FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area JUCO Teams

JUCO FOOTBALL 2016 BEST INLAND AREA TEAMS 1. Riverside City College — The Tigers’ 2016 roster is a sight to behold. A deep mix of out-of-state and international players mixed with some of the best local players of recent history. Nationally-recruited QBs continue to flock to Wheelock Stadium to get some Tom Craft tutelage, and … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Riverside vs. San Bernardino

I’m covering the Riverside County vs. San Bernardino boys varsity All-Star Game tonight, Friday, March 18, 2016, at Riverside Arlington High School. The best part of this assignment is I’ll also be providing color commentary alongside Pep Fernandez on the @Inland_Sports Show’s YouTube page. THE LOW DOWN: Riverside County will have one of its all-time … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area JUCOs

BASEBALL 2012 1. Riverside — The four-time state champions (2000, ’01, ’02 and ’07) have just seven sophomores on a roster loaded with talent. Among the many freshmen expected to make an impact is Ryan Garvey (Palm Desert HS), a five-tool outfielder. Garvey, the son of former Los Angeles Dodgers great Steve Garvey, is a transfer from USC. The … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area NCAA’ers

MARCH MADNESS 2011 1. Kawli Leonard, San Diego State Aztecs — The 6-foot-7 sophomore forward has been a dominant force in the middle for coach Steve Fischer, and will be counted on to score points and grab rebounds when SDSU plays Northern Colorado on Thursday. A native of Riverside, Leonard won a CIF-Southern Section title his … Continue reading

FOMB NOTES: 1/6/11

Fontana Summit WR Devon Blackmon’s gaffe Wednesday night proved why he is not a sure-thing at the next level. Oft-injured and inconsistently brilliant, Blackmon, who has committed to the University of Oregon, caught a touchdown pass and also dropped a probable TD pass at the Under Armour All-America game. According to sportswriter John Murphy on his HSGameTime blog, Blackmon’s miscue had one broadcaster laughing: “He caught … Continue reading