Paul Meadors

Paul Meadors

Based in Fresno, Ca, Paul Meadors is an award winning journalist, host of the Central Valley Sports Report on 1430 ESPN, and the color analyst for Friday Night Lights and basketball games around the Central Section. In 2014 he started the sports section for the Clovis Roundup newspaper and within two years was voted the third best weekly sports section in California. An accomplished musician, athlete and coach, Paul is the author of the humor book Letters to eBay and was awarded the 2018 Tulare County Elementary Educator of the year. He resides in Fresno with wife Lori and daughters Alex (18) and Ruthie (16). His oldest daughter, Georgie (20), is married and lives in Utah. 

CIF-Central Section boys basketball championship game previews — State powers St. Joseph, Clovis North collide in Division 1
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CIF-Central Section boys basketball championship game previews — State powers St. Joseph, Clovis North collide in Division 1

The stage is set, scouting reports are being finalized and heroes will be immortalized this Friday and Saturday as the Central Section will crown 12 champions

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Central Section high school boys basketball Top 10 rankings (2/06/2024)
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Central Section high school boys basketball Top 10 rankings (2/06/2024)

Strange to see but there’s no movement at all in this week’s Central Section rankings. The regular season concludes this Friday with rivalry games and a chance

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Central Section high school girls basketball Top 10 rankings (2/06/2024)
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Central Section high school girls basketball Top 10 rankings (2/06/2024)

For the second straight week, the Central Section girls rankings are a case of who beat who lately. But, one thing’s for certain … the Clovis West girls are the

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Central Section high school girls basketball rankings (1/29/2024)
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Central Section high school girls basketball rankings (1/29/2024)

While a case could be made for spots No. 3-9 in this week’s rankings, there’s no doubt the Clovis West girls are queens of the court in the Central Section. No

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Central Section high school boys basketball rankings (1/29/2024)
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Central Section high school boys basketball rankings (1/29/2024)

And down the stretch they come! What seems like in a flash, the regular season has four more games before the playoffs begin on Feb. 13. And while St. Joseph

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Central Section high school girls basketball rankings (1/16/2024)
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Central Section high school girls basketball rankings (1/16/2024)

Clovis West keeps on winning and obviously they’ll stay on top until someone in the section can topple them. And as everyone knows by now, that’s a tall order.

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Central Section high school boys basketball rankings (1/16/2024)
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Central Section high school boys basketball rankings (1/16/2024)

We have now entered Phase 3 of the Central Section basketball season and St. Joseph and Clovis West are still No. 1 and No. 2 respectively, despite each

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Top 10 Central Section boys basketball rankings (1/2/2024)
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Top 10 Central Section boys basketball rankings (1/2/2024)

Now that the merry time of Christmas is in the rearview mirror, hope begins anew for 2024 and basketball in the Central Section. Three teams each from the TRAC

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Top 10 Central Section girls basketball rankings (1/2/2024)
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Top 10 Central Section girls basketball rankings (1/2/2024)

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All-Central Section high school football team: Meet SBLive's 2023 all-star selections
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All-Central Section high school football team: Meet SBLive's 2023 all-star selections

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Early National Signing Day in California: Look at top Central Section recruits, where they expect to sign
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Early National Signing Day in California: Look at top Central Section recruits, where they expect to sign

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Central Section final 2023 football rankings — Clovis North finishes No. 1, state champion CVC moves up to No. 5
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Central Section final 2023 football rankings — Clovis North finishes No. 1, state champion CVC moves up to No. 5

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