Two decades later, David is following that ambitious goal. The self-proclaimed sports nut comes to the Central Valley from Yuma, Arizona, where he won an AP Broadcasting Award while Sports Director at KSWT from 2006-2008. Prior to Yuma, David worked as an associate producer for Channel 4 San Diego. Other career-related stops include paid internships at Sky Sports in London, England, and KNBR 680 radio in San Francisco, and an internship in the sports department at KNSD in San Diego.
David is a California native. He was born in La Jolla and grew up a half-hour north in beautiful Carlsbad. He went on to graduate with honors from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California, earning his Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism and his Master's Degree in Print Journalism. And yes, he loves his Trojans! He also earned a Minor in Spanish, and is fluent in the language.
David is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Lambda Pi Eta (Communication) and Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish) Honor Societies. He looks forward to finally spending time with friends and family members in the South Valley. In his spare time, you can find him desperately trying to break 85 on the golf course, or watching anything and everything sports.
Former Firebaugh High and Reedley College quarterback Josh Allen is headed to the Mountain West to play football at Wyoming next season.
Fresno State senior Alex Sheedy is a long way from home: 7,900 air miles from Moe, Australia. But to Sheedy, basketball is basketball -- in the Central Valley or Down Under.
With the Bulldogs playing in the Hawai'i Bowl for the second time in three years, Fresno State head coach Tim DeRuyter has made it clear he plans to do things differently than before the 43-10 loss to SMU in 2012.
As Division One Valley Champions, the Edison Tigers have nothing left to prove on the football field, except to one very important group of people: themselves.
Our last group of prep football honorees sent out retiring head coach Rich Lane on a winning note.