Prep Impressions: Aug. 30, 2019

PHOTO CREDIT TERRY PIERSON CORONA — The MoVal Rancho Verde-Corona Santiago Week 1 varsity football game on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, may have provided both teams a glimpse of what may come. For MoVal Rancho Verde, it’s about getting better every week and working for the playoffs. The Mustangs weren’t challenged in a 49-0 victory … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: Rancho Verde vs. Santiago

THE DETAILS: Rancho Verde vs. Santiago CIF-Southern Section – Week 1 Nonleague At Corona (Calif.) Santiago High School Kickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Friday, Aug. 30 RANCHO VERDE (1-0 overall, 0-0 Ivy League) can’t get a regular season game against Corona Centennial so it’ll take one against the team down the street. The Mustangs stand … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area FB Coaches

PREP FOOTBALL 2019 (PRESEASON) BEST INLAND AREA COACHES 1. Matt Logan, Corona Centennial — We’ll say it again, “Logan doesn’t really deserve to be on this list. He belongs on a list of the best HSFB coaches in the country.” Yet here he is, still running strong on Rimpau. 2. Pete Duffy, MoVal Rancho Verde … 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. 7, 2018

The Grand Terrace-Santiago Week 3 varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, looked like a far better game on paper than it turned out to be in real life. For Grand Terrace, an inability to move the ball on the ground focused Santiago’s defense on QB Mekhi Lewis and that was bad news, as … Continue reading