Category Archives: High School Sports

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, […]

One Year Ago: Tartans Come Up Short In Semi-Finals

One more from “One Year Ago” as Duane Barker saw Glendora ousted in the Division V semis by Aquinas on a late field goal at Citrus College on November 22, 2019. By Duane Barker (Glendora) The Glendora Tartans hosted the Aquinas Falcons in the semi-finals of the CIF Division V playoffs and fell to the […]

One Year Ago: Lions Have Last Laugh Against Jurupa Hills, 22-15

Our “One Year Ago” series moves into the semi finals as Rich Whittington covered El Monte’s win over Jurupa Hills at El Monte High. The win came with a surprise at the end as the Lions not only advanced to the CIF Division Finals but were declared CIF champions when the two teams in the […]

One Year Ago: Swordsmen to Semis!

One more from last year for “One Year Ago”. Tim Peterson watched St. Paul pick up a big win over Yorba Linda to advance to the Division 5 semi finals. Tenell Ridgley had a field day on November 15, 2019. By Tim Peterson (Placentia) – Trenell Ridgley rushed for 205 yards and three touchdowns to […]

One Year Ago: La Serna Impressive In Second Round Win Over Los Altos

Our “One Year Ago” series moves into the second round of the playoffs. Duane Barker was on the sidelines to cover a good local matchup at Los Altos as the Conquerors battled La Serna. The Lancers had a little too much for the Conqs in the game played on November 15, 2019. (Hacienda Heights) The […]

One Year Ago: Too Little, Too Late For Huskies

One more from the first round of the CIF playoffs last year. Tim Peterson was out at Covina District Field to cover South Hills’ battle with Roosevelt. The Huskies rallied late but came up short on Thursday night November 7, 2019. By Tim Peterson (Covina) – South Hills staged a rally late in the fourth […]

One Year Ago: Lancers Tame the Bears In Round One

Our “One Year Ago” series moves on to the first round of the playoffs from last season. Duane Barker was on hand to cover La Serna’s opening round Division VI win over Warren that was played on November 8, 2019. By Duane Barker (Whittier)  The La Serna Lancers took on the Warren Bears Friday in […]

One Year Ago: Warren! Wow!!

One more from Week 10 of last year in “One Year Ago”. Dylan Guerra’s last second heave lifted Warren to a dramatic win over Downey in the city rivalry.  Tim Peterson was at the scene of the memorable game. By Tim Peterson (Downey) -Dylan Guerra threw a Hail Mary pass into the end zone and […]