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2019 29-6A Pigskin Preview Eagles picked 3rd in District

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EAGLES FOOTBALL GRIDIRON NEWS

2019 29-6A Pigskin Preview

Eagles picked 3rd in District

Charlie Schuessler Pre-season Def. MVP

By: Conrado Perez, Jr. – Eagle Pass Sports Central

“Your best and only source for local sports news in Eagle Pass”

The much anticipated and long awaited start of the 2019 Texas High School football season is just around the corner. Here on the local front the Eagle Pass Eagles under the guidance of head coach Tom Gonzalez will begin their respective first official preparations for the upcoming season bright and early at 7:00 AM on Monday, August 5, 2019 According to the pre-season prognosticators, the Eagles are picked to finish third in the District 29-6A race this season.

The Eagles return the services of 5 offensive and 3 defensive starters back from an Area finalist team that culminated last season with an overall season record of 9-3. The Eagles offense is expected to feature their talented backfield duo of hardnosed running tailback Jose Hernandez and Saul Perales along with wide receivers David Lopez and Jacob Ruiz i\with Allan Rodriguez predicted to take over the signal calling duties this season. The offensive front line will be patrolled by Alex Martinez and Emmanuel Balderas.

On the defensive side of the ball the Eagles stingy defense will feature standout defensive end Charlie Schuessler who is the ore-season favorite to win the Defensive District MVP Award along with stellar linebacker Jacob Salinas. Young Joe Samaniego expected to fill in one of the linebacker positions with Andres Conde, MJ McGehee and Marco Torres manning the defensive line. The Eagles defensive backs will feature veterans Kristian Barcena and Eric Heredia.

Also expected to contribute heavily this season with be wide receiver Armando De Los Santos, running back Isaac Caballero, defensive lineman Martin Rodriguez, defensive back Juan Guerra, offensive lineman Abraham Urdiales and offensive lineman Alonzo Carrasco.

The Eagles will give their Legion of Eagles faithful a preview of coming attractions with two scheduled scrimmages the first of which will be on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 7:00 PM against the Somerset Bulldogs in Somerset, Texas and the second scrimmage will be on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM against the Laredo Martin Tigers at Shirley Field in Laredo, Texas. The Eagles will then officially kickoff their season on Thursday, August 29, 2019 when they entertain the Uvalde Coyotes in a 7:00 PM non-district gridiron matchup at the Eagle Pass ISD Student Activity Center Cozel Foster-Veterans Memorial Stadium. The Eagles brain trust will have Tom Gonzalez as the head coach with Javier Cardenas as the offensive coordinator and Roger Olivas as the defensive coordinator.

Eagle Pass Sports Central wishes the mighty Eagle Pass Eagles varsity football team the very best of luck this coming season and invites the famed Legion of Eagles faithful as well as the entire community of Eagle Pass, Texas to come out and support the mighty Eagles throughout the entire 2019 season, GO EAGLES!

Pre-season Predictions:

LAREDO UNITED

LAREDO ALEXANDER

EAGLE PASS

UNITED SOUTH

DEL RIO

LAREDO NIXON

LAREDO LBJ

 
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Newsflash

Monday, November 18, 2019 to Saturday, November 23 ,2019

Schedule, Time & Site are subject to change without notice

MONDAY

TUESDAY

LADY EAGLES @ LADY MAVERICKS BASKETBALL 6:30 PM

MAVERICKS @ CARRIZO SPRINGS BASKETBALL 7:30 PM

EAGLES # S.A. COLE BASKETBALL 7:30 PM

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

LADY EAGLES @ BORDER BASH BASKETBALL TBA

McALLEN, TEXAS

MAVERICKS @ LA JOYA CLASSIC BASKETBALL TBA

EAGLES @ LA JOYA CLASSIC BASKTBALL TBA

FRIDAYL

EAGLES vs. EDINBURG VELA FOOTBALL 7:00 PM

Area Round Playoff @ Laredo United ISD SAC

LADY MAVERICKS @ CRYSTAL CITY BASKETBALL6:30 PM

LADY EAGLES @ BORDER BASH BASKETBALL TBA

McALLEN, TEXAS

MAVERICKS @ LA JOYA CLASSIC BASKETBALL TBA

EAGLES @ LA JOYA CLASSIC BASKTBALL TBA

SATURDAY

LADY EAGLES @ BORDER BASH BASKETBALL TBA

McALLEN, TEXAS

MAVERICKS @ LA JOYA CLASSIC BASKETBALL TBA

EAGLES @ LA JOYA CLASSIC BASKTBALL TBA