There were no historic scoring shootouts or earth-shaking upsets like on Friday, but plenty of impressive winners, including Liberty (Bakersfield) & Serra (Gardena) in the two D1-A contests. Other NorCal/SoCal champs are Wilcox, Scripps Ranch, McClymonds, Birmingham, Sacred Heart Cathedral of SF, Northview, Sacred Heart Prep, Righetti, Salesian (Richmond), Arlington and those mighty mountain men […]
For boys sports only, Mater Dei of Santa Ana is considered tops for the state for 2020-21 despite year of transition in the athletic department. For the girls, Harvard-Westlake is going to be listed alongside its overall State School of the Year selection. Other schools topping the list for overall state sports excellence honors for […]
State D4 Team of the Year Sacred Heart Prep and State D5 Team of the Year Tri-City Christian both land multiple players onto these first and second teams. State Small Schools Player of the Year J.T. Thompson of Harvard-Westlake also has a teammate that joins him as an all-state honoree. These teams also include state’s […]
With no CIF section or state playoff games for this spring season, we reverted back to our longstanding tradition of ranking teams in five separate divisions and have chosen a No. 1 team for each one (even though those final rankings are still not done yet) plus we also have our latest Public School State […]
With no upcoming playoffs to consider and limited games, it’s super-hard to do rankings in this same five-division format that was begun more than 40 years ago by Cal-Hi Sports founder Nelson Tennis. But it was super-hard for all of the players and coaches to be able to play at all during this school year […]
One of the two teams at Inglewood Morningside led by the great Lisa Leslie headlines this group of teams. We also have unbeaten No. 1 teams from Peninsula 1992, Lynwood 1993 and Buena of Ventura 1984 included in this post along with the 2020 mythical national champs from La Jolla Country Day. Go inside as...
For boys sports only, St. John Bosco of Bellflower is considered tops for the state for 2019-20 and has captured that honor for the first time in school history. On the girls side, it was as difficult as ever to break up a close group but the nod has gone to Cathedral Catholic of San […]
Half Moon Bay goes up to No. 1 for small schools after Ripon takes down previous No. 1 Escalon and we explain why it’s possible that Half Moon Bay might stay there even if it were to lose in a CIF Central Coast Section playoff game. Ripon charges up to No. 6 with Escalon at...
No. 1 teams for the 2018 season according to our traditional five-division state breakdowns are Mater Dei of Santa Ana (D1), Lawndale (D2), Menlo-Atherton of Atherton (D3), McClymonds of Oakland (D4) and Hilmar (D5). Two of these schools are No. 1 for the second straight year while two of them are No. 1 in the...
Check here for our predicted scores for each of the 13 CIF state bowl games and for each game, site and time and whether game is being played on Friday or Saturday. Note: To see our breakdowns on why we think certain teams may win in the games being played at Sacramento State, a Gold […]