Tag Archives: Duane Barker
(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
By Joe Torosian “I wanna have friends that I can trust, that love me for the man I’ve become not the man I was.” —The Avett Brothers Kick it! Right off the Top: Ever notice how you never see the Los Angeles Angels and the San Francisco Giants pitching staffs in the room at the […]
By Joe Torosian “We zip in, we pick ’em up, we zip right out again. We’re not going to Moscow. It’s Czechoslovakia. It’s like going into Wisconsin.” —John Winger Kick it! Right off the Top: Odor belting Bautista was the best punch I’ve seen thrown since Mike Tyson knocked out Alan Garner in the Villa […]
By Tim Peterson Man I really wanted to see what would have happened in the Pomona – Mission Prep game last Friday night. If it wasn’t financially possible for the school make the trip to San Luis Obispo then that’s fine. But why schedule the game?
Jorge Reyna is still at Pasadena and will be the quarterback for the Bulldogs in the fall. He didn’t play in the throw with Marshall on Saturday fueling speculation that the Downey transfer had transferred again.
“Your hands build me up when I’m sinking Touch me and my troubles all fade…”—Styx Kick it!
In college football you don’t have to wait until late August to see the players in helmets and pads. They’re in full gear in April. And so it was at Azusa Pacific on Saturday. The Cougars are coming off a big year after they were moved up to D-2 and are expecting even bigger things […]
“I’m buying lunch next time,” Joe Torosian said right after I dropped him off last week after taking him to Golden Corral for lunch. Of course, those who know Joe understand that I will somehow end up with the check at the end of the night.
You can use all the cliches. It was a game that had a little bit of everything. It’s a shame somebody had to lose. Both teams left everything on the field. They showed a lot of heart. It was what high school football is all about. But in the case of the Smudgepot game last […]
Our photographer Duane Barker recently caught up with El Monte throwing out at Charter Oak. The Lions, with a host of talented players returning are predicted by some to win the Mission Valley League title and knock Arroyo off its pedestal. Here are a few shots that Duane got. Pictures are from top to bottom: Adolfo Sanchez, Cesar Vargas and the bottom two […]