CIF Southern Section baseball, softball playoff brackets announced

CIF Southern Section baseball, softball playoff brackets announced

The California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section softball Championship playoff pairings were released this week and much of the talk of Riverside County is being focused on the Norco softball program, ranked No.1 in the nation. The Lady Cougars are bringing into the postseason a 30-0 record, but enter Murrieta Mesa, who also has been getting […]

Local high school wrestlers, soccer teams stay alive in CIF postseason winter sports playoffs

Local high school wrestlers, soccer teams stay alive in CIF postseason winter sports playoffs

Just as with the uncertainty of the recent weather, there is never a for sure thing when it comes to the playoffs. The rain continued to show its face earlier this week, but luckily for the local teams left in the playoffs, the weather is the furthest thing from their minds. Many of the top […]

HS Football: Nighthawks, Mustangs and Eagles advance to CIF-SS Semifinals

HS Football: Nighthawks, Mustangs and Eagles advance to CIF-SS Semifinals

While Thanksgiving traditions are fresh on everybody’s minds, so is the semifinal round of the CIF Southern Section football playoffs, well at least for the three remaining local teams still in the hunt that is. 15 teams from the area began the quest to call themselves CIF Champions just three weeks ago, five made it […]

HS Girls Volleyball: CIF parings announced, 17 local teams advance

HS Girls Volleyball: CIF parings announced, 17 local teams advance

With a new system in place, the CIF Southern Section Playoff pairings for the fall sport of girls’ volleyball were announced at the CIF Southern Section headquarters Friday, Oct. 28.  A total of 312 teams have qualified into the 10 divisional playoff brackets with 17 local teams beginning the single elimination tournament Tuesday Nov.1.  The championship finals […]

Rams 6-3 extra inning rally over West Ranch sends mighty Murrieta Mesa to CIF Championships

Rams 6-3 extra inning rally over West Ranch sends mighty Murrieta Mesa to CIF Championships

Not many second year head coaches can do what Murrieta Mesa’s Bryn Wade has done with a team that was considered to be the best sixth place team around last season. Garnishing an even overall 14-14 record, going 4-11 in league in 2015, Wade, along with assistant coach, Mark Barbee, began preparing this years Southwestern […]

CIF Playoff Update: Nighthawks win it all, TV and Rancho Christian move on to finals

CIF Playoff Update:  Nighthawks win it all, TV and Rancho Christian move on to finals

The winter sports season is finally coming to an end as playoffs reach their final week of play. One team has already won it all and just a few local teams remain as they search for glory. Girls’ Water Polo Division 2 Murrieta Valley 10 – El Toro 8 (2OT) It took two extra quarters, […]