There weren’t any big upsets, but several really big wins on Friday night in California prep football, none bigger than No. 1 Mater Dei topping No. 2 St. John Bosco for the second time in a few months. There also was No. 6 Mission Viejo defeating No. 7 Sierra Canyon. Saturday update had No. 8 […]
Due to a lot of teams on byes, the only movement in this week’s first 25 teams for these rankings relates to where previous No. 6 Norco fell after its loss to Sierra Canyon. That’s why De La Salle is back in the top 10. The big news is that this year’s first of possibly...
With the official announcement last week that CIF regional championships will take place in Southern California this June, we take a look at how that will impact our weekly boys basketball State Top 25 and our final rankings down the line. The nature of the season being in the spring with COVID-19 looming also has...
For the next few weeks, we’ll go back in time to approximately the same weekend of the California high school football season from five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years ago. At the end of what would have normally been the end of each of those seasons, we may go back even […]
Saturday updates added. It seemed like a lot of the most anticipated games in Southern California since the season began took place on Friday with the headliner of course being No. 1 Mater Dei playing No. 2 St. John Bosco. The Monarchs won, but the Braves know they won in the first game between the […]
Saturday score added. The highest ranked team to lose didn’t lose on Friday but in a Thursday night contest in Orange County that saw No. 5 JSerra fall to No. 16 Servite. Then on Friday the biggest winners included No. 13 Cathedral Catholic roaring back in the fourth quarter to beat its arch-rivals from St. […]
An Open Division or national championship for California teams in a few sports? And the CIF letting California teams compete in it? Yes, we say it’s time to consider exactly that. Unless you like one-sided state finals…..Latest state record file update is for single-game receiving and we already have four this season who’ve gotten five...
We’ll have more of our preseason all-section, all-area and all-county teams to come (Orange County already done) plus preseason Top 50 team rankings, preseason all-state and more, but here’s a general overview of the upcoming 2019 California high school football season. We also have done an early preseason top 10 that has been input into […]
We now have two of four big nights completed in which section titles have been decided with the biggest of course being at Cerritos College on Friday where No. 1 St. John Bosco is beaten by No. 2 Mater Dei 17-13 in CIF Southern Section Division I championship. No. 9 Central of Fresno also wraps […]
This week’s matchup in Santa Ana between Mater Dei and St. John Bosco brings up a lot of history since the first one in U.S. prep football history involving No. 1 vs. No. 2 ranked teams also was between two California teams.