High-SchoolCalifornia: Randy Willis

Cal-Hi Sports Softball Coach of the Year

June, 20, 2012
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California high school softballGarland Cooper/ESPNHSNorco's Rick Robinson has won nearly 400 games as a prep softball coach.
Guiding program to No. 1 national ranking is too much to ignore as Norco’s Rick Robinson collects statewide honor. His career, which spans 18 seasons and began at nearby rival school, is not too shabby, either. Randy Willis, Jim Pingree also earn accolades.

Contributing: Mark Tennis, Paul Muyskens


What seems amazing is there have only been two 30-win seasons in the history of softball in the Inland Empire portion of the CIF Southern Section. The thing that’s not surprising is both have come from teams coached by Rick Robinson of Norco.

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New State Division Softball Rankings

May, 31, 2012
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It’s down to just two or three teams who can finish No. 1 in each division of the Cal-Hi Sports rankings heading into the final weekend of the season.

Section softball championships have been decided everywhere in the state except for the CIF Southern Section and the CIF North Coast Section entering the upcoming weekend.

No. 1 teams by division with one more week to go are Norco (D1), Archbishop Mitty (D2), Chino Hills (D3), La Canada (D4) and Pomona Catholic (D5).

Here are the fourth and next-to-last divisional state rankings for the 2012 season (with contributions from Paul Muyskens; through games of Wednesday, May 30):

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