It began with a famous (or infamous depending on point of view) football vote in 2008, but the CIF Open Division format has evolved over the years to the current inclination for there to be more byes for both the Southern California and Northern California regional playoffs. We’ll wait until Sunday to see how that […]
While the teams in the CIF Southern Section Open Division were beating each other in what is arguably the toughest non-state championship playoff bracket in the nation, we still have to find out if the favorites will prevail in the new CIF North Coast Section Open Division. State top-ranked La Jolla Country Day still looks...
Just like for other sports in which we’ve done all-state teams for many years, the final in a series of posts and announcements is saved for the large schools, open division schools and for all classes combined. There was a big five in girls volleyball this season in California and all five of those teams […]
After Tuesday’s regional championships, we’re down to Torrey Pines vs. Marin Catholic for the CIF Open Division state championship plus Vista Murrieta of Murrieta vs. Campolindo of Moraga for Division 1. With competitive equity divisions and seedings, we just can’t get the other state finalists that high in the rankings but they all deserve credit […]
Pitchers getting strikeouts took center stage among the state’s stat star standouts from last week. For baseball, it was J.T. Smith of Denair putting himself into the Cal-Hi Sports state record book by notching 20 Ks in a perfect game. For softball, Templeton’s Ashley Daugherty joined an exclusive club by recording her 1,000th career strikeout...
It’s a second straight State Team of the Year finish for Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth. And the way in which the Trailblazers showcased all of their talent during their win against Sheldon of Sacramento causes them to join the mix as one of the historically great teams in California. But how high? We haven’t done […]
It’s a Royal night at the home of the Sacramento Kings as Rosary of Fullerton knocks off Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland in CIF Division 1 title game. We also have recaps and photos from Oakland High’s victory for itself and its city in the Division III championship plus Caruthers winning it all in Division V. […]
This is the last week in which we’re honoring basketball players for 2018-19 school year. They all had games on the evening in which these selections were done & come from schools in Anaheim, West Hills, Fresno & Oakland. We hope you enjoy this free story on Cal-Hi Sports.com. For our final State Top 20 […]
The 40th annual edition of the Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams will get to the large schools and overall choice over the Super Bowl weekend, but first we are focusing on the medium schools. Since we won’t put large-enrollment schools into “small” schools designations and don’t want to change our entire format to conform to […]
Our new boys hoops rankings see our top two ranked teams lose in MLK Day showcase games in Massachusetts in back-to-back games, but it doesn’t impact the top of the state pecking order. Other weekend showcase results from around the state do change things and we have three newcomers in our special edition MLK rankings,...