Tag Archives: Mid Valley Sports
Brandt Davis Commits to Air Force
(La Verne) – Bonita kicker Brandt Davis has committed to the Air Force it was confirmed Friday.Davis had 72 total points in 2012 - 13 field goals and 33 PAT. Davis tied the Southern Section record for career field goals and was twice named to the All State team – as a sophomore and a [...]
Could JV Football in February work? Give us your thoughts.
Should JV football be played in February?
I originally posted this as a poll in early 2010 and it was beat down big time. I posted it again, I think in late 2011 or early 2012 and it did a little better. The better being it [...]
(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1.) “The Mid Valley Sports Show” is LIVE tonight at (7:PM) at www.midvalleysports.com (click on the UStream button)
2.) “I thought it was the right thing at that time. I think with where the team was mentally and the situation [...]
San Dimas running back Jake Payton
With a little less talent in the San Dimas backfield, Payton could be a 3,000 yard back. As it is he led his division in rushing with 1,658 yards but was only tenth in number of carries with 161. Only once did he have over 20 carries (21 vs. Bonita) [...]
Longtime North Torrance HC Todd Croce
Croce in many aspects as seen it all in the decade plus he’s been leading the Saxons’ program. First glance and you believe its been nothing but a gravy train for him with three CIF titles appearances since 2001.
Closer scrutiny also reflects the hard times a 2-8 record in 2011. [...]
El Monte OC Brian Tabatabai & quarterback Brandon Martinez
“Do you think it’s going to work Joe?”
“Best thing for a sportswriter to do is to keep his mouth shut,” said MVS Editor Joe Torosian when the question was put to him.
When El Monte revealed what it was going to be doing on offense this season Joe [...]
La Salle HC/OC Russell Gordon (courtesy of James Macpherson and Pasadena Now http://www.PasadenaNow.com )
Gordon was a late arrival to our discussion, we actually were close to a consensus on someone else until his name was introduced and we were clear that he was masterminding the Lancers offense.
In the previous two seasons La Salle went a combined 1-19. [...]
Northview HC & DC Marcel Perez
Perez’s defense registered 19 sacks, 15 fumble recoveries, 10 interceptions, 2 blocked punts, and 2 blocked field goals. They also surrendered the fewest points of anybody in the division; 125. We had much discussion about Mike Hobbie HC/DC at San Marino. The Titans advanced to the second round of the [...]
Nordhoff DC Cliff Farrar
Farrar had been to the CIF finals four previous times as a head coach and each time came away on the short end. Following a very short retirement, weeks in length, he returned to the Rangers program as the defensive coordinator and oversaw a unit that would lead the way to the [...]
Sierra Canyon free safety Isaiah Renfro
(“Newcomer” criteria: Player must be an underclassmen, with limited, or no, varsity experience.)
We could have, almost did, go with one of the quarterbacks on this list. The numbers are flashier, but in the end we settled on Renfro. From his free safety position in the Trailblazers’ secondary he led the [...]