Category Archives: High School Football

St. Francis Coach Bonds Passes Away

By Tim Peterson (La Canada) – St. Francis head football coach Jim Bonds passed away early Wednesday morning at the age of 51 after a long battle with cancer.

One Year Ago: Moors Clinch The Almont

One more from Week 9 of last year. Duane Barker covered Alhambra clinching the Almont League title with a win over Bell Gardens at Moor Field. The Moors had a memorable season going undefeated before falling in the CIF Division 13 semi-finals to Ramona. By Duane Barker (Alhambra)- The Alhambra Moors clinched the Almont League […]

One Year Ago: Ostry Runs over Arroyo, 27-14

Our “One Year Ago” series moves into Week 9. Rosemead-Arroyo has been a great rivalry for decades and last year was no exception. Rich Whittington was on hand to take it all in as Ivan Ostry and the Panthers ran over the Knights on Friday night October 25, 2019. By Rich Whittington (Rosemead) – Quarterback […]

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: St. Paul Dispatches Harvard Westlake

We continue our “One Year Ago” series as we move into Week 8 of last year.  Duane Barker was on hand to see St. Paul pummel Harvard Westlake on October 18, 2019. By Duane Barker (Sante Fe Springs) – The St. Paul Swordsmen hosted the Harvard Westlake Wolverines Friday night at “The Pit” on the […]

Salazar Named Head Coach at Bell Gardens

By Tim Peterson (Bell Gardens) – Long time area assistant coach Victor Salazar has been named the new head football coach at Bell Gardens he confirmed Wednesday.

One Year Ago: The D Shows Up at the Ranch, 21-14

One more from Week 7 in our “One Year Ago” series. The Diamond Ranch D showed up to get the W against Los Altos. Tim Peterson covered the action on October 11, 2019.  By Tim Peterson (Pomona) – The Diamond Ranch defense shut out Los Altos in the second half and the Panthers rallied to […]

One Year Ago: El Monte Outlasts Arroyo

As our “One Year Ago” series marches on this one was played on October 11, 2019 in a clash of Mission Valley League rivals. El Monte continued its undefeated run with a big Week 7 road win over Arroyo. Duane Barker was on hand for the coverage. By Duane Barker (El Monte) – In a […]

One Year Ago: Tartans Knock Out Bonita in Fourth Round

Another one from Week 6 of last year. Glendora remained unbeaten with a win over Bonita in the Palomares League opener in a game played on October 4, 2019. Tim Peterson wrote the game story. By Tim Peterson (La Verne) – In what could have been construed as a heavyweight fight, Glendora scored twice in […]

One Year Ago: Lancer Domination

This week in our “One Year Ago” series La Serna was off and running in the Del Rio League with a rout of El Rancho. Duane Barker covered the Week 6 battle played on October 4, 2019. By Duane Barker (Whittier) The La Serna Lancers and the El Rancho Dons opened up Del Rio League […]