The Pepper Bough

Varsity football gets first home victory against Cajon Cowboys, 36-7

Mike Wexler, Sports Desk

September 23, 2013

The Yellowjackets dominated this past Friday night and captured their first home game victory, 36-7, against Cajon High School’s Cowboys in front of their hometown crowd. Coach Mailo commented before the game, “We’re gonna win, dominate, and execute tonight. The key is not to worry about them, we’ll worry about us.” The first half consisted of DeAndre Graham and Running Back Jared Campa contributing one touchdown each, to fire up the Yellowjackets. Isaiah Webb locked it in with his field goals to put them ahead. The excitement of the first half came to a screeching halt when LaVonte Wilson was injured.    After the halftime break, the Yellowjackets were on fire. The excitement continued  when Jordan Huesca and DeAndre Graham showed off their tremendous speed and agility by each making it into the end zone. Once again, kicker Webb cam...

Girls Tennis goes down fighting against Citrus Valley in four sets

Mike Wexler, Sports Desk

September 14, 2013

The girls varsity tennis match on September 10th was a must-see event. They gave it their all in their loss against Citrus Valley in four sets. It was a face-off that no one should have missed. Both teams put it all out on the...

Yearly Sports Wrap-Up

Nathan Morgan, Sports Desk

May 20, 2013

The 2012/2013 school year is coming to an end, and for Colton High Sports, it has been an overall success. It was a good year for the Colton’s football team; they made it to the first round of playoffs. Highlights for the...

Softball heads into playoffs as league champs

Johnathan Marquez, Reporter

May 8, 2013

So far it has been a great season for Colton Yellowjackets varsity softball, taking the league title for the fourth year in a row and heading into the playoffs. But head coach Joe Montes says, “We just have to take it one game...

What’s up, Holmes? Track coach sits for interview

Nathan Morgan, Reporter

May 7, 2013

I interviewed first time Head Track and Field Coach Valerie Holmes, about how her first year as coach went and how the team did this season. Pepper Bough: How many years have you been track coach? Coach Holmes: I have been...

Track and field season kicks off at Fontana high

Graciela Garcia, Reporter

March 14, 2013

Colton’s Track & Field season kicked off on Wednesday, March 6th at Fontana High School. The season had begun so early in the month of March, because of spring break. The team took this meet seriously, as it involved...

Colton high wrestlers make CIF

Mike Garcia, Reporter

March 14, 2013

Wrestling league finals were held on February 1st 2013 at Grand Terrace High. The tournament consisted of four different schools competing against one another in order to qualify for CIF. The tournament turned out great: five Colto...

Colton’s track and field season starts off with first track meet

Graciela Garcia, Reporter

March 5, 2013

Colton’s first track tri-meet with Rubidoux and Riverside Poly started as a nerve racking meet. Most returners had experience the tense and shaky feeling of just running off. For everyone who is new to Colton’s Track &...

Senior Wrestling Night one to remember

Karime Aispuro, Reporter

February 27, 2013

Senior Night for all the wrestlers was a great ceremony and seemed to have helped many wrestlers accomplish what they so much desired. On January 30th the ceremony was performed on the same day that Colton wrestlers had a matc...

Los Angeles Lakers’ owner dies at age 80

Nathan Morgan, Reporter

February 26, 2013

Jerry Buss January 27, 1933-February 18, 2013 Los Angeles Lakers' owner Jerry Buss died February 18, 2013 at the age of 80. He had been battling cancer since 2012. Buss was a real estate investor and had his doctorate in Ph...

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