Player Of The Year: Devin Floyd

They don’t call him ‘The Dude’ for nothing. Devin Floyd was the offensive ‘dudeage’ behind Perris Citrus Hill’s run to a CIF State Division II-A title, refusing to wither despite criticism, inconsistency or his coach’s harsh post-game assessments to lead his team to never-before-seen heights. The 5-foot-9, 185-pound running back, the one who ran for … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Los Osos vs. Claremont

I’m covering the Rancho Cucamonga Los Osos-Claremont varsity boys soccer match today. First kick is set for 3 p.m. PT at San Bernardino San Gorgonio High School stadium. The best part of this assignment is it’s the final of the San G. Shootout. THE LOW DOWN: Los Osos (3-3-5 overall) advanced out of its group … Continue reading

Prep Preview: King vs. Ramona

I’m covering the Riverside King-Riverside Ramona varsity baseball game tonight, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, for The Press-Enterprise, pe.com & @PEcom_preps. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Cal Baptist University. The best part of this assignment is it’s the championship game of the inaugural Austin Gorrell Classic. THE LOW DOWN: Riverside King edged Corona … Continue reading

Inland Area Prep Soccer Top 10

BOYS PREP SOCCER For Tuesday, Dec. 22 (After Week 3) 1. Ontario Chaffey (7-0-0) — Tigers’ coach Jason Schmelzeisen is pulling all the right strings at the moment. THIS SEASON: 7-0-0 overall. LAST SEASON: 22-2-5 overall, 7-1-2 Mt. Baldy League. 2013-’14: 13-9-3, 5-5-2. ’12-’13: 5-12-6, 3-7-2. LAST RANKED: No. 1 (47). LAST RESULT: def. Glendora, … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Norco vs. Fontana

I’m covering the Norco-Fontana boys varsity soccer game today, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015. Kickoff is set for 10:30 a.m. PT. The best part of this assignment is it’s the final of the Riverside Poly HS Tom Tilson Holiday Classic. THE LOW DOWN: Norco (6-4-1 overall) are making its first appearance in a Tilson Cup final. … Continue reading