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Eagles and Oilers to see gridiron action this weekend

on September 7, 2012

The Kennedy Eagles and Richmond Oilers will both see action this weekend, as the two teams take on neighborhood rivals. The Eagles host the El Cerrito Gauchos on Friday night, while the Oilers visit Salesian Pride on Saturday for a matinee affair.

Eagles head coach Mark Carminer and his staff will try and slow down El Cerrito’s high-powered offense, as the Gouchos come into the game beating San Lorenzo and Newark Memorial by a combined score of 106-14.

Prior to the game, the Eagles will celebrate the life and honor the family of former teammate Ulises Grijalva. Grijalva was shot and killed on Aug. 5 in the Iron Triangle. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

The Oilers, meanwhile, will literally walk over to Salesian High Saturday afternoon. The two schools are within sight of one another and only separated by a fence.

Oilers head coach, Tashaka Merriwether, said the Pride were Division V champions last year and doesn’t expect anything less than a well-coached and disciplined team. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.


  1. anonymous on September 8, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    yall should also post Richmond JV scores and updates…not only varsity …Oilers JV won Salesians..that should be good enoug..first time RHS has a jv in some time or a full jv team and well coached ..please put Jv scores and updates..

    • Oilerfan on September 18, 2012 at 3:10 pm

      JV is the future varsity! recognition for the young men and women playing Jr. Varsity sports would be a great motivator for these kids giving their all to represent the city of Richmond… even the Pop-Warner football teams should be recognized if possible!

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