Prep Preview: Ramona at Kaiser

I’m covering the Riverside Ramona-Fontana Kaiser CIF-Southern Section Division 4 2nd Round playoff game today, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, for the Southern California Newspaper Group/(@SoCalNewsGroup). First pitch is set for 2 p.m. at Fontana (Calif.) Kaiser High School. THE LOW DOWN: Ramona (22-10 overall, 13-2 River Valley) has won eight consecutive games, but now faces … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Inland Area Coaches

BEST INLAND AREA COACHES PREP BASEBALL 2016 1. Jeff Stout, Yucaipa — The list of current and former Major Leaguers to come out of the sleepy mountainside community has a direct correlation to the man coaching its high school baseball team. Stout is 255-100-1 since 2005, and was winning 20 games a season well before … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Ramona at La Sierra

I’m covering the Riverside Ramona-Riverside La Sierra varsity baseball game today, Tuesday, May 10, 2016, for The Press-Enterprise (@PEcom_preps) and the Southern California Newspaper Group (@SoCalNewGroup). First pitch is scheduled for 3:15 p.m. at La Sierra High School in Riverside (Calif.). THE LOW DOWN: The Rams (19-10 overall, 11-2 River Valley) can clinch a league … Continue reading

Prep Preview: King vs. Ramona

I’m covering the Riverside King-Riverside Ramona varsity baseball game tonight, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, for The Press-Enterprise, pe.com & @PEcom_preps. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Cal Baptist University. The best part of this assignment is it’s the championship game of the inaugural Austin Gorrell Classic. THE LOW DOWN: Riverside King edged Corona … Continue reading