Downey Does It, Beats Cathedral

Downey defensive end Chris Blanton. (Photo by Joe T.)

Downey defensive end Chris Blanton. (Photo by Joe T.)

By Joe Torosian

(Los Angeles)—Looking at the box score it is simple. Both teams scored three touchdowns, but one team failed on all of its extra-point attempts. Still the quarterfinal match between Downey and Cathedral was an offensive nightmare, a defensive struggle, and a flag waver’s delight before the Vikings settled things in the final minute for a 21-18 victory. Read more »

Crescenta Valley Stays Perfect

CV's Jordan Lobianco hauls in a 20-yard scoring pass from Bryan Gadsby. (Photo by Phil Sutphin)

CV’s Jordan Lobianco hauls in a 20-yard scoring pass from Bryan Gadsby. (Photo by Phil Sutphin)

By Bill Sudakis

(Paramount)–Paramount fumbled away a chance to score early and no points were put on the board by either team in the first quarter, but in the second Crescenta Valley scored three touchdowns and flew to a 35-14 victory on Friday night. Read more »

Andy’s Anecdotes: November 21, 2014

Andy Villanueva

Andy Villanueva

By Andy Villanueva

It has been chilly at my home lately. No, it is not because of I forgot to pay the heating bill. Just a fair warning for those playing fantasy football with the wife or significant other. Don’t!

In all honesty, I actually feel bad beating my wife this week in fantasy football. There is no logic to this and second guessing during the entire week leading up was probably her undoing.

She is also a Texas A&M fan, so it was a double loss for her this weekend. Read more »

Fanview: November 20, 2014

Joe T.

Joe T.

“When shall we three meet again in thunder, lightning, or in rain? When the hurlyburly ‘s done, when the battle ‘s lost and won”.—Shakespeare

Kick it!

Right off the top: If you’ve ever had your skull opened, sand poured on your brain, and your skull closed then you know what it is like to hear Wham sing “Last Christmas”. Read more »

Fanview: November 19, 2014

El Monte OC Brian Tabatabai in session. When I'm too old to work the sidelines, this is what I'll miss the most. The sideline is the best reality theater in the world. (Photo by Joe T.)

El Monte OC Brian Tabatabai in session. When I’m too old to work the sidelines, this is what I’ll miss the most. The sideline is the best reality theater in the world. (Photo by Joe T.)

“There ‘s daggers in men’s smiles.”—Shakespeare

Kick it!

Right off the top: I don’t know you feel about it, but I find the whole “Elf on the Shelf” thing very creepy. Read more »