Hopefully there will never be another high school basketball season like the one the Coronavirus ended prematurely, but nonetheless the awards go on, and despite falling just short of qualifying for the CIF Open Division state championship, this year’s State Coach of the Year is unquestionably one of the top coaches in the state and […]
It’s a first in the 47 years of the Cal-Hi Sports State Coach of the Year honor as a former player of a previous State Coach of the Year has now captured the honor as well. This year’s choice, Alicia Komaki, of 33-1 CIF Open Division state champion Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth, once played for […]
Trailblazers win in No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown of state-ranked teams on Tuesday night (they were No. 2) over Windward of Los Angeles and now assume catbird’s seat in California girls hoops for the first time in school history. This isn’t new for the Sierra Canyon boys, who are defending CIF Open Division state […]
If there were ties or co-players of the year, this would be the perfect year for it. But in the history of the Ms. Basketball State Player of the Year honor, which goes back to the early 1970s, there are no co-players. And there are none in any other state player of the year selection. […]
Windward of Los Angeles gets onto the all-time year-by-year list of California’s best girls basketball teams after collecting 2018 CIF Open Division state championship. This is the school’s first-ever No. 1 overall state finish in any sport and it’s only the second time ever that a school with a Los Angeles address has finished No. […]
It’s a stunner in the CIF NorCal Open Division girls basketball championship as Pinewood of Los Altos Hills goes to three overtimes to knock off previously unbeaten state No. 1 and national No. 1 Archbishop Mitty of San Jose. In the CIF SoCal Open title game, Windward of Los Angeles takes down defending Open Division […]
Unlike the boys, there were hardly any stunners in the first round of the CIF Open Division girls basketball state playoffs, which began on Friday across the state. The top four seeds all won in the Southern California bracket of eight teams. The only top four seed in Northern California to fall was No. 4 […]
There were no changes in the first eight spots for this week’s rankings and the first 11 were somewhat easy to place, but after that the records get checkered and placing importance on one win over another or a stinker loss mixed in with a quality win made it a little more difficult with so...
The first champions on the female side crowned at the Golden 1 Center are Windward of Los Angeles (Division I), Rosary of Fullerton (Division III) and Eastside College Prep of East Palo Alto (Division V). Eastside repeated, Windward won its second crown while Rosary topped a school that was going for its fifth title and […]
California’s No. 1 teams according to our rankings heading into the CIF state championships continue to be Archbishop Mitty of San Jose (Open), Windward of Los Angeles (D1), Mater Dei of Santa Ana (D2), Campolindo of Moraga (D3), West Campus of Sacramento (D4) and Eastside Prep of East Palo Alto (D5). If you can’t see...