has one of college football’s top current QBs as an alum and has won 236 games since 1990, including two trips to the CIF state bowl games. Still, it took many years of winning to overcome poor records for most of the school’s first three decades of existence. Marin Catholic now has all […]