FOOTBALL: Norte Vista stars sign with U. of Redlands

Solomon Iosefa and Hector Becerra sign their letters to play for the University of Redlands during a ceremony at Norte Vista High School.

The University of Redlands football team landed two, key players from Norte Vista High School that led the Braves to the CIF Southern Section Division 7 championship game.

Braves lineman Solomon Iosefa and defensive end/tight end Hector Becerra, each were All-CIF selections this past season, signed with the Bulldogs during a ceremony on Wednesday.

Iosefa and Becerra join a UofR team that finished 8 and 2 last season and won the SCIAC championship.

The Bulldogs kick off the season on September 2 at home against Trinity (Texas).

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FOOTBALL: University of Redlands Practice

The University of Redlands football team is back in action preparing for its season opener at Trinity University in San Antonio on September 3.

We’ll have video from practice plus an interview with head coach Mike Maynard on the next episode of Sports Weekly on IEMG-TV (Time Warner 3, Charter Cable 3, Verizon FiOS 3 or 33, and ATT U-Verse 99).

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University of Redlands Football Practice.
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University of Redlands lineman practicing on August 18, 2016.
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August 18 marked the first day that the Bulldogs practiced in full pads.
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University of Redlands head coach Mike Maynard.
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Austin Cuicchi (Temescal Canyon HS) has been playing linebacker at the University of Redlands.
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Former quarterback Derrick Cruz (La Sierra HS) lines up at cornerback for the University of Redlands.