Alex Nicolas

Arlington High shuts down Americas 34-14 in 6A area round

Photo by Ace Acosta/El Paso Herald Post MIDLAND, Texas – The Arlington High Colts outscored Americas 17-0 in the second half, forcing three turnovers on downs on the Trailblazers four second half drives, to move onto the regional semifinal in the Class 6A DII UIL Texas State Playoffs. The win for the Colts sets them […]

Lubbock Cooper eliminates Burges 49-7

Photo by Michael Montes/Story by Christian Molina FORT STOCKTON, Texas – Coming into tonight’s matchup, Burges had planned to control the tempo. Run the ball, burn clock and hopefully be in it near the end. Turnovers early on dug Burges in a hole they could never get out of.  On of the first possession Burges […]

Canutillo falls to Canyon Randall 35-14

Photo by Abel Carrillo ANDREWS, Texas – The Canutillo Eagles could not generate enough offense, falling to Canyon Randall 35-14 in the area round of the Class 5A DII UIL Playoffs. The Eagles found themselves down 14-0 at halftime, then a 33-yard touchdown catch from Creed Browder made 21-0 early in the third quarter. Canutillo […]

Turnovers spark second half dominance in Wichita Falls 42-14 win over Parkland

Photo by Ace Acosta/El Paso Herald Post MIDLAND, Texas – Wichita Falls forced five Parkland turnovers, and put up 28 unanswered points in the second half, turning a 14-14 game at halftime into a 42-14 blowout in the Class 5A DII area round at Grande Communications Stadium. The win puts the Coyotes in the 5A […]

Wichita Falls Rider rolls past Hanks 63-27

MIDLAND, Texas – The Wichita Falls Rider Raiders scored 14-unanswered points to end the first half, turning a close game late in the second quarter into a Rider rout Thursday night at Grande Communications Stadium in the Class 5A DII area round. Rider racked up 499 total yards of offense, they had 21 first downs, […]

El Paso High School Football Area Round Playoff Preview and Predictions

Photo by Ace Acosta/El Paso Herald Post All times are Mountain Time Thursday, November 21st Hanks Knights (6-4) vs. Wichita Falls Rider Raiders (7-4) Class 5A II area round game 6 pm kickoff, 5:30 pm pregame show, Grande Communications Stadium, Midland, Texas Broadcasters: Alex Nicolas and Tony Grijalva Channels: Hanks https://www.towntalksportselpaso.com/hanks-knights/ Hanks won a bi-district game […]

TownTalk Sports El Paso #txhsfb round table: Area Round Edition

Photo by Ruben Ramirez/El Paso Herald Post Alex Nicolas and Tony Grijalva review a historic bi-district round and look ahead to the seven teams still alive in the area round. Listen to the podcast below, or on Apple, Google, or Spotify or wherever podcasts are found!

El Paso area high school football Bi-district round notebook

Photo by Ace Acosta/El Paso Herald Post Two gutsy play calls help Americas move on All the talk after Americas’ win over Frenship was the decision to go for a two-point conversion to win the game by head coach Patrick Melton, but the play call before that one was even more gutsy as Americas used […]

Permian powers past Franklin 48-13

Photo and Story by Abel Carrillo ODESSA, Texas – In a much-anticipated rematch between Franklin and Odessa Permian, the Panthers deliver a victory to the Mojo faithful 48 – 13 at Ratliff Stadium. Permian senior quarterback Easton Hernandez proved to be too much, rushing for 167 yards and three touchdowns. The Panthers flexbone formation stretched […]

Lubbock Monterey’s fast start buries Eastlake 66-42

Photo by Johnny Tegg/El Paso Herald Post EL PASO, Texas – In the UIL State football playoffs, getting off to a fast start is imperative to move on to the next round and Lubbock Monterey did just that and more as they ended Eastlake’s season with a resounding 66-42-win Saturday afternoon at the SAC. Eastlake’s […]