Prep Preview: Rio Mesa at Yucaipa

New correspondent Harvey Cohen (@coleslawharvey) is covering the Oxnard Rio Mesa-Yucaipa CIF-Southern Section Division 2 2nd Round playoff baseball game today, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, for the Yucaipa News Mirror/( First pitch is set for 3:15 p.m. at Yucaipa (Calif.) High School. Here’s @coleslawharvey’s pre-game look: THE LOW DOWN: Rio Mesa (19-7 overall, 11-1 … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Ramona at Kaiser

I’m covering the Riverside Ramona-Fontana Kaiser CIF-Southern Section Division 4 2nd Round playoff game today, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, for the Southern California Newspaper Group/(@SoCalNewsGroup). First pitch is set for 2 p.m. at Fontana (Calif.) Kaiser High School. THE LOW DOWN: Ramona (22-10 overall, 13-2 River Valley) has won eight consecutive games, but now faces … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area Coaches

BEST INLAND AREA COACHES PREP BASEBALL 2016 1. Jeff Stout, Yucaipa — The list of current and former Major Leaguers to come out of the sleepy mountainside community has a direct correlation to the man coaching its high school baseball team. Stout is 255-100-1 since 2005, and was winning 20 games a season well before … Continue reading