High School football season gets underway with Zero Week action

High School football season gets underway with Zero Week action

The first official week of high school football in California has come and gone and it all started with Zero Week in the Southwest Riverside County region, which began Friday, Aug. 25, just 11 days after the first official practice date. According to the rules laid down by the Southern Section of the California Interscholastic […]

2017 CIF-SS spring sports polls announced

2017 CIF-SS spring sports polls announced

The 2017 high school fall sports season is about to kick off 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 Monday, Sept. 21. This week gives some insight on where football, boys’ water polo and girls’ […]

CIF announces renewal of Southern Section partnership with NFHS Network

CIF announces renewal of Southern Section partnership with NFHS Network

The CIF Southern Section (CIF-SS) and the NFHS Network are excited to announce the extension of their partnership with a renewal of the streaming rights agreement for local high school sports as announced last week by CIF-SS Commissioner of Athletics Rob Wigod and NFHS Network President Robert Rothberg. The new three-year deal will commence with […]

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 […]

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 […]

HS Girls Volleyball: CIF parings announced, 17 local teams advance

HS Girls Volleyball: CIF parings announced, 17 local teams advance

With a new system in place, the CIF Southern Section Playoff pairings for the fall sport of girls’ volleyball were announced at the CIF Southern Section headquarters Friday, Oct. 28.  A total of 312 teams have qualified into the 10 divisional playoff brackets with 17 local teams beginning the single elimination tournament Tuesday Nov.1.  The championship finals […]

CIF-SS Athletes of the Year honored

CIF-SS Athletes of the Year honored

Earlier last week, the California Interscholastic Federation, Southern Section honored their top athletes for the 2015-16 school year. The 24 students were selected not only for their achievements on the field or court, but for their performance in the classroom as well. Students were invited to attend a breakfast hosted by the Citrus Belt Area […]

HS Football: Linfield Christian selections top All-Ambassador League team

HS Football: Linfield Christian selections top All-Ambassador League team

  Senior Lion linebacker, Greg Holt, was named the Most Valuable Defensive Player in the Ambassador League this week and joining him as All-League teammates are 11 other Linfield standouts in 14 other positions. Linfield Christian, the runners up in the CIF-SS Northwest Division Championships, had six seniors selected to the First Team Offense. Offensive […]