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Eastlake Upsets State Ranked #5 Burges 57-50 and Wins Bi-District Championship

Photo by Michael Montes The Eastlake Falcons went to Burges High School and shocked the Mustangs 57-50 in overtime in what could be one of the biggest upsets in the history of El Paso High School basketball. To show you what was expected before the game, Eastlake had lost in the season opener to Burges […]

Parkland Beats El Paso 91-65, Wins Bi-District Championship

Photo by Sergio Robali With the El Paso Tigers prevailing with victories against Bowie, 98-97, this past Friday and against Austin, 64-54, on Saturday to earn the last playoff spot in district 1-5a, many wondered if that would affect their performance for tonight’s game. Both the Parkland Matadors and the Tigers started the game with […]

Socorro Beats Franklin and Makes the Playoffs For the 1st Time Since 1997

Photo by Fred Gonzales   Socorro and Franklin had playoff droughts, Socorro’s was the longest, since 1997 the bulldogs have missed the playoffs. Until tonight, when they beat Franklin 58-51 in overtime. Early on the battle was back and fourth, Socorro started in front and looked strong,  gaining a lead trying to leave the Cougars […]

Gallegos Leads Franklin to Bi-District Championship

Photo by Michael Montes Led by UTEP signee Katia Gallegos the Franklin Cougars defeated the Midland Lee Rebels 52-47 in overtime to win the Bi-District Championship.  Franklin is the only 6A girls team still alive as Americas, Montwood and Pebble Hills all failed to advance in their Bi-District games. It was evident right from the […]

Eastlake Claims Bi-District Championship with Win Over Jefferson

Photo by Christian Molinar   It was a barn burner down at Eastlake High School. A back and fourth chess match between the Lady Falcons and Lady Sliver Foxes did not disappoint. As in the words of Eastlake Coach Joi Woodard put it “We had to dig deep for it”. In the first half for […]

Americas Closes Out Perfect 1-6A Season with Win Over Socorro

Photo by Sergio Robali Americas came into their season finale looking to close out a perfect District 1-6A season, while Socorro came in clinging to a possible playoff berth—tied with Franklin for the fourth and final playoff spot. After the Bulldogs scored the opening three pointer, the Trailblazers jumped out to an 8-0 run and […]

Eagles Run Over Aztecs in Girls’ 5A Bidistrict Playoff Game 45-24

Photo by Sergio Robali   The Andress Eagles came into their Bidistrict matchup with El Dorado having rolled through District 1-5A, as for the Aztecs, they were strong, going 13-5 in District 2-5A to earn the fourth seed.  The Eagles jumped out to quick 18-2 lead at the end of the first quarter.  They needed […]

Strong Second Half Performance Gives Eastlake Win over Hanks

Photo by Paul Torres   Leading at halftime 29-26, Hanks only had 2 losses on its home floor coming into the game Friday, and looking to secure the 3rd spot in District 2-5A. Eastlake had other ideas though as the Falcons outscored the Knights 19-6 in the 3rd period and lead 45-35. “Fear the Falcon” […]

Del Valle Jumps Out to Huge Lead, Holds On for Win Over Ysleta

Photo by Sergio Robali   Both Del Valle and Ysleta came into the matchup out of the playoff, and playing for pride of the Lower Valley.  Christian Luera quickly scored the game’s first five points as the Indians jumped out to a 5-0 lead.  The Conquistadores would answer with an 8-2 run to take their […]