Tag Archives: El Monte Football

South Owns the Griffin Bowl

By Rich Whittington (South El Monte- The Swamp) The South El Monte Eagles proved that age and experience wins over youthful enthusiasm, as the Eagles shut out the visiting El Monte Lions, 28-0 Friday evening in the annual Griffin Bowl.

The Peterson Principle: 7/3/2017

By Tim Peterson Thoughts and observations from the SGV Shootout: “Hey Coach how does it look?” is my standard line for a coach that I see in the summer or at a passing league tournament.

Early Look at the MVL

By Tim Peterson We know, it’s only June but football is a 12 month sport now anyway. What better time to take a quick look at the Mission Valley League than in the middle of June?

The Peterson Principle: 5/14/2017

By Tim Peterson El Monte feels like it just hit the lottery. The Lions go from having nothing with no light at the end of the tunnel to suddenly landing one of the better coaches in the valley.

El Monte Lands Ceniceros

By Tim Peterson (El Monte) – Former Chino head coach Jesse Ceniceros has agreed to become the new head coach at El Monte Ceniceros confirmed Friday.

El Monte Head Football Coach Search Update

El Monte Head Football Coach Search Update 

The Peterson Principle: 4/29/2017

By Tim Peterson Rosemead has filled its head coaching position. The announcement will be coming next week after board approval.

El Monte Search Continues; Knight Says No

By Tim Peterson (El Monte) – Joshua Knight, who spent the last two years as an assistant at Arroyo, has turned down the head coaching job at El Monte.  

The Peterson Principle: 4/2/2017

By Tim Peterson It’s not unprecedented. Temple City hired a head coach in May one year. There have been other hires as late as June. But with the football season a year round thing now if you don’t have a head coach in place by April 1, you may already be a step behind.

The Peterson Principle: 3/22/2017

By Tim Peterson You know you’re getting old when high school football players that you covered are now taking head coaching jobs.