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.
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New year, another new league.
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…
The 2019 Pioneer Valley football team has a new offense, a new defense, a new coach and is in a new league.
The Valley Christian Academy Lions are preparing for life on the road.
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."
Pepe Villasenor has hit the ground running at St. Joseph.
There's little question that Lompoc is the premier program on the Central Coast.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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…
Can we get some stability?
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.
The Central Coast 60 gets into high gear as we near the top 20.
The Central Coast 60 is returning for the third year.