Tag Archives: CIF

The Peterson Principle: 10/17/2016

By Tim Peterson There’s nothing like beating a dead horse but sometimes they’re just worth beating. If you’re a high school official it’s ok to leave the flag in your pocket.

CIF SS 2016 Football Playoff Groupings

Here are the official CIF playoff groupings for 2016.  Will we be covering all of these teams? Of course not. Not unless we can find another 200 correspondents between now and the end of August. We will be focusing on 50 teams that we will post at a later date. But because many of the teams that we will […]

San Marino’s Crowley, Wicke Accept Appointments to United States Coast Guard Academy

By Tim Peterson (San Marino) – Seniors Patrick Crowley and Mark Wicke of San Marino High School have accepted their 2016 appointments to the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA).

The Peterson Principle: 5/16/2016

By Tim Peterson Attention coaches, namely assistant coaches: You aren’t going to win a CIF championship by winning a lineman competition or a passing league. It’s good work for your players and gives them a chance to compete before the real season starts in September. That’s it. So lay off the people that are running […]

Fanview: April 28, 2016

By Joe Torosian “Let me ask you something. When you come in on Monday and you’re not feeling real well, does anyone ever say to you, ‘Sounds like someone has a case of the Mondays?’” —Peter Gibbons Kick it! Right off the Top: I’m a snob.

Williams to Coach West at 605

By Tim Peterson (Cerritos) – Downey head coach Jack Williams and his staff will Coach the West at the 605 All-Star game at Cerritos College on Friday night June 5.

The Peterson Principle: 2/16/15

By Tim Peterson Ready for the Super Conference? There is currently a proposal on the table to create a Super Conference between the Del Rio and Suburban Leagues. According to an area coach it’s going to happen in 2016.

‘Stangs Left Looking for Answers

by Andy Villanueva (Los Angeles) – Cathedral jumped out to a 13-0 lead before the first quarter was over and held off a late charge by Muir in the first round of the CIF Southeast Division playoffs, 36-22. 

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.

Can Pasadena Compete in Pacific?

We know Muir always has athletes and John Hardy might be one of the best coaches in the Southeast Division. Burbank has several key players returning including James “Boobie” Williams. Crescenta Valley, especially with Brian Gadsby now back in the fold, could be the most explosive team in the league.