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.
EL CENTRO — In its last two wins, the Southwest High football team took fate into its own hands and came up with crucial plays that allowed the Eagles to still be playing at this point in the year.
EL CENTRO — After sitting out from football last year, Sergio Ruiz decided to go back to the sport for his senior season. “I knew heading into this season that we were going to have a pretty special team and I wanted to be a part of that culture and history,” he said.
BLYTHE – The Southwest High School football team is one win away from a perfect Imperial Valley League season after toppling Palo Verde Valley High School 60-0 here on Friday night.
EL CENTRO — From the opening kickoff to the final whistle of the game, the Southwest High School football team proved its unblemished record is no fluke, as the Eagles defeated Brawley Union High School 20-12 in the eighth Game of the Week of the season at Eagle Field here on Friday night.
EL CENTRO — A perfect record fell and a three-year win streak remained intact at the conclusion of an exciting City Championship football game at Southwest High School’s Eagle Field here on Friday night.
EL CENTRO — The fourth week of the high school football season came to a close late Friday night with various Imperial Valley teams earning solid wins against local and out-of-town competitors.