The TEN: 3/6/2012


(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)

1.) Whittier Christian HC Sergio Gradilla and players Ryan Wallace (center), Grant Escobar (utility), and Matt Hearn (left tackle) will headline tonight’s Mid Valley Sports Show.

2.) On this date in 2009 La Canada hired Dan Yoder to be its football HC. Yoder replaced long time Spartan coach Rich Wheeler and made two playoff appearances in three seasons.

3.) Mountain View (junior) running back Jose Zamora’s 2011 stats: 134 carries, 933 yards, & 7 touchdowns rushing.

4.) The hit Monrovia’s Anthony Craft put on Covina’s Andrew Carrillo in the 2011 semifinals.

5.) Former Temple City standout Ryan Tucker made his debut for the Dodgers yesterday against the White Sox.

6.) On this date in 1836, after a 13 day siege, the Alamo fell and all of its defenders were put to the sword.

7.) Former El Monte Lions basketball guard Ralph Ojeda is 48 today.

8.) Houston Texans sign running back Arian Foster to 5-year, 43.5 million dollar contract, 20.75 million is guaranteed. His base salary in 2012 will be 18 million, plus incentives.

9.) “It was a stone groove my man. You are the most righteous…” —Trading Places

10.) La Serna (sophomore) quarterback Frankie Palmer threw 15 touchdown passes and ran for 7 more in 2011.

La Serna quarterback Frankie Palmer


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