The top pass/catch combos in The 209 for 2015: St. Mary’s? The QB is graduating – why are the Rams on this list?
High school football in The 209 is a 12-month commitment for Black Hat Football – carrying into the spring and then the 7-on-7 summer season – so we don’t stop paying attention just because the basketballs have come out. Last week we looked at the top backfield combinations returning in The 209 next fall (just […]
The Top 2015 backfields in The 209? Trans-Valley League has trio of possibilities, but ya gotta love McNair & Stagg in Stockton, too
Taking a look toward the 2015 season, we’ll spotlight what should be some of the top backfields in The 209: MantErra – This is the combination we’ve had if we could get Manteca QB Dakarai Charles and Sierra RB Mark Paule Jr. on the same team. Charles has good feet and showed a nice arm […]
We came out with our 2014 Starbucks Black Hat Football Team back in 2014 – the same weekend Central Catholic High-Modesto won its third straight California Division IV championship. We went with St. Mary’s-Stockton QB Noah Righetti as our MVP, with Downey DB Jakob Magana (#1 in Cali, #2 is USA with 14 INTs) and […]
Everyone in The 209 has got holes to fill in 2015, though these will be 10 of the most difficult roles to fill when the 71 high school football teams in The 209 put on their pads in August. Wait, 71 teams, and not 70? Mountain House makes its varsity debut with an all-junior team […]
We’re going to have some fun and look ahead to 2015, picking an All-Underclass Team from the 2014 – but with even more of an eye toward that they could do next fall. We’ll follow up with another post that includes a nice sampling of underclass talent that we’ll be enjoying again next fall. At […]
2014 Starbucks Black Hat Football Team: Today we recognize our Players & Coach of the Year in The 209
We’re rolling out the 2014 Starbucks All-Black Hat Football Team. Starbucks rewards the Players of the Year, and first-team offense and defense, with $20 gift cards and an All-Black Hat Football Team patch ideal for a letterman’s jacket. Second-teamers earn a $5 Starbucks gift card and a patch. We’ve selected our all-stars from the 70 […]
2014 Starbucks Black Hat Football Offense: The best from The 209′s 70 schools playing in 10 leagues spread across 7 counties
We’re rolling out the 2014 Starbucks All-Black Hat Football Team. Starbucks rewards the Players of the Year, and first-team offense and defense, with $20 gift cards and an All-Black Hat Football Team patch ideal for a letterman’s jacket. Second-teamers earn a $5 Starbucks gift card and a patch. We’ll select our all-stars from the 70 schools in The […]
Video: Central Catholic High-Modesto Raiders roll past St. Margaret’s for third straight California state Division 4 title
Central Catholic High-Modesto won its third consecutive California Division 4 title, this time rolling past St. Margeret’s-San Juan Capistrano 31-19. QB Hunter Petlansky ran for a TD & tossed a pair of scores to 6-foot-5 TE Jared Rice, while Rice also had two interceptions. We found some cool video of the game. Enjoy!