This is how the season looked after it was completed in 1994. This is the second of three posts in which our week-by-week replays for three of the most exciting, unpredictable football seasons we’ve covered in our 40-plus years — 1981, 1994 and 2008 — is concluding with one post focusing on how each wrapped...
There’s lots of shuffling this week after previous No. 7 Narbonne’s ouster from the CIF L.A. CIty Section playoffs plus previous No. 10 Cathedral Catholic of San Diego suffering an upset loss in its regular season finale. Most of these teams have now been seeded into their various section playoffs, but there’s still regular season...
The only blemish was a strange loss in the season opener almost in the middle of the night (due to weather delays) in Texas, but in the end it’s another top finish for the nation’s all-time best football program. How should the Spartans be handled coming into next season, however, with only two returning starters?
The defending CIF Open Division state champion Spartans, who it’s no secret will be the No. 1 team in the Cal-Hi Sports preseason state rankings, are facing Texas powerhouse Trinity High of Euless, Texas, on August 28 in a nationally televised matchup. It’s the biggest California vs. Texas game ever, but is it the most […]
The coaches at legendary De La Salle of Concord don’t like to compare championship teams, but we’ve seen them all since 1985 and we don’t mind. The rushing attack, an ability to overcome the loss of key players and the presence of more juniors than usual is what stands out most to us.
It hasn’t gotten the best of reviews but watching the De La Salle of Concord-based movie “When The Game Stands Tall” this weekend was an enjoyable experience and should be for anyone who has been following California high school football for many years.
The beat goes on at De La Salle and the Spartans look so good it’s scary As Shakespeare once wrote in Hamlet Act I. “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” With respect to the football program at state top-ranked Concord De La Salle, that’s part of the gospel. Anyone that doubts […]
It becomes official at Friday press conference in the theater on De La Salle’s campus. He’ll be replaced by offensive assistant Justin Alumbaugh, one of his former players.By Mark Tennis.