Category: Socorro ISD

Canutillo grinds out 28-20 win over Ysleta

Photo and story by Abel Carrillo CANUTILLO, Texas – On a brisk Friday night Canutillo punched in a late winner against Ysleta and sealed their first district win of the season 28 – 20. Despite the Eagles being down early, the defense continued its grind and provided the offense with excellent field position throughout the night.  Canutillo […]

Hayes, Herrera lead Parkland past Hanks 56-41

Photo by Johnny Tegg EL PASO, Texas – Friday night’s District 1-5A DII opener between Hanks and Parkland had a little bit of everything. A city record was broken, both defenses had their moments of shine, the record breaker returned a kickoff via a reverse for a score, but Parkland’s experience won out in the […]

Hanks’ Mykal Blanco shatters El Paso’ All-Time Receiving Yards record

Photo by El Paso Johnny Tegg EL PASO, Texas – Hanks wide receiver Mykal Blanco broke the city’s record for receiving yards Friday night against Parkland. The senior needed just 52 receiving yards heading into tonight’s ball game and finished with 85 yards.  Former Eastwood Trooper Richie Rodriguez held the record with 3,467 career yards. […]

#2 Americas holds off #1 Franklin 17-13

Photo by Johnny Tegg EL PASO, Texas – The game of the year was everything it was sold to be. A back-and-forth defensive slug fest between two heavyweights that came down to the final play, but it was Americas who outlasted Franklin to take a 1-0 lead in the district standings with a 17-13 Thursday […]

Week Seven El Paso High School Football Preview and Predictions

Thursday, October 10th #1 Franklin Cougars (5-0) @ #2 Americas Trailblazers (4-1) Approx. 7:30 pm, Socorro Student Activities Center Broadcasters: Alex Nicolas and Tony Grijalva Channels: Americas  https://www.towntalksportselpaso.com/americas-trail-blazers/ The top two teams in the city meet up in a highly anticipated mega match up.  Star power will be all over the field for both teams.  […]

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Franklin-Americas mega match up features tons of variables

Photo by Johnny Tegg There have been some classic matchups in El Paso High School football history, but none with multiple story lines like Americas-Franklin brings to the table this week. Andress-Franklin back in 2001 (best game of all-time), Franklin-Montwood in 2004, Andress-Montwood in 2003, Andress-Chapin in 2006, Del Valle-Canutillo in 2013, Montwood-Pebble Hills in […]

Week Seven TownTalk Sports El Paso Super Eight Power Poll

Week Seven Super Eight Power Poll Photo by Abel Carrillo #TTSportsEPSuper8 Team (First place votes) Points Last week This week   #1 Franklin (5-0) (11 first place votes) 131 #1 @ Americas, Thursday #2 Americas (4-1) (1 first place vote) 120 #2 Vs Franklin, Thursday #3 Pebble Hills (3-2) 98 #3 @ Socorro, Friday #4 […]

Week Six Speaking Rock Player of the Week – San Elizario’s Ray Acevedo

Photo by El Paso Herald Post San Elizario running back Ray Acevedo had a career day last Friday. The senior ran for 421 yards on 15 carries and scored six touchdowns in a 69-19 win over Tornillo. He was also San Elizario’s Homecoming King. Other Week Six Stars Alec Marenco, ATH, Burges, 8 tackles, TFL, […]