EL CENTRO — In a game marred by a Calexico running back Sebastian Avila suffering a compound leg fracture Friday night, the Southwest High School Eagles won a shootout over the Calexico Bulldogs by a score of 42-28.
CALEXICO — After a strong defensive first half Friday night, the Calexico Bulldogs surrendered two more second half touchdowns to the Palo Verde Yellowjackets in losing 27-0 on homecoming night.
IMPERIAL — A familiar script played out here at Shimamoto-Simpson Stadium on Friday night. The Calexico Bulldogs played an Imperial Valley League opponent, and they were solidly thumped. This time it was the hometown Tigers who gave the Bulldogs the business, lighting them up in every phase …
CALEXICO — On Friday night the Central Union Spartans were scheduled to play their first Imperial Valley League contest of the season here against the Calexico High School Bulldogs. Whether the Bulldogs actually showed up for the contest is unclear.
CALEXICO — Late in the fourth quarter of Friday’s game between Holtville and Calexico Highs, the Vikings held an insurmountable 40-0 lead (in a game they would win 40-0), the clock was winding down, and Holtville head coach Jason Turner was mildly agitated.
CALEXICO — The Calexico Bulldogs have been saving a lot of wear-and-tear on the team bus so far this season. Here it is, Week 6 already, and the Bulldogs have left the county all of one time — for their season-opener versus Kearny.
CALEXICO — Calexico High School was down to its third-string quarterback, but that didn’t stop the Bulldogs for cruising to a 36-6 home win over Calipatria’s Hornets Friday night.
CALEXICO — The Vincent Memorial Scots are football kings of Calexico for another year. On Friday night they cemented their status as the city’s pre-eminent gridiron gang with a 41-22 win over the crosstown Bulldogs, with timely takeaways and a razor sharp passing attack led by senior quarter…
For those preoccupied this past weekend with travel, barbecues and Labor Day sales, not to mention the surprising news that Central Union High School’s next game will be played in Texas, it was actually a pretty solid week on the gridiron for our local teams.
CALEXICO — While the Southwest High or Calexico High football team didn’t have a Bell Game trophy, Imperial Valley League title or CIF playoff hopes at stake, both teams played with pride Friday night in a game that was competitive until the final quarter.
Week four of the non-conference football season was pretty kind to the Imperial Valley, with local teams finishing the weekend with a record of 5-2.
CALIPATRIA — Calexico High School’s football team turned to junior running back Christopher Gonzalez to carry the load against Calipatria, and he delivered with two first-quarter rushing touchdowns to spark the Bulldogs to a 30-8 victory at Veteran’s Field here on Friday.
CALEXICO — It’s no secret that over the past decade, the Calexico Football Bulldogs have fought shy of emerging as a regional powerhouse. Since 2008 they have posted only one winning record — an 8-2 campaign in 2012, made all the more remarkable by the fact it followed an 0-10 campaign in 20…