Could this season be like 2004 when California’s most historically great football program of the last 50 years actually had a 2-3-2 record after its first seven games? This Friday’s upcoming game vs. Cathedral Catholic of San Diego could provide the answer, but even if De La Salle of Concord were to wind up 2-4 […]
After the big win over St. John Bosco, Mater Dei takes over at the top of the state, which is where the Monarchs started this season and ended last season. The rest of the top 11 from last week is unchanged, and we didn’t move up Upland that far after it defeated previous No. 12...
Even though there are some teams that have played six games, this is the week we consider as the halfway point of the 2018 football season. Games that we’ve attended have been Folsom at De La Salle, the Honor Bowl at St. Francis of Mountain View (five games), Stockton St. Mary’s at Central Catholic (Modesto), […]
There was more of a media presence at any De La Salle home football game perhaps ever played at the Concord campus when Folsom and the Spartans met on Friday night. The history that happened between the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in Northern California wasn’t the first loss by DLS to a NorCal […]
Going to a regular season finale at De La Salle in the era of the CIF North Coast Section Open Division brings out an altogether different vibe since what’s happening on the field in front of you is so closely-related to following the scores of other top teams in the section. On this night, as […]
Only one of the big regular season finale showdowns was close and that was in Modesto where No. 23 Oakdale edged No. 24 Central Catholic. For No. 4 Mission Viejo, No. 5 De La Salle and No. 6 Folsom it was smooth sailing over opponents that were all 9-0. No. 1 Mater Dei and No. […]