CLOSER LOOK: North’s Venasio Mikaele

Take a closer look at Riverside North sophomore RB Venasio Mikaele and you’ll see a mischievous smile that he likes to hide behind a big frock of long, Island-style curly hair and a helmet. Mikaele rushed for 1,077 yards and 12 TDs as a freshman last season with a bruising, straight-forward style that impresses opposing … Continue reading

Prep Impressions: Aug. 23, 2019

PHOTO CREDIT TERRY PIERSON GRAND TERRACE — The Riverside North-Grand Terrace Week 0 varsity football game on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, was not what many had expected. For Riverside North, a win in a season opener is about as refreshing as rain in the Mojave Desert. The Huskies hadn’t won their first game of the … Continue reading

GAME OF THE WEEK: North vs. Grand Terrace

THE DETAILS: Riverside North vs. Grand Terrace CIF-Southern Section – Week 0 Nonleague At Grand Terrace (Calif.) High School Kickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Friday, Aug. 23 RIVERSIDE NORTH (0-0 overall, 0-0 Inland Valley League) could come away the favorite to win the IVL if it can pull off a victory in Week 0, but … Continue reading

FOUR & MORE: Inland Area RBs

PREP FOOTBALL 2019 (PRESEASON) BEST INLAND AREA RUNNING BACKS 1. Jaydn Ott, Soph., Norco – Totaled 1,096 rushing yards and 13 TDs as a freshman in the Big VIII and CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs, so we’re giving the 6-foot, 180-pound tailback a slight edge heading into this season. 2. Eddie Allain, Soph., Riverside Norte … Continue reading

Season Preview: Inland Valley League

PREP FOOTBALL 2019 INLAND VALLEY LEAGUE PREVIEW (2018 records in parenthesis) Get ready for people to start looking at Orange Vista like the Coyotes are the next big thing. Ex-NFL brothers Greg and Eric Zomalt are back coaching together for the first time in 3-4 years, and it’s about to be a quick ascent up … Continue reading