Category: Austin Panthers

Austin slips past Bowie 28-21 in OT thriller

Daniel Lerma – Photo credit During pregame, Head Coach Eric Pichardo of the Austin Panthers and Bowie Head Coach Robert Padilla were calmly talking and catching up at midfield. Only a couple of years ago, Coach Pichardo was an assistant for the Bowie Bears, and both were coordinators at Austin in the mid 2000’s. He […]

Week Eight High School Football Scoreboard

El Paso 6A-5A #txhsfb standings

Week 8 1-6A Team Overall District #3 Pebble Hills 4-2 1-0 #7 Montwood 4-2 1-0 #5 Franklin 2-2 1-0 Americas 3-3 0-1 #8 Coronado 4-2 0-1 Socorro 0-6 0-1 #8 Coronado vs. #5 Franklin, @ Sun Bowl, Thursday 6 pm Socorro @ Americas, @ SAC, Thursday, 7:30 pm #3 Pebble Hills @ #7 Montwood, @ […]

Great Defense Gives Austin “Battle of the Claw” Victory

Photo by Daniel Lerma   With a constant drizzle the entire night, the 87th annual Battle of the Claw lived up to its much-anticipated hype. El Paso High’s Coach Morales planned to get his team’s pass game going and this was perfect weather for Austin’s usual run game. The game started with two turnovers by […]

Week 7 El Paso #txhsfb preview

Steven Cottingham – El Paso Herald Post Thursday October 11 #3 Coronado Thunderbirds (4-1) @ Montwood Rams (2-3) Broadcasters: Alex Nicolas and Coach Tony Grijalva Channels: Coronado and Montwood District 1-6A kicks off with an interesting match up featuring a pair of solid defenses.  The linebacker battle is a good one to watch.  Montwood’s Eric Ramirez […]

TownTalk Sports El Paso Reporter’s Roundtable Discuss District Play (Audio)

A group of our reporters from TownTalk Sports El Paso consisting of Alex Nicolas, Mark Mena, Sergio Robali, Paul David Oliver and Coach Tony Grijalva sit down and discuss their thoughts on the start of district play in high school football. You can listen to discussion below:

El Paso 6A-5A #txhsfb standings

Matt Metz — Week 7 1-6A Team Overall District Coronado 4-1 Pebble Hills 3-2 Franklin 2-2 Americas 3-2 Montwood 2-3 Socorro 0-5 Coronado @ Montwood, @ SAC, Thursday, 7 pm Socorro @ Pebble Hills, @ SAC, Friday, 7 pm Americas @ Franklin, Friday, 7 pm DI 1-5A Team Overall District Del Valle 3-1 Eastlake […]

Week Six Town Talk Sports El Paso Casa Nissan Player of the Week – Devin Driscoll

Johnny Yturales – El Paso Herald Post Irvin is off to their best start in more than four years, and Devin Driscroll put the Rockets one win away of exactly tying that mark with an MVP like performance against El Paso High last week. The senior ran for 198 yards and three touchdowns, caught two […]

Austin Crushes Jefferson 50-7

Photo by Daniel Lerma After a tough loss against the Andress Eagles, Coach Eric Pichardo still wanted his Austin Panthers to stick to their gameplan coming into their matchup against the Jefferson Silver Foxes. That gameplan worked this week as the Panthers pulled off a huge victory against the Foxes, 50-7. With just a 1 […]

Week 6 El Paso #txhsfb Preview

Matt Metz — Friday ,October 5 Jefferson Silver Foxes (1-4. 0-1) @ Austin Panthers (3-2, 0-1) Broadcasters: Paul David Oliver and Paul Torres Channels: Jefferson and Austin As week two of district play starts for D2 2-5A members an early season game in Central El Paso will dictate the playoff race.  Austin has […]