Stefan Modrich

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Stefan Modrich Total Posts: 158 Stefan Modrich is a 2017 graduate of Arizona State University, where he was the Sports Editor for The State Press, ASU's independent student news publication. He is also a graduate of the University of Zagreb in Croatia, where he completed a foreign language program in 2018. A native of Franklin Park, Illinois, Modrich previously covered high school sports for The Arizona Republic, Chicago Tribune, and Mars Reel Media.

BISD student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

The Brownsville Independent School District confirmed Tuesday in a statement that a student-athlete tested positive for COVID-19, coming after the district decided Monday to...

Lady Bobcats’ Garcia signs with Schreiner University

RIO HONDO — Rio Hondo softball coach Brett Esparza believes senior pitcher/third baseman Nayeli Garcia may be one of the most significant players to...

Hess remembered as mentor and friend to many

Until the very end, Roy Hess was in the loop. Even as a part-time reporter, the veteran Rio Grande Valley journalist remained the preeminent point...

RGV Sports Hall of Famer, journalist Roy Hess dead at 66

HARLINGEN — Veteran Rio Grande Valley journalist and sportswriter Roy Hess died Thursday morning at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. He was 66 years...

Bobcats’ Villarreal signs with Central Methodist

RIO HONDO — Rio Hondo senior Jabez Villarreal signed his intent to attend and play basketball at Central Methodist University on a typically warm...

Warriors’ Ruiz a savvy defender

HARLINGEN — Santa Rosa quarterback Jose Ruiz has had a knack for identifying coverages and anticipating movement of defensive players. So doing the reverse as...

Warriors’ Garza excited to join friends in college

HARLINGEN – Ryan Garza gets asked often what his favorite sport is. The senior was the starting shortstop and a pitcher for the Santa...

Warriors’ quintet signs with Graceland University

Five Santa Rosa seniors have found their new academic and athletic home for the 2020-21 season. Mike Bermea, Adam Cavazos, Ryan Garza, Jose Ruiz and...

Umpires facing uncertainty during pandemic

One of the many consequences of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is the increased awareness of the many jobs and sources of small scale economic...

WBLL renovates park; Port Isabel cancels season

The West Brownsville Little League Park on Cottonwood Drive has been around since the 1960s. “Our park has been not up to par for quite...