Sports journalism in Mexicali is mourning

Sports journalism in Mexicali is mourning

Jan 11, 2018

Mexicali mourns the news of the unfortunate death of journalist Alfredo Pacheco Reyes.

At 52 years old, victim of health complications, it was reported that the TV Channel 66 sports news anchorman passed away in Mexico City.

Alfredo Pacheco was involved in sports journalism for almost 20 years, starting in his native Mexico City on a radio program with well-known sports journalist and ex soccer player Carlos Albert.

It was in the year of 1999 when Pacheco Reyes moved to the capital of Baja California, to join the local Channel 66 staff, where he covered most of the local sports news for many years, from the local soccer leagues, baseball, basketball, and other sports such as boxing, wrestling or recently mixed martial arts.

He was also a correspondent for events such as the National Olympiad and he toured with the Aguilas de Mexicali professional baseball team, highlighting the recent championship achieved in 2017, in the city of Los Mochis, Sinaloa. Pacheco Reyes also covered the Aguilas’ participation on the Caribbean Series of the same year.

In the same way, over the years, Alfredo Pacheco conducted several television programs such as Cancha Caliente, Tiro a Gol or Semblanzas Deportivas, just to name a few.

Alfredo Pacheco Reyes (Photo: Archive)

So far no funeral services have been announced, since the sports journalist died in Mexico City.

The staff of The Baja Post would like to express their deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Don Alfredo Pacheco Reyes for his recent death. Mexicali loses a great journalist and above all a great human being.

Rest in peace Alfredo Pacheco Reyes.

TBP Newsroom

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