Season Preview: Desert Empire League

PREP FOOTBALL 2021 DESERT EMPIRE LEAGUE PREVIEW (Spring 2021 records in parenthesis) A new day rises in the desert. Palm Desert will find it hard to improve upon a defense that allowed just 36 points during the spring season, but senior DE Zachary Avina (10.5 sacks) return to terrorize area QBs. Palm Springs has some … Continue reading

Season Preview: Desert Empire League

PREP FOOTBALL 2019 DESERT EMPIRE LEAGUE PREVIEW (2018 records in parenthesis) They’re going to the air this season in the DEL, with at least four of the six teams featuring QBs ready to sling it 30-to-40 times a game. Palm Desert and Xavier Prep, last season’s No. 1 and No. 2 teams, respectively, hand the … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best BSOC Players

INLAND AREA BOYS PREP SOCCER BEST PLAYERS 2016-’17 1. Alfredo Moreira, MoVal Rancho Verde – Slick senior midfielder went on the attack and earned plenty of attention for his deceptively quick style as the Mustangs advanced to the CIF-State playoffs last season. Led his squad with 20 goals and 13 assists. 2. Andres Garcia, Ontario … Continue reading

Playoff Predictions: CIF-SS Division 5

PREP FOOTBALL 2016 CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS DIVISION 5 PREDICTIONS FIRST ROUND Calabasas over Studio City Harvard-Westlake Fullerton Troy over Santa Maria St. Joseph Eastvale Roosevelt over San Jacinto La Quinta over Redlands Menifee Paloma Valley over Riverside King Santa Barbara Bishop Diego over Los Angeles Salesian Ventura over Moorpark Capistrano Valley over Santa Ana Foothill … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best CIF-SS Playoff Games

PREP FOOTBALL 2016 BEST INLAND AREA 1ST ROUND PLAYOFF GAMES 1. Temecula Great Oak at Redlands East Valley — Wolfpack (5-5 overall) and QB McGwire Bustamante go on the road to No. 6-ranked Wildcats (8-2) in a CIF-Southern Section Division 2 matchup. But one of the area’s best, Armando Herrera, will under center for REV, … Continue reading