Skip to main content


Airs Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, Nov. 12 at at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS 2

In black, the Cetys University Osos (Bears) from Tijuana, driving and in the ...

Credit: Courtesy of

Above: In black, the Cetys University Osos (Bears) from Tijuana, driving and in the red zone against the Unison Buhos (Owls), in yellow, from Hermosillo. Week six match-up in the CONADEIP Premier league 2015 College Football Season in Mexico.

CROSSING SOUTH is a travel show that explores Tijuana and Northern Baja.

Bilingual travel companion and host, Jorge Meraz, takes you on a journey and demystifies the area. Get to know the people, vernacular, foods, customs and places frequented by the locals.

Did you know that organized American football has been played in Mexico since the days of leather-head helmets?

On this episode, discover Baja's gridiron legacy first-hand with Jorge as he explores the history of the sport in this region; profiles the storied collegiate team Cetys Osos (Bears); and chats with Justin Mckenzie, president of the newly formed football arena league in Baja.



All episodes of CROSSING SOUTH are currently available for viewing now.


CROSSING SOUTH is on Facebook, Instagram, and you can follow @MerazRambler on Twitter. #crossingsouth

CROSSING SOUTH 3 Minute Highlight


San Diego News Matters podcast branding

KPBS' daily news podcast covering local politics, education, health, environment, the border and more. New episodes are ready weekday mornings so you can listen on your morning commute.

Curious San Diego banner

Want more KPBS news?
Find us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletters.

To view PDF documents, Download Acrobat Reader.