(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1.) San Dimas versus Bonita for Smudge Pot tonight. Saints lead all-time 23-21-1 but have not won since August 23, 2012 (37-36).
2.) “This wasn’t a mystery. It was bound to happen I’m sorry Vikings but defense wins championships. Put Comstock at safety.”—MVS commenter “LOl” following Charter Oak’s 44-22 victory over Northview on Thursday night.
3.) Corey Seager’s two-out single in the night breaks up Matt Moore’s no-hit bid on Thursday night, but the Giants beat the Dodgers 4-0 to move within two games of the National League West leaders.
4.) Former Monrovia quarterback, Nick Bueno (2008-2010) turns 23 today. In three years as the Wildcats starter Bueno threw 43 touchdown passes, rushed for the 33 touchdowns, passed for 3,843 yards, rushed for 3,195 yards, started three semifinals games, two CIF title games, and led M-Town to its first championship in 2010 after losing all ten of its previous title appearances.
5.) “Overture, curtains, lights, this is it the night of nights and oh what heights will hit…on with the show this it!”—Mid Valley Sports begins is 19th football season.
6.) Note: The Los Angeles Dodgers were 71-55 when A.J. Ellis was dealt to the Philadelphia Phillies for Carlos Ruiz. They are now 0-1 without him.
7.) Tony Romo leaves Dallas Cowboys preseason game with the Seattle Seahawks after three plays on Thursday night with apparent back injury.
8.) “Does there really need to be Bring Your Dog To The Ballpark Day?”—Mid Valley Staffer Joe Torosian on Facebook….“Why bring ’em? Thought they sold them. I like them, especially with some mustard and relish.”—Lawrence Marak on Facebook in response.
9.) Longtime area assistant in basketball & football, Adam Monte turns 31 today.
10.) Joey Bosa.