In addition to overall State Coach of the Year Ed Tunstall from Esperanza of Anaheim, we have additional state coaching honors for the 2021 season going to Obie Galindo from Sultana of Hesperia (medium schools) & Stefanie Danna of Sutter (small schools).
In addition to overall No. 1 and Division 1 No. 1 Esperanza of Anaheim, others that can say they are mythical state champions for 2021 are Upland (Division 2), Notre Dame of Salinas (D3), Sutter (D4) and Fowler (D5).
With the 2020-21 season ending on Saturday with CIF SoCal regional championships, here’s a look at our own five-division state rankings for softball. For this year, we are combining the teams in the SoCal regional bracket into divisions (not the same) and then injecting where the NorCal teams would fit in based on our own […]
Here are the honorees from among those schools considered medium or small schools for the 2020-21 season. Our medium schools honoree has had the No. 1 draft pick in the NFL plus many highly-ranked teams. Our small schools honoree is in his 25th year at his school (13th as head coach) with a 133-29 record. […]
We travel this week to the San Joaquin County wine region of Lodi, and then to the shadows of the Sutter Buttes for our Northern California honorees. For the south, it’s the Southern Orange County mission city of San Juan Capistrano, and then to the north-westerly edge of Los Angeles County and the community of […]
Obtained from the only California high school state record files that exist, here’s a collection of some hard-to-believe, fun facts written up in a Did You Know? format. This spring, we’re likely going to spend a lot of the time we usually do on weekly state rankings and other features for baseball and softball updating […]
Here are the first, free-to-see nominations lists from the CIF Central Coast Section, CIF North Coast Section, CIF Northern Section, CIF Sac-Joaquin Section plus San Francisco & Oakland. We always start the selection process for our annual all-state teams, this year will be the 41st annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Football Teams, by doing nominations and […]
San Joaquin Memorial of Fresno goes to the top for medium schools and is the only medium school above 2-AA in the CIF regional bowl games. We also have three new teams in medium this week — Temecula Valley, Manteca and Oceanside El Camino. For the small schools, Sutter remains in the No. 1 position...
We have two new No. 1 teams this week as St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs) takes over at the top for medium schools while Sutter does the same for small. The medium pecking order also was pretty much completely overhauled by a lot of higher seeded teams losing in section playoffs. Newcomers for medium include...
We have a special group this week including Calel Aramboles from California School for the Deaf (Fremont), who had a 300-yard rushing game, plus the latest strong-legged kicker from San Diego who booted a 55-yard field goal. We also have another who had two field goals with a long of 47 but did a lot […]