It’s a little anti-climactic when the final weekend of the season doesn’t determine the state’s No. 1 ranking and State Team of the Year selection. But for baseball in 2018 that choice already was deservedly wrapped up one weekend earlier. Valley Christian of San Jose earns its first State TOY pick in any sport and […]
Huntington Beach wins 21st game in last 22 outings and goes up to No. 1 in the state following loss by previous No. 1 Valley Christian of San Jose. The Warriors, however, only drop one spot due to other teams losing and their own 6-3 win on Saturday against state-ranked Archbishop Mitty. This week’s rankings...
A different team from the West Catholic Athletic League now joins No. 1 Valley Christian of San Jose in the top five. We also have four newcomers led by new No. 13 De La Salle of Concord, which beat previous No. 3 Foothill of Pleasanton last Friday. Also going in this week are Rancho Bernardo...
Patrick Wicklander from Valley Christian of San Jose, which just this week ascended to No. 1 in the Cal-Hi Sports State Top 20 baseball rankings, led the team to 7-0 win over Archbishop Riordan of San Francisco on Tuesday with a no-hitter. And it wasn’t just any no-hitter, either. In Wicklander’s no-hitter, he struck out […]
With A Dugout Full Of Returning Talent, Valley Christian of San Jose Prepares For A Year Of New Challenges As It Chases A CCS Open Division Repeat Story By JAMES G. KANE | Photos By SAMUEL STRINGER At 53, John Diatte is not nearly old enough to have come from the time of Satchel Paige. […]
It’s time to get going toward selection of the 36th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state baseball teams. We begin with this post of all-state nominees from every CIF section. If someone is missing, don’t get mad, just let us know. This is our way of trying to make sure we’re choosing from a pool of players […]
The team streak of baseball no-hitters at Sonoma Academy gets even more bizarre when another nearby school reports a fourth straight no-hitter on Wednesday. Others from baseball to gain entry onto this week’s honor roll include a player with three homers and 11 RBI in one game, a player who almost hit for the cycle […]