Inland Area Prep Football Top 10

PREP FOOTBALL For Monday, July 30, 2018 (PRESEASON) 1. Corona Centennial — Huskies have had their season ended by Bosco each of the last two years. THIS SEASON: 0-0 overall, 0-0 Big VIII League. LAST SEASON: 10-3 overall, 5-0 Big VIII. 2016: 11-2, 5-0. 2015: 14-1, 5-0. 2014: 12-3, 5-0. 2013: 12-3, 5-0. LAST RANKED: … Continue reading

TOP 10 THOUGHTS: Week 10

PREP FOOTBALL 2016 TOP 10 THOUGHTS Week 10 No. 1 Corona Centennial 52, Riverside King 7 — Huskies rolling, probably looking at No. 2 seed in CIF-SS D1. No. 2 Rancho Cucamonga 45, Chino Hills 7 — Cougars cap first unbeaten season with coach Nick Baiz’ 100th win. No. 3 Murrieta Valley 56, Murrieta Mesa … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Best Nonleague Games

PREP FOOTBALL 2016 BEST INLAND AREA NONLEAGUE GAMES 1. Murrieta Valley at Rancho Cucamonga, Sept. 16 — Top up-and-coming quarterback will face an unnerving test on the road against the CIF-Southern Section’s best defensive backfield. How will sophomore QB Hank Bachmeier respond when his pocket is closing and three of his four passing windows are … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Week 12

I covered the Rancho Cucamonga-Norco CIF-Southern Section Inland Division quarterfinal round playoff football game on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, for The Press-Enterprise and, and came away thinking Norco was lucky to get away with a victory. Norco (9-3 overall) led 20-7 lead in the fourth quarter and squandered it, allowing Rancho Cucamonga two score … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Week 0

I covered the Rancho Cucamonga-Redlands varsity football game for The Press-Enterprise and on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, and came away thinking I could’ve done without the rain. You see, it wasn’t raining when I left Riverside. To the contrary, it was rather beautiful with clear skies overhead and only some dark clouds on the … Continue reading