Tag Archives: NCAA

Catching up with Manny Acosta

Love stories like this…Back in the day we used to cover Little League and one of the seven leagues that we covered was South El Monte National that played at New Temple Park. Manny Acosta played shortstop and pitched for the SEM National Pirates and had the word “potential” written all over him.

The Peterson Principle: 3/31/14

“It’s where KISS meets Arena Football. I promise you it won’t be like anything you have ever experienced. It’s going to be a show. I don’t want to spoil it but let’s just say there are going to be more pyrotechnics than you’ve ever seen,” said KISS lead singer Paul Stanley Sunday at the Honda […]

The TEN: 6/27/2013

(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)

The Peterson Principle 5/6/13

  It’s tough being a sports fan in Southern California these days. The Lakers and the Clippers finished off disappointing seasons by being bounced in the first round. Both Mike D’Antoni and Vinny Del Negro are in danger of losing their jobs.  

The Peterson Principle 4/1/13

When Dan Guerrero fired Ben Howland did he have Steve Alford in mind? With Shaka Smart and Brad Stevens spurning UCLA’s offers Guerrero turned to Alford but was this really his third choice?

The Peterson Principle 3/25/13

Virginia Commonwealth doesn’t look like such a cool story anymore when it gets blown out by 25 in the third round. Is Shaka Smart still a hot coaching prospect? It’s funny how a quick exit in March Madness can turn a coaching genius into a borderline moron.

The Peterson Principle 3/11/2013

For all of you Laker fans fans that are disappointed in Dwight Howard, just think, Andrew Bynum could still be at center. Or actually he wouldn’t be at center since he hasn’t played a game all year.

The TEN: 10/18/2012

(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)

The Peterson Principle 10/8/12

It finally happened and it happened convincingly. For the first time in 21 years El Monte knocked off Arroyo. It wasn’t close. El Monte jumped out to a 26-7 halftime lead and it was 32-7 as the Lions coasted from there.  

The TEN: 9/21/2012

(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)