Competitive equity seeding of all teams in the CIF regional boys and girls basketball playoffs is coming soon for the first time and if you look at what happened in girls volleyball recently, a lot of very good teams will be missing from the lower divisions. A lot of teams and players who previously would […]
More State Boys Athletes of the Year
Among others being selected for top state honors is one of the most dominating wrestlers in the nation — Seth Nevills of Clovis (juniors) and one of the best distance runners in the last 20 years — Cooper Teare of Alameda St. Joseph Notre Dame (Division IV). And when learning of his background, how could […]
2016-17 All-State Grid Hoopers
To kick off our end-of-school year content of honoring the best multi-sport and overall athletes of the year, we begin with a look at the state’s best football-basketball combo athletes on our 31st annual Cal-Hi Sports Grid-Hoop All-State team. We have even more listed as Grid-Hoop athletes of distinction and some of these players are […]
State Coach of Year: Arnold Zelaya
Historically great seasons typically generate numerous honors for the head coach and players. Since Mission of San Francisco ended its 35-1 season by winning the first CIF state title for a San Francisco public school, some of the attention (including a trip to be honored by the Golden State Warriors) has waned. But we’re now […]
Boys BB: Best Publics from S.F.
Despite history-making season for Mission, San Francisco public schools have actually been even better in the past with some that were considered the best team overall in the state.
Boys BB All-State Nominations (Part 1)
For the 39th straight year since the first Cal-Hi Sports All-State Team for boys hoops was selected by founder Nelson Tennis, it’s time to get started toward choosing all of this year’s team. The way we do it is to begin by posting a list of nominees from every CIF section in the state. We’ll […]
Boys BB Final Divisional Rankings
In conjunction with our final, expanded State Top 40 rankings, we also are releasing our final divisional state rankings for boys basketball. We have expanded each division by five teams and we list teams to watch for the 2017-18 season. Teams getting moved up for the final rankings include Bellarmine of San Jose (D1), Foothills...
Friday Boys BB State Finals
By winning CIF state titles on Friday, Corona Roosevelt’s Steve Singleton (D1) and Rolling Hills Prep’s Harvey Kitani (D5) make history by becoming the second and third coaches to win state championships at two different programs. Mission of San Francisco (D3) makes history of its own by becoming the first public school from the City […]
SF-Oak Section Players to Watch
No, we didn’t forget about the CIF San Francisco and CIF Oakland Sections for preseason football players’ lists. We don’t have a preseason all-section teams but here’s a list of top players to watch for the 2016 season. Last year’s top teams in the CIF Oakland and San Francisco Sections should be tough to beat […]
NorCal/SoCal Players of the Week
Just like we did during the football season, we are going to do our best to spread around these honors as much as possible with one boy and one girl chosen from each region. This week’s best are from San Francisco, Fairfield, San Diego and Anaheim.