Week Zero — yes the football season starts on week "zero" — is kicking off Friday. To prepare you for the action, we released our special high school football preview on Sunday and it's available at our Santa Maria Times office if you still need a copy. You can also read through the stories we've been releasing throughout the week (complete with video interviews) right here. We'll have stories and photos from the games, so make sure you check back tonight and tomorrow morning to find out how the season started.
After 11 years of coaching 11-man football, Gabe Espinoza is getting initiated into the eight-man version of the sport.
Veteran coach Tony Dodge has said his 2019 Nipomo team, though it has a lot of familiar faces back, will be doing some new things on both side…
How does second-year coach Tony Payne feel about his program after winning 10 games and playing for a Central Section title in 2018?
"It's night and day." That's how Cabrillo football coach A.J. Pateras describes the development of the Cabrillo football program from year one as he enters his third season on the sidelines at CHS. Will that development lead to more wins in 2019?
There's little question that Lompoc is the premier program on the Central Coast. But the Braves have had back-to-back early exits in the postseason, getting knocked out in the first round last year and in the second round in 2017.
With 1:01 left in the third quarter of the 2018 American Championship Bowl game at Righetti High School, Hancock sophomore kicker Hector Gil-G…
Football is, by far, the most popular high school sport in California.
But, according to a report released by the CIF, participation in the sport is dropping across the state.