2012 East LA Classic ends at the wire

  By Jonathan Castro   The 78th Annual East LA Classic match-up between rivals Garfield and Roosevelt high schools was one to remember. The game in front of almost 20,000 fans at East Los Angeles College’s Weingart Stadium, was decided with 31 seconds left during Roosevelt’s final drive. On a fourth-and-six at 4:48 left in the game, Garfield tried to run the ball for a first down but it backfired. The Roosevelt…

October 29, 2012

Garfield Bulldogs earn ‘Classic’ win

By Megan Perry The James A. Garfield High School Bulldogs clinched a spot in the Division I high school football playoffs on Friday as they defeated the Theodore Roosevelt High School Rough Riders in the 77th Annual East Los Angeles Classic, at Weingart Stadium. Garfield beat Roosevelt in Friday’s Eastern League match for a second straight year since 2006 with a final score of 29-15,  placing the Bulldogs second in…

November 10, 2011