Artie Allen steps down as Oak Hills football coach

By Pete Marshall|

Few area high school teams earn a spot in top tier CIF-SS football playoff brackets

Random thoughts for a Tuesday morning, wondering whatever happened to Eugene Clayborn, who played for Carl Beach at Chaffey College in 2007 before transferring to Texas A&M-Kingsville, or Texas A&I as it was called when KCBS/Channel 2 sports d...

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