Aram reporting that Baldwin Park football coach James Heggins resigns

Read Aram’s In the Huddle blog to find out why Baldwin Park football coach James Heggins abruptly resigned, joining a long list of area coaches who have left the head coaching ranks.

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Dicks Sporting Goods Tourney: Bonita edges Arroyo 2-1; Damien, Charter Oak, La Puente, West Covina and South Hills all win on Wednesday

The Dicks Sporting Goods Preseason Baseball enters the second week with big games this afternoon. Coaches, please call in results to 626-962-8811, ext. 2233, 2242 or send results to scores@sgvn.com so we can share them in in the paper and on the blogs. You can also follow the tournament on the Dicks Sporting Goods preseason webpage. If you want me to tweet updates, send your final scores to sgvtribpreps@twitter and I will retweet them to our followers.

Standings Updated: Biggest surprise is West Covina and La Puente 2-0 to join Bonita and South Hills at 2-0. Los Altos starting 0-2 is kid of a shocker and expected more from Charter Oak and Northview.

Dicks Sporting Goods Preseason Baseball Tournament Standings
Pool A: Bonita (3-0), Tahquitz (2-1), Covina (1-2), Damien (1-1), Paloma Valley (1-0), Arroyo (0-3)
Pool B: West Covina (2-0-1), Los Osos (2-0-1), Fullerton (1-1-1), Northview (1-1-1), Claremont (1-2), Keppel (0-3).
Pool C: La Puente (2-1), Orange Lutheran (2-1), Charter Oak (2-1), Alta Loma (2-1), Los Altos (0-3).
Pool D: South Hills (3-0), Crescenta Valley (2-1), Yucaipa (1-2), Rancho Cucamonga (1-2), Chaffey (0-3).

WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS
Bonita 2, Arroyo 1
Damien 12, Tahquitz 2
Paloma Valley 6, Covina 5
Claremont 1, Northview 0
Los Osos 10, Fulleton 6
West Covina 7, Keppel 1
Crescenta Valley 4, Yucaipa 0
South Hills 4, Rancho Cucamonga 0
La Puente 2, Chaffey 1

Friday’s results
Los Osos 8, Claremont 2
Orange Lutheran 6, Los Altos 2
South Hills 4, Yucaipa 3
Crescenta Valley 7, Rancho Cucamonga 0
Saturday’s Results
Northview, 7, Keppel 1
West Covina 7, Fullerton 7
Charter Oak 3, La Puente 1
Bonita 1, Covina 0
Tahquitz 12, Arroyo 0
Alta Loma 8, Chaffey 1
Monday’s game
Paloma Valley vs. Damien at UC Riverside, 7 p.m.

Semifinals: Wednesday, March 7, at Bonita High, 3 and 7 p.m.
Championship: Saturday, March 10, at Bonita High, 7 p.m.

PREVIOUS RESULTS
Last Friday’s game
Bonita 6, Damien 0
Last Saturday’s games
Tahquitz6, Paloma Valley 2
Covina 20, Arroyo 1
West Covina 2, Claremont 1
Orange Lutheran 9, Alta Loma 1
Fullerton 13, Keppel 5
La Puente 10, Los Altos 1
South Hills 7, Crescenta Valley 3
Yucaipa 5, Charter Oak 3
Northview 3, Los Osos 3, 14 inn
Yesterday’s games
Rancho Cucamonga 9, Chaffey 6
Alta Loma 5, Los Altos 2

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El Monte’s Longo Toyota is sponsoring the San Gabriel Valley’s biggest slam dunk competition ever with a $1,500 scholarship to the winner and $3,500 scholarship to the school

You will find all the information you need on the San Gabriel Valley Tribune boys basketball dunk challenge on the San Gabriel Valley Tribune Facebook page. I posted some of the details below. I would like everyone who makes slam dunk video’s to also send them to me at fred.robledo@sgvn.com to share on the blog. The details and rules are listed below…

Here was La Verne Lutheran’s Bruce English’s winning dunk at the Star-News/Tribune slam dunk competition last April…

Welcome to Longo Toyota/Scion Slam Dunk Competition

Students of each school in the San Gabriel Valley area are encouraged to record and upload their best “slam dunks” to the online contest. Any student who submits to the contest will then be a representative of their school. Each school may have multiple entrants. Only one submission per entrant will be permitted.

Once the submission period ends, voting begins. With each round of voting, the videos with the lowest amount of votes are eliminated. Each round will eliminate 50% of the entrants. For example, if there are 20 entrants still in round 2, the bottom 10 will be eliminated.

The final round will be held at Longo Toyota / Scion in El Monte to coincide with the NCAA Final Four. A mixture of the high school finalists performing live, college basketball finals coverage on TV, and prize giveaways will be going on that day.

The winning dunk by a student will be awarded a $1500 scholarship provided by Longo Toyota / Scion.

The winning school will also receive a $3500 scholarship from Longo Toyota/Scion.

Video entrants must be between the age of 13 and 18 years old and a legal California resident to enter. Voting entrants must be at least 13-years-old to enter.

LIMIT ONE VIDEO ENTRY PER PERSON. VIDEO ENTRANT MUST BE AN ENROLLED STUDENT IN A SAN GABRIEL VALLEY AREA HIGH SCHOOL. LIMIT ONE VOTE PER DAY PER PERSON. DUNK MUST BE ON A 10′ REGULATION BASKET AND NO PROPS OR AIDES ARE ALLOWED TO INCREASE THE PARTICIPANT’S HEIGHT OR ABILITY TO JUMP HIGHER.

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