Category Archives: High School Football

EMUHSD Cancels Fall Sports

By Tim Peterson The El Monte Unified High School District has announced that it has decided to cancel the fall sports season for the 2020-’21 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is the official release from District Superintendent Edward Zuniga.

One Year Ago: 2019 Mid Valley Player of the Year: Davon Booth – El Monte

Usually at this time we name our MVS Player of the Year. Since that wasn’t possible we posted last year’s POY for our “One Year Ago” series. It wasn’t a hard decision last season as Davon Booth won in a landslide for our 2019 Player of the Year. Like our selection for Coach of the […]

Two Sign from Sierra Vista

By Tim Peterson (Baldwin Park) – Anthony Rosas and Nick Dimitris both signed with UNLV Wednesday at Sierra Vista High School.

CIF Update: 12/01/2020

This is an update from CIF Commissioner Rob Wigod from December 1, 2020. Although it is dated we wanted to make sure there were no other updates or changes since that time before we posted as it is a fluid situation. This is the latest.

One Year Ago: Sierra Canyon Comes up Short in State

One more from our “One Year Ago” series as Sierra Canyon fell in the Division 1-AA State Final. The Trailblazers were within one in the third quarter but Central (Fresno) pulled away late at Cerritos College on December 13, 2019. Tim Peterson wrote the game story and Duane Barker was on the camera. By Tim […]

One Year Ago: Lions Finish Perfect Season, Capture State Title 32-7

“Our One Year Ago” series moves to the final game of the season. Rich Whittington traveled up North to cover his alma mater, El Monte, capture the 5-AA State Championship. The Lions put a bow on a perfect season with a rout of Del Norte in Crescent City on Saturday night December 14, 2019. By […]

One Year Ago: Lions State Their Case, 30-18

Our “One Year Ago” series moves into the State Playoffs. Davon Booth ran wild as El Monte’s perfect season continued with a win over Serra (San Diego) in the 5-AA Regional State Bowl. Tim Peterson wrote the game story and Duane Barker took the pictures as the Lions advanced to the State Final on Friday […]

One Year Ago: La Serna Title Bid Falls a Buck Short

La Serna came up a point short in its bid to win the Division 6 championship against Pacific/Oxnard at California High School. Tim Peterson wrote the game story and Duane Barker took the pictures in a game that became an instant classic one year ago on Saturday night November 30, 2019. By Tim Peterson (Whittier) […]

One Year Ago: Sierra Canyon At The Top…Again

Our “One Year Ago” series moves on to the CIF Finals. Sierra Canyon once again reigned supreme raising the Division II trophy with a win over Chaminade. Duane Barker was there for the coverage on November 29, 2019. By Duane Barker (West Hills) – On a cold night on the west side, the Sierra Canyon […]

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, […]