Tuesdays have been when the California Department of Public Health updates its county map with its colored tiers, but this week it took on added significance as high school athletic leaders also checked to see if case rates for COVID-19 had reached 14 or lower per 100,000. Based on last Friday’s health guidelines update, that’s […]
The list of those with 300 wins continues to grow, but after a season in which we lost a coach on the 300-win list there were two more who retired. That means next season we will be down to just one with 300 or more still going and that coach, Santa Ana Mater Dei’s Bruce […]
With many top teams in NorCal on byes, first-round winners in some of the CIF Southern Section playoffs were given rankings bumps this week. The list includes new No. 28 Los Alamitos, No. 31 Corona del Mar, No. 37 Rancho Cucamonga and No. 41 Upland. This week’s only newcomer is Alemany of Mission Hills. For...
Teams on the rise include Valley Christian of San Jose, which is up to No. 26 but has to play another fast-riser on Saturday in San Mateo, and Bishop Amat of La Puente, which is up to No. 34 after toppling previous No. 21 Serra of Gardena. Clovis West of Fresno also gets bumped up...
For this segment of the rankings this week, we actually don’t have a change until No. 34 and No. 35 and that’s just a flip-flop. There are some teams rising below that, however, such as Citrus Hill of Perris (up to No. 41 from No. 43) and Buchanan of Clovis (up to No. 45 from...
Showing speed and big play capabilities at the receiver position makes Buffaloes a stronger threat to go far in a D2 CIF state bowl game division than previously thought. Valley Christian’s comeback in second half of 22-20 game it lost on a missed field goal also is a good sign. State Top 25 Weekend Scoreboard: […]
Cathedral Catholic stuns St. Mary’s of Stockton 38-35 in overtime to win school’s second CIF state title and complete perfect season. The Dons overcame 28-14 deficit in the second half and win title in higher division (I-AA) than in 2008. Cathedral Catholic’s win also gave the CIF San Diego Section a 2-0 record on the […]
Presented by LE BOULANGER bakery, this is the latest in a new feature highlighting the most outstanding players from the South Bay/Peninsula region of the CIF Central Coast Section. This week’s three honorees are Kirk Johnson from Valley Christian of San Jose, Tali Finefeuiaki from Wilcox of Santa Clara and Griffin Intieri of Burlingame.CLICK HERE […]
Texas-bound Kirk Johnson has one of his top games with 220 yards rushing and four TDs as Warriors hope their season has been rejuvenated by handing the state-ranked Bells their first loss of the season.
Seeing a 10-0 team lose in the opening round of the playoffs isn’t unique, but the one witnessed on Friday night in Pacifica when host Terra Nova fell 24-7 to Valley Christian of San Jose had a sense of injustice attached to it.