Prep Impressions: Week 8

I covered the Norco-Riverside King varsity football game for the Riverside Press-Enterprise on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2009 and came away thinking Norco has little more to offer, offensively, than its two very exceptional running backs. And the are very exceptional. Watch a video from the game here. Senior Deantre Lewis (6-foot, 194) and junior Kelsey Young … Continue reading

Prep 15 for 10/29/09

I took a step back from my best week (13-2 in Week 6) to go… 13-2 in Week 7. I got both the Rancho Cucamonga-Los Osos and Vista Murrieta-Chaparral games wrong, go figure. I could’ve been 14-1! Oh well. There are playoff implications abound this week. The Fontana Miller-Redlands game should be a doozy. Both … Continue reading

Inland Area Prep Football Top 10

1. Corona Centennial (6-1) – The Huskies continue to chew up and spit out Big VIII League opponents. Last week it was Riverside North, 56-20. Next Game: 7 p.m. Friday at Corona Santiago. 2. Redlands East Valley (6-0) – The Wildcats are still the top team in San Bernardino County following a 43-point trouncing of … Continue reading

JUCO Journal for 10/25/09

I had forgotten how much I enjoy standing on the visiting sidelines at a San Bernardino Valley College football game. I think it may be because SBVC’s football stadium has such a unique look. The home half of the stadium, at least the portions that sit the fans and house the press box, was built … Continue reading

Prep 15 for 10/23/09

I bested my best week (11-4 in Week 5) by posting a 13-2 mark in Week 6! Either I’m picking the easy ones or all this research is paying off. One huge game (Vista Murrieta-Temecula Chaparral) and a bunch of OK games this week. I’ll be covering Riverside North at Corona Centennial tonight for the … Continue reading