Football/ May 15 2024

Athletes, Parents, Coaches & Peers Come to Defense & Sing Praises of 30-Year Covina High Teacher & Coach, Kevin Glaspy

Pictured throughout the years L-R: Glaspy & four-time state champion runner, Remontay McClain, and Glaspy w/Covina’s all-time TD leader & quarterback, Jake Duronslet Football: Editor’s Note: Two weeks ago, I sent an email to Covina Valley School District Superintendent Elizabeth Eminhizer to give her and the district a chance to make a statement, but Mrs. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Apr 02 2024

Bonita High School Named Michael Mann its Flag Football Coach; Bearcats Open Inaugural Season in Fall of 2024

Girls Flag Football: Bonita High School has taken the necessary steps to ensure its girls flag football program will be ready for the inaugural kickoff in the fall of 2024. And it all started with the naming of Michael Mann as its first coach. Mann is a teacher on the La Verne campus, and he’s […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Feb 24 2024

Chaffey College Hires La Salle’s Ben Buys as New Football Coach; Former APU Standout is all About Faith, Family & Football

Football: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor After five years at La Salle High School, Ben Buys is taking his passion for the game of football and for the young men who play it to Chaffey College. The 42-year-old APU grad is a man of character, and his commitment to his players goes far beyond the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Feb 16 2024

Caleb Settles & Mateen Ghafarshad Went 6-0 in Singles Matches; Claremont Edges Santiago, 10-8, on Thursday

Photo courtesy of the Claremont High athletics page Boys Tennis: Two days after a lopsided, 14-4 season-opening loss to Loyola, Claremont picked up win No. 1 of the 2024 season. The Wolfpack claimed a 10-8 victory over Corona Santiago. Claremont’s singles players went 7-2, and the doubles teams dropped six of their nine matches. Caleb […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Feb 13 2024

Maranatha’s Carter Shupper to Continue His Academic & Athletic Careers at University of San Diego

Football: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor When San Gabriel Valley area sports fans hear the last name Shupper, the first person that probably comes to mind is Maranatha baseball coach, Matt Shupper. Shupper led the Minutemen to a 27-4 record in 2018, and that ended with a CIF-SS Division 3 championship. Since 2018, the baseball […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Feb 08 2024

SGV Area Players & Coaches Make Super Bowl Predictions & 16-of-28 Expect KC to Win Third Title in Last Five Years

Football: Will Patrick Mahomes secure a third Super Bowl title for the Kansas City Chiefs in the last five years, or will Brock Purdy become the first quarterback selected last in the NFL draft to lead a franchise to the promised land? The oddsmakers in Las Vegas expect a very close game, and they’ve installed […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 11 2023

Offensive Stat Leaders For 210 Prep Sports Programs; Monrovia’s Salazar & Ellison, GHS’ DeGraaf, Damien’s Arriaza & RCHS’ Wilson Shined in 2023

Football: 2023 Season Stat Leaders: Editor’s Note: These stats came directly from the MaxPreps page of each program within the 210 Prep Sports coverage zone. I reached out to programs that didn’t have stats or updated stats, and I gave them two weeks to make updates before doing this extensive list. Azusa, Duarte, Muir & […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 11 2023

Defensive Stat Leaders For 210 Prep Sports Programs; Bonita’s Mikhail, West Covina’s Carrillo & San Marino’s Danenhauer Excelled in 2023

Football: Editor’s Note: These stats were taken directly from the MaxPreps page of each program, and of teams within the 210 Prep Sports coverage zone. Many teams aren’t as diligent in keeping and posting defensive stats. Azusa, Duarte, Muir San Dimas & Pasadena did not post their defensive stats. Defensive Stat Leaders: Tackles (minumum of […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 10 2023

Jordan Barton Accounts for 325 Yards of Total Offense & Two TD’s in Riverside’s 24-21 Victory Over San Mateo in State Title Game

College Football: What a way to win a CCCAA championship. One year after enduring a 55-0 beatdown at the hands of San Mateo in the state title game, Riverside City College got a walk-off field goal to earn a state championship, 24-21, over those same Bulldogs. Gabe Panikowski’s 23-yard field goal with no time remaining […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 08 2023

Former Damien Quarterback Jordan Barton Leads Riverside City College into Saturday’s State Title Game Against The Defending Champs From San Mateo

College Football: Editor’s Note: The stats in this story came directly from the CCCAA website. By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor The Riverside City College football program finished 2022 at 12-1. That would seem like a dream season for most programs. That dream, however, ended on December 10th of 2022, because the Tigers were handed a […]

