(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1.) Southern Utah quarterback, former ELAC and Schurr alum Aaron Cantu turns 22 today.
2.) “Nobody grows that BIG in the SGV…”—MVS commenter “NWO” on Buena Park’s Kevin Dixon’s verbal to Utah.
3.) On this date in 1981 the Red Sox traded Fred Lynn to the Angels for Frank Tanana and Joe Rudi
4.) “Happy MLK Day! Most people celebrated by taking the day off of work. Except for the Indianapolis Colts, who did that yesterday.”—Jimmy Fallon on Monday, January 19th.
5.) Chino Cowboys HC Jim Baty resigned on January 15th after two seasons and a 10-11 record. He wants to devote more time to his family.
6.) “Ya’ think we’re taking football a little too seriously these days?”—Dennis Miller
7.) On this date in 1953 the Dallas Texans become the Baltimore Colts (now Indianapolis Colts)
8.) In regards to studs: El Monte wide receiver Fernando Espinoza in 2014: 61 catches, 960 yards, 15.7 per catch, ten touchdowns. 32 tackles, two interceptions = STUD (see Azusa HC Joe Scherf)
9.) “My point is the refs should have caught it, I have played at every level and coached for a long time and if there is ever an issue its the refs who bring it up! They touch the ball every play!”—Longtime area coach, Culver City/Tulane/Professional quarterback Michael McKay
10.) The California Showcase will be held on Saturday, February 21st at the Orange Country Great Park in Irvine, CA. —The Showcase is a FREE, one-day, non-profit event presented by former UCLA coach Terry Donahue and the National Football Foundation for high schools seniors to display their skills to Division II, III, and NAIA football programs. For more information got to www.CAShowcase.org