Norco High Coach Bobby Torres Remembered For His Loyalty

By Jerry SoiferFeatured Contributor / soifer44@gmail.com Bobby Torres loved coaching baseball and football at Norco High School – and playing softball – so much that he worked the graveyard shift at an Orange County meat business for 28 years to make time. The life of the Cougars was his life. Their joy was his joy. … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Torrance @ Ramona

I’m covering the Torrance-Riverside Ramona CIF-Southern Section Division 4 Quarterfinal Round softball game today, Thursday, May 26, 2016, for The Press-Enterprise/(@PEcom_preps) and the Southern California Newspaper Group/(@SoCalNewsGroup). The first pitch is set for 3:15 p.m. at Riverside (Calif.) Ramona High School. THE LOW DOWN: Torrance (23-9 overall, 9-1 Pioneer champions) has scored double digit runs … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Canyon Springs @ REV

I’m covering the MoVal Canyon Springs-Redlands East Valley CIF-Southern Section Division 2 1st Round playoff game today, Thursday, May 19, 2016, for The Sun/(@sbsun) and Southern California Newspaper Group/(@SoCalNewsGroup). First pitch is set for 3:15 p.m. at Redlands (Calif.) East Valley High School. THE LOW DOWN: The Cougars (16-11 overall, 8-7 Inland Valley) practically fell … Continue reading

Prep Preview: REV @ Citrus Valley

I’m covering the Redlands East Valley-Redlands Citrus Valley varsity softball game today for Southern California Newspaper Group. First pitch is set for 3:15 p.m. PT at Citrus Valley High in Redlands (Calif.). THE LOW DOWN: The Wildcats (15-3 overall, 9-1 Citrus Belt League) have won 11 straight games coming into today’s game, the fourth-longest current … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Westlake @ Yucaipa

I’m covering Yucaipa vs. Westlake in a CIF-Southern Section Division 2 softball game today for The Press-Enterprise, pe.hsgametime.com & @pecom_preps. First pitch is set for 3:15 p.m. PT. THE LOW DOWN: The Thunderbirds (29-3 overall) have flown above the competition this postseason, outscoring opponents 17-2 thus far. Senior Brooke Bolinger (291 strikeouts) gets all the … Continue reading