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

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area QBs

PREP FOOTBALL 2021 (PRESEASON) BEST FOUR & MORE QUARTERBACKS 1. Jayden Max Denegal, Sr., Apple Valley – 6-foot-5 phenom and recent Michigan commit has offers from all the big NCAA programs across all the big conferences after an abridged junior year in which he dominated the High Desert (11 passing TDs, no INTs) as the … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: April 15, 2021

EASTVALE — The Norco-Eastvale Roosevelt Week 4-A varsity football game on Thursday, April 15, 2021, was a barn-burner early and a time burner late. For Norco, the result means its first outright Big VIII League title since 2009. That’s a long time. But it was the win against Centennial was the moment that made this … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Norco at Roosevelt

THE DETAILS:Norco vs. RooseveltCIF-Southern Section – Week 5At Eastvale (Calif.) Roosevelt High SchoolKickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Thursday, April 15 NORCO (4-0 overall, 4-0 Big VIII League) pulled off the upset and are one little, bitty win away from its first league title since the Toby Gerhart days. Yes, it’s true. And it’s been the … Continue reading