Prep Preview: Serrano at Rubidoux

I’m covering the Phelan Serrano-Rubidoux CIF-Southern Section Eastern Division Quarterfinal Round playoff football game tonight, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, for The Press-Enterprise, pe.com & @pecom_preps. The best part of this assignment is the matchup of two distinctly hard-nosed defenses against two different rushing attacks. THE LOW DOWN: Serrano (9-2 overall) has lost only one game … Continue reading

CLOSER LOOK: Rubidoux’s Roosevelt Carroll

Take a closer look at Rubidoux senior Roosevelt Carroll and you’ll barely be able to hear him is you don’t listen carefully. But for what Carroll lacks in interviews he makes up for in game-changing plays, guiding the Falcons (9-2 overall) to the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Eastern Division playoffs. Carroll has gone from … Continue reading

J.J. Taylor, Corona Centennial…

… is FOMB’s Player Of The Week after his near-record-breaking performance in a 70-29 victory over West Hills Chaminade in a CIF-Southern Section PAC-5 Division 1st Round game on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 (Week 11). Taylor ran for a career-high seven touchdowns — just one short of Romello Goodman’s school record — as the Huskies … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Vista del Lago at Rubidoux

I’m covering the MoVal Vista del Lago-Rubidoux varsity football game tonight, Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, for The Press-Enterprise, HSGametime.pe.com & @PEcom_preps. The best part of this assignment is getting my first look at a reloaded Rubidoux side in a battle for first place in the Mountain Valley League. THE LOW DOWN: The Ravens (5-1 overall, … Continue reading