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Fall CIF finals cancelled/season delayed

With the Coronavirus pandemic surging at its worst levels yet in the state, the California Interscholastic Federation announced on Tuesday that there will be no start of fall sports practices in the state in December as scheduled and that all fall sports state regional and state championships (including football) will be cancelled. An announcement like […]

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Reopening First Before Football (Part 6)

This is going to be a continuing series on this site until a majority of California high school football teams are practicing and getting ready for their first games. Despite the reminder that COVID-19 is still active and producing infections (including the one contracted this week by the President of the United States), more and […]

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BIG Changes in CIF 2020-21 School Year

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to progress in a high percentage of counties in the state and as most school districts have announced reopening in August with no students yet back on campus, the California Interscholastic Federation announced its 2020-21 school year calendar on Monday, saying the 10 different sections could set their own calendars […]


Q&A: CIFSS Commissioner Rob Wigod

Entering a summer unlike any other in his nine previous years as the commissioner of the CIF Southern Section (one of the largest high school sports organizations in the nation), we went over a myriad of topics during a Monday afternoon discussion. He talked about the opening of the 2020-21 school year, the start of […]


CIF Sections: Biggest Challenges 2017

We asked all 10 of California Interscholastic Federation’s section commissioners to talk about what they felt were their biggest challenges heading into the 2017-18 school year and what they were looking forward to the most. Transfers were not highest on the list. Instead, it was more about helping athletic directors and coaches (especially new ones) […]


CIFSS adding Open Division in hoops

The list of schools that will play in an open division this upcoming season in boys and girls basketball at the section level just got a lot bigger as the CIF Southern Section announced on Thursday it will begin conducting such a division for the upcoming season.

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