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ORANGE – El Modena scored on its first three drives and shut out Brea Olinda into the fourth quarter for a 31-14 win in both teams’ North Hills League opener Thursday at El Modena High.
“This week was just more importantly getting off to a good start with league,” El Modena coach Matt Mitchell said. “Kind of building off last week of getting ourselves better and worrying about things we can control.”
No. 18 El Modena (6-2, 1-0) moves on to play Esperanza at home Thursday, Oct. 26. The Vanguards are ranked third in CIF-SS Division 7.
Brea Olinda (2-6, 0-1) plays
By Art Wilson
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I have a sure winner on Breeders’ Cup weekend at Del Mar. Can’t lose. Gonna dispose of his opponents like yesterday’s bad headache.
OK, I can hear you snickering from here. I can imagine the wise cracks.
The guy who wrote that War Emblem was going to need an oxygen tank at the quarter pole in the 2002 Kentucky Derby is telling me who’s going to win a Breeders’ Cup race before pre-entries are even taken?
The man who astutely told me to eliminate Mine That Bird before even sitting down to handicap the 2009 Derby
COSTA MESA – Patrick McMorris carried 17 times for 137 yards and four touchdowns to lead Godinez to a 42-14 victory over Calvary Chapel in a key Orange Coast League game Thursday at Orange Coast College.
Godinez (5-3, 3-0) is two victories away from going undefeated in league for the second year in a row.
The Grizzlies play Costa Mesa and then Estancia, which were both defeated by the Eagles (2-6, 2-1) this season.
McMorris was also a playmaker on defense.
The Eagles received the opening kickoff and were putting together a nice drive when McMorris spoiled it with an interception and 49-yard
With County Fire’s 10-year contract expiring June 30, city officials are now under intense pressure to chart the course ahead for the city’s fire services.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171018/on-victorvilles-future-fire-services-loss-of-local-control-key-deal-breaker?rssfeed=true
VICTORVILLE — Despite taking down a stop light, officials said a woman suffered minor injuries after a rollover crash on Seventh Street Wednesday afternoon.Reported just before 2 p.m., the crash occurred at the intersection of Seventh Street and Forrest Avenue and involved a woman in a black Nissan Z coupe. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said only minor injuries were reported, despite damages to a traffic light and pedestrian crossing light at the […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171018/rollover-crash-takes-out-stop-light-in-old-town-victorville?rssfeed=true
APPLE VALLEY — The Desert Sky League girls volleyball race remained in flux after Barstow knocked off Granite Hills in a sweep on Tuesday.The Aztecs won 25-20, 25-20, 25-17. Granite Hills had won the first two matchups earlier this season.Granite Hills is the two-time defending DSL champs and leads the league at 8-2. Barstow is currently a game back at 7-3 with two games remaining in league play.”It’s a very balanced league this year,” Granite […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/sports/20171017/area-roundup-10-17-17-barstow-keeps-dsl-title-hopes-alive?rssfeed=true
ADELANTO — Grammy-winning R&B artist Miguel will headline Friday’s free community Schools Not Prisons concert at Adelanto Stadium, it was announced Tuesday.The arts and music festival’s organizers are calling for the closures of immigration detention centers, including the private-run facility here, which is the largest in California.The festival is also meant to draw awareness to advocacy efforts for the fair treatment of detainees as they await decisions on […]Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171018/grammy-winning-artist-miguel-to-headline-friday-immigration-advocacy-festival-in-adelanto?rssfeed=true
Sanctioned by the National Police Rodeo Association, the cornerstone event in the city is free for kids 12 and under and $12 for everyone else.Original Article: http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20171018/adelanto-rodeo-returns-saturday-for-third-year?rssfeed=true
NLCS GAME 5
DODGERS at CUBS
When: 5 p.m.
Where: Wrigley Field
DODGERS LHP CLAYTON KERSHAW (18-4, 2.31 ERA)
Vs. Cubs: 5-3, 2.64 ERA
At Wrigley Field: 1-2, 3.00 ERA
Postseason history: 5-7, 4.57 ERA, 20 games (16 starts)
Hates to face: Willson Contreras, 5 for 9 (.556), 2 HR
Loves to face: Ben Zobrist, 0 for 8, 2 strikeouts
CUBS LHP JOSE QUINTANA (11-11, 4.15 ERA)
Vs. Dodgers: 0-2, 0.95 ERA
At Wrigley Field: 5-1, 4.22 ERA
Postseason history: 0-0, 1.59, 3 games (2 starts)
Hates to face: Logan Forsythe, 6 for 12 (.500), 3 doubles, 1 HR
Loves to face: Charlie Culberson, 0 for 4Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/10/18/nlcs-game-5-dodgers-at-cubs-game-time-tv-info-and-starting-pitchers/