The 44th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Boys Basketball Team announcements begin with honors for the most outstanding juniors, sophomores and freshmen in the state. While this is a Gold Club post, the one for all-state teams according to CIF divisions will be free and will be out in a few days later this week. Note:...
Cali Super Bowl Alums 2023
There were only five players from California high schools on the active rosters for this year’s Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles. That is the lowest total counted since we’ve been doing these state-by-state counts over the past 30 years. We do a lot better looking at the two coaching staffs. […]
All-State Football 2021: Juniors
Following the release of our all-state sophomores last week, it’s time to announce those who are all-state juniors for the 2021 fall season. State Junior of the Year Makai Lemon and teammate QB Malachi Nelson of Los Alamitos were no doubt no-brainers for first team. Folsom is the only school that has two on first...
State TOP 25 Weekend Scoreboard
The final four for next week’s CIF Southern Section D1 playoffs was set up nicely as No. 1 Mater Dei, No. 2 St. John Bosco, No. 3 Servite and No. 4 Corona Centennial all had big wins on Friday. There were a couple of near-upsets, but nothing among the top group of squads. Saturday results […]
State TOP 25 Weekend Scoreboard
Welcome to the first week of the 2021 fall season, which is still one week out for many schools in Northern California. No. 2 St. John Bosco was the highest ranked team in action and opened with a win over nationally ranked Miami Central. Highest ranked team to lose was No. 12 Alemany (Mission Hills), […]
Preseason STATE TOP 50 (Part 1)
With positive thoughts that there won’t be the similar numbers of games cancelled this fall as there were last spring due to COVID, we present the starting point of state football rankings for the 2021 fall season. This will be the 44th season in which Cal-Hi Sports founder Nelson Tennis (1936-2004) or Cal-Hi Sports publisher […]
NEW Five-Division State FB Rankings
With just one week to go for many teams, No. 1 teams are St. John Bosco of Bellflower (D1), Rocklin (D2), Cardinal Newman of Santa Rosa (D3), Sacred Heart Prep of Atherton (D4) and Tri-City Christian of Vista (D5). Rocklin is new at the top of its division despite not playing. Note that final rankings...
Boys BB: Mater Dei Wins 23rd Title
State No. 4 Mater Dei of Santa Ana wins its first CIF Southern Section Open Division title since the Stanley Johnson era with a thrilling 55-53 victory over state No. 2 Sierra Canyon. With the win, Mater Dei will receive the top seed in the SoCal Open regional bracket set to be released Sunday afternoon. […]
Preseason FB Ranks Taking Shape
As practices for the 2017 football season get underway in the state, we have a first draft of what the Cal-Hi Sports preseason state rankings may look like with teams that would be in our top 10 as of the beginning of August. We can say for sure the top four won’t change when the […]
CIFSS D1: Bosco Back in Business
In the latest state No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup in the CIF Southern Section’s Major Division title game, No. 2 St. John Bosco wears down top-ranked Mater Dei of Santa Ana, 42-28, to win the section D1 title. It will be an easy call to pit current state No. 2 St. John Bosco vs. perennial […]