I’m thinking of a headline in this paper, sometime back in January, perhaps, which read, “On paper, it’s the best roster in Redlands.”
BOYS PREP SOCCER: A pair of 1-0 wins lands Wildcats in CIF Division 3 finals … Lindfelt, Russo score important goals … North Torrance’s high-powered offense against REV’s shutdown defense for this year’s title.
Nathan Derry of Redlands placed first, second and fifth in the Boys 14-18 Novice Platform, 1 Meter and 3 Meter Diving competitions at the 2020 Raincross Invitational Diving Meet held last weekend at Riverside Community College.
CIF BOYS BASKETBALL: Two days earlier, ACA took out Victor Valley … Bishop Diego plays in its second CIF title game … ACA’s league champion rival Aquinas also reached CIF finals … Lady Bulldogs, Redlands men land in SCIAC tourney.
SPORT NOTES: Plenty of hitting for Citrus Valley’s softballers … Juarez heads for state wrestling finals … Tyler Davis hot against Redlands … Citrus Valley loses key triple jumper.
There were, perhaps, a handful of different twists and turns that could be taken to describe Arrowhead Christian Academy’s CIF-Division 5AA second-round win over hustling Santa Ana back on Feb. 14.
It was a first round soccer playoff match, played almost like a scrimmage in an eventual 7-0 Redlands East Valley win over Colton, a match played at Redlands High last week.
CIF PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: REV’s Gutierrez wins heavyweight title, CV’s Ramos notches 120-pound championship ... REV boys reach Round 3 in Div. 3 soccer … Lady Blackhawks get hoops road win … ACA boys continue surge.
- Former Redlands resident lost her husband when he was killed in the line of duty
- Measure G offers many benefits to Redlands
- Opponents of Measure G tell ‘the rest of the story’
- Planned Parenthood delivers crude message to legislative offices
- Transportation Authority opposes bill on train to ONT
- Eagles land first-ever CIF finals basketball berth
- REV takes more than 80 minutes to beat Valley View, Santiago
- California attorney general sues to block SBD air cargo project
- Project to add two more lanes to SR-210 finally ready to start
- ‘Mrs Tennis’ and the wife of U of R coach Jim Verdieck
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Officers from the Redlands Police Department will join other Southern California law enforcement agencies and Special Olympics Athletes at the Rose Bowl, March 14 for the Guardian Bowl flag football tournament benefiting Special Olympics.
Arrowhead Christian Academy is one win away from playing for the CIF-Southern Section Division 5AA boys basketball championship. The Eagles get their chance tonight.
END ZONE NOTES: Wheatley, Moi, Scott and Broadway crack All-CIF lineup from Citrus Valley selections … Division 5 champ Aquinas has seven selections from virtually every position.
SPORT NOTES: REV, Citrus Valley crown CBL boys wrestling champs … Lady Blackhawks in triple tie for CBL soccer title … REV boys one game behind Cajon in CBL hoops race … Wildcats No. 3 seed in Div. 3 boys soccer playoffs.
BOYS PREP SOCCER: Scoring trio plus a legit defense leave REV in prime pouncing position … Only Tustin remains ranked ahead of Wildcats in Division 2 … Terriers’ soccer had won CBL title two previous seasons.
SPORT NOTES: Lady Bulldogs drop first SCIAC game … Hoops playoff hopes were alive for ACA, Citrus Valley boys … Bulldog men in outright duel for fourth SCIAC playoff berth … Can someone take out top-ranked Yucaipa in girls’ polo tourney?
Kobe Bryant’s been agonizingly gone — along with eight others, including his hoops-playing daughter — for nearly two weeks. I’ve gotten nothing but grief-stricken memories from local readers. One is just as gut-wrenching and heartfelt as the next.
Beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, don’t bother me. No emails, phone calls, texts or drop-ins. I’ll be busy alongside several thousand other local NFL fans. You have a good reason. Celebrating. Focusing. Screaming. Eating. Drinking.
WOMEN’S HOOP SCOOP: Freshman pulls off winning shot on Lady Athenas’ home court … REV, Citrus Valley girls chasing Yucaipa, Cajon … Lady Coyotes undergoing rough season … SBVC women still chasing Mt. San Jacinto.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Tim Mead has crept up on a special date. On Tuesday, Jan. 21, the retired Los Angeles Angels’ executive, who is now the president of the Baseball Hall of Fame, informed the 2020 inductees which ones would join sport’s elite.
The first official meeting for this year's Redlands Bicycle Classic took place on Thursday night, Jan. 9 at First Lutheran Church. Shown here, facing from left, are Scott Welsh, Carla Gamboa, Executive Director Marc Shaw, race director Eric Reiser and marketing director Craig Kundig. This ye…
Tim Evans, founder and CEO of the Unforgettables Foundation, has been named Top Influential Man in Philanthropy in the January-March 2020 edition of the Desert Charities Newspaper.
END ZONE NOTES: Familiar figure found the field against the Rams … Ex-Terrier still showing off CIF championship ring … Redlands, Redlands East Valley contributed to state JUCO championship … Bruce Allen’s firing as Redskins’ GM is a reminder when he coached at Oxy.
There wasn’t a single kid inside that Burrage Mansion banquet room. It was, in fact, why more than 100 people with a price on their heads showed up to hear 78-year-old golf pro Dave Stockton being roasted back on a cold Jan. 9 night.
MEN’S HOOP SCOOP: Surprising Eagles deadlocked for second place … Possible first place shootout, CV vs. REV, on Jan. 22 … Cal State continues challenging for CCAA top spot … Wildcats pull off nice win against Cajon.
Kylie Fitts, teammate of Heisman Trophy-winning QB Kyler Murray from Oklahoma who now plays for the Arizona Cardinals, says he never touched him once during practice this past season.
NCAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP: Ex-Terrier recalled his early coaching roots … Heisman winner Joe Burrow was a catalyst in prepping for the likes of Tagovailoa, Fromm, Hurts & Lawrence … Early article on Burrow had Aranda raving about Tigers’ QB.
PREP WRESTLING NOTES: Amara Juarez, Ryu Ramos both lose to state No. 1-ranked wrestlers … Yucaipa looms a legitimate contender for a CIF title … REV boys standing strong at team duals, invitationals.
There are several voices at various times going into the headset of LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda, the onetime Redlands High football player whose coaching career started over two decades ago on the Terriers’ freshmen team.
ALL-LEAGUE SELECTIONS: Barrett, Casillas, Selby, Muchmore, Jimenez among CBL’s best … ACA’s Josh Ortiz lands twice on first-team … Calderon joined by Wheatley as All-CBL QBs.
There is certainly a quiet quality about the Barrett sisters, a trio of girls who showed up to class at Citrus Valley High School.
WILDCAT HISTORY: When the Wildcats’ top sports administrator retires in the coming year, a huge chunk of school athletic history will go with her.
Steve Marshburn and Geoff Roche stood together along Verdieck Court, no doubt plotting out the future of tennis on those hallowed University of Redlands grounds.
A BOOST FROM THE BOOSTERS: Annual $13,600 high school athletic budgets opens huge needs to extra athletic funding … Support goes for at least five different campuses … Next big event is roasting pro golfer Dave Stockton on Jan. 6.
WOMEN’S HOOP SCOOP: Lady Coyotes, Redlands and SBVC women have killer opponents … CBL teams REV, Redlands and Citrus Valley play in different CIF divisions … Arrowhead Christian locked in strong league.
It’s easy to bookmark “Curveball,” the recently published book by ex-big leaguer Barry Zito — especially since he did a book signing at Redlands’ Barnes & Noble a couple months back.