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Tribute to Eastwood

October 20, 2016 by Christy Trejo (Register to contact)

The 2016-2017 Eastwood High School Reveille staff is looking to publish a tribute to Eastwood traditions and alumni in the 2017 issue. They would like to request that alumni submit photos, stories and poems about their experience at Eastwood to be published. Eastwood High School is going to be demolished and rebuilt, and the Reveille hopes to immortalize the spirit and memories of the Eastwood Troopers in a collection of poetry and prose. Visit the Reveille tab of the Eastwood Sabre for more information.

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Eastwood High School community says goodbye to Eddie Cruz  KTSM 9 News

Family and friends said their final goodbyes to former Eastwood High School football star Eddie Cruz.

Eastwood High School players get warm welcome from Dallas Cowboys’ Jerry Jones  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Thursday's football game between Eastwood High School and Plano Senior High School caught national attention and clearly it ...

Football players at Eastwood High grieving over death of former teammate  KFOX El Paso

Heartbreak and grief are what students at Eastwood High School are feeling following the death of a former football player. Eddie Cruz drowned in Bill Evans ...

2019 Eastwood grad, star football player, passes away  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, TEXAS (KTSM) – The latest information on the death of Eddie Cruz, an Eastwood High School graduate and former football star. UPDATE: According ...

The Eastwood vs. Plano football game: Here is everything you need to know  KVIA El Paso

The Eastwood High School football team has arrived in Dallas ahead of their game Thursday. The Troopers will take on the Plano Senior High Wildcats.

Plano ISD cancels football game against El Paso's Eastwood High School, cites security  El Paso Times

The Sept. 6 football game between Eastwood and Plano high schools in Plano has been canceled, a news release from the Plano ISD stated. “After consulting ...

Tickets for Eastwood vs. Plano game on sale now  KVIA El Paso

The Ysleta Independent School District has announced that tickets for the upcoming Eastwood High vs. Plano Senior High football game are on sale at two YISD ...

WFAA set to broadcast Plano Senior High School vs. El Paso Eastwood High School football live in primetime on Sept. 5

WFAA announced Tuesday that the station will broadcast the Plano Senior High School vs. Eastwood High School of El Paso football game live on Thursday, ...

Plano vs. Eastwood game is back on after brief cancelation due to El Paso Walmart shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

Sources tell KTSM that the recently canceled football game between Plano Senior High School and Eastwood High School is back on.

WATCH: Eastwood Troopers vs. Plano Wildcats - full game broadcast archive  KVIA El Paso

Here's an archived version of the entire broadcast of the Plano vs. Eastwood high school football game played at The Star in Frisco for your video-on-demand ...

Thursday Night Lights: Two teams united by tragedy come together as one at El Paso Eastwood, Plano Senior High game

It was a football game that almost didn't happen but desperately needed to happen. Eastwood High School in El Paso was scheduled to travel to North Texas to ...

Former Eastwood Football WR Eddie Cruz Dies in New Mexico

Tragedy struck Labor Day Weekend and according to Western New Mexico University officials, Eddie Cruz, a former wide receiver for Eastwood High School, ...

Fifteen Eastwood High School athletes sign college scholarships

EL PASO, TX — They threw a huge party at Eastwood High School Wednesday afternoon. A school record 15 student-athletes announced their plans to ...

Eastwood HS set to open newly renovated academic building Tuesday  KFOX El Paso

After nearly two years of waiting and tens of millions of dollars, Eastwood High School students and faculty will now be able to call a new academic building ...

Dozens attend baseball camp to help former Eastwood H.S. pitcher battling cancer  KVIA El Paso

While most seniors at Eastwood High School were looking forward to their upcoming graduation, Garrett Calderon was getting the worst news of his life.

Stanford ‘at home’ practicing at Eastwood High School  KTSM News Channel 9

The Cardinal will be making their second Sun Bowl appearance in three years when they take on Athletic Coast Conference runner-up Pittsburgh in the 85th ...

