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Bryan Nixon: State FB Coach of the Year

Back to back CIF Central Section D1 titles, a CIF D1-A state title and a resume over 25 years that includes coaching two NFL quarterbacks plus 198 wins nets Liberty of Bakersfield’s Bryan Nixon the most prestigious single state football coaching honor. He also is the first State Coach of the Year from Bakersfield who […]

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Jax Leatherwood: Grid-Hoop State POY

It’s just too hard to beat a grid-hooper like the junior quarterback-power forward from Scripps Ranch of San Diego, who played key roles on football and basketball teams that both won CIF state titles. Leatherwood adds this statewide honor to already being named as the San Diego Union-Tribune Male Athlete of the Year. Note: We’ve […]

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Marlon Gardinera: State Coach of Year

Following San Mateo Serra’s Patrick Walsh for 2020-21, it became a perfect fit for another of the major coaches in the state who played a significant role in enabling there to be a season last spring to be named for the state’s most prestigious coaching honor. This is the one that goes back for more […]

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CIF Saturday State Finals (SoCal)

Mater Dei caps unbeaten, state and national No. 1 season with rout of San Mateo Serra in Open Division. It’s too bad, though, the school handled its post-game interactions with the media the way it did. That other Serra, from Gardena, did much better in D1-A with a win over Liberty of Bakersfield. The day […]

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CIF NorCal/SoCal Bowl Projections

We still have five CIF sections to finish the regular season (Central Coast, North Coast, Northern, SF & Oakland), but it’s not too early to start thinking about potential matchups for this year’s CIF Northern California and Southern California regional football championships. It’s almost boring at the top with the way that Mater Dei, St. […]


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