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2014 Californaia Football Weekly Scorecard 10-22-14

2014 Californaia Football Weekly Scorecard 10-22-14

Tua Culpa, Don Mattingly

There is an old axiom about baseball, “Managers don’t win ball games.” Whether or not that’s true, what is inescapably true is that managers do lose ball games, and Don Mattingly was on a roll in the recently concluded loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, to wit: With one out in the top of the […]


Florida State’s winning streak was extended to 23 games after holding off Notre Dame, 31-27, at Doak Campbell Stadium, but it wasn’t easy as 82,431 fans looked on last Saturday. The Seminoles’ bacon was saved when an offensive pass interference penalty was called on wide receiver C.J. Prosise, who pushed safety Jalen Ramsey that wiped […]

Birds Have It

Jordan LoBianco set the tone with two punt returns for touchdowns in the first quarter, and Jae Hong added an interception and score in the same stanza, as Crescenta Valley High overpowered visiting Hoover, 42-7, last Friday in a Pacific League contest. For good measure, there were two rushing touchdowns and a scoring toss from […]

College Football Steve’s Picks 10-15-14

College Football Steve’s Picks 10-15-14

Clayton Kershaw should not be MVP

Editor’s Note: This article was written on September 19, before the close of the season and before the playoffs. How can anyone seriously consider Dodger pitcher Clayton Kershaw as MVP? He is apparently incapable of pitching a complete game and his own manager, Don Mattingly, doesn’t trust him to pitch the ninth inning in close […]


LeSean McCoy led the NFL in rushing in 2013, while DeMarco Murray leads the way this season, and each was in the middle of their respective team winning last Sunday. McCoy’s game-high 149 yards on 22 carries was just what the doctor ordered for the Philadelphia Eagles, who trounced the New York Giants in an […]

CV’s Too Fast

It’s not as though Glendale High didn’t make an effort, rather it was a case of not being able to handle Crescenta Valley’s high-powered passing attack as the Falcons brushed aside the host Nitros, 48-13, in a Pacific League game. The Falcons, ranked No. 5 in the CIF Southern Section Southeast Division, had 461 total […]


When Arizona State quarterback Mike Bercovici is old and gray, he’ll be able to tell his grand children he played in one of the greatest college football games ever. What transpired last Saturday at the Coliseum against No. 16th-ranked USC was unbelievable, and if it was a script, would be rejected by Hollywood. Trailing by […]

Barking Dogs Bite

It took only two plays before Pasadena High scored a touchdown, and the offensive barrage continued through the final quarter, and ended with the Bulldogs posting a 47-0 decision over under-manned Hoover in a Pacific League game at Moyse Field last Friday. Pasadena built a 34-0 lead at the break, and the scoring spilled over […]