Inland Area Prep Football Top 10

PREP FOOTBALLFor Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 (After Week 4) 1. Norco (4-0) — Cougars slipped past Murrieta Valley despite being outplayed on offense for the first time in ’21.THIS SEASON: 4-0 overall, 0-0 Big VIII League.Spring’21: 5-0, overall, 5-0 Big VIII. 2019: 8-3, 4-1. 2018: 9-3, 4-1.LAST RANKED: No. 1 (7).LAST GAME: def. Murrieta Valley, … Continue reading

Emmanuel Barajas, Yucaipa…

Yucaipa senior Emmanuel “JoJo” Barajas has been selected’s Player of the Week after historic Week 4-B performance as the Thunderbirds defeated San Diego University City 37-28 in a nonleague game on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. Barajas rushed for a school record 327 yards and five touchdowns on 51 carries as the Thunderbirds (5-0 overall) … 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

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area WRs

PREP FOOTBALL 2021 (PRESEASON) BEST FOUR & MORE WIDE RECEIVERS 1. Tiger Bachmeier, Jr., Murrieta Valley – On a mission to prove to himself and the world that the family can catch it as well as they can throw it. Had 33 receptions for six TDs, and averaged 120 receiving yards per game during spring … Continue reading

Season Preview: Citrus Belt League

PREP FOOTBALL 2021 (PRESEASON) CITRUS BELT LEAGUE PREVIEW (Spring 2021 records in parenthesis) The Citrus Belt League has been the playground of the San Bernardino Cajon Cowboys since the bygone days of Jayden Daniels. Cajon has a tight senior class but coach Nick Rogers loves competition and the Cowboys have loads of talented underclassmen ready … Continue reading