Roy Hess

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Roy Hess covers sports for The Brownsville Herald. You can reach him via email at rhess@brownsvilleherald.com.

Yellowjackets break through, defeat Falcons

LOS FRESNOS — The Edcouch-Elsa Yellowjackets prevailed in an old-fashioned shootout with the Los Fresnos Falcons to capture their first victory of the season...

New RGV Boxing Hall announces class

The Rio Grande Valley Boxing Hall of Fame has announced it inaugural 2019 class of inductees. They are Alfredo Gomez, of Brownsville, Andrew Maynard, of...

Lyford looks to stay hot

The Lyford Lady Bulldogs are entering a crucial part of their volleyball season as District 32-3A competition gets underway. The Lady Bulldogs, 8-6 overall, are off...

SaberCats win close one on missed Hanna FG

BROWNSVILLE — The Edinburg Vela SaberCats are enjoying their view from the top. “It was a good old-fashioned football game between two good teams,” head...

Rivera sweeps to win over Mercedes

MERCEDES — It was a quiet match. That’s how Rivera volleyball coach Elizabeth Avelar-Guerra described her team’s three-game sweep of Mercedes during a non-district match...

Jubilee wins SJA tourney

Winning the St. Joseph Academy Volleyball Tournament is getting to be a healthy habit for the Jubilee Brownsville Lady Titans. Jubilee captured the tournament championship...

Brownsville Veterans sweeps short-handed San Benito

The Brownsville Veterans Memorial Lady Chargers took advantage of San Benito’s patchwork lineup due to injuries to sweep the Lady Greyhounds in non-district volleyball...

Bobcats strong in scrimmage with Lobos

BROWNSVILLE — Rio Hondo may have graduated a strong group of athletes from last year’s football team, but the Bobcats appear to be well...

Lady Hawks win Donna tourney

DONNA —Winning the DonnaTournament on Saturday said a lot about the character, determination and resilience of the Harlingen South volleyball team. It also said quite a...

Hawks, area high school football teams take to gridiron

Day 1 of a new football season began Monday for the Harlingen South Hawks and many other high school teams throughout the state. As per...