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One Year Ago: Sweet Victory for Aquinas

Gene Valdez threw two touchdown passes for St. Paul but it wasn’t enough. One more from “One Year Ago” as St. Paul came up short in the CIF Division 5 Finals. Alex Gonzalez was on hand for the game story as Aquinas led by the running of Terayon Sweet came away victorious on November 29, […]

Going Gonzo: 10/31/2020

By Alex Gonzalez Covering high school sports has been a part of my life for the last nine years. Of those years, I’ve run into several coaches who were excellent at their job, and others whom I’ve seen get fired after a season or two at their school. At the top of the list of […]

One Year Ago: In Armstead They Trust

Our “One Year Ago” series moves on to Week 10 of last season. Alex “Gonzo” Gonzalez covered a dominant performance by Jim Bonds’ St. Francis Golden Knights as they ran roughshod over Cathedral. Coach Bonds and Kevin Armstead gave Gonzo the scoop after the game played on Friday, November 1, 2019. By Alex Gonzalez (La […]

One Year Ago: Arceneaux All The Way

Another one from Week 8 of last year in our “One Year Ago” series. Alex “Gonzo” Gonzalez was on the coverage to see Whittier’s Johnathan Areceneaux run wild in the Cardinals rout of Cal on October 18, 2019. Note: The game was later ruled a forfeit win for Cal. By Alex Gonzalez (Whittier) — Johnathan […]

One Year Ago: Bearcats Pitch Perfect, 50-0

Alex “Gonzo” Gonzalez covered Bonita’s rout of Covina in Week 5 on September 27, 2019 as our “One Year Ago” series continues. By Alex Gonzalez (Covina) — Bonita quarterback Sean Jastrab accounted for five touchdowns, four passing and one rushing, while the defense forced three turnovers in the Bearcats 50-0 win over Covina Friday night […]

One Year Ago: Score Four for Moore

Here’s another one from Week 4 last year in our “One Year Ago” series. Alex “Gonzo” Gonzalez was there to see Damien Moore and Bishop Amat run over Cathedral on Friday night September 20, 2019.

Gonzo’s NFL Prediction

By Alex Gonzalez Well, it is finally that time of year, and without any outbreaks of COVID-19, the NFL season is here. It is starting on time, even though there are not going to be fans at some stadiums. Football is here, and we cannot wait. 

One Year Ago: Wildcats Blast Braves

Here’s another one from Week One of last year as we continue our “One Year Ago” series. Monrovia, who won its opener the week before against West Covina, picked up a win over Alta Loma. The game was played on August 30, 2019. Alex “Gonzo” Gonzalez covered the game.

Going Gonzo: 7/20/2020

By Alex Gonzalez After months of waiting and pondering, we’re finally going to get sports back.

Spartans Claim Rio Hondo Crown

By Alex Gonzalez Temple City — The La Canada Spartans completed a perfect 10-0 record in the Rio Hondo league Thursday night complements to Ryan Grande’s 22-points and Kyle Brown’s game-high 27-points in their 76-67 win over the Temple City Rams at Temple City High School.