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California high school basketball championship ends in fury after tortillas thrown at opponents

A hard-fought Southern California high school basketball championship game Saturday escalated into a racist incident after the game as tortillas were thrown onto the court. Coronado High School defeated Orange Glen High School, 60-57, in overtime. Video posted on social media showed coaches from both high schools getting into an altercation when tortillas were thrown at players from Orange Glen, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
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Interview: Varsity Freshman Season Upside has 2024 California TE/LB Camden Jones on D-I Track

The story is as old as competitive sports itself, and that is when preparation meets opportunity destiny takes over making great things happen. From the sounds of it, Camden Jones was not aware how big of an impact he would have during his freshman season playing varsity ball with Maranatha High School. Once the 2020 season concluded this spring in California, the Pasadena area talent was a two-way starter lining up at tight end and linebacker. The 6-6, 207-pound, talent showed the raw skill and athleticism that has him on track to being a D-I player. The upside displayed has already drawn scouting eyes from Arizona State, UCLA, UNLV, Utah, Oregon State, and Washington.
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Lawmaker expects California athletes to cash in on NIL by Sept. 1

College athletes in California who are hoping to profit from the use of their name, image and likeness have a new date they can circle on their calendars:. Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), who authored the historic Fair Pay to Play Act, which carried with it an effective date of Jan. 1, 2023, has introduced a fresh bill to speed up the start of college sports’ new era in California. She told The Times on Tuesday that if all goes according to plan moving Senate Bill 26 through the state Legislature, it should reach the hands of Gov. Gavin Newsom by August — just in time for athletes to begin cashing in Sept. 1.
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High school football rankings: California power Mater Dei tops Preseason MaxPreps Top 25

Coming off an impressive albeit abbreviated spring season with a freshman under center, Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) was voted as the No. 1 team in the Preseason MaxPreps Top 25 high school football rankings ahead of the 2021 season. The Monarchs have won 24 of their last 25 games dating back to 2018 and have finished No. 1 or No. 2 in each of the past three seasons excluding the pandemic-delayed 2020 campaign.
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State Lawmakers Say It’s Time To Pay College Athletes; Seek To Move Up California’s Fair Pay to Play Act To Sept. 1

SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — In the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision in favor of compensating college athletes, two key California lawmakers say they want to launch the state’s groundbreaking ‘Fair Pay to Play Act’ in time for the 2021 college football season. The state law that allows athletes at colleges and universities in California to earn money from the use of their name, image and likeness currently does not go into effect until Jan. 1, 2023. ALSO READ: U.S. Supreme Court Sides With College Athletes In Key Compensation Case State Senators Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, and Steven Bradford, D-Gardena, say they...

Interest: Dixie State Mega Camp Pulls Recruiting Interest for 2022 California QB Mario Martinez Jr

Southern California high school football fans got a sneak peak of coming attractions this spring watching Class of 2022 quarterback Mario Martinez Jr. spinning it with Diamond Ranch High School. The Panthers posted a 4-1 season through the abbreviated schedule watching their rising talent in the pocket spread the pigskin around the field. Martinez hit 61 of 98 attempts for 707 yards with six touchdowns against just one interception while taking one in on the ground, and the best is yet to come.

Interview: College Camps Pushing 3-Star 2022 California TE Tywon Mitchell Up Recruiting Boards

What couldn’t be fully showcased during the shortened 2020 California high school football season is being displayed at college camps this summer. Tywon Mitchell (6-3, 235) has been hitting camps along the west coast with the directive of making next level scouts recognize the skills. The hard work and determination has paid off with an offer from Army and interest brewing from Mountain West to Big Sky programs. The extra attention is coming at the right time as Mitchell transitions from St. Anthony’s in Long Beach to Western High School in Anaheim where he will be featured at tight end, slot, and receiver and on defense at outside linebacker and defensive end.
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Hamzah Sheeraz Seeing Big Gains By Moving Camp To California

HAMZAH SHEERAZ has moved his training base to California and insists: “I now know that I belong at the top.”. The WBO European Super-Welterweight champion is training under experienced Ricky Funez at the Ten Goose gym in Los Angeles. Sheeraz (12-0, 8 KOs) switched to his new base two months...