(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1.) Starting time for Bonita Air Assault on Friday in 2:P.M. not 3:P.M.
2.) ”I just try to be a leader, out on the floor, in the locker room, and do whatever it takes for us to win basketball games. You know, at the end of the day, they look at me to make plays. They look at me to lead them. But I’m not the only leader of this team.”— Miami Heat forward LeBron James.
3.) Former La Canada tailback Lavelle Peterson is 23 today.
4.) On this date in 2009: “Amazing how Orlando Hudson in just 67-games at second base can make you forget Jeff Kent ever played for the Dodgers.”— Joe T. in Fanview Lite.
5.) Angels first baseman Albert Pujols: 264 at-bats, 10 home runs, 39 Rbis, .254 batting average.
6.) “By 7 o’clock we have done more than any team in the valley.”— Arroyo’s Andre Kerkhoff.
7.) On this date in 1986 Boston Celtics number one draft pick, third overall out of Maryland, Len Bias overdoses on cocaine three days after being selected by the then world champions.
8.) “What’s the name of the river?…The San Antonio River goes right through the heart of downtown Los Angeles.”— Former KABC sportstalk host “Superfan” Ed Bieler sound cut on “The Jim Healy Show”.
9.) Burroughs quarterback Andrew Williams
10.) Whittier Christian alums Rudy Robles (MLB, Fullerton) & Jeff Worthy (DT, Boise St.).