CLOSER LOOK: Centennial’s Israel Carter

Take a closer look at Corona Centennial senior Israel ‘Izzy’ Carter and you’ll see the Huskies best chance to beat Mater Dei.  Carter completed 4 of 7.passes for 87 yards and two touchdowns, and also ran for 125 yards and two more scored as the Huskies (11-0 overall) outpaced Mission Viejo, 62-16, on Friday, Nov. … Continue reading

Samuel Gbatu, Temecula Valley…

Temecula Valley senior Samuel Gbatu has been selected’s Player of the Week after a stupefying Week 12-B performance as the Golden Bears defeated Riverside Norte Vista, 27-14, in a CIF-Southern Section Division 6 quarterfinal round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. Gbatu had seven receptions for 163 yards and a touchdown on offense, … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Oct. 22, 2021

CORONA – The Eastvale Roosevelt-Corona Centennial varsity football game on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, was another example of why change is desperately needed for the Big VIII League.. For Eastvale Roosevelt, three-and-outs were the norm on a night with only four first downs and negative yards in the running game. The Mustangs’ ran the ball … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Long Beach Poly at Centennial

THE DETAILS:Long Beach Poly vs. Corona CentennialCIF-Southern Section – Week 4At Corona (Calif.) Centennial High SchoolKickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Friday, Sept. 17 LONG BEACH POLY (1-2 overall, 0-0 Moore League) is coming off its first victory of the season – a 35-21 win over Leuzinger – meaning the Jackrabbits are likely carrying more optimism … Continue reading

Season Preview: Big VIII League

PREP FOOTBALL 2021 BIG VIII LEAGUE PREVIEW (Spring 2021 records in parenthesis) Change may be on the horizon for “The Big Two-and-a-Half” known as the Big VIII, but for now it’s, well, wilder than usual. Norco is riding high in Horse Country after its first Big VIII League title since 2009. Coach Chuck Chastain must … Continue reading