Prep Preview: Mt. Baldy League

PREP FOOTBALL 2015 MT. BALDY LEAGUE PREVIEW (Records in parenthesis) How much is there to write when the division’s champion rests at the top of your league? Sure, there are storylines like ‘Don’t wake the sleeping giant,’ or ‘What tragedy will befall the champs on the their way toward a repeat?’, but there’s always something … Continue reading

Prep Preview: River Valley League

PREP FOOTBALL 2015 RIVER VALLEY LEAGUE PREVIEW (Records for last season) A rivalry isn’t a rivalry until the little guy rises up and has his say. Riverside La Sierra did that last season and won league, but strangely parted ways with its young head coach in the off-season. To call this a surprise would be … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area FB Coaches

PREP FOOTBALL 2015 BEST INLAND AREA COACHES 1. Matt Logan, Corona Centennial — Sort of a given at this point. His hands are covered in CIF-Southern Section Inland Division championship rings so he went out and added some PAC-5 bling in 2014. 2. Kurt Bruich, Redlands East Valley — The coach with the championship pedigree … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Mojave River League

PREP FOOTBALL 2015 MOJAVE RIVER LEAGUE PREVIEW (Records for last season) There is talent in spots throughout the High Desert’s best prep football league, but each one of these programs is enduring some phase of a rebuild. Can Oak Hills repeat as champions? Is Serrano’s defensive scheme the best in the Inland Area? Will there … Continue reading

POWER RANKINGS: California League

2015 SEASON 2ND HALF — WEEK 5 (W18) 1. Visalia (18-7 2nd Half, 42-28 1st Half) — Rawhide relying on flame-throwing starting rotation? 2. San Jose (17-8, 30-40) — Giants’ batters striking out far less than league average. 3. Inland Empire (11-12, 34-35) — Sixers getting quietly great season from 1B Eric Aguilera. 4. Modesto … Continue reading