Inland Area Prep Baseball Top 10

1. Riverside North (21-3) — The Huskies move back into the No. 1 spot on the heels of a nine-game winning streak and an unbeaten Big VIII League record. Senior 1B Gabriel Clark (6-foot-2, 180 pounds) can seemingly do it all, pitching his team to a victory over Riverside Poly on 4/27. LAST RANKED: No. 2. … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area OFs

PREP BASEBALL OUTFIELDERS 2012 1. Justin Gheorghe, Riverside North — The reigning Inland Area Football Player Of The Year, Gheorghe (6-foot-1, 170 pounds) is one of the offensive catalysts for the defending CIF-Southern Section Division 1 champions, hitting toward the top of Coach Steve Madril’s lineup card. 2. Alec Morabito, Yucaipa — Likely coveted just … Continue reading

POWER RANKINGS: California League

WEEK THREE 1. San Jose (13-7) — Giants have now traded four-game home-and-home sweeps vs. Bakersfield 2. High Desert (12-7) — Mavericks took 3 of 4 from Inland Empire, establishing firm hierarchy in South 3. Bakersfield (12-7) — Blaze have won seven consecutive and are just a flicker away from No. 1 4. Lake Elsinore (11-9) … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Vista Murrieta’s KeiRon Long

Take a closer look at Vista Murrieta junior Kei-Ron Long and you’ll see a powerful sprinter who is quick to smile (though he doesn’t show it here). Long won the Boys 100 meter race at the Inland Empire Track and Field Championships on Saturday, April 21, 2012. He narrowly defeated Hesperia Oak Hill’s Marshaun Coprich by one-hundreth … Continue reading

Inland Area Prep Baseball Top 10

1. Redlands (19-2) — The Terriers had their 14-game winning streak snapped in Game 1 of a two-game series vs. No. 3 Redlands East Valley last week. Senior P Matt Johnston (6-foot, 170 pounds) and senior P Kavan Pardo (6-foot-1, 170 pounds) combined to allow five earned runs on 11 hits in the 6-2 loss on 4/18, … Continue reading