The TEN: 5/10/2017



(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)

1. South El Monte, Gladstone and Bassett visit Mt. View Thursday at 5:00 p.m. for a throw.

2. The San Antonio Spurs beat the Houston Rockets 110-107 in overtime to take a 3-2 series lead in the Western Conference semi finals.

3. LA Galaxy midfielder Jermaine Jones will be out for a month after an MRI revealed a Grade II sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his right knee. Jones suffered the injury last Saturday night against Chicago.

4. Workman will hold its black and red spring game Friday May 19 at 4:30 p.m.

5. The San Francisco Giants had the worst record in baseball at 11-22 going into Tuesday night’s action.

6. The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers are both 8-0 in the playoffs.

7. The New England Patriots are the only NFL team to be favored in every game for the 2017 season.

8. Happy Birthday to ESPN Sportscaster Chris Berman who turns 62 today.

9. Northview’s Marcel Perez will coach the North in the SGV All-Star game this Saturday night May 13 at Covina District Field.

10. “My career was sputtering until I did a 360 and headed in the right direction.” Former NBA star Tracy McGrady.

32 Comments to "The TEN: 5/10/2017"

  1. annoymous's Gravatar annoymous
    May 12, 2017 - 4:09 pm | Permalink

    They almost shot down So. Gate Too. I think for the same violations.

  2. annoymous's Gravatar annoymous
    May 12, 2017 - 3:02 pm | Permalink

    Milvon James is a Good Coach but The School Hawkins had a lot of problems.

  3. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    May 11, 2017 - 9:13 pm | Permalink

    Most of the kids at hawkins high were unknown when they got there milvon coached them up. The city section city had it out for Hawkins high.

  4. annoymous's Gravatar annoymous
    May 11, 2017 - 5:24 pm | Permalink

    Hawkins had to forfeit two season’s because of Academic Violations. City Commissioner John Aguirre almost shut them down in the 3rd year. That’s why Milvon James had success at Hawkins. They are done now. He won’t bring any Kids to San Gabriel.

  5. mr. power's Gravatar mr. power
    May 11, 2017 - 4:48 pm | Permalink

    Any truth to the Coach Oritz to Wilson H.H. comment. I think he can finally turn that place around.

  6. Ron Vrooman, AHS stat man's Gravatar Ron Vrooman, AHS stat man
    May 11, 2017 - 9:50 am | Permalink

    Augustus Hawkins High School is in LAUSD; it’s named after a longtime congressman who represented the South-Central/Southwest L.A. area.
    The school’s athletic teams compete in the L.A. City Section, and the football team, which was coached until recently by Mr. James, has had considerable success playing in Division II.
    However, as others have commented, he left his coaching job at Hawkins amid allegations of rule violations.

  7. NWO's Gravatar NWO
    May 11, 2017 - 9:10 am | Permalink

    Never heard of Milvon James or Hawkins HS.

  8. Anno's Gravatar Anno
    May 11, 2017 - 8:58 am | Permalink

    Wow , someone just mentioned SG , not even in the top ten, Not good thing when everyone is passionate about a topic in favor or against. SG needs big help.

  9. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    May 10, 2017 - 9:42 pm | Permalink

    How was Milvon James in academic trouble he had got kids d1 scholarships. He took the program and built it up to powerhouse in 3 years

  10. annoymous's Gravatar annoymous
    May 10, 2017 - 7:38 pm | Permalink

    That’s a stupid statement Annonymous. Milvon James was in Academic Trouble at Hawkins High. San Gabriel will not get any better or get any African American Kids There. Stop making stupid remarks .

  11. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    May 10, 2017 - 7:33 pm | Permalink

    Sal Ortiz to Wilson

  12. Local Coach's Gravatar Local Coach
    May 10, 2017 - 6:58 pm | Permalink

    25k stipend??? What schools are those!!! SIGN ME UP!!!

  13. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    May 10, 2017 - 4:04 pm | Permalink

    Keith Jones needs to go and hire milvon James and see him build the program back up

  14. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    May 10, 2017 - 4:03 pm | Permalink

    Interesting part of the San Gabriel job is that the are offering a teaching position

  15. Ron Vrooman, AHS stat man's Gravatar Ron Vrooman, AHS stat man
    May 10, 2017 - 3:39 pm | Permalink

    Yes, Keith Jones is still at San Gabriel High, and he’s still the athletic director there. I saw him at the Alhambra School District headquarters just last Friday. He’s in good spirits and is hoping for the best.

