CLOSER LOOK: Jurupa Valley’s Dashon Dill

Take a closer look at Jurupa Valley senior Dashon Dill and you’ll see a player a step-and-a-half ahead of the rest of his teammates, and the rest of his league. Dill was large and in charge as the Jaguars (7-3 overall, 4-1 Mountain Valley League) defeated Rubidoux, 34-28, on Thursday, Oct. 28. The 6-foot-4, 200-pound … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Centennial’s Jayson Cortes

Take a closer look at Corona Centennial junior Jayson Cortes and you’ll see the quiet engine that pumps at the heart of the Huskies’ high-powered offense. Cortes scored on three of his nine touches as the Huskies (9-0 overall, 4-0 Big VIII League) defeated Eastvale Roosevelt, 64-0, on Friday, Oct. 22. The 5-foot-9, 190-pound running … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Miller’s Sergio Lopez

Take a closer look at Fontana Miller junior Sergio Lopez and you’ll see a player that took a big step forward for the Rebels this season. Lopez wrote the story after returning two interceptions for touchdowns and recovering a fumble as the Rebels (7-2 overall, 4-0 Mountain Valley League) defeated San Bernardino, 31-6, on Thursday, … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Beaumont’s Christopher Cooper

Take a closer look at Beaumont sophomore Christopher Cooper and you’ll see a kid so passionate about football that he had tears in his eyes following Week 8. Cooper battled forces greater than he or his teammates could withstand, scoring the only touchdown for the Cougars (6-2 overall, 2-1 Citrus Belt League), who suffered its … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Summit’s De’Marri Owens

Take a closer look at Fontana Summit sophomore De’Marri “Beanie” Owens and you’ll see a kid having a great time. Owens has the role of offensive wrecking ball for the SkyHawks (5-2 overall, 0-0 San Andreas League), who defeated Fontana Jurupa Hills on Friday, Oct. 8. The 5-foot-9, 200-pound Owens ran for a game-high 130 … Continue reading