Tag Archives: Tangent Dreams
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 “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 […]
By Joe Torosian “Sometimes when I wake up in Milagro, I want to scream.”—Ruby Archuleta Kick it! Right off the Top: What happens in the Rio Hondo League next football season? Will San Marino, Monrovia, South Pasadena and La Canada get two byes during league play? Can anyone, honestly, see Blair and Temple City fielding […]
Marc Shettleroe has resigned after helming the Temple City program for two seasons sources confirmed Wednesday.
After 21 seasons and three CIF titles, Mike Maggiore, perhaps the most liked and respected coach in the San Gabriel Valley, has resigned as West Covina’s head football coach.
By Tim Peterson (El Monte) – Eric MacIntyre has stepped down as the head coach at El Monte after just one year MacIntyre confirmed Wednesday.
By Joe Torosian “You’re gonna talk! You’re gonna beg to talk! Because someone is going to talk!”—Jimmy Malone Kick it! Right off the Top: I had this dream last night… The prep football season was dead…That must be clear or this story I’m about to share will have no meaning…