Tag Archives: SGV Shootout

The Peterson Principle: 7/11/2016

By Tim Peterson It’s only passing league. A win in the tournament doesn’t earn you a CIF title, a trip to the playoffs or even a few days off. You might get a trophy for your efforts or even a pat on the back but that’s about it.

SGV Shootout Set for Saturday July 9

The SGV Shootout at Arroyo is set for Saturday July 9 at Arroyo. First games start at 9:00 a.m. Here’s all the info: Updated:

The Peterson Principle: 6/13/2016

By Tim Peterson It’s a different game now. Boston’s Kevin McHale clothes lined the Lakers’ Kurt Rambis in the 1984 NBA Finals and all he received was a personal foul.

The Peterson Principle: 5/16/2016

By Tim Peterson Attention coaches, namely assistant coaches: You aren’t going to win a CIF championship by winning a lineman competition or a passing league. It’s good work for your players and gives them a chance to compete before the real season starts in September. That’s it. So lay off the people that are running […]

SGV Shootout: A Few More Shots

(El Monte) – Lots of scoop and lots of info at the SGV Shootout. We’ll bring you all the details later. for now here’s a few shots.

Field is Set for SGV Shootout

We posted this back in February but thought we should refresh it since the tournament is this Saturday. Here are the teams and pools of the SGV Shootout at Arroyo. 

The Peterson Principle: 1/19/15

I’ll be the first to admit that it’s tough to get up for high school basketball – especially here in the San Gabriel Valley. The football season ends in December with all of the division championship games and then you’re getting ready for the holidays. There are tournaments going on but the start times are […]

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.

SGV Shootout: Diamond Bar

The Peterson Principle: 7/14/14

Deshawn Potts graduated, and Miles Bryant transferred to St. Francis. Ryan Maddox retired as did a majority of the coaching staff. With Kurt Scoby also graduating in June Monrovia suddenly had several issues to address.