Man shot and killed by EPPD officers was an Eastwood graduate, former high school wrestler  KVIA El Paso

Officials confirmed Wednesday Louis Burrus who police said was shot during an officer-invovled shooting graduated from Eastwood High School in 2012.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road blocked near Eastwood High School  KVIA El Paso

A road will be blocked off near Eastwood High School for the next month.

Eastwood High School construction on schedule, YISD officials say  El Paso Times

The portable village at Eastwood High School will still be mostly intact in the coming school year, but officials said construction on the campus has been smooth, ...

Eastwood heads to State 7on7 for second time in four years  KTSM News Channel 9

On Friday, Eastwood will make its second appearance at the Texas State 7on7 Tournament in the last four years. For a Troopers team that could be one of El ...

Finding a new ‘normal:’ Eastwood hits the field with heavy hearts  KTSM News Channel 9

Just two miles away from Saturday's tragedy, sits Trooper Stadium.Monday morning, Eastwood tried to begin picking up the pieces, but it has hit close to home.

Gary Pippen receives awards  KVIA El Paso

Legendary coach Gary Pippen was honorered at Eastwood High School.

Texas HS basketball players in Spain to play for Mexico national team  USA TODAY High School Sports

Eastwood High (El Paso, Texas) basketball players Edgar Ramos and Ryan Martinez are playing for Mexico in Globasket 2018.

2019 El Paso area graduation schedule  KFOX El Paso

Below is the graduation schedule for school district's in the El Paso area:El Paso Independent School DistrictMay 24Chapin High School — 9 a. m. at Don ...

Eastwood High School basketball coach Gary Pippen retires after decades of memories  El Paso Times

Gary Pippen, who began coaching boys basketball at Eastwood High School in 1966, is retiring as head coach after more than 40 years.

El Paso prep student/athletes sign letters of intent  KTSM News Channel 9

It was National Signing Day 2.0 in El Paso on Wednesday. Local prep standouts signing their National Letters of Intent at Andress, Canutillo, Chapin, and ...

Parkland advances to State 7on7 Championship Bracket; Eastwood in Consolation Bracket  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – In its second consecutive trip to the Texas State 7on7 Tournament, Parkland punched its ticket to Saturday's Championship Bracket ...

El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2019 announced  KTSM News Channel 9

Legendary Eastwood High School basketball coach Gary Pippen will headline the 2019 El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame inductees, it was announced on Monday.

Eastwood boys cross country team captures state championship  KTSM News Channel 9

In a life so short, running cross country makes it seem longer.

Jury finds former Eastwood HS student guilty of bringing gun to school in 2015  KFOX El Paso

On the heels of a deadly school shooting in Florida on Wednesday, an El Paso man was found guilty of bringing a gun into a school in 2015.Nathan Richardson ...

Jefferson primed for bounce back season in 2019  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The Jefferson Silver Foxes were a playoff team in 2017, but could not find a way to capture momentum last season, going ...

Austin enters 2019 season with high expectations following playoff win  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Austin is back. The Panthers won their first playoff game since 2007 last season, all part of a nine win campaign to go along with a ...

Students prepare for first day at 'Fort Eastwood," $93 million transformation underway  KVIA El Paso

EL PASO, Texas - Students at Eastwood High may not only have a hard time finding their classes on the first day of school on Monday, they may not recognize ...

TASO approves seven-man high school football officiating crews in El Paso  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – High school football officials in El Paso are moving from a five-man crew to a seven-man crew for high school football games ...

Eastwood football placed on probation for three years following violation  KVIA El Paso

ABC-7 has learned that the Eastwood High School football team has been placed on probation for three years after it admitted one of their coaches used a cell ...

El Paso high school football coverage: Find out which teams won Friday night  El Paso Times

Get a roundup of the high school football action from Friday night's games.

Chapin reloading on young talent for 2019 season  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The Chapin Huskies football team has been one of the more talented rosters in the city over the course of the last couple seasons.

Jerry Jones donates $50,000 to victims of El Paso mass shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

OXNARD, CA (KTSM) – Dallas Cowboys owner/president/general manager Jerry Jones and his wife, Gene, are donating $50000 to the El Paso Community ...

