(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1. El Monte has added former standouts Luke Ayala (RB/DB), Michael Bustillos (OL) and Memo Silva (WR) to the coaching staff this year.
2. “You’re going to give me a heart attack Simpson! I’m too old to be yelling like this!” – California Line Coach Patrick Winchell at practice Monday.
3. Dwyane Wade re-signs with Miami agreeing to a two-year deal with an option or a third for approximately $34 million.
4. Jimmy Graham signs a four-year, $40 million contract with the New Orleans Saints.
5. Derek Jeter went two for two and Mike Trout had two hits and drove in two runs to earn MVP honors as the American League beat the National League 5-3 in the All-Star game.
6. Louis “Red” Klotz the owner of the Washington Generals and other teams that lost thousands of games to the Harlem Globetrotters, passed away at the age of 93.
7. The Miramonte League in the Mid-Valley Division: Garey, Ganesha, Pomona, Bassett, La Puente.
8. The Prep League in the Northwest Division: Pasadena Poly, Flintridge Prep, Chadwick, Firebaugh, Rio Hondo Prep.
9. Happy Birthday to former Detroit Lion and Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders who turns 46 today.
10. “It’s great. I can actually coach now.” – Former Cal HC Jim Arnold who is now coaching the freshman team at Cal.