Category Archives: Opinions

Fanview: February 8, 2017

By Joe Torosian “Okay, so your heart is broken You sit around mopin’ Cryin’ and cryin’ You say you’re even thinking about dying? Well, before you do anything rash—like hiring Steve Sarkisian—dig this! Everybody plays the fool…sometimes…There’s no exception to the rule.” —The Main Ingredient (adjusted) Kick it! Right off the Top: My advice to […]

The Peterson Principle: 2/5/2017

By Tim Peterson The Burbank hire may have been a surprise to everybody except the people who knew Burbank. While former Bulldog quarterback Adam Colman may have been under that radar as far the next head coach, to Burbank it made perfect sense.

Fanview: February 2, 2017

By Joe Torosian “When all else fails there’s always delusion.”—Conan O’Brien Kick it! Right off the Top: I guess I wrote a column last week calling for the end of Temple City football…I can’t find it on my computer but if you run across it can you forward it to me? Thanks.

Fanview: January 25, 2017

By Joe Torosian “Joe, when I became a Principal I was told to do three things. Make sure no one was standing in front of the school smoking. Make sure the grounds were properly landscaped. And, make sure I had a good football team.”—Tony Ortega, retired educator, football coach, current president of the National Football […]

Fanview: January 24, 2017

By Joe Torosian “Sometimes when I wake up in Milagro, I want to scream.”—Ruby Archuleta Kick it! Right off the Top: What happens in the Rio Hondo League next football season? Will San Marino, Monrovia, South Pasadena and La Canada get two byes during league play? Can anyone, honestly, see Blair and Temple City fielding […]

The Peterson Principle: 1/14/2017

By Tim Peterson For 22 years we didn’t have a football team. Now we get a team every year. Maybe next January the Jacksonville Jaguars will announce they will be moving to the City of Industry.

Fanview: January 7, 2016

By Joe Torosian “Do I dare disturb the universe? In a minute there is time. For decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse.”—T.S. Eliot Kick it!

The Peterson Principle: 1/3/2017

By Tim Peterson Unless you’re a fan of the Texas Longhorns, or the Penn State Nittany Lions for that matter, this had to be the greatest Rose Bowl ever right?

Fanview: December 31, 2016

By Joe Torosian “You’re gonna talk! You’re gonna beg to talk! Because someone is going to talk!”—Jimmy Malone Kick it! Right off the Top: I had this dream last night… The prep football season was dead…That must be clear or this story I’m about to share will have no meaning…

The Peterson Principle: 12/26/2016

By Tim Peterson It wasn’t so much that the Rams lost to the 49ers last Saturday. They were 4-10 coming in and for all intents and purposes the game was meaningless. But it was the way they lost.