Prep Impressions: Week 12

I covered the Phelan Serrano-Rubidoux CIF-Southern Section Eastern Division semifinal football game on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, for The Press-Enterprise, & @PEcom_sports, and came away thinking the Falcons just weren’t ready for that level of intensity. Rubidoux (9-3) looked good on its opening drive, reeling off 81 yards on 13 plays over 7 minutes, … Continue reading

Robert Taylor, Rubidoux…

… is FOMB’s Player Of The Week after running roughshod to lead Rubidoux to a 43-34 victory over Banning on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 (Week 10). Taylor racked up a season-high 211 yards for the Falcons (8-2 overall), who qualified for the CIF-Southern Section Eastern Division playoff with the victory. The 6-foot, 185-pound senior has … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Week 7

I covered the MoVal Vista del Lago-Rubidoux varsity football game on Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, for The Press-Enterprise, & @PEcom_preps, and came away thinking something changed for Rubidoux once coach Patrick Thompson’s team went up 21-0 with 8 minutes remaining in the second quarter. Call it over-confidence, but Rubidoux players stopped perfecting their assignments while Vista del Lago’s … Continue reading