Eastwood HS Coach Pippen Retires as Head Basketball Coach  KTSM News Channel 9

Longtime Eastwood High School basketball coach, Gary Pippen, has announced his retirement.

Balloon release held at Mountain View High School for victims of El Paso shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Mountain View High School honored the victims killed in Saturday's shooting with a special balloon release Friday morning. Several ...

Eastwood High School boys and girls golf teams win district tournament  El Paso Times

The Eastwood boys and girls golf teams swept the District 1-6A boys and girls golf tournaments at Ascarate Golf Course on Friday to highlight the high school ...

2019 Graduation Dates and Times For El Paso Area High Schools

Plan accordingly for these graduations! Congrats class of 2019!

Eastwood HS students react to student arrested for allegedly taking gun to school  KVIA El Paso

An Eastwood High School student was arrested for allegedly having a gun on campus and now students are reacting to the situation.

Ysleta ISD's De La Torre secretly recorded SISD trustee discussing altercation in San Antonio  El Paso Times

YISD Superintendent Xavier De La Torre said he recorded SISD trustee David Morales as they spoke about a June 13 altercation between the districts' ...

SPECIAL REPORT: Parking is precious in one East El Paso neighborhood  KVIA El Paso

EL PASO, Texas - Parking in an East El Paso neighborhood is precious as Eastwood High School is in the middle of a reconstruction project that forced students ...

UIL Realignments: El Dorado & Eastwood moving down from 6A to 5A  KVIA El Paso

The University Interscholastic League released its district realignments that will remain in place for the next two years. The biggest change to El Paso schools ...

Franklin’s Stonewall receives offer from UTEP  KTSM News Channel 9

Franklin High School senior wide receiver Gabe Stonewall has received a scholarship offer from UTEP to play football for the Miners. Stonewall made the ...

Eastwood H.S. set for $93 million renovation; some students will be moved during construction  KVIA El Paso

Big changes are coming to Eastwood High School next fall. The east El Paso school will be renovated thanks to voters passing Yselta Independent School ...

Parkland football preps for Texas State 7on7  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – In the summer of 2018, Parkland embarked on its maiden voyage to the Texas State 7on7 Tournament, bowing out in the consolation ...

Retiring Eastwood coach reflects on 52-year career | Local Features  El Paso Inc.

One of El Paso's high school legends recently announced that he is retiring from coaching.

National Signing Day: List of El Paso high school athletes who are committing  KTSM News Channel 9

El Paso high school athletes will be committing to play college sports today.

2018-2019 El Paso Area High School Sports Review  KVIA El Paso

Fall Sports Volleyball The 2018 volleyball season was memorable for several reasons but the main two would be that Campbell Bowden was named the El Paso ...

President Donald Trump’s schedule for visit to Dayton and El Paso  KTSM News Channel 9

President Donald Trump will visit both Dayton, Ohio and El Paso on Wednesday following the weekend shootings that killed 31.

Pebble Hills the first to receive ‘El Paso Strong’ helmet decals, donated by Riddell  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The Pebble Hills Spartans are the first local high school football team in El Paso to receive their 'El Paso Strong' helmet decals.

El Paso ranked among top 10 ‘boomtown’ cities for homebuyers  KTSM News Channel 9

People from around the country are moving to El Paso for affordable living.

Texas almost mandated an HPV vaccine before politics got in the way. Now, the state has one of the country’s highest rates of cervical cancer.  KTSM News Channel 9

AUSTIN — In 2007, two governments set into motion a massive public health experiment. One was the state of Texas, where lawmakers rejected a mandate to ...

Jeffrey Epstein found dead in NYC jail cell  KTSM News Channel 9

NEW YORK (WFLA) – Jeffrey Epstein has been found dead in his New York City jail cell where he was being held on sex trafficking charges according to NBC ...

Jones, Montez send condolences to victims of El Paso mass shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Athletes across the country have voiced their condolences to the victims and their families of the El Paso Walmart mass shooting, ...

