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By Joe Torosian Temple City High School has stayed in-house and hired Riley Saxon, an on-campus teacher, to become the 14th head football coach in school history.
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 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 […]
By Joe Torosian “Sometimes I’ll start a sentence, and I don’t know even where it’s going. I just hope I find it along the way.”—Michael Scott Kick it! Right off the Top: I’d like to thank everyone for fighting with Tim Peterson on the comments thread of my Saturday column…Since The Peterson Principle routinely kicks […]
By Joe Torosian “The Earth has a fever.”—Al Gore Kick it! Right off the Top: With Carolina opening the NFL season in Denver tonight…Can prep stadium announcers avoid sharing the score of this game?
By Joe Torosian “I wanna have friends that I can trust, that love me for the man I’ve become not the man I was.” —The Avett Brothers Kick it! Right off the Top: Ever notice how you never see the Los Angeles Angels and the San Francisco Giants pitching staffs in the room at the […]
By Joe Torosian “It’s the most wonderful time of the year With the helmets knocking And everyone talking you’ll be in good cheer It’s the most wonderful time of the year There’ll be coaches for roasting Sportswriters for toasting And complaining ‘bout the quarterback’s poor throws There’ll be scary locker room stories And tales of […]
By Joe Torosian “If Relationship George walks through this door, he will kill Independent George. A George divided against itself cannot stand!”—George Costanza Kick it! Right off the Top: The saying of “Loud Mouth Soup” refers to alcohol, but by and large beer.
By Joe Torosian “Hey, y’all, prepare yourself for the rubberband man You’ve never heard a sound Like the rubberband man You’re bound to lose control When the rubberband starts to jam.”—The Spinners Kick it! Right off the Top: What I miss most about getting older is playing ball. Right now, I d settle for scoring […]