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"The Mid Valley Classic": History of the Game (Part 1 of 3)
—First of Three Parts: History of the Game (Tues.), By the Numbers (Weds.), and Stars & Plays (Thurs.)—
(What is now called the “Mid Valley Classic” started way back when these schools were young, 1956, and very slowly [...]
In time TC HC Mike McFarland will right all the wrongs of Friday night's loss to Arroyo.
Oh, didn’t I mention it?
I have always been a Denard Robinson fan…
When you essentially have four head coaches over the course of three seasons the results are usually something akin to 42-6 on opening night.
Note to TC Fans: [...]
Arroyo QB Steven Rivera getting ready for the Mid Valley Classic
(El Monte) – It was the typical Wednesday night practice for Arroyo as they got ready for the Mid Valley Classic with Temple City. But it is anything but a typical year.
Usually the battle with the Rams kicks off the season for both teams [...]
Trying to figure out the Jack Del Rio League has driven me to madness!
T-Minus-29 Days until “The Mid Valley Classic”
Congrats to the El Monte American Juniors…as they qualified last night for the Little League Juniors World Series in Michigan…(We got a story coming)… I believe, thinking back to my District 18 coverage days, this [...]
Michael Bassette leads the bubbas in the trenches
(Temple City) – Everybody else might be on dead period but at Temple City, the Rams are alive and kicking. Temple City took an early dead and came back the week after the Fourth of July holiday.
“It worked out perfect for us,” said Temple City Coach Mike [...]
Few things say "Old School Mid Valley" better than Arroyo-Rosemead, Vasquez and Fregoso.
As if we were going to abandon our Old School roots? Please. These were the original twelve teams we covered at The Mid…they will always be the original twelve and there will never be an expansion into the Old School. Even though we [...]
The lineman running through drills
(Temple City) – It’s been a long strange off season for Temple City. First year Coach Anthony White resigned to take the head coaching job at Buena Park. Then During a lengthy hiring process to bring in a new coach a couple players transferred out. Finally Mike McFarland was named [...]
Everything is about September
T-Minus-96 Days until “The Mid Valley Classic”
I have always been a Flyers fan.
Just got off the phone with Matt Koffler he says: No! He is not interested in the Bassett job.
So I guess Peterson is back in the mix.
I say Ted Clarke. The guy wants to HC again and more than [...]
T-Minus-120 Days until “The Mid Valley Classic”
From the Dark Side of the Moon: “Yes, yes, okay, there is a Mooney Curse in the second round”.
I knew it!
Oh, I’ve always been a Sam Bradford fan.
I’m so glad the law doesn’t work the same way the NCAA does. While current USC players have their careers on [...]
Monrovia linebacker Josh Lowden is the Old School Player of the Year
(Refresher on the Old School): Arroyo, Rosemead, El Monte, South El Monte, Mt. View, Gabrielino, Temple City, Monrovia, Alhambra, San Gabriel, Duarte & Arcadia)
To get where you are going, you have to remember where you have been. Most have said the Old School is [...]