Spartans had some of their starters out just after halftime with 35-0 lead over Pittsburg and went on to beat the Pirates 49-7 in the CIF North Coast Section D1 championship. Read on for all of the streaks they’ve kept going, but will they have enough to be a serious challenge for either Mater Dei […]
One of our two newcomers this week, Murrieta Valley of Murrieta, has to go in quite high since the win that put the Nighthawks over the top was against Oaks Christian of Westlake Village (previous No. 28). The other newcomer is unbeaten Pacifica of Oxnard, which has been the buzz of Ventura County. Others getting...
State No. 30 Padres break three-year losing streak to CIF North Coast Section powerhouse in surprisingly one-sided triumph on Saturday over state No. 37 Pittsburg that shows they’ll be a serious contender for CIF Central Coast Section Open Division title. Their new starting quarterback leads the way. FOR THIS WEEK’S STATE TOP 25 WEEKEND SCOREBOARD, […]
Narbonne of Harbor City and St. Francis of Mountain View capture D1-A and D2-A crowns. It was a wild-and-wacky finish as the Gauchos defeated Pittsburg 27-21 while St. Francis won a battle of Lancers 22-13. It is the second state title in three years for Narbonne, but it’s the first for St. Francis. Congratulations to […]
This week’s CIF Southern Section Division I semifinals will mark the first time since state rankings were begun in California in 1975 that the top four ranked teams are playing each other with No. 1 Mater Dei playing No. 4 Mission Viejo and No. 2 St. John Bosco playing No. 3 Corona Centennial. Go inside...
With the CCS now done with its regular season and with its new three-pronged Open Division pairings in the books, it’s time for the NCS to do something similar. Go inside for our proposal for a two-pronged NCS Open Division. This will finally give more bigger schools the opportunity to show what they can do […]
State No. 19 Pittsburg looks like a solid No. 2 in the CIF North Coast Section behind De La Salle and won Friday 42-28 over San Ramon Valley of Danville despite missing several starters.
This is the eighth in a series of posts comparing two local rivals who both may be toward the top of the preseason state football rankings. These two teams actually aren’t playing each other in the regular season so the duel for us is which one has the best chance of being No. 2 in […]
California’s all-time winningest football schools according to win totals include the usual familiar names, but our ongoing research has uncovered some new totals worth shouting about, especially for Pittsburg. Go inside here for a look at state’s top 15 reported totals for all-time wins and for a list of newly uncovered schools that are over […]
Los Medanos Scrimmage Part 2 Getting to be in the huddle at a scrimmage with De La Salle is heaven on Earth to the high school football nut-case, but what’s even better is being in the huddle of four of the top programs in the state. That’s exactly what happened to me on Friday night […]