What’s closed, canceled following Cielo Vista Walmart shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The following businesses and organizations are closed following Saturday's shooting at the Cielo Vista Walmart. Cielo Vista Mall ...

Bel Air High School Senior to have artwork displayed in the U.S Capitol for one year  KVIA El Paso

It was back in February when ABC-7 featured Bel Air High School senior, Sarah Murillo, as a Community Champion. Now, Murillo's art work is being recognized ...

Eastwood graduate shot by El Paso Police dies from injuries  KTSM News Channel 9

The man who was shot by El Paso Police officers Monday morning in the parking lot of an East side apartment complex has died.

Services begin for husband, wife killed in El Paso shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – 22 families of the victims who lost their lives in the tragic El Paso shooting will be laying their loved ones to rest in the coming days.

UTEP Athletics announces El Paso Strong campaign  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Following the tragedy in the Sun City on Aug. 3, UTEP Athletic Department officials have announced the #ElPasoStrong campaign, ...

MountainStar Sports Group donates $150,000 to victims’ relief fund  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The MountainStar Sports Group Foundation, on behalf of the El Paso Chihuahuas Foundation and the El Paso Locomotive FC ...

Opening of YISD Bond projects highlight new school year  El Paso Inc.

The 2018-2019 school year has begun for students and parents in the Ysleta Independent School District. A new year brings a new excitement, new ...

What we know about the suspected El Paso shooter  KTSM News Channel 9

Police say 21-year-old Patrick Crusius walked into a WalMart in El Paso armed with a rifle before taking so many lives. Police found a manifesto and are now ...

Mexico will avail legal services to families of Walmart shooting victims and survivors  KTSM News Channel 9

Mexico will avail legal and other services to survivors and the families of Mexican citizens killed during Saturday morning's Walmart shooting, that country's ...

Former star athlete, golf coach Pennisi to retire  El Paso Inc.

I've known Joey Pennisi, who is retiring at the end of this school year after 42 years of teaching and coaching in El Paso County (including the Ysleta, El Paso.

Juarez woman designs T-shirts to help victims of El Paso shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

JUAREZ, Mexico (KTSM) – A Juarez small business owner is selling T-shirts to help the families of the Mexican nationals killed in the El Paso Walmart shooting.

Man charged in El Paso teacher's traffic death previously arrested for assault  El Paso Times

A man charged with the hit-and-run death of an elementary school teacher was previously arrested on charges that he assaulted his neighbor over an argument ...

March honors victims of Walmart shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

A week after the mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart, dozens of residents and activists from all over Texas marched through Downtown streets vowing to ...

Is construction to blame for Eastwood's enrollment decline?  KVIA El Paso

As the new Eastwood High School continues to take shape in East El Paso, so do the growing pains for a school that still has more than a year left in the ...

Chihuahuas to take the field in first sporting event since El Paso mass shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso Walmart mass shooting has shaken the El Paso community. Normalcy has been lost as people begin to pick up the ...

Public funeral for El Paso Walmart shooting victim with no family in town  KTSM News Channel 9

The funeral of one of the Walmart shooting victims will be open to the public because she did not have family in El Paso.

Parents of teen killed at Parkland were in El Paso during Walmart shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The parents of one of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida happened to be in El Paso on ...

‘El Paso Strong’ merchandise in high demand  KTSM News Channel 9

El Paso Strong can be seen on billboards, social media posts, and national news. Now, it's making its way onto T-shirts, stickers, and posters.

Montwood set for Regional Quarterfinals matchup against Odessa  KTSM News Channel 9

The Montwood baseball team continues to play big in big moments in the playoffs. That is at least through the first two rounds of the playoffs where the Rams ...

Lady Gaga to fund 125 classrooms in El Paso  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Lady Gaga announced on Facebook Friday morning that she is working with her Born This Way Foundation and ...

Memorial brings El Paso community together after deadly Walmart shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

A makeshift memorial outside of the Walmart parking lot was blooming, as the city of El Paso continued to mourn from the impact of the deadly mass shooting.

