Even though teams from most CIF NorCal sections haven’t played yet, a month has now passed since the first sanctioned game in Southern California and it’s time to release our first regular season boys basketball State Top 25. There are just as many important updates with regards to how the season may play out as...
It may be down to less than two weeks before it becomes too late for there to be a short spring high school football season in some places in California. Tuesday saw Governor Gavin Newsom address the issue at a press conference at Levi’s Stadium plus there was a slight improvement on the state’s county-by-county […]
Thousands of people gathered at more than 130 different sites located just outside of school campuses throughout the state on Friday to advocate for a safe return to high school sports. It wasn’t promoted or presented as rallies specifically for football, but there was a decided prevalence of football players in jerseys at most of […]
This is how the season looked after the sixth week during our week-by-week replay for three of the most exciting, unpredictable football seasons we’ve covered in our 40-plus years: 1981, 1994 and 2008. No. 1 teams remained Edison of Huntington Beach, Bishop Amat of La Puente and Long Beach Poly. For two of the seasons,...
Torrey Pines win its first-ever CIF state title and does it in the Open Division with last Saturday’s three-game sweep of Marin Catholic. We’ve had the Falcons No. 1 in the state for many weeks with most of the so-called national experts not matching that and now many of them are going with Torrey Pines […]
After Wednesday’s CIF Southern Section quarterfinals, the D1 semis are set with Redondo playing Sierra Canyon and Marymount facing Mater Dei. All four will then no doubt go on to the CIF SoCal Open Division no matter which won wins the CIFSS crown. Torrey Pines and Cathedral Catholic haven’t yet reached the San Diego Open […]
Torrey Pines and Redondo roll to tourney titles close to home, but the biggest developments surrounding the state took place at the Stockton Classic where previously unbeaten St. Francis of Sacramento lost twice. Marin Catholic also reasserted itself as the top team in the north. We also welcome two newcomers this week: Aliso Niguel of […]
Cathedral Catholic wins the Durango Fall Classic in Las Vegas over a stellar field and takes over at the top of the state. After that, though, you could make an argument for just about any ranking order for the next four teams, which was impacted yet again on Tuesday night of this week with Redondo […]
Torrey Pines of San Diego takes over at the top after Tuesday triumph this week over Redondo Union. Previous No. 1 Mater Dei is now third after losing to Redondo last week. All three of these teams will be at the upcoming Durango Fall Classic in Las Vegas, which is where the pecking order probably […]
For boys sports only, De La Salle of Concord was considered top five in the state in three sports and also had enough success in other sports to gain another state overall excellence honor. On the girls side, it also was close but CIF Southern Section Commissioner’s Cup winner Santa Margarita (Rancho Santa Margarita) was […]