GAME OF THE WEEK: Orange at Riverside North

THE DETAILS: Orange vs. Riverside North CIF-Southern Section – Week 12 Division 10 Playoffs – Quarterfinal Round At Riverside (Calif.) J.W. North High School Kickoff: 7 p.m. PT on Friday, Nov. 15 ORANGE (10-1 overall, 5-0 Orange Coast League) has committed to a scorched Earth policy since a double-overtime loss to Yorba Linda in Week … Continue reading

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