It has been no secret that Marin Catholic (Kentfield), Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa) and Rancho Cotate (Rohnert Park) have been the class of the Redwood Empire portion of the CIF North Coast Section for recent years. But even after a realignment that sees the NCS going to a seven division format plus an 8-man division,...
For the first time we believe in the four years we’ve been doing NorCal/SoCal Players of the Week we have two of them who are brothers. This because it was possible this week for us to honor Caine Savage from Western of Anaheim for SoCal offense and his twin brother, Cassius, for SoCal special teams. […]
Because of competitive equity factors and the addition of schools from Napa County, it was more complicated choosing players from this region of the state, which is part of the CIF North Coast Section. Still, Marin Catholic (Kentfield) once again leads the way with seven first team selections. The Wildcats are followed by Rancho Cotate...
It gets harder to pick these honors each week as the playoffs roll on, but for offense it wasn’t difficult landing on Murrieta Mesa quarterback Jeff Miller from Southern California and Modesto Central Catholic running back Dauson Booker for NorCal. We also have our first honoree this week from a team that lost, but find […]
Marin Catholic and Cardinal Newman may be this region’s most well-known programs in recent years, but heading into 2017 the school with the most preseason All-NCS talent is Rancho Cotate. That’s partly what happens with a returning quarterback who had 3,800 yards passing and his two top receivers coming back as well. One sophomore who...
Daniel Sayre of Seaside earns this week’s NorCal accolade for defense by returning his fifth interception of the season for a TD during a CCS playoff win. Others selected for this week are from Lawndale, Riverside, Mission Viejo, Rohnert Park and Sutter.
The region’s first section champions and CIF NorCal bowl game qualifiers will be determined this week with title games in Oakland and San Francisco. The biggest game, however, will be in Antioch when unbeatens Foothill and Antioch collide.
CCS Open Division swallows up No. 2 Milpitas and No. 3 Serra while Sacred Heart Prep is into the semifinals at 11-0. NCS top seeds De La Salle, Clayton Valley and Campolindo, meanwhile, are rolling and positioning for runs toward CIF state titles.
This is the ninth preseason all-section or all-area football team we have compiled and covers schools from the Redwood Empire region of the CIF North Coast Section stretching from the Golden Gate Bridge all the way to Crescent City. Marin Catholic of Kentfield leads the way with five first team selections. Casa Grande of […]