Category Archives: High School Football

2019 Mid Valley Coach of the Year: Jesse Ceniceros – El Monte

Man, this was a tough decision. Jesse Ceniceros led El Monte to an undefeated record, a Division 12 CIF title and ultimately a State title which was won on the California-Oregon border. Yeah, real tough.

El Monte Parade Set for Saturday

Lions Finish Perfect Season, Capture State Title 32-7

By Rich Whittington (Crescent City, CA) The El Monte Lions completed their quest for a perfect season Saturday evening, running their way to a 16-0 record, and capturing the CIF Division 5-AA State Championship by defeating the host Del Norte Warriors, 32-7, in front of a sellout crowd at Del Norte’s Mike Whalen Field.

El Monte Captures State Title

By Rich Whittington (Crescent City) – Davon Booth scored four touchdowns to lead El Monte to a 32-7 win over Del Norte to win the Division 5-AA State championship Saturday night in Crescent City. The Lions got rolling early on a 52-yard touchdown run by Booth on the second play of the game, led 18-0 […]

Sierra Canyon Comes up Short in State

By Tim Peterson (Norwalk) – Sierra Canyon won the CIF title but came up short in State as they fell to Central (Fresno) 34-19 Friday night in the Division 1-AA Final at Cerritos College.

Maggiore Returns as West Covina Head Coach

By Tim Peterson (West Covina) – Mike Maggiore has returned as the head coach at West Covina after a three year hiatus he confirmed Thursday.

Robles Resigns at Nogales

By Tim Peterson (La Puente) – Oscar Robles has stepped down as the head football coach at Nogales sources confirmed Monday.

State Bowl Championship Pairings

Friday December 13

Going Gonzo

By Alex Gonzalez After watching El Monte punch their ticket to play for a state title Friday night, the biggest thing that I took away from it was there is no team in the San Gabriel Valley that has more heart than the Lions of El Monte.

Mid Valley Scoreboard: State Bowls

Mid Valley Scoreboard: State Bowls