There was a lot of outrage in the CIF Central Section on social media following Wednesday’s CIF Southern California regional basketball championships. It wasn’t because the section’s boys and girls teams went a combined 1-24 in first-round divisional playoff games (the Open Division games won’t be played until Friday). No one in the section disputes […]
New video feature explains new CIF state bowl games in a different way. It features Cal-Hi Sports editor Mark Tennis and someone who’s been following the CIF bowl games longer than anyone else, starting from the first mock selection meeting held in 2005 in San Diego.
What do you do when you’re from a school that no longer exists? These schools did exist and some thrived in various sports for many years. Here’s a look back at a few of them.
It has the sense of being part of an earlier era before smart phones, before live streaming and before you could watch dozens of sporting events at the same time at home, but there are many reasons why the high school football all-star game not only deserves to continue but deserves to have more fans […]
Helping your team get to the state finals and then having a big game is perhaps the easiest way to gain an all-state honor, but what about the ones who might have made it otherwise? We go over a few of those players, but list more top sophomores and freshmen and reveal perhaps the most...
Many longtime followers of Cal-Hi Sports and this web site know that directing national rankings programs for Student Sports, ESPN, FOX and others was part of our job for many years in addition to the statewide coverage. One of the people we worked with for most of that time was Brentt Eads. We both had […]
There seemed to be doubt among some section commissioners that the CIF’s new 13-division football bowl game plan would pass during Friday’s CIF Federated Council meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose.
Welcome to the online Cal-Hi Sports State Record Book & Almanac. These lists are for the final State Teams of the Year in football according to our traditional five-division format dating back to the 1920s. For final rankings from 2012 to 2014, separate links can be found HERE. For more on late Cal-Hi Sports record book...
Next week, CIF commissioners are scheduled to meet to look at the proposal for a 13-division bowl game system. We’ve been hearing about it for more than a year and have mixed reaction.
Coming on strong as CIF section finals are about to take place are newly-ranked teams Oak Ridge of El Dorado Hills (D1), West of Torrance (D2), Florin of Sacramento (D3), Brentwood of Los Angeles (D4) and Desert of Edwards AFB (D5). Wednesday scores included in these updated rankings....