Prep Preview: Mt. Baldy League

BOYS PREP SOCCER 2016-’17 MT. BALDY LEAGUE PREVIEW There was no more hotly contested league race than the one between Ontario Chaffey and Ontario last season, and the battle looks to intensify this season as both team’s star players face the final games of their prep careers. The two games between these sides will be … 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

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area GBK Coaches

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL 2016 BEST INLAND AREA COACHES 1. Mark Lehman, San Bernardino Cajon — A respected mentor to so many, with the top record (407-48 since 2004-’05) among his colleagues, but would probably prefer to not be at the top of any list. Still, he hasn’t won fewer than 23 games in 12 seasons, … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area BSOC Coaches

BOYS PREP SOCCER 2016 BEST INLAND AREA COACHES 1. Ted Small, Redlands East Valley — Climbed the mountain last season as the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 champion. The culmination of seven years of program building, now task is to do it again. 2. Fred Bruce-Oliver, Claremont — More than 20 years as Wolfpack head coach … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area NFLers

FOOTBALL 2016 BEST INLAND AREA NFL PLAYERS 1. Tyron Smith, Moreno Valley — Among the best tackles in the game, this 6-foot-5, 320-pound monolith has been the Dallas Cowboys’ prized gem since he was drafted in 2011 out of USC. The Rancho Verde HS graduate is a three-time Pro Bowl Selection. 2. Eric Weddle, Rancho … Continue reading