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

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area GSOC Coaches

GIRLS PREP SOCCER 2016 BEST INLAND AREA COACHES 1. Mike Fleming, Corona Santiago — Claimed both CIF-Southern Section Division 2 and CIF-State SoCal Regional Division 1 titles in 2015, leading the single most successful team in the history of the Inland area. Hasn’t lost a Big VIII League game in four season, with only five … Continue reading