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Coach Saxon, Understanding the Temple City Kid

By Alex Gonzalez When I heard the news about Riley Saxon becoming Temple City’s new head football coach I said, ‘Wow, Saxon became the head coach the same week Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss are relieved of their duties from the Lakers. Obviously the Saxon hire is bigger news right?. I have to talk to […]

Poinsettia Bowl: BYU 24 Wyoming 21 FINAL

(San Diego)–BYU free safety Kai Nacua picked off Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen at the Cougars 10-yard line in the game’s final minute to secure a 24-21 victory for BYU in the San Diego County Poinsettia Bowl at Quallcomm Stadium on a rainy Wednesday night.

Edison Takes Charge in Final

By Alex Gonzalez (La Mirada) — Edison’s Griffin O’Connor and and Jack Carmichael combine for five touchdowns in the Chargers 44-24 win over La Mirada in the Division 3 CIFSS final Friday night at La Mirada high school. 

Olmos and King Send Conquerors to Finals

(Hacienda Heights) — In the closing seconds of the fourth quarter, Kody Olmos connected with Khayman King in the corner of the end zone, on a fourth and 16, to give Los Altos the 30-28 win over Woodrow Wilson in the Division 6 semifinals Friday night at Los Altos High School. 

Conquerors A Perfect Ten 

By Alex Gonzalez (West Covina)— The Los Altos Conquerors completed a perfect season by defeating the West Covina Bulldogs, 24-0, Friday night at West Covina, claiming the Hacienda League title in the process. 

Comstock Quiets Colts

By Alex Gonzalez (Covina) — Northview quarterback Steven Comstock tossed four touchdowns and added a rushing score in the Vikings’ 49-7 win over rival Covina, Friday night at Covina District Field and retained the Crosstown Crown trophy.

Golden Knights Tame Coyotes, Stay Undefeated

By Alex Gonzalez (La Canada) — St. Francis’ running backs Elijah Washington and Jace Harrick combined for 152 yards on 33 carries in the Golden Knights 28-19 win over Buena Park Friday night at Friedman Field.

Long Days But Pleasant Knights for Arroyo

By Alex Gonzalez (El Monte)— The Arroyo Knights defense pitched a shutout and returned a fumble for a touchdown in a 16-0 victory over the Rosemead Panthers Friday night at B.L. Bergstrom in the Mission Valley League opener for both schools. 

Nevens Conquers Tartans 

By Alex Gonzalez (Hacienda Heights)— Tyler Nevens rushed for 174-yards on 21 carries and scored two touchdowns in Los Altos’ 42-34 win over Glendora Friday night at the new Patrick J. Mauch Memorial Stadium. 

E.J. Makes It Look EZ in Bearcats Win

By Alex Gonzalez (South Pasadena) — Bonita running back E.J. Pasowicz rushed for 71-yards on 18 carries and scored three touchdowns in the Bearcats 49-28 win over South Pasadena Friday night at South Pas. high school.