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

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

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

Playoff Predictions: CIF-SS Division 4

PREP FOOTBALL 2016 CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS DIVISION 4 PREDICTIONS FIRST ROUND Chatsworth Sierra Canyon over Lakewood Redondo Union over San Bernardino Cajon Covina Charter Oak over Glendora Downey over La Verne Damien Corona del Mar over Murrieta Mesa Palm Springs over Ontario Colony Valencia over Rancho Cucamonga Etiwanda Lompoc over Rialto Carter QUARTERFINALS Redondo Union … Continue reading