Tag Archives: Jake Payton

Q & A with El Rancho HC Adrian Medrano

Adrian Medrano has been the head coach at his alma mater El Rancho for the last four years. Prior to that he was the HC at Bonita. Recently I had the opportunity to have a Q & A with him.

Minter’s Top Five

Mike Minter, who has been an area assistant coach for nearly two decades, chimes in with his Top 5. Minter coached at Monrovia from 1998-2013 and at Bosco Tech from 2016-2018. He has since returned to Monrovia and will be on the Wildcats staff this year.

The Peterson Principle: 4/12/2017

By Tim Peterson It doesn’t matter if Joshua Knight accepted the position or not (I don’t think he did), but what does matter is that El Monte still doesn’t have a football coach.

After All…Scoby Is A Cougar

By Tim Peterson (Glendora) – Kurt Scoby, who transferred to Azusa Pacific from Fresno State earlier this year, but was then rumored to be going to Dixie State in Utah, is still at APU.

Azusa Pacific: Brick vs. Black

By Tim Peterson (Glendora) – Azusa Pacific capped off its spring workouts with its annual Brick vs. Black game Saturday at Citrus College.

Payton Back Home; Enrolls at Azusa Pacific

By Tim Peterson (Glendora) – Jake Payton, who played his high school football at San Dimas before transferring to Bonita his senior season, has enrolled at Azusa Pacific and plans to suit up for the Cougars this fall.

Payton Lands at Chadron State

(La Verne) – Runnning back Jake Payton, who started his high school career at San Dimas and finished it at Bonita last year, is heading to Nebraska to continue playing football at Chadron State he confirmed today.

The Peterson Principle: 5/19/14

Every year for the last four years on the week of the Super Bowl I’ve conducted a poll of area football coaches on who would win the game. And every year I’ve received the same response from Roddy Layton.

Campbell, Fink Help Tartans to OT Win

(La Verne) – With less than a minute to go in the second quarter, Bonita appeared in complete control and on the verge of going 3-0 to start the season. Glendora stole the momentum heading into the half with a interception and fumble recovery to turn a 19-point deficit into a 33-30 overtime win at […]

The Peterson Principle 7/22/13

You know you’re getting close to the official beginning of the football season when the coaches start telling you they’re done with passing leagues for the summer. Arroyo Coach Jim Singiser told me that last Thursday and West Covina Coach Mike Maggiore told me the week before that.