Lady Bulldogs dodge the Wildcats

<strong>Lady Bulldogs dodge the Wildcats</strong>
Hemet High girls volleyball fended off Paloma Valley last Thursday 3-1 Photos by Corey EvanThe Lady Bulldogs are noticeably pumped after Thursday’s win. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter Even when a school is bigger and newer than their more established rivals, the athletic prowess of said rivals can often be a stumbling block for them. That’s what Paloma Valley High School’s girls volleyball team found out when they came to play against the Hemet Bulldogs on Thursday, Sept. 13. Set one started out close, with the Wildcats taking the first point before the Bulldogs. But despite a valiant effort by the Bulldogs, the Wildcats just kept pushing ahead and took (more…)

Bulldogs edge out Huskies

<strong>Bulldogs edge out Huskies</strong>
Hemet High football defeats Riverside J.W. North last Friday 41-28 Photos by Corey EvanAction shot taken during Friday’s game between the Bulldogs and the Huskies. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter Not all dogs are created equal; Some are used to city life, while others enjoy living a quiet suburban existence. Examples of two differing dog breeds came together at Hemet High School last Friday, Sept 7, as the Bulldogs’ football team challenged the Huskies of Riverside’s J.W. North. The Huskies would kick off the evening’s game with the Bulldogs receiving the ball and making quick work of it. It only took Hemet two minutes and 16 seconds to get on (more…)

Lady Titans fend off the Lancers

<strong>Lady Titans fend off the Lancers</strong>
Tahquitz’ volleyball girls defeated Lakeside, 3-0 Photo by Corey EvanThe Lady Titans pose for victory after the game. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter When it comes to high school sports, you might not realize just how strong a team’s character is unless you show up to one of their games. The Tahquitz High School volleyball girls found this out on Thursday, Aug 30, as friends and family, including members of the football team, came out in droves to support them as they took on the Lakeside Lady Lancers. The Lady Titans struggled against the Lancers in set one, as Lakeside took an early lead. But the Titans kept their heads (more…)

Mustangs suffer Bear attack

<strong>Mustangs suffer Bear attack</strong>
West Valley Football loses to Temecula Valley last Friday Photos by Corey EvanAction shot taken during Friday’s West Valley game against ‘Da Bears. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter Wild animals can throw very wild parties. The wild factor increases when the two haven’t come together in recent memory. And when West Valley High School invited the Temecula Valley Golden Bears for a game of football, it proved to be very wild, indeed. Temecula Valley received the kickoff from West Valley. From there, the first seven minutes of the game went by rather uneventfully, until the 4:59 mark when Abe Flores brought in touchdown number one for the Bears. With the (more…)

Reap the benefits of physical therapy

<strong>Reap the benefits of physical therapy</strong>
Metro ServiceWhile physical therapy can help heal injured parts of the body, it continues to evolve to assist with overall wellness. ■ Metro Service / Contributed Injuries have the potential to sideline people for weeks, months or permanently. Injury to the body can occur when participating in organized sports, fitness regimens or even after being in an accident. Recovering from incidents that can impact mobility and range of motion takes time, but physical therapy can help the body acclimate to regular activity once more. Physical therapy also can help healthy people as well. Those who have suffered a sprain or a broken bone or even spent a duration of time immobile (more…)

Rajahs bow before Titans

<strong>Rajahs bow before Titans</strong>
Tahquitz delivers major shutout against visiting Indio, 61 – 0 Photo by Corey Evan/The Valley ChronicleThe Titans celebrate their victory over the Rajahs with a team photo. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter Depending on who you ask, Tahquitz and Indio high schools are totally different worlds. Those two worlds collided at Titan Canyon last Friday Aug. 24, for a game of football. The Titans received the kickoff from the Rajahs, which went almost all the way to the snack bar the way the Rajahs kicked it. But from the 20 yard line at the Rajahs’ end the Titans stormed back and scored the first touchdown of the night, with Antoine (more…)

2018 Football Preview: Tahquitz High School

<strong>2018 Football Preview:  Tahquitz High School</strong>
New Head Coach looking to improve program consistency and student discipline Photo by Corey Evan/The Valley ChronicleThe Titans are put through their paces as Coach Stephon Pace directs them on Monday. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter Filling someone else’s shoes can be pretty hard. As for Tahquitz High School’s new Head Football Coach Stephon Pace, having ideas for improving on what his predecessor Damon Dustin succeeded in helps his case. With Dustin becoming the Head Coach at Great Oak in Temecula, Pace is now in charge of pushing the Titans through. Pace outlined his goals for the 2018 football season as he took a break from practice on Monday Aug (more…)

Tigers beat back the Wolfpack

<strong>Tigers beat back the Wolfpack</strong>
San Jacinto football defeat Great Oak (Temecula) at home last Friday, 40-6 Photo by Corey Evan / The Valley ChronicleThe Tigers in action against the Great Oak Wolfpack. SJHS packed in a 40-6 win last Friday. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter It is often said that change is good. For San Jacinto High School’s football boys, change would come in the form of a new non-conference lineup for the 2018 season. This lineup was headed by Temecula’s Great Oak Wolfpack, which brought their challenge to a packed Tiger Stadium on Friday, Aug 17. San Jacinto won the toss, and deferred to the second half. Time passed seemingly quick during the (more…)

Scrimmage: Hemet High

<strong>Scrimmage: Hemet High</strong>
Fans turn out to watch Hemet Bulldogs test their skills against Rancho Verde Mustangs Photo by Corey Evan / The Valley ChronicleHemet Bulldogs gather on the field to prepare to scrimmage before the upcoming season. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter Some ask why they would go near their school when they don’t need to. Football fans have a very good answer for them: Scrimmage. But what is a scrimmage? As simply defined by Merriam-Webster, a scrimmage match is “practice play need to do before they’re ready to hit the gridiron when the season kicks off.between two squads.” It helps the teams involved identify strengths and weaknesses in their program and (more…)

2018 Football Preview: West Valley High School

Photos by Corey Evan/The Valley ChronicleThe Mustangs run drills during Thursday’s practice. ■ By Corey Evan / Reporter Coach Matt Willard has one goal for his Mustangs: NOT going 0-10 again in 2018. It’s often said that when you start at the bottom, there’s nowhere to go but up. This holds especially true for West Valley High School’s football team. The Mustangs have experienced two 0-10 records in the past three seasons. Bearing that in mind, the Mustangs did have a relatively winning season in 2016, bringing home the Ramona Cup in its inaugural season. With a fresh assistant coaching team, and nowhere to go but up, Coach Matt Willard has (more…)