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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.
By Tim Peterson So the Rosemead head coaching vacancy has been filled. Or has it?
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.
By Tim Peterson You know you’re getting old when high school football players that you covered are now taking head coaching jobs.
By Joe Torosian “When all else fails there’s always delusion.”—Conan O’Brien Kick it! Right off the Top: I guess I wrote a column last week calling for the end of Temple City football…I can’t find it on my computer but if you run across it can you forward it to me? Thanks.
By Tim Peterson (San Gabriel) – Joe Ledesma is out as the head coach at San Gabriel multiple sources confirmed Wednesday.
By Tim Peterson So apparently the requirement to step down as head coach is your team has to lose in the CIF Finals. Dale Ziola of Los Altos, Mike Moschetti at La Mirada and Burbank’s Richard Broussard all fell in the final game and resigned the next week.
By Tim Peterson We’re going to miss Joe Scherf at Azusa. The Azusa football team is going to miss Joe Scherf at Azusa.
By Tim Peterson (Buena Park) – Former Arcadia assistant Eric Elias has been hired as an assistant coach at Buena Park. Elias, who spent 10 years at Arcadia, (5 as a position coach and 5 as a coordinator), is looking forward to his new opportunity.
I’m hearing a lot of good things out of Covina. They have a quarterback and although Joe Benavidez is not the returning starter he’s looked great in the summer. All of the key skill players other than QB Darren Torres are back for the Colts.