(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1.) Lee “Hacksaw” Hamilton
2.) Arroyo wide receiver Hunter Duran to play at PCC next fall.
3.) Former UNLV (Long Beach St., Fresno St.) legendary basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian suffers mild heart attack.
4.) Workman Lobos (junior) running back Justin Snedden in 2011: 151 carries, 1,001 rushing yards, and six touchdowns.
5.) “Would Phil Simms have won that Super Bowl if Scott Norwood hadn’t been wide right?” ESPN’s Colin Cowherd. (In that particular Super Bowl Jeff Hostetler was the winning quarterback.)
6.) La Puente football HC Brandon Rohrer is 25-8 in three seasons.
7.) “I never wanted a team full of All-Americans. I wanted only three because I usually only played eight guys. I wanted the ninth guy to be good enough to replace one of the eight if someone got hurt. I wanted the tenth guy to be a good student to raise the team’s grade point average and I wanted the twelfth guy to be an armenian because I knew he would be loyal to me.” — Jerry Tarkanian.
8.) Whittier Christian (junior) strong safety Nick Triviso.
9.) Stephen Strasburg will be opening day starter for the Washington Nationals.
10.) Mid Valley Sports staffer Andy Villathedevil