Category Archives: Fanview

Fanview: August 1, 2017

By Joe Torosian “Now go get your shine box!”—Billy Batts Relax, take it easy! Right off the Top: I was working at a camp last week, and the speaker was talking about the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt, and I began to wonder…what if Pharoah was Pharoah of the SGV and a huge football […]

Fanview: July 21, 2017

By Joe Torosian “I thirst to be thirsty in Montego Bay.”—Bobby Bloom Relax, take it easy! Right off the Top: I don’t think I’ve written about this before—maybe I have, I don’t remember—but when I was a sophomore at “The End of The Santa Fe Trail”…I ditched 21 consecutive days of school.

Fanview: July 17, 2017

By Joe Torosian “We’ll fight’em until Hell freezes over, then we’ll fight’em on ice.”—Dutch Myer, TCU Kick it! Right off the Top: How marvelous, how wonderful and my song shall ever be. I never used to think much of the expression/phrase of “seeing the forest through the trees…” (I think that’s how it goes.)

Fanview: July 12, 2017

By Joe Torosian “Why can’t you tell her to talk to us? We’re the ones doing all the blocking.”—Pineapple Bartholomew, LT, West El Monte Poly Kick it! Right off the Top: I want to write a book about offensive linemen.

Fanview: July 10, 2017

By Joe Torosian “Jungle life, I’m living in the open Native beat that carries on Burning bright, a fire that blows a signal to the sky I sit and wonder, does the message get to you?” —Baltimora Kick it! Right off the Top: I dumped the NFL Network.

The Peterson Principle: 6/4/2017

By Tim Peterson I ran into Aaron “Airshow” Cantu at the 605 All-Star game Saturday night and I have this to report on the San Gabriel head coaching position.

The Peterson Principle: 5/27/2017

By Tim Peterson There is still one high school head coaching job open locally. San Gabriel has yet to find a replacement for Joe Ledesma. There have been plenty of names thrown around but nobody has landed as of yet.

Fanview: May 18, 2017

By Joe Torosian “I said one of them goes around with a black mustache.”—Captain “So do I, if I had my choice I’d go around with a little blonde.”—Groucho Kick it! Right off the Top: I would have posted a column yesterday, but I developed a blister on my thumb. It made pressing the space […]

Fanview: May 15, 2017

By Joe Torosian “Jerry, just remember, it’s not a lie if you believe it.”—George Costanza Kick it! Right off the Top: I was this close to taking the El Monte job…and then Jesse Ceniceros swooped in to steal it from me.

The Peterson Principle: 5/14/2017

By Tim Peterson El Monte feels like it just hit the lottery. The Lions go from having nothing with no light at the end of the tunnel to suddenly landing one of the better coaches in the valley.