New SGVN blogs to appear this week

For those of you who didn’t already we know, we’ve been planning on switching our blogs to a new publish-type, and that will change come this week. Here’s what Fred posted, with what to expect:

What’s important for you to know: The blogs will be out of service for at least 48 hours when the transition of moving our blogs from Moveable Type to Word Press begins sometime on Wednesday. All the blogs at our eight properties are changing to Word Press including Inside the Huddle and our UCLA and USC blogs with Scott Wolff and Jon Gold. It’s a new blog era and after more than a year of telling us it’s coming, it’s finally here.

Friday Night Football: We may or may not have the new blogs in time for Friday night football, so for now, I would plan on not having them. Even if they’re ready, It’s going to take some time for me to learn all the new functions of what we can and can’t do and Friday is too busy of a day for me to experiment. However, we will update football scores on twitter using the #sgvfootball hashtag. Those in Whittier can follow Eric Terrazas at Also, Mike The Cousin will be at Chino Hills vs. Bishop Amat on Friday to do live updates on Scribblelive, which will be available on the Whittier, Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley Tribune prep pages. Friday’s postgame show with Aram, Fred and Steve will also be on our websites instead of the blogs, so visit our websites this week, that’s where we will keep you updated along with on twitter. Again, you can follow me on twitter at WhittierPreps. I’ll keep you updated on everything that’s happening until the blogs arrive.

Archives: You’ll be happy to know we’re not starting a completely new blog in the sense the archives will be switched over to the new blogs. I know a lot of you like to scroll through the blog history, so you’ll be happy to know we saved it.

Commenting: You can still comment anonymously and there are many other ways to comment such as through Facebook, Twitter and other ways. You can also interact with other commenters much easier through WordPress.

About WordPress: I have no idea how the new blog looks or how it’s designed. I’ve looked at other WordPress blogs, but they’re built so differently we’re going to have to wait and see what they give us.

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Friday Night Countdown: La Mirada hosts St. Paul

Twitter Hashtag: #sgvfootball

For quarter updates of tonight’s games, click the scoreboard page

The 2012 high school football season kicks off tonight. St. Paul travels to La Mirada in what figures to be an impressive opener. There are six games tonight with a seventh scheduled for Saturday.


Tonight’s schedule
St. Paul at La Mirada, 7 p.m.
El Dorado at La Habra, 7 p.m.
Roosevelt at Montebello, 7 p.m.
La Serna vs. Rancho Christian at Fallbrook, 7 p.m.
El Rancho vs. Marina at Westminster, 7 p.m.
Whittier Christian at Mammoth, 7 p.m.

Saturday’s game
Godinez vs. Santa Fe at Pioneer, 7 p.m.

SCRIBBLELIVE: Join Mike the Cousin for tonight’s Bishop Amat-Servite game from Kiefer. Mike will launch at 6:45 p.m. and will have plenty of updates from other area games.


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