Prep Impressions: April 9, 2021

RIVERSIDE — The Jurupa Valley Patriot-Riverside Arlington Week 3-A varsity football game on Friday, April 9, 2021, was the best game we’ve seen in years. For Patriot, giving a sophomore 47 carries just seems excessive but Brandon Lopez said, “I feel alright”, when asked about his condition after the game. Still, does this toughen him … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Patriot vs. Arlington

THE DETAILS:Patriot vs. ArlingtonCIF-Southern Section – Week 4At Riverside (Calif.) Ramona High SchoolKickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Friday, April 9 JURUPA VALLEY PATRIOT (1-2 overall, 1-2 River Valley League) hasn’t been close against the good teams in the RVL, so this is very much a battle for fourth place. The Warriors need to bounce back … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area Nonleague FB Games

PREP FOOTBALL 2019 (PRESEASON) BEST INLAND AREA NONLEAGUE GAMES (All games at 7 p.m. PT) 1. Upland at Rancho Verde on Fri., Sept. 6 – Hosting the rematch of last year’s CIF-Southern Section Division 2 championship game is a ballsy move by the Mustangs. 2. Rancho Cucamonga at Norco on Fri., Sept. 6 – Another … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area RBs

PREP FOOTBALL 2019 (PRESEASON) BEST INLAND AREA RUNNING BACKS 1. Jaydn Ott, Soph., Norco – Totaled 1,096 rushing yards and 13 TDs as a freshman in the Big VIII and CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs, so we’re giving the 6-foot, 180-pound tailback a slight edge heading into this season. 2. Eddie Allain, Soph., Riverside Norte … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area DBs

PREP FOOTBALL 2019 (PRESEASON) BEST INLAND AREA DEFENSIVE BACKS 1. Rodney Robinson, Sr., San Bernardino Cajon — Has one of the bigger pre-senior year marketing campaigns we’ve ever seen for a defensive back in the Inland Area, and rightfully so – the Cowboys will largely attempt to embody his swagger in the post-JD era. 2. … Continue reading