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Fanview: May 18, 2017

By Joe Torosian “I said one of them goes around with a black mustache.”—Captain “So do I, if I had my choice I’d go around with a little blonde.”—Groucho Kick it! Right off the Top: I would have posted a column yesterday, but I developed a blister on my thumb. It made pressing the space […]

Fanview: May 15, 2017

By Joe Torosian “Jerry, just remember, it’s not a lie if you believe it.”—George Costanza Kick it! Right off the Top: I was this close to taking the El Monte job…and then Jesse Ceniceros swooped in to steal it from me.

Ceniceros Steps Down at Chino

(Chino) – After two years, Jesse Ceniceros has stepped as head coach of the Chino Cowboys football program.

Fanview: April 14, 2017

By Joe Torosian “There’s just something about youth and comedy that go together. Maybe it’s that foolishness, that silliness that you can get away with when you’re younger, that you can’t get away with when you’re older.”—Joe Flaherty Kick it! Right off the Top: Do you know who Eduardo Rivero and Emilio Macias are?

Fanview: April 5, 2017

By Joe Torosian “And I kept on looking for a sign in the middle of the night But I couldn’t see the light No, I couldn’t see the light I kept on looking for a way to take me through the night Couldn’t get it right I couldn’t get it right” —Climax Blues Band Kick […]

Brentwood Busts Burbank at Buzzer

By Joe Torosian (Azusa)— Brentwood’s Braelee Albert’s three-pointer as time expired lifted the Brentwood Eagles to a 55-54 victory over the Burbank Bulldogs in the CIF Division 3AA Boys Final Friday night at the Felix Event Center on the campus of Azusa Pacific University.

TC Tabs Saxon

By Joe Torosian Temple City High School has stayed in-house and hired Riley Saxon, an on-campus teacher, to become the 14th head football coach in school history.

Fanview: February 8, 2017

By Joe Torosian “Okay, so your heart is broken You sit around mopin’ Cryin’ and cryin’ You say you’re even thinking about dying? Well, before you do anything rash—like hiring Steve Sarkisian—dig this! Everybody plays the fool…sometimes…There’s no exception to the rule.” —The Main Ingredient (adjusted) Kick it! Right off the Top: My advice to […]

Fanview: February 2, 2017

By Joe Torosian “When all else fails there’s always delusion.”—Conan O’Brien Kick it! Right off the Top: I guess I wrote a column last week calling for the end of Temple City football…I can’t find it on my computer but if you run across it can you forward it to me? Thanks.

Fanview: January 25, 2017

By Joe Torosian “Joe, when I became a Principal I was told to do three things. Make sure no one was standing in front of the school smoking. Make sure the grounds were properly landscaped. And, make sure I had a good football team.”—Tony Ortega, retired educator, football coach, current president of the National Football […]