Nothing takes the sting off a Gunn football defeat better than riding back home past old Hod Ray and seeing the dejected Vikes fans kicking the crabgrass and at each other’s throats as the back their cars into each other and peel out on Churchill. So natural ambulance chaser that I am I pull over and snap a few candid-likes, channeling my Gary Winograd, Vivian Mayer and in this case Robert Frank.
Wilcox,20, Paly 19, sports fans. Paly muffs a two-point try, as Chargers rejoice. So forget the De Anza and El Camino Divisions of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic Leagues, in the McCallister-Brewer Fantasy Football High School Divison, after five weeks it is Gunn leading Paly by 12 points, even with the Titans dropping a lopsided 46 points thanks to Sanchez and Sanchez and company, Fremont Warriors Not The Indians, at Gunn’s Hal Daner track if not field, despite what the nice Jewish boy said from the announcer’s boy, on Yom Kippur Erev. Or another way to say it: the 408, of Sunnyvale and Santa Clara (aka Fremont of Sunnyvale and Wilcox of Santa Clara) 66, the 650 of Palo Alto (Gunn and Paly), 19.
Matt Maltz suggested I leave Gunn coach Shinichi Hirano alone after this defeat