Tag Archives: Arroyo Football
One Year Ago: Arroyo Names Leonardis
Chuck Leonardis was named the head football coach at Arroyo on February 5, 2020 in our latest edition of “One Year Ago.” Leonardis is still waiting for the chance to coach his first game after COVID-19 caused the postponement of the season. By Tim Peterson (El Monte) – Arroyo has named Chuck Leonardis as […]
Four Years Ago: Overtime is Knight Time; Arroyo CIF Champions!
Instead of “One Year Ago” we had to go back four years ago to bust this one out. It was on December 3, 2016 that Arroyo beat Rancho Mirage 35-34 on a dramatic walk off two point conversion at B.L. Bergstrom Stadium to win the CIF Division 12 Championship. Tim Peterson wrote the game story […]
The Peterson Principle: 6/21/2020
By Tim Peterson Anybody else forget that the Dodgers acquired Mookie Betts? I saw a headline the other day that reminded me that yes, he was indeed a Dodger.
Koffler’s Top Five
Matt Koffler is a former area coach who had stops at Warren, La Puente and Edison but is best known for his time as HC at Rosemead where all five of his players on his list came from.
Escamilla’s Top Five
Former South El Monte HC Erick Escamilla chimes in with his Top 5. Escamilla was the Eagles head coach from 1997-2009.
Singiser’s Top Five
Former Arroyo head coach and 2016 CIF champion coach Jim Singiser gives his top five players in order and also top five players he coached against.
The Peterson Principle: 4/18/2020
By Tim Peterson The narrative was that Kobe Bryant had a bad game in Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals against Boston, that the Lakers won in spite of him. Take another look. Despite a less than stellar shooting night, he led the team in scoring with 23 points, and pulled down 15 rebounds.
Why Not The View? Part 3
By George Hernandez [El Monte] – Talking to multiple former players and coaches from Mountain View and former coaches that coached against the Vikings, I got a lot of different opinions.
Top Returners: 2020 Football Season
By George Hernandez Here are some of the top returning players in the area for the upcoming 2020 football season.
Why Not The View? Part 2
By George Hernandez [El Monte] – Mountain View’s first year of varsity football was 1972 under coach Bob Casper as it finished 0-9 and got shut out five times.