There’s still a few footballers making waves, including the two QBs who will face off in the CIF Division VIAA state final in Orange County. Joel Finney of Central City (Los Angeles) is again among boys’ standouts with a 33 ppg average while for the girls we introduce you to standout sophomore Anyssia Gibbs of […]
Unlike the boys, there is no debate about which girls basketball team should be on top of the California preseason rankings. And unlike the boys, the St. Mary’s of Stockton girls also easily rank among the best in the nation. If we were still doing FAB 50 national girls rankings, in fact, they’d be preseason […]
In this first part of a two-part wrap-up of the NCAA summer viewing period, it was a dazzling performance by two incoming freshmen for Salesian of Richmond at the Future Stars Camp in Augusta, Georgia. Plus, Orinda Magic Black completes viewing period short-handed and which players and teams turned heads the most at the Summer […]
The 29th annual San Diego Classic summer girls basketball event tips off this week with 152 teams, including one from within California that is traveling nearly 2,000 miles. This latest edition of our Girls of Summer series previews this year’s tourney and we have updates from the Battle in the Boro held in Tennessee and […]
Annual tour of key California summer events for girls basketball begins with a stop at Stockton Summer Classic hosted by Stockton Lincoln coach Chris Roemer. Short-handed St. Mary’s still way too talented for rest of the field in the Platinum Division but other players from other schools also impress.
Stockton has a No. 1 overall team for the state for the first time in any sport since 1992 as a result of St. Mary’s winning last Saturday’s CIF Open Division state title. The Rams also make history for their school (founded in 1928) with its first-ever State Team of the Year (in any sport).
Oaks Christian, Modesto Christian and Mission Hills all break into this week’s elite list, but the Crusaders and Grizzlies are huge underdogs in their first-round games of the NorCal and SoCal Open Division playoffs. This week’s new top five, meanwhile, goes Stockton St. Mary’s, Chaminade, Santa Ana Mater Dei, Long Beach Poly and Miramonte. If...
As a continuation of the Cal-Hi Sports Girls of Summer basketball caravan, here are writeups of the top 15 girls we saw at the Ballin’ in the Ballroom event that ended last week in Las Vegas. Four of the 15 are from one school. Bradshaw Christian & Vista Murrieta also score well.
El Camino Real boys make major strides with new No. 13 position in State Top 20. Other newcomers for boys are Archbishop Mitty, La Costa Canyon and Cathedral of Los Angeles. For the girls, Bishop O’Dowd finally has to drop behind Miramonte while newcomer Ventura emerges as a strong D1 state title contender. Check below […]
Windward of Los Angeles, St. Mary’s (Stockton) and Salesian of Richmond all post solid MLK Day Monday wins The action on Monday at the MLK Showcase at St. Mary’s (Stockton) picked up right where it left off on Saturday with Windward (Los Angeles) completing a sweep of both St. Mary’s teams, but with the hosts […]