The Southern California Boys High School leagues have taken an interesting
step to instill a little logic and clarity into how they differentiate
their single-school teams.
Teams are playing under three single-school designations. Blue is for newer
teams, and small teams either just starting out or struggling to win games.
Rather than follow a set series of criteria, the league... Read More
Cathedral High School of San Diego is set to face View Park Prep in the
Southern California Boys Varsity Red final this weekend.
A victory would be a nice conclusion to a season that has seen Cathedral
win all their league games so far. They have but the one blemish on their
record, a 10-10 preseason tie to La Costa Canyon, one of the top Varsity
White teams in Southern California... Read More
Not all of the teams ranked in this latest Boys High School Single-School
Rankings presented by Selective Service have been on the field yet. The
different seasons means that some competitions - Southern California - will
end before others begin.
Those on the field get a little boost, but we have to instil some judgment
on the idle teams, as well. Jesuit out of Sacramento stays #1... Read More
The undefeated La Costa Canyon High School of Encinitas, Calif. faces
undefeated Torrey Pines High School of San Diego in the last match of the
regular season Saturday afternoon at Torrey Pines High School's football
Both schools are in the San Dieguito Union School District in North San
Diego County and are intense rivals in all sports. In fact, both have
finished 1st... Read More
After beating Dixon last week the Clayton Valley HS program in Northern
California has put other teams on notice.
A new name in the Northern California Varsity league, Clayton Valley isn’t
completely new. Many of the players were with the Diablo U19 club, before
the program switched to a single-school program with the Clayton Valley
Clayton Valley assistant... Read More
The High School All Americans 7s team looks set for a date in Sam Boyd
Stadium Saturday during the USA 7s, as the HSAA team has been mightily
impressive in their pool matches in the Boys Elite 7s.
Led by the smart leadership of Mike Reid and some brilliant play by a more
experienced and still-growing... Read More
It’s a big weekend for high school rugby in California, as the Dennis
Storer Classic at UCLA hosts a high school bracket and the top two teams in
Southern California clash in a league match.
In SoCal, the week’s marquee match is in the Red Division, where 3-0
Cathedral goes up against 2-1 Fallbrook, with the winner most likely taking
control of first place in the table. The... Read More
High School All American Head Coach Salty Thompson said goodbye to over 100
players as his winter camp wrapped up Tuesday in Tempe, Ariz.
For Thompson and the program, this is the beginning of a busy 2014 that
includes a trip to the Las Vegas Invitational again, a tour of the U17s to
Portugal and France in... Read More
The USA U20s are back home after the initial camp of the 2013-2014 season,
and things are looking up, somewhat.
A new Head Coach is set to be named very soon, and all indications are that
the person in charge will be Billy Millard, newly-installed as the USA
Men’s 15s attack coach in October. Millard was not at the camp, in... Read More
How different is the assembly of the High School All Americans from the
Both squads are holding their winter camps in Tempe, Ariz., but while the
U20s team assembles without an announced Head Coach and a distinct lack of
continuity (no coach has been in place during the summer or fall since
2011), the High School All Americans are a model of consistency.
That’s because... Read More