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By Joe Torosian “We’ll fight’em until Hell freezes over, then we’ll fight’em on ice.”—Dutch Myer, TCU Kick it! Right off the Top: How marvelous, how wonderful and my song shall ever be. I never used to think much of the expression/phrase of “seeing the forest through the trees…” (I think that’s how it goes.)
By Joe Torosian “Why can’t you tell her to talk to us? We’re the ones doing all the blocking.”—Pineapple Bartholomew, LT, West El Monte Poly Kick it! Right off the Top: I want to write a book about offensive linemen.
(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
By Joe Torosian “And, as his strength failed him at length, he wondered upon a sportswriters shadow… “Shadow,” said he, “where it can be this land called Montebello?”—Jack McTaggart Kick it! Right off the Top: Road team…Top of the ninth…three-run homer…It was like living through Jack Clark all over again.
By Joe Torosian “Tackling is fundamental, but hitting is essential if you’re going to be a great football team. You have to make it so they don’t want anymore.”—West El Monte Poly, DC, Coach Gugliotta Kick it! Right off the Top: Oh, I’ve always thought Fantasy Football was a stupid waste of time…I’ve never really […]
By Joe Torosian “Now she’s off with Spartacus killing people in their beds. And Crassus, no mention of the money, no!” —Batiatus Kick it! Right off the Top: I love watching leaves fall in a late afternoon breeze…and if I […]
By Joe Torosian “I love inside jokes…love to be part of one some day.” —Michael Scott Kick it! Right off the Top: What is the mentality of someone who won’t flush a public […]
The Second Annual Young Guns Passing Tournament will be held at San Dimas High School this Saturday, July 9.
(…Because it is never too early.) Graduation has hit this division hard, but the number one quarterback does return and has now added “champion” to his growing resume. Some new names on this list to keep an eye on that could develop into something special in 2015.
“I’ve never blown a whistle, looked at a film, worked at a blackboard or organized a practice in my life.”—Al McGuire Kick it! Wouldn’t the Del Rio be a better fit in the Mid-Valley Division these days?