GAME OF THE WEEK: Norte Vista at Ramona

THE DETAILS: Norte Vista vs. Ramona CIF-Southern Section – Week 10 River Valley League At Riverside (Calif.) Ramona HS Kickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Friday, Oct. 26 NORTE VISTA (7-2 overall, 3-1 River Valley League) has been on a rampage since losing to RVL champion Hillcrest in the league opener, scoring 63, 48, and 42 … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Sept. 13, 2018

The Corona-Norte Vista Week 4 varsity football game on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, had us thinking that the Panthers had a shot until we saw them with the football. For Corona, an inability to run the ball or protect its quarterback led to quick 3-and-outs in the first quarter and a bunch of bad mistakes. … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Corona at Norte Vista

THE DETAILS: Corona vs. Norte Vista CIF-Southern Section – Week 4 Nonleague At Riverside (Calif.) Norte Vista HS Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. PT on Thursday, Sept. 13 CORONA (2-2 overall, 0-0 Big VIII League) have lost its last two games by a combined score of 89-14, so almost anything will be an improvement at this point. … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Norte Vista’s Chris Melesio

Take a closer look at Riverside Norte Vista senior RB Chris Melesio and you’ll see a player who has learned from his older brother, yet still suffers from the same bumps and bruises. Melesio was a sophomore defensive back and kick returner when his brother, Eric Melesio, was setting records as the lead ball carrier … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Aug. 31, 2018

The Moreno Valley-Riverside Norte Vista Week 2 varsity football game on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, looked like a battle between two hard-running offenses until the Vikings kept making mistakes. For Moreno Valley, a severe lack of understanding and/or coordination seems to be happening on fourth downs and on special teams. The Vikings had their first … Continue reading