Welcome to the start of our coverage of the 2023-24 girls basketball season in California. We begin with the same format for the boys — top 40 overall preseason state state rankings — and have matched the coverage of the two genders for more than 40 years. Despite transfers and graduations aplenty, the top four […]
After a huge portion of the season where there was almost no movement in the first five spots of the state rankings, the results from the last two rounds of the CIF Open Division state playoffs created a scenario where we finished with the same cast of characters, but none of the five finished in...
For the second straight week, we have five new teams going into our rankings of the state’s elite squads. The highest of those is Archbishop Mitty of San Jose. Also up are Granite Bay, Mission Hills of San Marcos, Upland and Downey. Teams on the move the most include Warren of Downey, Mater Dei Catholic...
Once again this week we fulfill the object of this feature which also is meant to track potential entries in the Cal-Hi Sports Online Record Book and find hidden talent that doesn’t always find the spotlight other than on a local level. This week we visit San Mateo, Salinas and Sacramento in Northern California, and […]
California leads the nation with five high school football alums taken in this year’s first round. The first two both hail from the Ventura/L.A. County region with Kayvon Thibodeaux from Oaks Christian going at No. 5 and then Drake London of Moorpark not far behind at No. 8. We have writeups of all 22 players […]
Games have begun in most places around the state for the 2022 season, but all of the exclusive Cal-Hi Sports state records are now all ready to go for that first player who turns in a single-game performance that will need to be checked out. Go inside here for a list of all of the […]
Nominating players like this for the annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state football teams wasn’t possible for the 2020-21 spring season, but the section-by-section lists and then the public adding to them is back. After posting the nominees from the CIF Central Coast, CIF North Coast, SF-Oakland, CIF Northern & CIF Sac-Joaquin Sections earlier this week, here’s […]
Texas may have Patrick Mahomes quarterbacking the Kansas City Chiefs in this year’s Super Bowl, but California crushes the Lone Star State for having the most Super Bowl high school alums (and easily beats every other state) with 13. That total actually is quite average for California, but there is a stronger representation than usual […]
There were several performances statewide that got close to qualifying for the Cal-Hi Sports Record Book and we honor one of the players that got close and three that actually do earn a spot. We also had another player who could have qualified for Multi-Purpose if we had that category like we do for All […]
For the final 20 teams in our massive preseason state football rankings package, we start out with one of the top three teams from the CIF San Diego Section. This post also includes two more teams from the CIF Southern Section’s Mission League, a team with perhaps the top sophomore quarterback in the state and […]