Prep Impressions: Nov. 18, 2016

RIVERSIDE (Calif.) — What’s a season without some adversity? Riverside Notre Dame, which last year went the distance to win a CIF-Southern Section (now defunct) Northwest Division title, started this season as the top ranked team in Division 9. The Titans ran roughshod over their first two opponents of 2016 until Week 2 against Santa … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Agoura at Notre Dame

THE DETAILS: Agoura vs. Riverside Notre Dame CIF-Southern Section Division 9 Quarterfinal Round Game At Wheelock Stadium, Riverside (Calif.) City College Kickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 THE LOW DOWN: AGOURA (4-7 overall, 3-0 Canyon League) lost its first seven games of the season but went unbeaten in league to find itself … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Notre Dame’s Niles Harrell

Take a closer look at Riverside Notre Dame senior quarterback Niles Harrell and you’ll see a player bursting to be set loose. The 6-foot-3 signal caller, already a CIF-Southern Section champion, wants desperately to throw the ball down field, which he can do amply with his huge right arm. Sometimes it works to spectacular effect. … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Sept. 2, 2016

With few exceptions, defending high school league, section, state, et al champions usually experience a dip the following season. Typically, a prep title-winning team is filled with a core of grizzled seniors who start and play the majority of the minutes. So why does Riverside Notre Dame’s football team seem as though it has gotten … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Notre Dame vs. Hillcrest

THE DETAILS: Riverside Notre Dame vs. Riverside Hillcrest At Zach Earp Stadium at Riverside Norte Vista HS, Riverside Kickoff: Friday, Sept 2, 2016 at 7 p.m. THE LOW DOWN: RIVERSIDE NOTRE DAME (1-0 overall) got its 2016 campaign off on the right foot with a 37-2 victory last week over Palm Desert Xavier Prep at … Continue reading