CALIPATRIA — Let’s start with something positive: The Axe Game trophy is a nifty piece of woodwork. It’s got honest-to-goodness craftsmanship written all over it. It’s rugged and it’s right.
CALIPATRIA — Scoring on the ground and through the air while pitching a shutout on defense, the Vincent Memorial Catholic High School Fighting Scots spoiled homecoming for the Calipatria High Hornets winning 41-0 at Veterans Field here Friday night.
CALIPATRIA — Because the Calipatria High football team shut down O’Farrell Charter School, 57-0, when they played last season, Friday’s rematch seemed like it should be a breeze.
CALIPATRIA — A clutch pass from quarterback Kalin Sotelo to wide receiver Hugo Cervantes in final half minute of play got the Calipatria Hornets their first win of the season, 29-21, over Desert Christian Academy at Veterans Field.
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.
CALIPATRIA — Despite a new head coach and quarterback, the Calipatria High football team began its season on Friday the same way it ended its 2018 campaign — with a blowout loss.
HOLTVILLE — In 2017 the Holtville Vikings defeated the Calipatria Hornets in a tension-filled 27-20 bout to snatch back the coveted Axe after having fumbled it away the year prior.
CALIPATRIA — Homecoming night for the Calipatria High football team was spoiled as they suffered a tough loss against Mountain Empire High, 31-13, on Friday at Veterans’ Field.
CALIPATRIA — Led by an outstanding performance from fullback Noland Ange, the Calipatria High football team dominated Yuma’s Kofa High for a 33-0 victory on Thursday night at Veterans’ Field here.
SAN DIEGO — Saturday proved to be a real tonic for the Calipatria football team. Playing on the road, they trounced, nay eviscerated, the Falcons of O’Farrell Charter by a score of 57-0.
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.
We’re in the thick of it now. Football season is well and truly upon us, and you can feel it. There’s a little extra something in the air, a nose-tickling crackle of ambient electricity. We’ve put to bed the question of how to fill up those lazy Friday evenings and busted our portable seat c…