Season Preview: Mojave River League

PREP FOOTBALL 2021 MOJAVE RIVER LEAGUE PREVIEW (Spring 2021 records in parenthesis) A rising tide lifts all boats, but this may be the first time that wave is coming from the desert. Apple Valley is the yacht in the High Desert water this season as the Sun Devils boast a potential superstar at quarterback. Phelan … Continue reading

Season Preview: Mojave River League

PREP FOOTBALL 2019 MOJAVE LEAGUE PREVIEW (2018 records in parenthesis) In the world of cold wind and dirt and dust, it comes down to short-yardage situations, and Serrano had been the High Desert’s king of that for a decade. It wasn’t until Oak Hills started picking up athletes, and later Apple Valley’s ability to play … Continue reading

Season Preview: Mojave River League

PREP FOOTBALL 2018 MOJAVE RIVER LEAGUE PREVIEW (2017 Records in parenthesis) The Mojave River League plays tough football in increasingly difficult conditions. The men the game churns out here are hardened individuals who sacrificed some of the best years of their lives to rumble around in harsh wind and oftentimes unpredictable weather. Apple Valley’s offense … Continue reading

Playoff Predictions: CIF-SS Division 9

PREP FOOTBALL 2016 CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS DIVISION 9 PREDICTIONS FIRST ROUND Cerritos Valley Christian over La Palma Kennedy Norwalk over Pico Rivera El Rancho Santa Barbara over Agoura Ridgecrest Burroughs over Riverside Notre Dame Victorville Silverado over Perris Lakewood Mayfair over Pasadena La Salle Cypress over Irvine Woodbridge Antelope Valley over Pasadena Muir QUARTERFINALS Cerritos … 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