Tag Archives: A High School Football Novel
Fanview: January 25, 2017
By Joe Torosian “Joe, when I became a Principal I was told to do three things. Make sure no one was standing in front of the school smoking. Make sure the grounds were properly landscaped. And, make sure I had a good football team.”—Tony Ortega, retired educator, football coach, current president of the National Football […]
Fanview: January 24, 2017
By Joe Torosian “Sometimes when I wake up in Milagro, I want to scream.”—Ruby Archuleta Kick it! Right off the Top: What happens in the Rio Hondo League next football season? Will San Marino, Monrovia, South Pasadena and La Canada get two byes during league play? Can anyone, honestly, see Blair and Temple City fielding […]
Shettleroe Resigns at Temple City
Marc Shettleroe has resigned after helming the Temple City program for two seasons sources confirmed Wednesday.
Maggiore Steps Down After 21 Seasons
After 21 seasons and three CIF titles, Mike Maggiore, perhaps the most liked and respected coach in the San Gabriel Valley, has resigned as West Covina’s head football coach.
MacIntyre Out at El Monte
By Tim Peterson (El Monte) – Eric MacIntyre has stepped down as the head coach at El Monte after just one year MacIntyre confirmed Wednesday.
Fanview: December 31, 2016
By Joe Torosian “You’re gonna talk! You’re gonna beg to talk! Because someone is going to talk!”—Jimmy Malone Kick it! Right off the Top: I had this dream last night… The prep football season was dead…That must be clear or this story I’m about to share will have no meaning…
Fanview: December 21, 2016
By Joe Torosian “No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity misused.” ― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol Kick it! Right off the Top: Did you know Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley only needs 222 yards to reach a 1,000 for the season.
Fanview: December 19, 2016
By Joe Torosian “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.”—Groucho Marx Kick it!
The Peterson Principle: 12/18/2016
By Tim Peterson So apparently the requirement to step down as head coach is your team has to lose in the CIF Finals. Dale Ziola of Los Altos, Mike Moschetti at La Mirada and Burbank’s Richard Broussard all fell in the final game and resigned the next week.