Tag Archives: High School football novel

Four Years Ago: Overtime is Knight Time; Arroyo CIF Champions!

Instead of “One Year Ago” we had to go back four years ago to bust this one out. It was on December 3, 2016 that Arroyo beat Rancho Mirage 35-34 on a dramatic walk off two point conversion at B.L. Bergstrom Stadium to win the CIF Division 12 Championship. Tim Peterson wrote the game story […]

The Peterson Principle: 12/5/2016

By Tim Peterson I’ll admit it was hard to be a non biased reporter last Saturday night. Being an Arroyo alum I almost threw my clipboard in the air and my arms to the sky when Ernesto “Macho” Camacho hit Devin Knight with the game winner in overtime for the CIF Championship. But I refrained.

Yorba Linda Breaks the Bank, 31-21

By Joe Torosian (Yorba Linda) – Jayden Webb scored four touchdowns to lead Yorba Linda to a 31-21 win over Burbank in the Division 8 CIF Final.

The Peterson Principle: 11/14/2016

By Tim Peterson It looks like Northview has bigger fish to fry. Last year the Vikings won the Valle Vista League and advanced to the second round of the playoffs before falling to Pomona.

Fanview: November 10, 2016

By Joe Torosian “When nothing is owed or deserved or expected. And your life doesn’t change by the man that’s elected. When you’re loved by someone, you’re never rejected. Decide what to be and go be it.”—The Avett Brothers Kick it! Right off the Top: If I was a celebrity threatening to move to another […]

The Peterson Principle: 11/09/2016

By Tim Peterson This election season I vote for the old divisions to return to the CIF playoff format. I cast my vote for the Mid-Valley, the Southeast and Central.

The Peterson Principle: 11/2/2016

By Tim Peterson I saw the video of Cathedral Head Coach Kevin Pearson’s meltdown near the end of the St. Francis loss last Friday. Didn’t everybody? We had the link on our website.

Fanview: November 1, 2016

By Joe Torosian “It’s the holiday season With the whoop-de-do and hickory dock And don’t forget to hang up your sock”—Andy Williams Kick it! Right off the Top: I take no responsibility for tonight’s Cleveland loss…my pre-game preparation was thrown off kilter…and I didn’t get a chance to light Jobu’s cigar…So the Tribe was on […]

“You Will Enjoy Tangent Dreams.”–Mike Maggiore

(West Covina HC Mike Maggiore recently read and gives a short review of Joe Torosian’s high school football novel “Tangent Dreams.”) Joe Torosian has been one of the very best at covering high school football in the San Gabriel Valley for a long time. He has asked the right questions and his observations have almost […]

The Peterson Principle: 10/11/2016

By Tim Peterson Before Game 4 of the NLDS between the Dodgers and the Nationals I heard three different interviews of Dodger players and coaches on the radio.