The 44th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams begin with a look at those getting first & second team honors among sophomores. Powerhouse Mater Dei of Santa Ana leads the way with four honorees on first team. Others with more than one selection are Inglewood, Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth, Pittsburg, Orange Lutheran, Sultana of Hesperia...
NEW State TOP 50 FB Rankings (26-50)
Group of five new teams this week includes upset special winner Turlock from the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section. The others are all from the SJS as well along with Mater Dei Catholic of Chula Vista. Highest risers of the week are led by Buchanan of Clovis (avenged a loss) along with Manteca. FOR ARCHIVES OF OUR...
NEW State TOP 50 FB Rankings (1-25)
The only change to the top 10 this week is Cathedral Catholic of San Diego moving into the No. 10 position, which is almost back to where the Dons stood after they won 2021 CIF D1-AA state title. There’s also JSerra of San Juan Capistrano shooting up to No. 12 and Orange Lutheran going up...
More Boys State Athletes of the Year
To go with overall honoree Colin Sahlman, we have more special athletes selected among boys for juniors, sophomores, freshmen and those from divisions (D1, D3, D4 and D5) for the 2021-22 school year. One of our divisional winners played four sports while two of them stood out in three. We have a sophomore who did […]
FB Team Records: All-Time Wins & More
While still working on several major honors still to come for the 2022 baseball and softball seasons plus athletes of the year and Grid-Hoop all-state teams, we’re also getting all of our exclusive state records in football updated before the start of the 2022 fall season. Here’s a look at two big ones: schools with […]
State Stat Stars of the Week
This feature serves as our statewide collection of milestone achievements in California high school sports. We actually have a couple of them this week for the first time from baseball & softball, including a season-opening perfect game in baseball plus a coach winning his 500th game in softball. There’s still more from boys & girls...
2021 Fall FB Coaching Highlights
With our state coaches of the year announced within the last two weeks, it’s also the time when we update the all-time state coaching leaders list to include all reported results from the 2021 fall season. The biggest news was Randy Blankenship of Aptos becoming just the 13th in state history to win his 300th […]
All-Time SoCal Unbeaten FB Teams
All teams that finished 3-0 for the once-in-a-lifetime-we-hope spring 2021 season have been added to this all-time state/regional list. The list also was updated again with the only two after the 2021 fall season. This honor roll list according to Cal-Hi Sports is of every reported unbeaten football team to ever play among schools currently...
State Schools of the Century (So Far)
We came up with a points system for all of the schools that have been mentioned and honored in our annual State School of the Year selections since the 1999-2000 school year and have put together a top 10 for overall sports excellence so far for the 21st century. It is close at the top […]
Reopening First Before Football (Part 7)
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. Those first practices are scheduled for roughly one month from now. As COVID-19 cases and positivity rates are again trending upward, we highlight this update with […]