Prep Impressions: Sept. 27, 2019

RIVERSIDE — The Perris Citrus Hill-Riverside Poly Week 5 varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, was more lopsided than expected, therefore rendering the meaning from all post-game conclusions. For Citrus Hill, it must be nice to be able to spread the ball around to eight ball carriers and another half-dozen capable receivers, and … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Citrus Hill vs. Riverside Poly

THE DETAILS: Perris Citrus Hill vs. Riverside Poly CIF-Southern Section – Week 5 Nonleague At Riverside (Calif.) King High School Kickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Friday, Sept. 27 CITRUS HILL (4-0 overall, 0-0 Mountain Pass League) is off an running under new coach Jason McMains, but with talent like the Hawks have it’s easy to … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Sept. 20, 2019

PHOTO by TERRY PIERSON RIVERSIDE — The Riverside Poly-Riverside Ramona Week 4 varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, showed how seemingly one-sided rivalries can turn over time. For Riverside Poly, a slow start didn’t do its defense any favors. The Bears defense, to its credit, has been the strength of the team in … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Riverside Poly at Ramona

THE DETAILS: Riverside Poly vs. Riverside Ramona CIF-Southern Section – Week 4 Nonleague At Riverside (Calif.) Ramona High School Kickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Friday, Sept. 20 RIVERSIDE POLY (2-1 overall, 0-0 Inland Valley League) is riding the rollercoaster to start the 2019 season. Following a 16-14 win over Corona in its season opener, Poly … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Week 10-B

I covered the Riverside North-Riverside Poly varsity football game on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, for The Press-Enterprise, & @PEcom_preps, and came away thinking the Bears won because they refused to quit on defense. Even though Poly was penalized 12 times for 75 yards to North’s six flags for 45 yards, the Bears managed to … Continue reading