Category: El Paso ISD

Jessie Perales Becomes new Naaman Forest Head Coach

photo by ace Acosta According to the Old Coach, Del Valle Conquistadores football coach Jessie Perales has become the new football coach at Naaman Forest, a school in the Dallas-Forth Worth area. He has coached at Del Valle for 17 years, had numerous district titles, never had a losing season and had a record of […]

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 […]

5A bi-district playoffs: Eastwood shuts down Chapin 56-42

Photo by Sergio Robali El Paso, Texas – The Eastwood Troopers used some stellar defense, and a balanced scoring attack to beat Chapin 56-42 Tuesday night in the Class 5A bi-district round of the UIL Texas High School Playoffs. The Troopers held Chapin to just five points in the first quarter, and five points in […]

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 […]

Chapin upsets Eastwood in 5A bi-district round 58-51

El Paso, Texas — Chapin upset District 2-5A champion Eastwood Tuesday night in the opening round of the Texas State Class 5A Girls basketball playoffs. Three Huskies scored in double figures led by Annalise Dominguez who scored a game high 19 points.  Brianna Montoya added 13 points, and Celina Celaya chipped in 10 points. Eastwood […]