Pirates make Mustangs walk the plank

San Bernardino’s Pacific High defeats West Valley at homecoming game, 20-10 ■ By Corey Evan / Sports Reporter Homecoming is always an exciting time for any school, and it gets students thinking about voting…for homecoming king and queen at least. For this homecoming, San Bernardino sent the Pirates to pillage West Valley’s brand new turf.…

Patriots edge out Lady Titans

Tahquitz girls volleyball engaged in a see-saw battle with visiting Heritage High, losing 3-2 ■ By Corey Evan / Sports Reporter American high schools have a longstanding heritage when it comes to athletics: Students are taught to play like champions. So would Tahquitz High School’s volleyball girls be able to hold a candle to Menifee’s…

Lady Tigers disarm the Lancers

San Jacinto Girls Volleyball defeated Lakeside last Thursday, 3-0 ■ Corey Evan / Sports Reporter It ain’t easy being green these days. Last Thursday at San Jacinto High School, their varsity volleyball girls demonstrated that being orange is no easier. They had to contend with the green Lancers from Lakeside High. The Tiger Gymnasium saw…

Tigers take honey from Bears

SJ High School Football took a moral victory at home from Temecula Valley, 6-2 ■ Corey Evan / Sports Reporter New year, new team, new hope: That’s what San Jacinto High School’s varsity football boys are breathing and sweating as they take to the gridiron with new, younger teammates. Their hope was put to the…

Football preview: MSJC

Coach Casey Mazzotta hopes for a strong 2017 with a newly-renovated Eagle Stadium ■ By Corey Evan / Sports Reporter Community College sports inherently suffer the biggest Achilles’ heel: student turnover. Because most community college students are gone in two years, rebuilding the Mt. San Jacinto College football team is tough on Coach Casey Mazzotta.…

Tigers warm up their paws

San Jacinto High School’s football team scrimmages against Valley View High ■ By Corey Evan / Sports Reporter With the first games of the season just around the corner, valley footballers have been hitting the gridiron hard and fast to get ready. The first important test of their readiness takes place the Friday before the…

Friday nights are for high school football

Resolution requests college and pro teams schedule games other days ■ Chronicle News Service Remember the film, “Friday Night Lights?” It was about high school football, and the importance and reinforcement of community, as the town gathered every Friday night to support their high school players. As more and more college and professional football teams…