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Mojave River League football title up for grabs

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Prep Football: Don’t expect the Pacific to raid the Mountain Valley League again

Last season was unusual, even by Mountain Valley League standards. Pacific High of San Bernardino, 1-9 in its previous two MVL seasons, absorbed several talented skill-position transfers to produce an unlikely 10-2 overall record (4-1 in league)...

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