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High school football teams face-off at Alamodome

High school football teams face-off at Alamodome - The Mesquite Online News - Texas A&M University-San Antonio

The Southwest Legacy Titans and the Southwest Dragons meet up at the Fire and Armor Bowl Sept. 27, 2019, at Southwest Stadium. The high school football teams, who have one win each in their rivalry, will clash again at the third annual Fire and Armor Bowl Oct. 22 at the Alamodome. Photo by Roger Campos

The third annual Fire and Armor Bowl will pit the 0-4 Southwest Dragons against the 2-2 Southwest Legacy Titans at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Alamodome. 

Southwest Dragons head coach Alex Franco said playing in the dome is a great opportunity for San Antonio to watch Thursday-night high school football in a local landmark.  

“This is a great showcase for the city to see a good football game,” Franco said. “Our kids and coaches are excited to play in a venue with a lot of history. We are really thrilled.”

The two Southside high schools will open up district 5A-1 Region IV 14 District in the dome. 

In this new rivalry, each team has a win, with the Dragons winning their first game against the Titans. 42-0 on Sept. 28, 2018, and the Titans beating the Dragons  27-21 on Sept. 27, 2019.

The first-year head coach said the “Fire and Armor Bowl” has attracted large crowds each year. 

Though the Dragons are winless, the Titans have won two games this season including an 11-8 victory over Del Rio. 

The Southwest Legacy coaches did not respond to an interview request from the Mesquite. 

Tickets are on sale 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. through Oct 22 at the Southwest High School fieldhouse, Southwest Legacy Athletic office and at each school’s cafeteria during lunch. 

Tickets are also available at the Alamodome Southwest box office 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday through Friday Pregame tickets  $10. Admission is $12 at the door on game day. Children 4-years old and younger get in free as long as they are sitting on their guardian’s lap. 

Tailgating will be prohibited due to the Alamodome COVID-19 mitigation guidelines. 

For more information, visit https://www.alamodome.com/events/detail/southwest-legacy-vs-southwest-2020

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Sasha D. Robinson
Sasha D. Robinson
Sasha D. Robinson graduated from San Antonio College in 2018 with an associate degree in journalism. After school, he worked for the Castroville News Bulletin before making the decision to go back to school for his bachelor’s in communication at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. While attending school, Sasha has written articles for The Mesquite and the 49ers Webzone. He is a producer for VYPE Media. Sasha's career goals are to be a sports radio personality. Sasha's first love is football, and he is a die-hard San Francisco 49er fan, and his favorite video game character is Mega Man. He also loves movies such as “Star Wars “(not the Disney ones), the first two “Terminator” movies, “Star Trek” and the “Fast and Furious” series. He is an avid lover of music, video games and anything creative in this crazy world.

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