PERRYOPOLIS – Feeding off its vociferous home fans, Frazier clinched at least a tie of its first section title in 31 years with a 61-30 beatdown of California Thursday in what was supposed to be a first-place showdown.
MONESSEN – California High School finally opened its 2020-21 boys basketball season Friday night as it went to Monessen and picked up a key Class 2A Section 4 win, 71-62.
Under normal circumstances, Ron Gallagher, the first-year head football coach at Carmichaels, would have spent last Friday night at California High School scouting the Mikes’ opponent for this week. Carmichaels had last week off because it received a forfeit from Monessen.
CALIFORNIA — California running back Jaeden Zuzak had a season in the first half Friday night against Jefferson-Morgan.
The Trojans jumped out to a 28-0 lead in the first quarter and didn’t have much trouble handing Avella its first loss, 55-16, in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game.
MAPLETOWN — Jordan Zuzak rushed for 234 yards on 14 carries and scored five touchdowns as California remained undefeated with a 49-18 victory over Mapletown in a Class A Tri-County South Conference game Friday night.
For the second consecutive week one local high school football game is postponed because of the coronavirus.
Today we go back to June 2, 1983, and the WPIAL Class AA baseball championship game between California and Leechburg, which had a future major leaguer in its lineup.
For today’s “When Sports Were Played,” we go back to May 30, 2017, when California High School had to go a few extra innings to win the WPIAL Class A baseball championship.
The WPIAL approved a new scheduling format and it’s designed to prevent teams from pitching their ace against the same section opponent twice in a season
For today’s “When Sports Were Played” we go back to May 30, 2006, when California won its third WPIAL baseball championship, hitting a tiebreaking home run in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Geibel.
Building on its second-half momentum, visiting California outscored Serra Catholic 11-6 in overtime to upset the first-place Eagles, 70-65, in a Class 2A Section 2 boys basketball game Tuesday night.
Chartiers-Houston uses bulletin-board material and solid performances from Seth Dunn and Austin Arnold to upend California in a Section 2-AA game.
IMPERIAL — Savon Wilson's 27-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter gave Cornell a 32-27 victory over California in a Class A first-round game played Friday night at West Allegheny High School.
CALIFORNIA – As they raised the trophy over their heads, one word seemed appropriate for the members of the South Fayette High School girls cross country team.
CALIFORNIA — Cochise Ryan ran for 201 yards and four touchdowns on 16 carries, passed for another score and tacked on a two-point conversion run, powering California to a wild 67-34 victory over Bentworth in the Tri-County South Conference on Friday night.
If California was looking ahead to next week's showdown with West Greene, it didn't show it in a 69-21 victory over Jefferson-Morgan on Friday in Tri-County South action.
Sometimes, it’s hard to understand school boards. They do things behind closed doors in a process called executive session and sometimes never re-emerge. Who knows how many school board members have entered those doors, never to be seen again.
NEW CASTLE — Laurel defeated California 15-0 in a battle of unbeatens that was cut to two quarters because of weather Friday night.