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By Joe Torosian “Now go get your shine box!”—Billy Batts Relax, take it easy! Right off the Top: I was working at a camp last week, and the speaker was talking about the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt, and I began to wonder…what if Pharoah was Pharoah of the SGV and a huge football […]
By Joe Torosian “I thirst to be thirsty in Montego Bay.”—Bobby Bloom Relax, take it easy! Right off the Top: I don’t think I’ve written about this before—maybe I have, I don’t remember—but when I was a sophomore at “The End of The Santa Fe Trail”…I ditched 21 consecutive days of school.
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.
By Joe Torosian “Jungle life, I’m living in the open Native beat that carries on Burning bright, a fire that blows a signal to the sky I sit and wonder, does the message get to you?” —Baltimora Kick it! Right off the Top: I dumped the NFL Network.
By Joe Torosian “Jerry, just remember, it’s not a lie if you believe it.”—George Costanza Kick it! Right off the Top: I was this close to taking the El Monte job…and then Jesse Ceniceros swooped in to steal it from me.
By Joe Torosian “The last time you did an MVL basketball game Nixon was in the White House!”—Duane Barker Kick it! Right off the Top: Gonzaga 77, North Carolina 70…You heard it here first.
By Joe Torosian (Azusa)— Brentwood’s Braelee Albert’s three-pointer as time expired lifted the Brentwood Eagles to a 55-54 victory over the Burbank Bulldogs in the CIF Division 3AA Boys Final Friday night at the Felix Event Center on the campus of Azusa Pacific University.
By Joe Torosian Temple City High School has stayed in-house and hired Riley Saxon, an on-campus teacher, to become the 14th head football coach in school history.
By Joe Torosian “Joe, when I became a Principal I was told to do three things. Make sure no one was standing in front of the school smoking. Make sure the grounds were properly landscaped. And, make sure I had a good football team.”—Tony Ortega, retired educator, football coach, current president of the National Football […]