The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
LATE GAFFE HELPS EAGLES BEAT GIANTS
There were a few local story lines involving Sunday night’s contest between the
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On second-and-nine from the Philadelphia 26, New York quarterback
"I tried to make a play on it, but must have gotten my arm on him,'' Barden, who earlier on the drive drew a pass-interference call, told the New York Post.
Manning, who led the Giants to a
Tynes, who came into the final drive having successfully converted all 11 field-goal attempts this season, saw his first attempt go wide left. However, Reid called timeout, giving Tynes another opportunity. On Tynes' second attempt, he kicked the ball straight, but it fell about a yard shy.
Reid said he initially regretted calling the timeout, designed to ice Tynes on his first attempt.
"When you're surrounding by 66,000 people that probably wanna rip your head off, yeah," Reid told the Associated Press.
The Eagles, who have won their three games by a combined four points against the
Barden, who helped Flintridge Prep win a
Philadelphia took a 19-17 lead on a 26-yard field goal by
Philadelphia will next meet the host
TEAMS EARN CIF RANKINGS
A host of local teams are ranked among the top 10 in their respective CIF Southern Section divisions in polls released Monday.
Boys' water polo leads the way, as Glendale remains No. 1, Crescenta Valley is No. 5 and Flintridge Prep is No. 6 in Division V.
In football, St. Francis dropped from fourth to eighth in the Western Division.
In boys' cross-country, Flintridge Prep is second in Division II and Crescenta Valley is ninth in Division I. In girls' cross-country, Flintridge Prep is second in Division V.
QB CLUB TO HOLD MEETING
The club, which is in its 70th year, is geared to support the Crescenta Valley, Glendale, Hoover and St. Francis high football teams and the Glendale Community College football program.
The guest speaker will be John Pemberton, a retired PAC- 12 official.