CIF approves competitive cheer standards

CIF approves competitive cheer standards

The CIF Board of Managers voted to approve bylaws for competitive cheer. The unanimous Board of Managers vote April 5 adds competitive cheer to the list of CIF-approved sports, defines competitive sport cheer as a spring sport, and establishes bylaws for competitive cheer covering definitions, official rules documents and safety certification of coaches. “We’ve been […]

Winners of the 2016-17 CIF Southern Section High School Academic Team Awards announced

Winners of the 2016-17 CIF Southern Section High School Academic Team Awards announced

LOS ALAMITOS – The winners of the 31st Annual CIF Southern Section – FORD Academic Awards program were announced recently. The team awards, based on a cumulative grade-point average, are awarded in 23 team sports. Entries from 1,730 teams were received this year. Twenty-six different CIF-SS member schools are represented amongst the team winners. The […]

CIF spring sports polls

CIF spring sports polls

The high school spring sports season is past the half way point and quite a few local teams find themselves getting some great exposure in their perspective divisions when it comes to the latest CIF-SS polls released as of April 10. On the Softball fields Murrieta Mesa (14-5) is calling this the year of the […]

CIF State Playoff round up

CIF State Playoff round up

Temescal Canyon sophomore Cleveland Belton is a State Wrestling Champion after defeating Sidney Flores of La Puente’s Bishop Amat  Saturday, March 4, in the 120-pound finals at the CIF State Boys’ Wrestling Championships. The 8-3 win at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield capped a 6-0 State run and a 42-2 season for Belton, who became the […]

CIF Southern Section fall sports high school playoff updates

CIF Southern Section fall sports high school playoff updates

The final push for the fall sports programs from local high school’s to claim that coveted CIF Southern Section Championship has been well underway over the last couple of weeks and as the excitement continues to mount for some, the agony of defeat has already been put in place for others. Football Fifteen local teams […]

HS Baseball: Stillinovich shoves Mesa past Lakewood, Rams advance in CIF-SS playoffs

HS Baseball: Stillinovich shoves Mesa past Lakewood, Rams advance in CIF-SS playoffs

The Murrieta Mesa High School baseball field bleachers were packed Friday, May 20, as the Southwestern League champions and their fans welcomed the Lakewood Lancers (21-11, 8-4) to their home field for the first ever baseball playoff game in the school’s history. Streamers, balloons, senior pictures, pom-poms, music and of course popcorn and crackerjacks were […]

HS Basketball: CIF Honors announced for 2015-16 season

HS Basketball: CIF Honors announced for 2015-16 season

The 2015-16 basketball season is finally over, and what an exciting season it was. Dozens of local teams advanced to their respective Divisional CIF-SS playoffs with one team capturing the title. Several other teams went on to compete in the State Championships, and tons of the players who made this season possible are now being […]