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Fanview: April 25, 2017

By Joe Torosian “Yeah her young face was like that of an angel And her long legs were tan and brown You better keep your eyes on that road boy You better slow this vehicle down.”—Sammy Johns Kick it! Right off the Top: I miss the NFL Draft…I miss the first three rounds being on […]

Hinchcliffe Takes Long Beach

James Hinchcliffe drove his #5 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Hondo to victory Sunday in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Fanview: April 3, 2017

By Joe Torosian “The last time you did an MVL basketball game Nixon was in the White House!”—Duane Barker Kick it! Right off the Top: Gonzaga 77, North Carolina 70…You heard it here first.

Cougars Working In The Spring

(Azusa) The APU Cougars spring practices finished Saturday morning with a their annual Spring Game. The biggest crowd ever to attend the spring game was in attendance to watch the Cougars work and scrimmage.

The TEN: 2/17/2017

(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”) 

Signing Day At APU

(Azusa) The Azusa Pacific Cougars invited the media out to the Felix Events Center to announce their football signings for soon to be graduating high school class of 2017. Below is a list of the recent signees.

Maggiore Steps Down After 21 Seasons

After 21 seasons and three CIF titles, Mike Maggiore, perhaps the most liked and respected coach in the San Gabriel Valley, has resigned as West Covina’s head football coach.

Fanview: December 31, 2016

By Joe Torosian “You’re gonna talk! You’re gonna beg to talk! Because someone is going to talk!”—Jimmy Malone Kick it! Right off the Top: I had this dream last night… The prep football season was dead…That must be clear or this story I’m about to share will have no meaning…

Terrell Watson’s Debut With Eagles Set For Sunday

(Philadelphia) Former APU Cougar Terrell Watson has been signed to the Eagles 53 man roster and will make his NFL debut Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. It hasn’t been revealed how much time Watson will get but Philadelphia only has two other healthy running backs on the roster in Darren Sproles and Byron Marshall.

Fanview: December 21, 2016

By Joe Torosian “No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity misused.” ― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol Kick it! Right off the Top: Did you know Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley only needs 222 yards to reach a 1,000 for the season.