In this week’s new boys basketball State TOP 25, it’s regional playoff time as we further break down the Open Division and D1 brackets. D1 is stronger than normal since there are only five teams in both the North and South open brackets, but some of the seeds are a bit perplexing. St. John Bosco...
Season Opening NBA Alums 2022-23
Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth dominates with seven players who are on NBA rosters as the 2022-23 season begins this week. There already were five former Trailblazers last season, but now you have to add Christian Koloko of the Toronto Raptors plus we’re counting two-way G League players such as Scotty Pippen Jr. of the L.A. […]
NEW State Top 25 Boys BB Rankings
After all of the holiday tournaments and showcases, we always expect a major shakeup in the rankings, but this New Year’s edition is the craziest we can recall in recent memory. After we poured over all the results and when it’s all said and done, we have a new state No. 1 because of the...
Preseason Boys BB Ranks (1-15)
It’s time to launch our winter basketball content on CalHiSports.com and we’ll do it with our preseason boys basketball state rankings. It was another hectic summer and fall with player movement, and there were some players still moving in and out of the state in early November. Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth has plenty of hype around its program […]
More Boys BB State Players of Year
Here’s where to go to see the Cal-Hi Sports 2019 honorees for seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshmen and for each CIF division. Unlike Mr. Basketball, there are no repeat honorees, but this time there was no senior of the year. The hardest decisions were to have to pick one of two dynamic juniors leading a […]
NEW Boys BB State Top 20 Rankings
There is a new No. 1 ranked team in the state for the second consecutive week after big-game Bishop Montgomery of Torrance takes down previous No. 1 Rancho Christian of Temecula to tipoff CIF Southern Section Open Division pool play. Who is the new No. 1? Is it Sierra Canyon (the previous No. 1 and...
NEW Boys BB State Top 20 Rankings
Our new boys hoops rankings see our top two ranked teams lose in MLK Day showcase games in Massachusetts in back-to-back games, but it doesn’t impact the top of the state pecking order. Other weekend showcase results from around the state do change things and we have three newcomers in our special edition MLK rankings,...
More State Girls Athletes of the Year
Some of those selected to represent CIF divisions from D1 to D5 also were considered to be State Athlete of the Year, including quite rare softball-track standout Kelli Godin of Santa Ana Mater Dei (D1) and barrier-breaking football kicker and multi-sport athlete Emma Baker of Temecula Rancho Christian. Others landing top recognition include Simone Overbeck […]
Boys BB: All-State Underclass 2018
Welcome to the first post relating to the 40th annual edition of the Cal-Hi Sports All-State Boys Basketball Teams. This is a look at the best of the best among juniors, sophomores and freshmen. It will be for Gold Club members only. The post for all-state teams according to CIF divisions will be a free...
NEW Boys BB State Top 20
Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth retains its No. 1 ranking and will face Sheldon of Sacramento in the CIF Open Division state championship game on Saturday evening in Sacramento. Find out how high Sheldon moved up in this week’s State Top 20 after defeating previous No. 5 Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland in the NorCal Open Division...