Prep Impressions: Week 0

I covered the Rancho Cucamonga-Redlands varsity football game for The Press-Enterprise and on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, and came away thinking I could’ve done without the rain. You see, it wasn’t raining when I left Riverside. To the contrary, it was rather beautiful with clear skies overhead and only some dark clouds on the … Continue reading

FRIDAY FORECAST: Aug. 30, 2013

INLAND AREA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Week 0 Friday, August 30 Mission Hills Alemany 45, at Rancho Cucamonga Los Osos 17 Banning 35, Hemet 7 at Beaumont 28, MoVal Valley View 14 at Carlsbad 34, Temecula Great Oak 32 at No. 1 Corona Centennial 54, Henderson (Nev.) Liberty 14 at No. 4 Perris Citrus Hill 30, … Continue reading

Prep Preview: R. Cucamonga at Redlands

I’m covering the Rancho Cucamonga-Redlands Week 0 varsity football game tonight, Aug. 30, 2013, for The Press-Enterprise and The best part of tonight’s game will be getting a look at two of San Bernardino’s most distinctive teams. THE LOW DOWN: Argue about his methods — and many do — but Nick Baiz has built a … Continue reading

PREP 15 — Week Zero

FOR GAMES OF AUG. 29 & 30, 2013 NON-LEAGUE BANNING (+21) at HEMET — The Broncos absolutely owned the Bulldogs last year, winning 46-0 on their way to a CIF-SS Eastern Division semifinal appearance. MoVAL CANYON SPRINGS (+2) at JURUPA VALLEY — Pete Garza and the Cougars won by six points last year at their place; … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area WRs

INLAND AREA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 2013 1. Barry Ware, Corona Centennial — The name on the back of his jersey — “B. Ware” — says it all. He caught 49 passes for 11 TDs and more than 1,000 yards last season as the Huskies won the CIF-Southern Section Inland Division title for the second time … Continue reading