Prep Impressions: Aug. 30, 2019

PHOTO CREDIT TERRY PIERSON CORONA — The MoVal Rancho Verde-Corona Santiago Week 1 varsity football game on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, may have provided both teams a glimpse of what may come. For MoVal Rancho Verde, it’s about getting better every week and working for the playoffs. The Mustangs weren’t challenged in a 49-0 victory … Continue reading


PREP FOOTBALL 2019 TOP 10 FORECAST (Projected Scores) (This Season: 5-3) Week 1 No. 1 Corona Centennial 31, vs. Orange Lutheran 28 No. 2 MoVal Rancho Verde 35, at Corona Santiago 17 No. 3 Norco – NO GAME L.A. Cathedral 28, vs. No. 4 San Bernardino Cajon 27 No. 5 Rancho Cucamonga lost to Calabasas, … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Rancho Verde vs. Santiago

THE DETAILS: Rancho Verde vs. Santiago CIF-Southern Section – Week 1 Nonleague At Corona (Calif.) Santiago High School Kickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Friday, Aug. 30 RANCHO VERDE (1-0 overall, 0-0 Ivy League) can’t get a regular season game against Corona Centennial so it’ll take one against the team down the street. The Mustangs stand … Continue reading


2019 PREP FOOTBALL Week 1 CIF-Southern Section Note: Visiting teams listed first. Thursday, Aug. 29 NONLEAGUE Pacific MINUS-14 Beaumont Excelsior Charter MINUS-20 Rim of the World Eisenhower MINUS-10 La Serna Hemet MINUS-9 Vista del Lago San Bernardino MINUS-3 Arroyo Valley Calabasas PLUS-3 Rancho Cucamonga Friday, Aug. 30 NONLEAGUE Garey PLUS-3 Montclair Noli Indian MINUS-21 Lucerne … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: North’s Venasio Mikaele

Take a closer look at Riverside North sophomore RB Venasio Mikaele and you’ll see a mischievous smile that he likes to hide behind a big frock of long, Island-style curly hair and a helmet. Mikaele rushed for 1,077 yards and 12 TDs as a freshman last season with a bruising, straight-forward style that impresses opposing … Continue reading