Tag Archives: California Football

Lights Go Out on the 605; East Emerges With Victory

By Tim Peterson (Whittier) – At Exactly 10:00 p.m., with 4:57 left in the fourth quarter, the lights went out on the 605 game Friday night. 15 minutes later, they came back on and the East maintained its lead and went on to a 31-26 win over the West at Pioneer High School.  

For Openers, Cal Zeroes In

By Tim Peterson (Whittier) – It took awhile to get rolling but when California did it had more than enough in a 28-0 shutout of Gahr Saturday night at Dick Torres Stadium.

Cal Brings the Heat

(Whittier) – Cal was out Saturday in helmet and pads in temperatures that reached triple digits.  The Condors finished 6-5 last year (3-2 in the Del Rio) and fell in the first round of the playoffs to Downey.

Mid Valley Spotlight: California RB/LB Robert Leos

Robert Leos: California, LB/RB, Sr., 5-10, 180. 2014 stats: Rush- 31-250 yards, 2 TD. Def- 15 tackles 10 assisted, 25 total.

The TEN: 7/8/2015

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

El Rancho’s Lopez Earns Football Foundation Honor

By Tim Peterson (Pico Rivera) – El Rancho HC Vinnie Lopez has been named  2014 National Football Foundation Coach of the Year. The Dons won the Del Rio League last year with a perfect 5-0 record and went 8-3 overall.

The Peterson Principle: 11/16/14

By Tim Peterson Who has a better offense? San Marino or Crescenta Valley? Carson Glazier vs. Brian Gadsby. Break out the calculators and the last quarterback standing wins. Glazier has thrown 35 touchdown passes while piling up 2953 yards. He threw two last week in the win over Harvard-Westlake and seven the week before against […]

The Peterson Principle: 10/27/14

By Tim Peterson Jordan Lobianco had a big game for Crescenta Valley Friday night. He caught an 82-yard touchdown pass, and returned an interception 10 yards for a touchdown. He was good enough to have his highlights shown on “The Challenge” with Fred Roggin and Petros Papadakis Sunday night on NBC.

The Peterson Principle: 9/22/14

Monrovia didn’t lose the game Friday night. St. Francis won it. The Golden Knights took it. When big plays needed to be made, it was St. Francis that made them. The Golden Knights were bigger, deeper, stronger and ultimately better.

The TEN: 9/3/2014

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