Category Archives: The Peterson Principle

The Peterson Principle: 3/6/2024

By Tim Peterson La Serna is the class of the Del Rio League. Let’s not kid ourselves. The Lancers are the team to beat. The team that, at least for right now, every other team in the league aspires to be.

The Peterson Principle: 8/31/2023

By Tim Peterson It’s always an awesome feeling seeing someone that you covered in high school playing at the next level, but to see them in the NFL that’s a whole different story. A couple guys from Downey have done exactly that.

The Peterson Principle: 8/13/2023

By Tim Peterson I didn’t make it out to Charter Oak last Thursday night for the scrimmage between the Chargers and Northview. Who won? Well based on what side of the field you were on both teams did.

The Peterson Principle: 7/5/2023

By Tim Peterson A lot of football folks in the area seem surprised by all of the pub that Baldwin Park is getting. Why are we surprised? This is what Robert Maxie does.

The Peterson Principle: 5/6/2023

By Tim Peterson I’m still waiting for the official new head football coach announcement by a local school. It’s not a bombshell or earth-shattering news by any stretch. The fate of the world doesn’t hang in the balance. Heck, a lot of people won’t even care.

The Peterson Principle: 4/19/2023

By Tim Peterson I understand the premise of not releasing a new coaching hire until it’s official. “It’s pending board approval and we still have to tell the kids and do the background checks” is the common mantra that I hear from sources (Athletic Directors, coaches or otherwise) when I’m informed a new head football […]

The Peterson Principle: 1/25/2023

By Tim Peterson Baldwin Park will announce its new head football coach this week. This is a recording.

The Peterson Principle: 8/24/2022

By Tim Peterson How do you turn the ball over six times and win? Well when the opponent coughs it up four times as well you have a pretty good shot.

The Peterson Principle: 7/31/2022

By Tim Peterson I’m watching the Dodgers game Sunday and first James Outman, in his first major league at bat, hits a two-run home run for the Dodgers. Then Brian Serven, who I covered when he played at Temple City National Little League about 17 years ago, goes deep for the Rockies. Pretty cool.

The Peterson Principle: 7/14/2022

By Tim Peterson There has been a lot of talk about who is the best team in the area now that all of the summer passing tournaments are in the books. I’m not going to bust out a Top Ten just yet but if Pasadena isn’t somewhere in your Top 3 then you better think […]