  16. Pac 5 Scout's Gravatar Pac 5 Scout
    May 10, 2017 - 3:01 pm | Permalink

    There are about 25 schools in the MVS area without football coaches. Many were and are quality programs like Compton Centennial, Dominguez, Wilson, Troy, Chino and yes San Gabriel. Looks like admins have gotten together to start to break apart football for reasons of their own like the mafia does.

  17. NWO's Gravatar NWO
    May 10, 2017 - 2:21 pm | Permalink

    Is Jones still the AD at SG? It must be tough for him to see the program he brought back from the dead, return to the grave.

  18. It's About Time's Gravatar It's About Time
    May 10, 2017 - 2:16 pm | Permalink

    If it’s true that some area publics are quietly dishing $25k stipends to head football coaches, I strongly second the notion that, while it’s still not enough, it’s a good start. The ideal way to handle this matter would be to fire one administrator from each school, give 50% of the saved salary to the HC, 25% of it to the assistants, and the remaining 25% to the staff at MVS, with the understanding that I get an annual kickback of $50k for arranging the deal.

  19. ?'s Gravatar ?
    May 10, 2017 - 1:45 pm | Permalink

    Some birthday for Berman. RIP

  20. ?'s Gravatar ?
    May 10, 2017 - 1:43 pm | Permalink

    Heard several local publics have broke the mold and are paying HC’s 25,ooo stipend per year guarenteed for 3 years. Not Texas money but its a start.

  21. Local Guy's Gravatar Local Guy
    May 10, 2017 - 12:15 pm | Permalink

    San Gabriel is a bad place for two reasons:
    1. Administration is none supportive
    2. Title Nine fundraising – something to do with fundraising being split with all sports

  22. @NWO's Gravatar @NWO
    May 10, 2017 - 12:05 pm | Permalink

    -No admin support from new principle ,
    -New coaches don’t know how to recruit area kids
    -Booster moms aren’t allowed
    -Snack bar which is crucial income is ALL given to school
    -little interest(students) from a school with large attendance
    That’s about it, community cares,alumni care,moms care , they all do cause they nowthat potential can be brought out in the program

  23. Captain's Gravatar Captain
    May 10, 2017 - 12:04 pm | Permalink

    Sorry to say but sg was dead back in the 90′ s and early 2000’s

  24. @anon's Gravatar @anon
    May 10, 2017 - 11:56 am | Permalink

    Trust me ,and I mean TRUST me, that guy wanted to quit every single day even before the first season and he let it be known, I don’t blame him for it who wouldn’t, look at the state program. So short story , no coach is better then wasting money on someone who counted his days.

  25. NWO's Gravatar NWO
    May 10, 2017 - 11:53 am | Permalink

    Does anyone know why SG is such a bad place now a days? I’ve heard rumors of missing booster $ from years ago.

  26. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    May 10, 2017 - 11:51 am | Permalink

    SG should just fold the program.

  27. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    May 10, 2017 - 11:40 am | Permalink

    Has San Gabriel hired a football coach?

  28. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    May 10, 2017 - 11:10 am | Permalink

    SG should have stuck it out with Ledesma

  29. Pull The Plug's Gravatar Pull The Plug
    May 10, 2017 - 10:01 am | Permalink

    My vote is to end football at SG. Tired of hearing all the funeral-like statements about this place…bury the body and walk away.

  30. NWO's Gravatar NWO
    May 10, 2017 - 9:26 am | Permalink

    Sad to see what SG football has become since the 2011 season.

  31. Local Guy's Gravatar Local Guy
    May 10, 2017 - 8:03 am | Permalink

    Today there is a 4 way at Bell Gardens, Warren, Bell, South East and Bell Gardens at 5.

  32. superman's Gravatar superman
    May 10, 2017 - 7:18 am | Permalink

    Poor San Gabriel no coach, maybe gang like fans will treat next coach with respect instead of barrio style attitude.

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