Today we introduce one of the features we’ll be doing during this period of time in the fall with no high school sports in the state. It’s a week-by-week replay for three of the most exciting, unpredictable football seasons we’ve covered in our 40-plus years: 1981, 1994 and 2008. We begin with a look at...
100 Winningest FB Teams in CA History
We’re now going through all team categories in the exclusive Cal-Hi Sports state football record book files. For this post, it’s a monstrous expansion of our category for most wins by a school in its history. We’re also updating many other state football records for team categories in the next few days that will be […]
White Exits As State Coach of the Year
It was quite a sendoff for retiring head coach Dave White from Edison of Huntington Beach, who capped a 31-year career with a CIF Southern Section title. White’s not yet done with all of the accolades, however, as he’s now been selected as the 2016 Cal-Hi Sports State Coach of the Year. White joins a […]
St. Francis finally beats Bells
Two long punt return TDs spark the Lancers to a 21-12 triumph over 2015 CIF Northern California Division I-AA champion Bellarmine of San Jose and cements their status as the front-running team from the CIF Central Coast Section.
NEW State Top 25 FB Rankings
Newcomers St. Augustine of San Diego and Bellarmine of San Jose just had to move up but for different reasons. Losing in the Honor Bowl also didn’t completely disqualify previous No. 9 Oaks Christian and previous No. 10 Clayton Valley. And go inside to see why Mater Dei may have to stay behind St. John...
Preseason State Super 50 (Part 3)
This group of teams starting at No. 26 is led off by ultra-talented Calabasas, which hopes to go even further in its CIF state division this season. Last year’s NorCal D1-AA representative to the CIF state bowl games, No. 27 Bellarmine of San Jose, is rebuilding but can’t be counted out. In this group as...
State FB Record Updates (Part 2)
California’s top two winningest all-time teams, Bakersfield and Long Beach Poly, are no longer on the list of the state’s best for the current decade and will be looking to bounce back in 2016. Bakersfield’s record for winning the most CIF state titles (set in the 1920s) also has been tied and could be surpassed...
Ring Bell: Janda State Coach of Year
Moving to No. 1 on the all-time list of coaches with the most wins in CIF Central Coast Section history and beating Folsom in a CIF NorCal bowl game is enough for Mike Janda of San Jose Bellarmine to be named 2015 Cal-Hi Sports State Coach of the Year. He joins a list that extends […]
AA Friday: Folsom falls, Mission wins
On AA Friday in the CIF Northern California & Southern California regional football bowl games, state No. 4 Folsom drops 42-35 thriller to No. 8 Bellarmine while state No. 5 Mission Viejo squeaks past No. 7 Helix to set up Division 1AA state final. Del Oro and Camarillo both win in Division 2AA. Go inside […]
Bells beat Del Oro in last 33.7 seconds
Three lead changes in the last seven minutes shows just how close state No. 14 Bellarmine of San Jose and state No. 23 Del Oro of Loomis were to each other in a Friday night matchup. It was an improbable 34-31 win for Bellarmine and a second straight tough loss to a strong opponent for […]