CLOSER LOOK: Moreno Valley’s Elijah Kelsey

PHOTO by MILKA SOKO Take a closer look at Moreno Valley sophomore RB Elijah Kelsey and you’ll see a young player just beginning to create a name for himself. Kelsey has pounded opposing defenses and provided a sense of strength and character this season for the Vikings (9-1 overall, 5-0 Mountain Valley League), who are … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Temecula Valley’s Anson Pulsipher

PHOTO by MILKA SOKO Take a closer look at Temecula Valley senior LB/TE Anson Pulsipher and you’ll usually see the best all-around football player in that game on that day. Pulsipher dominates as the leader of Temecula Valley’s defense, and can always be counted on for a big play for the Golden Bears (4-0 overall), … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Norte Vista’s Oscar Godoy

PHOTO by MILKA SOKO Take a closer look at Riverside Norte Vista senior LB Oscar Godoy and you’ll see the Braves’ quiet leader. Godoy roams the middle of Norte Vista’s defense and is usually on top the play in the crucial moment for the Braves (3-0 overall), who are allowing just 6.3 points per game … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Rancho Verde’s Jordan Jefferson

Take a closer look at MoVal Rancho Verde senior RB Jordan Jefferson and you’ll see a player who understands the weight of expectations. Jefferson rushed for 621 yards and seven TDs last season as the back up for the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 runner-up, and now steps to the fore as the Mustangs’ No. 1 … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: North’s Venasio Mikaele

Take a closer look at Riverside North sophomore RB Venasio Mikaele and you’ll see a mischievous smile that he likes to hide behind a big frock of long, Island-style curly hair and a helmet. Mikaele rushed for 1,077 yards and 12 TDs as a freshman last season with a bruising, straight-forward style that impresses opposing … Continue reading