It’s a dominant showing for state No. 1 St. John Bosco of Bellflower, which wins its second CIF Open Division state title in four years with 56-33 win over two-time defending champion De La Salle of Concord. The nature of the win also displays the wide gap between SoCal’s top three teams this season — […]
Last week on the second FOX 40 Final Quarter high school football show of the 2016 season, hosts Jim Crandell and Kristina Werner revealed a list of the top five quarterbacks from CIF Sac-Joaquin Section schools, according to CalHiSports.com.
This group of teams starting at No. 13 is led off by St. Mary’s of Stockton, which is loaded with returning players, but 2016 CIF Division II-A titlist Del Oro of Loomis is right behind. This group down to No. 25 also includes our top preseason top picks for the CIF Central Coast Section and […]
Here is a version of a column written last week for the Stockton Record, which is a column that I do every week for that paper. This is not the edited version — which frankly was better and much tighter (thanks sports editor Bob Highfill) — but this version is easier to post on our […]
Finally, a week with some big moves. Not one but two teams with six losses on the season get the call up as newcomers along with Oak Ridge of El Dorado Hills and Central Catholic of Modesto. It’s the first time ever that Central Catholic has been this highly ranked overall in the state. Mission...
On AA Friday in the CIF Northern California & Southern California regional football bowl games, state No. 4 Folsom drops 42-35 thriller to No. 8 Bellarmine while state No. 5 Mission Viejo squeaks past No. 7 Helix to set up Division 1AA state final. Del Oro and Camarillo both win in Division 2AA. Go inside […]
Three lead changes in the last seven minutes shows just how close state No. 14 Bellarmine of San Jose and state No. 23 Del Oro of Loomis were to each other in a Friday night matchup. It was an improbable 34-31 win for Bellarmine and a second straight tough loss to a strong opponent for […]