Roy Hess

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

Juarez looking ahead after quick KO

Following Saturday’s first-round knockout victory, it’s on to the next challenge for Omar “El Relampago” Juarez, an undefeated Brownsville fighter. The promising super lightweight, now...

RGV Sports Hall inducts nine; Buck, Morton enter from Harlingen area

PHARR — The Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame honored its Class of 2019 inductees at Saturday’s 32nd annual banquet at Pharr Events...

Brownsville high school star Parker to enter Hall

The wait is over. Frank Parker Sr., one of Brownsville’s top all-time high school athletes who earned nine letters playing sports before graduating from Brownsville...

Ironman: RGV Sports Hall to induct MMA mentor Morton

Jim Morton’s character was as tough as nails. That was evident during his 20-plus years of military service (1947-1968) in the Marine Corps, and later...

Local athletes, teams bring home All Valley awards

MISSION — The best of the best high school athletes, coaches and teams from the 2018-19 school year in the Rio Grande Valley were...

VMS All-STAR Soccer: MVP Lerma led Hawks

Harlingen South’s Jose Lerma is a clear-cut choice as MVP of the Valley Morning Star’s 2019 All-STAR boys soccer team. He led the way for...

VMS All-STAR Boys Soccer: Breakthrough results bring South awards

After waiting years for their first playoff victory, 2019 became a breakthrough soccer season for the Harlingen South Hawks. A span of 25 years or...

VMS All-STAR Boys Soccer: Garza, Garcia led Cards

The Harlingen High Cardinals have two promising soccer players for the future. Actually, they’re pretty good already. Jacob Garza and Jose Garcia were standout underclassmen for...

VMS All-STAR Boys Soccer: Villarreal strong in net for ’Hounds

Gonzalo Villarreal is one of those goalkeepers who came and played four standout seasons on the varsity for the San Benito Greyhounds. There is a...

Herald All-Metro Boys Soccer: Porter duo has high goal tally

It’s not that often a soccer team boasts a pair of 30-goal scorers during the same season. The Porter Cowboys fielded such a duo in...