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August 3, 2021

CIF Allows NIL Profits for High Schoolers

The recent interim adoption of name, image, and likeness (NIL) rules by the NCAA has already muddied the waters for soon-to-be collegiate student-athletes on whether they can earn NIL profits at the high school level. Earlier this week top high sc...


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February 8, 2021

California HS Football Players Join New League Against COVID Restrictions

High school football has been pushed back, postponed, rescheduled, and once again placed on hold in California since the outbreak of COVID-19. Following a summer in which Golden State high school programs prepped in hopes of having some semblance ...


california
January 21, 2021

Two California Football Teams Held Scrimmage Against Shutdowns

Two California high school football teams gathered over the weekend to play a game, potentially violating California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) and Southern Section rules as well as state health orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According...


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January 17, 2018

Calif. to examine new restrictions on full-contact football practices

California this spring could cut in half the amount of time high school football coaches can run full-contact practices. As it stands, the state's football teams are allowed to conduct full-contact practices two days per week with no more than...


January 27, 2016

California approves ‘competitive equity’ playoff overhaul

High school playoffs in the California Interscholastic Federation's Southern Section are about to take on a new look. The CIF-SS today approved a new "competitive equity" format that overhauls how playoff teams in all sports are grouped into divi...


November 11, 2015

Winless California HS football team makes postseason

A California high school football team that lost every game during the regular season has advanced to the playoffs, a result of the state athletic association's controversial playoff formula. [caption id="attachment_14568" align="alignleft" width=...


October 7, 2015

California makes competitive cheer an official sport

Competitive cheer will become an official sport in California, beginning with the 2017-18 school year. [caption id="attachment_13710" align="alignright" width="209"] California Interscholastic Federation[/caption] Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assemb...