Continuing with our efforts to add more content to this website from our massive 40 years of publishing newsletters, magazines and state record books on previous platforms, here are select all-state first team football writeups for a nine-year period beginning in 2003 and ending in 2011. Go inside to see what we wrote about first […]
Top 50 Football Players We’ve Seen
Since this list comprises all of the years of the Concord De La Salle dynasty since the early 1980s, the Spartans are well-represented on this list, beginning with the top spot. Physically dominant linebacker-running back D.J. Williams from 1999 is still the best player we’ve ever seen in person from a California high school. We...
Sac-Joaquin Top 5: Best RBs 2010s
We are happy to say that for the seventh straight year the CalHiSports.com web site and Cal-Hi Sports is part of the weekly Final Quarter high school football show on Friday nights on the FOX 40 station in Sacramento. On last week’s 12th show for the 2019 season, we revealed our list of the top […]
Sac Grant FB History Highlights
Pacers weren’t the Pacers when they started in 1932 and their first head coach was known for going in the wrong direction. Since the middle of the 1970s, however, Grant has been one of the most successful programs in the state and in 2008 produced the most historically significant win in CIF Sac-Joaquin Section history.
California Super Bowl Alums
It’s a lower total than usual for former California high school players in the Super Bowl, but the state still ranks first in the nation since Texas and Florida also are lower than usual. With QB Cam Newton leading the way, Georgia probably has its best year ever and almost ties the Golden State. RELATED […]
California’s NFL Rookies
Inspired by watching Crespi of Encino alum Chris Harper and Folsom’s Jordan Richards play in their first NFL game on Thursday night for the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, we thought we’d check the rest of the NFL’s opening day rosters and compile a list of other former California high school players doing […]
All-State Football Archives 1980-2019
This is the place to go to find all of the previous all-state football teams (first team overall & second team overall) that Cal-Hi Sports has presented since 1980, which is the first season when these teams were chosen by Mark Tennis (still in college then) and our founder, the late Nelson Tennis. Note: To...
2011 All-State Team (1ST TEAM)
We’re proud to announce the names of 30 young men who have been named to the 32nd annual All-State Football Team, presented by Cal-Hi Sports. Everybody from schools of all sizes and even underclass players are all put into the mix for this elite squad. Medium school, small school and underclass squads already have been...