Prep Impressions: Sept. 24, 2021

RIVERSIDE – The Corona-Riverside Ramona varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, was an example of the swinging pendulum of Week 5. For Corona, the opportunity to go 4-0 on the season was there. The Panthers, led by QB Delaney Crawford twice led by two touchdowns, but just as soon as they’d get to … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Corona at Ramona

THE DETAILS:Corona vs. Riverside RamonaCIF-Southern Section – Week 5At Riverside (Calif.) Ramona High SchoolKickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Friday, Sept. 24 CORONA (3-0 overall, 0-0 Big VIII League) squeaked past Vista del Lago last week, 27-26, to stay unbeaten but the margins might be as thin as its most recent score suggests. Three players are … Continue reading

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

Season Preview: Big VIII League

PREP FOOTBALL 2019 BIG VIII LEAGUE PREVIEW (2018 records in parenthesis) It’s a Corona Centennial world and we’re all just living in it. Seriously, have you seen the Huskies show any signs of slowing? Neither have we, especially after advancing to the CIF-Southern Section semifinals for the umpteenth consecutive season, and doing it with a … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Sept. 13, 2018

The Corona-Norte Vista Week 4 varsity football game on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, had us thinking that the Panthers had a shot until we saw them with the football. For Corona, an inability to run the ball or protect its quarterback led to quick 3-and-outs in the first quarter and a bunch of bad mistakes. … Continue reading