YISD names new principals, Central Office directors  KTSM News Channel 9

In preparation for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year, the Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) announced the appointment of new principals and ...

Local high school softball teams advance to Area Round  KTSM News Channel 9

Montwood defeated Odessa Permian 11-8 in game 2 of the Bi-District playoffs on Saturday to advance to the Area playoffs.

11-year-old explains effects of government shutdown in letter to Trump  KTSM News Channel 9

The night before President Trump announced he would sign a deal to re-open the governmet for three weeks, 11-year-old El Pasoan Abigail Lopez wrote a letter ...

El Paso soccer community plans charity game for coaches injured in shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

Two local soccer coaches who remain in the hospital because of Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso have guardian angels in the Sun City soccer community.

Community in mourning: remembering Javier Amir Rodriguez  KTSM News Channel 9

It was an emotional night at Horizon High School as they hosted a vigil over one of their students taken away in Saturday's Cielo Vista mass shooting.

President Trump expected to visit El Paso Wednesday  KTSM News Channel 9

President Donald Trump is expected to travel to El Paso on Wednesday, according to FAA advisories.

Khalid planning benefit concert for the ‘city of the 915’  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Khalid's benefit concert has been scheduled for Sunday, September 1 at the Don Haskins Center. Titled 'A Night for Suncity,' the ...

YISD offering full-day pre-K for upcoming school year  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Parents can now enroll their children in full-day pre-kindergarten classes at the Ysleta Independent School District. The district is the ...

20 dead, 26 injured in El Paso Walmart shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Sunday UPDATE: 7:23 a.m.: Veronica Escobar tells KTSM that the suspected gunman in yesterday's Cielo Vista Walmart shooting ...

Former Eastwood teacher sentenced to 4 years in prison for having sex with students  KVIA El Paso

EL PASO, Texas - The former Eastwood High teacher found guilty of sexual assault and having an inappropriate relationship with a student has been sentenced ...

El Paso Strong memorial planned for Wednesday at Chihuahuas’  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The City of El Paso is planning a memorial *service* Wednesday at Southwest University Park, home of the El Paso Chihuahuas.

The deadliest year since 1995, El Paso grapples with loss of ‘safest city’ moniker  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The City of El Paso has consistently boasted one of the lowest murder rates in the country for cities with a population over 500000.

FBI: Only 30 cars out of 230 remain at Walmart  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The FBI says only 30 vehicles out of the 230 that were left in the Walmart parking lot following last Saturday's mass shooting are left.

Ysleta ISD hires new football coach for Eastwood  KVIA El Paso

The Ysleta Independent School District has hired Julio Lopez, a varsity football offensive coordinator and social studies teacher at Socorro High School, to serve ...

Coronado High School begins major upgrades  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Those in West El Paso will soon start noticing changes to one of its oldest schools. On Friday, EPISD held a groundbreaking at ...

Grandparents shot as they pulled in to East El Paso Walmart, family says  KTSM News Channel 9

Dozens of El Paso families are dealing with the panic that comes along with finding out their loved ones were injured Saturday's Cielo Vista Walmart shooting.

El Paso Strong: Charity soccer match held to raise money for shooting victims  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) The El Paso soccer community gathered Sunday evening at the Student Activities Complex field for a special match made up of El ...

Donate to help families impacted by El Paso’s mass shooting  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — In response to the mass shooting last weekend in El Paso, The El Paso Community Foundation has established a fund to help ...

El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame to induct Class of 2019  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso is deeply rooted in its baseball history. The Sun City has produced a number of professional baseball players over the years, ...

El Paso man taken into federal custody on child pornography charges  KFOX El Paso

An El Paso man accused of possessing and receiving child pornography has been given a $25000 bond with home confinement orders and other restrictions.

East El Paso business offers free meals for first responders and blood donors  KTSM News Channel 9

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – An El Paso business that caters to promoting healthy eating and healthy pre-packaged meals is offering a free meal to first ...

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