Prep Impressions: Sept. 11, 2021

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Poly vs. Riverside King varsity football game on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, was a good night in the history of the 15-year rivalry. The stadium was packed, the announcer was hyped, the vendors were out in force, and if not for the second quarter it was a competitive game. For Riverside … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Riverside Poly at Riverside King

THE DETAILS:Riverside Poly vs. Riverside KingCIF-Southern Section – Week 3At Riverside (Calif.) USD Stadium at Ramona High SchoolKickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Saturday, Sept. 11 RIVERSIDE POLY (2-0 overall, 0-0 Inland League) haven’t played since Week 1 when the Bears put up 21 points in third quarter to beat Arlington. Practice quality and health will … Continue reading

Season Preview: Big VIII League

PREP FOOTBALL 2021 BIG VIII LEAGUE PREVIEW (Spring 2021 records in parenthesis) Change may be on the horizon for “The Big Two-and-a-Half” known as the Big VIII, but for now it’s, well, wilder than usual. Norco is riding high in Horse Country after its first Big VIII League title since 2009. Coach Chuck Chastain must … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area LBs

PREP FOOTBALL 2021 (PRESEASON) BEST FOUR & MORE LINEBACKERS 1. Skyler Mesa, Sr., Perris Citrus Hill – There might not be a 4-star recruit in this year’s LB class but “Mr. Table” comes closest after producing 30 solo tackles and two sacks from a spot held down by some heavy hitters over the last 10 … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area OLs

PREP FOOTBALL 2021 (PRESEASON) BEST FOUR & MORE OFFENSIVE LINEMEN 1. Parker Smith, Soph., Norco – According to the LA Times’ Eric Sondheimer, ‘Norco fans can’t wait to see the development of this 6-foot-3, 250-pound’er, who wears a Size 16 shoe. 2. Wade Helton, Soph., Corona Centennial – Slightly bigger than his Big VIII League … Continue reading