With head coach Andy Reid of the Kansas City Chiefs moving into the top five on the NFL all-time wins list (playoffs included), we were inspired to look up the top five from California high schools in the major sports of football, basketball and baseball. Reid, who is a graduate from Marshall High of Los […]
We have two repeaters among this year’s state athletes of the year as wrestler Richard Figueroa of Selma and golfer Luke Potter (now at Classical Academy of Escondido) gain the top honors for juniors and sophomores after taking the same as a sophomore and freshman, respectively. We also have swimming represented for D1 with Sacramento […]
We have uncovered some of the most unique athletes we’ve ever selected in the more than 30 years of doing these honors, including a world-class track hurdler who is an elite point guard in basketball and the No. 2 ranked junior golfer in the nation who was a leading player on a basketball team that...
Turns out that the recent Archbishop Mitty of San Jose graduate isn’t quite done with high school honors as she’s getting ready for her freshman basketball season at Stanford. She now joins a list of State Girls Athletes of the Year that includes two previous honorees from Mitty and others from women’s hoops such as […]
For the first time, we have an overall state girls athlete of the year who is mostly single-sport with that sport being wrestling. Selma’s Gracie Figueroa is not just a four-time CIF state champion, either. She can literally can call herself the best “pound-for-pound” athlete in the nation in her sport. And if you haven’t […]
Some of those selected to represent CIF divisions from D1 to D5 also were considered to be State Athlete of the Year, including quite rare softball-track standout Kelli Godin of Santa Ana Mater Dei (D1) and barrier-breaking football kicker and multi-sport athlete Emma Baker of Temecula Rancho Christian. Others landing top recognition include Simone Overbeck […]
Among others being selected for top state honors is a junior who just committed to USC to play both football and basketball, a sophomore named Jalen who edged out another sophomore from the same school named Jalen and a freshman wrestler from Selma. We also have a State Three-Sport Athlete of the Year from San […]
In between our announcement of the 2018 State Coach of the Year for girls basketball (which came on Friday) and the 2018 State Coach of the Year for boys basketball (coming Monday), we have updated all of the state coaching records in our exclusive files that include some of the best ever for both genders. […]
Here’s some record updates and highlights of top coaches, players & teams from the past week as reported to us from CIF Central Section historian Bob Barnett of Fresno. Bob has done phenomenal work on behalf of CIF Central Section schools, athletes and coaches for more than 40 years.
Here’s some record updates and highlights of top players & teams from the recent weeks as reported to us from CIF Central Section historian Bob Barnett of Fresno. Bob has done phenomenal work on behalf of CIF Central Section schools, athletes and coaches for more than 40 years.