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.
IMPERIAL — Slow starts and inefficient red zone possessions have troubled the Imperial High School football team this season, but there were no such problems on Friday here as the Tigers walloped Southwest, 49-0, in an Imperial Valley League matchup.
EL CENTRO — For the second consecutive year, the Central Union High football team dominated the city championship game against crosstown rival Southwest in a 47-13 beatdown at Eagle Field on Friday.
EL CENTRO — It doesn’t seem possible, but the 2019 high school football season is already nearer to its finish than to its start.
EL CENTRO — With the Southwest Eagles down 40-0 in the early stages of the third quarter Friday night against the Granite Hills Eagles, play was halted for about 35 minutes after Southwest Coach John Haines’ wife collapsed on the sidelines and stayed down.
EL CENTRO — As evident Friday night, the Southwest High football team is still going through some growing pains. Although they showed improvement against Yuma’s Cibola High School compared to the 47-0 pounding they suffered at the hands of that same school last year, in the end, they still f…
SANTEE — The Southwest High School football program celebrated the first game of what it hopes will be a new era in somewhat unfortunate fashion on Friday, taking one from the West Hills Wolfpack squarely on the chin in a 34-14 loss.
EL CENTRO — For those looking for counterprogramming on a pigskin-packed Friday evening, the No. 1 event on offer was to be found in the Southwest High School gymnasium, where the Eagles’ squared off against the Conquistadors of Serra High in a CIF-SDS Division III volleyball quarterfinal matchup.
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.
EL CENTRO — Imperial High School senior quarterback Santiago De La Torre celebrated his 18th birthday Friday and gave himself a night to remember as the Tigers delivered a 49-7 victory over Southwest at Eagle Field.
What a difference seven days can make. At this time last week, no fewer than five of the Imperial Valley League’s six teams had winning records, and now, as if by finger snap, the field’s been whittled down to two.
EL CENTRO — The Southwest Eagles are no pushovers; that much has to be said. This year’s incarnation might not match up well with the juggernauts of yester (read: last) year, but they’re not about to up and wither on the vine, either.
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.
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…
If the Southwest High football team was hoping to reach another state championship with a 14-game win streak, that was quickly thwarted by West View High of Santee in the Eagles’ season opener Friday in El Centro.