Scholar-athletes celebrated at Soboba Springs

NFF banquet sponsored by Soboba Foundation Photos Courtesy of Visual Sports NetworkNational Football Foundation Riverside Chapter Scholar-Athletes for 2018. ■ By Mike Hiles / ContrIbuted The National Football Foundation’s Riverside County Chapter was established in 2003 when Executive Director Bob Burt and Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians tribal member Robert Salgado decided it was needed in the local area. Each year, a scholar-athlete awards banquet is held to recognize outstanding football players from high schools throughout the county. “It started with Chairman Salgado and his love of football. He wanted to be the major sponsor for the event,” said Soboba Foundation Vice President Geneva Mojado. For the past decade, the event

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