By Brian Baiotto




Football/ Dec 04 2023

Rio Hondo Prep’s Mark Carson Has Been Named The 210 Prep Sports Football Coach of the Year; Kares Claimed a CIF-SS D-9 Title

Photos by Susan Coulter, Clarissa Johnson & Tim Lunney, & program history from Matt Heersema Football: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor Rio Hondo Prep’s Mark Carson is obviously a really good football coach. The numbers speak for themselves. But far more important than any success on a football field is the fact that Carson is […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 04 2023

Rio Hondo Prep’s Two-Way Stars, Noah Penunuri & Nate Curtis, Named 210 Prep Sports Football Players of the Year

Football: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor Last night, the 2023 season, which includes the CIF-SS and CIF State playoffs, finally came to an end for every program that this site covers. Of those 27 programs in the 210 Prep Sports coverage zone, three teams (Charter Oak, West Covina and RHP) earned CIF-SS title-game appearances, but […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 03 2023

CIF State Southern & Northern California Regional Scores; Mission Oak Defeated Rio Hondo Prep, 29-14, in D-4A Contest

Football: State Playoff Schedule: Open Division Championship: 12/9: Mater Dei (12-1) vs Serra (12-0) at Saddleback College at 8 Division 1AA Regional Final: De La Salle 41, Clovis North 0 Mission Viejo 49, Granite Hills 21 Division 1A Regional Final: Folsom 28, Pittsburg 25 St. Bonaventure 21, St. Augustine 20 Division 2AA Regional Final: 12/1: […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 03 2023

Mission Oak Ends RHP’s Season w/a 29-14 Victory in D-4A So Cal Regional Final, But Not Before Kares Secured 13 Wins & D-9 Title

Photos by Susan Coulter & Tim Lunney, stats/game info from Harry Joe & video highlights courtesy of David Guerrero Football: The historic and magical ride finally came to an end on Saturday night. Mission Oak of Tulare defeated Rio Hondo Prep, 29-14, in the CIF State Division 4A So Cal Regional final. The Hawks (10-5) […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 01 2023

Chino’s Diego Ogata, Nathan Blanco & Bradley Sawyer, & Covina’s Jake Duronslet & Joaquin Barragan Earn Sierra League’s Top Honors

Football: 2023 Sierra League Standings: Chino (11-1, 3-0) Covina (9-3, 2-1) Rowland (2-8, 0-2) Pomona (4-6, 0-2)    

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Dec 01 2023

Maranatha’s McNulty, O’Malley, Shupper & Holdren Earn Player of the Year, Offensive MVP, Specialist & Coach of Year Honors, Respectively

Pictured L-R: Luke McNulty, Miles O’Malley, Carter Shupper & Maranatha coach, Rand Holdren  Football:   2023 Cottonwood League Standings: Maranatha (9-2, 5-0) Whittier Christian (7-5, 4-1) Santa Rosa Academy (7-5, 3-2) Desert Christian (4-6, 2-3) Hamilton (1-9, 1-4) Vasquez (0-10, 0-5)

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Nov 30 2023

Rancho Cucamonga’s Trey Wilson & Upland’s Trestin Castro Named Baseline League’s Most Valuable Offensive & Defensive Players, Respectively

Thanks to RCHS for the photo of Trey Wilson, & to Upland for the picture of Trestin Castro Football: All-Baseline League: Offensive MVP: Trey Wilson, Rancho Cucamonga senior Defensive MVP: Trestin Castro, Upland junior Special Teams: Ayden Gutierrez, Damien senior First-Team Offense: Emiliano Villareal (QB), Rancho Cucamonga junior Noah Sandoval (QB), Upland senior Isaiah Arriaza […]

By Brian Baiotto


Football/ Nov 30 2023

Ayala’s Monroe Named Mountain West League’s Athlete of the Year; Bonita’s Mikhail & Montenegro Earn Defensive & Offensive MVP, Respectively

Football: All-Mountain West League: Athlete of the Year: Marquis Monroe, Ayala senior Defensive MVP: Noah Mikhail, Bonita junior Offensive MVP: Jayden Montenegro, Bonita senior Lineman of the Year: Niko Partida, Ayala senior First-Team Offense: Jacob Stewart (OL), Ayala junior Jeremy Goble (OL), Ayala senior Ethan Lorenz (OL), Bonita sophomore Hector Jimenez (OL), Charter Oak senior […]

By Brian Baiotto