SOFTBALL: Norco wins the CIF-SS Division 1 Crown

Defending CIF Southern Section Division 1 champion Norco captured its fifth D1 championship with a 2-0 win vs. Great Oak in the finals in Irvine on Friday night. The Cougars were playing in their seventh CIF-SS D1 championship game in the past decade. Norco vs. Great Oak is the fourth time in the past 10 years that a pair of Inland Empire schools have squared-off in the Division 1 Finals. The other three times featured Norco vs. Santiago. (Photo: Steven Doi)

Senior Writer Derryl Trujillo has more on Norco’s victory against Great Oak: Cougars complete successful title defense and send seniors off in style-



BASEBALL: Norco headed to Dodger Stadium to play for CIF-SS D2 title

The Norco Cougars used a 4-3 win against Crescenta Valley in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 semifinals, to reach the championship game on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.

Senior Writer Derryl Trujillo has the story: Dream becomes reality for Cougars who earn trip to Dodgers Stadium with Tuesday win-

SOFTBALL: Defending champion Norco reaches quarterfinals

Photo Courtesy: Steve Doi

The Norco softball team blanked Vista Murrieta 5-0 in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs. The defending D1 champion Cougars will host Orange Lutheran in the quarterfinals on Thursday.

Senior Writer Derryl Trujillo has more:

Bottom of the order sparks Cougars to Quarterfinals & rematch against Orange Lutheran-

BASEBALL: Corona holds off Norco 5-4 in Big VIII action

The Corona Panthers own a slim lead in the Big VIII League title race after holding on for a 5-4 win against Norco on Thursday.

Senior Writer Derryl Trujillo has more:

Cougars mount late rally but fall short as Corona takes a percentage point lead in Big VIII-

FOOTBALL: Norco edges Vista Murrieta 30-23

The Norco Cougars went on the road to Vista Murrieta and defeated the Broncos 30-23. Inland_Sports Senior Writer Derry Trujillo files this report:

Interception and Late Touchdown difference for Norco on the road

SOFTBALL: Norco honored at The Big A

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim honored he CIF champion Norco softball team before their game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night at the Big A. Norco captured its fifth CIF Southern Section Division 1 title less than three weeks ago.

SOFTBALL: CIF-SS 2nd Round Match-Ups


The CIF Southern Section softball playoffs resume on Tuesday; including Santa Margarita vs. Norco in Division I, and La Serna vs. Yucaipa in Division II.

Check out this Tuesday playoff preview: Monday_s Inland Sports Show Softball Notes