Imperial County’s Unemployment Hits 21.2%

EL CENTRO – Imperial County’s unemployment rate went up slightly in April to 21.2 percent. The rate is higher than March’s rate of 19.9 percent. In 2014, April’s unemployment rate came in at 21.6 percent. All of the numbers are not seasonally adjusted.

Gio Camarena takes a big swing for the Eagles in their win over the Tigers last Tuesday evening.

Eagles Manage Close 6-5 Victory Over Tigers

EL CENTRO – The Imperial Tigers traveled to El Centro last Tuesday evening to face the Southwest Eagles in their second-to-last game of the regular season. The game went back and forth on hitting and scoring, and in the end the Eagles managed a very close 6-5 victory.

Aaron Bonillas launches the ball to first after tagging his runner out to score a double-play for the Tigers.

Despite Wind and Cold, Spartans Secure 2-0 Win Over Tigers

EL CENTRO – It was a struggle from start to finish last Thursday evening on the Central baseball diamond as the Imperial Tigers battled the Spartans and the wind, and in the end it was the Spartans who were able to get the best of both of their adversaries, with a 2-0 victory.