Author Archives: Tony Solorzano

Soul Crushes KISS in Rock vs. Jocks Finale

By Tony Solórzano (Trenton, N.J) – The second leg of the “Rock Vs. Jocks” Series between the Philadelphia Soul and the LA KISS looked more like Washington’s surprise attack on the Hessian troops in Trenton over 240 years ago as the Soul dominated the KISS, winning 73-37 Saturday afternoon in front of 5,802 fans at […]

LA KISS-Philadelphia Soul Pre-Game

By Tony Solorzano WEEK 11 MATCHUP: LA KISS (4-5) vs. Philadelphia Soul (8-2) GAME TIME Noon PDT (3:00 Local Time) LOCATION: Sun National Bank Center, Trenton , NJ BROADCAST: ESPN3 (WatchESPN App)

Rio Hondo Earns Division IV State Bid

Arcadia – Rio Hondo Prep, winners of the CIF Southern Section’s Northeast Division, will see their season extended for at least one more week, as they were selected for the CIF State Division IV Regional Playoffs this Friday night to take on the San Diego Section Division V Champions, Solana Beach Santa Fe Christian.

Downey Wins Rematch; Takes Southeast Title

By Tony Solorzano (Fullerton) – A controversial end to a titanic slugfest ended Downey’s 55-year drought as the Vikings recovered a fumble with 19 seconds left deep in their own territory for a 33-25 victory over La Serna  to claim the CIF Southern Section’s Southeast Division title Saturday night at Cal State Fullerton’s Titan Stadium.

Kares Klaim Second Konsecutive Krown

By Tony Solorzano (El Monte) – Four touchdowns by junior running back Nate Tayco led Rio Hondo Prep to claim their second consecutive CIF Southern Section Northeast Division title in a 28-21 defeat of top-seeded Mission Prep Friday night at Rio Hondo Prep’s Kares Field.

Southeast Finals Update: La Serna-Downey Final Moved to Cal State Fullerton

By Tony Solorzano The CIF Southern Section announced yesterday the venue for Saturday’s Southeast Division Finals between La Serna and Downey has been changed from La Serna’s “home field,” California High’s Whittier District Field to Cal State Fullerton’s Titan Stadium. The game is scheduled to start at 7 pm Saturday.

Notes From The Big Antoine: UCLA vs. Stanford

Wow, how fast the season flies. Today was Senior Day for UCLA and 20 seniors made their final appearance on the Rose Bowl’s field in uniform for the Bruins.

Lancers Advance With Panther Shutout

By Tony Solorzano Whittier – Seven straight touchdowns put La Serna into the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section’s Southeast Division playoffs with a 49-0 shut out of the division’s wild card team, Diamond Ranch, Friday night at California High’s Whittier District Field.

BREAKING NEWS: Tri-Valley Champs Bishop Diego Sanctioned By CIF

The Tri-Valley League champion, Bishop Diego, will not be hosting any playoff games during the 2012 CIF Southern Section’s Northwest Division playoffs, according to a report posted by Santa Barbara’s PresidioSports.com, published today. Bishop Diego will open the first round at South Torrance, one of the three At-Large teams in the bracket.

Notes From the Big Antoine: UCLA vs. Arizona-Second Half

Pasadena – Okay, we’re back from a great halftime show in which the UCLA Marching Band did a salute to the Armed Forces, including formations that saluted the Army(Tank), Navy(battleship), Air Force(B-1 Bomber) and Marines(Eagle) while playing their “theme songs.”