CSDR’s Season-Ending Loss Does Not Overshadow All It Won In 2021

By Jerry SoiferFeatured Contributor / soifer44@gmail.com RIVERSIDE – The California School for the Deaf-Riverside football team was the feel-good story of not just the 2021 CIF-Southern Section playoff season but the national high school season. The innocent nature of the Cubs’ season and the deaf players seemed even more compelling in the context of the controversy … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area FB Coaches

PREP FOOTBALL COACHES 2012 1. Pete Duffy, Moreno Valley Rancho Verde — What this coach has endured should make him ineligible for this list. He’s too good. But there he is at No. 1. The Mustangs, guided by Duffy, overcame the death of a player just before the 2010 season and won a CIF title … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Week 8

I covered the Riverside Christian-CSDR varsity football game for The Press-Enterprise on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, and came away thinking about dichotomies. On one side there was California School for the Deaf, Riverside. The Cubs are far-and-away the most impressive/inspiring team I’ve seen this season. What coach Rantz Teeters and his staff do must be seen person in … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Riverside Christian at CSDR

I’m covering the Riverside Christian-California School for the Deaf, Riverside varsity football game tonight for The Press-Enterprise. The best part of this assignment is that it’ll be my first time writing about these two programs, which is odd considering I’ve lived in Riverside (and continue to do so) for each and every one of my prep … Continue reading