Prep Impressions: Nov. 17, 2015

I covered the Templeton-Riverside Woodcrest Christian CIF-Southern Section Division 3A semifinal round volleyball match on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, for The Press-Enterprise, pe.com & @PEcom_preps, and came away thinking the Royals were outplayed by a more experienced team. Templeton’s five seniors all played significant roles in the Eagles’ 25-19, 26-24, 26-24 victory, with senior outside … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Templeton @ Woodcrest Chr.

I’m covering the Templeton-Riverside Woodcrest Christian CIF-Southern Section Division 3A Semifinal Round game tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, for The Press-Enterprise, pe.com & @PEcom_preps. The best part of this assignment is it’s a rematch of a 3A quarterfinal final from last year, which Woodcrest Christian won, 3-0, at Templeton. THE LOW DOWN: The Eagles (27-7 … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Oct. 13, 2015

I covered the Riverside La Sierra-Jurupa Valley Patriot varsity volleyball match on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, for The Press-Enterprise, HSGametime.pe.com & @PEcom_preps and I came away thinking La Sierra’s volleyball supporters travel very well. The Eagles Nest filled its half of the open stands in Patriot’s gym while the Warriors had little more than half … Continue reading

Prep Preview: La Sierra @ Patriot

I’m covering the Riverside La Sierra-Jurupa Valley Patriot girls varsity volleyball match today, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, for The Press-Enterprise, HSGametime.pe.com & @PEcom_preps. The best part of the this assignment is that it’s for first place in the River Valley League. THE LOW DOWN: The Eagles (9-6 overall, 3-0 River Valley League) are on a … Continue reading

Middleborn Is Like A Caterpillar

I scheduled to meet Samantha “Sam” Middleborn in the office of Cal State San Bernardino sports information director Mark Reinhiller. Mark is one of the good guys. His hometown is in North Dakota, but he stretched his wings, became a renaissance man and grasped upon a sweet gig in the education sector. And he’s a gentleman about it. Anyway, Mark provided me … Continue reading