Season Preview: Sunbelt League

PREP FOOTBALL 2018 SUNBELT LEAGUE PREVIEW (2017 Records in parenthesis) Alright, this is where things start to get wacky in the CIF-Southern Section football reshuffle. Elsinore and Temescal Canyon .. and Riverside Arlington? .. and Riverside Notre Dame? The only similarity between these four teams is that they are all kind of bad right now. … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Week 4

I covered the Temecula Chaparral-Corona Santiago varsity football game for The Press-Enterprise, HSGametime.pe.com & @pecom_preps on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, and came away thinking of four reasons why both teams will need a lot of things to go their respective ways in order to reach the postseason. Both come from leagues considered the best the … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Big Off-Season Stories

PREP FOOTBALL 2015 BIG OFF-SEASON STORIES 1. Dennis Brown’s departure from Riverside Poly — Rumors swirled after the Bears’ loss in the CIF-Southern Section Inland Division title game, then the hammer dropped. Brown was retiring, or resigning. Why? Now we know. He’s Riverside King’s new athletic director. 2. Legend of Javon McKinley continues to grow … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Week 10

I covered the Riverside La Sierra-Moreno Valley varsity football game on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, for The Press-Enterprise and HSGametime.com, and came away thinking it was the best finish I’ve seen this season. Moreno Valley (8-2 overall, 4-1 River Valley) led 17-0 until the fourth quarter when La Sierra (2-8, 2-3) stormed back to score … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Week 2

I covered the Riverside King-Riverside La Sierra varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, for The Press-Enterprise and HSGametime.com, and came away thinking the Eagles are right back amongst the worst teams in the Inland Area. Just two seasons ago, La Sierra had a kid named Johnny Salazar playing QB and they made a … Continue reading