Former Mission High football coach Sonny Detmer dies at 76

MISSION — Sonny Detmer, a long-time Texas high school football and father to current Mission High head coach Koy Detmer, died Tuesday at his...

La Joya ISD to reconsider stance on fall sports

LA JOYA — One month after becoming the first multi-school district in Texas to call off high school fall sports practices and competition, La...

UTRGV Athletics unveils Vaqueros United initiative, patch

EDINBURG — The UTRGV Athletic Department and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rolled out its new collective “Vaqueros United” initiative Monday, which seeks to utilize the...

Families, student-athletes petition La Joya ISD to play fall sports

LA JOYA — Families and student-athletes gathered Saturday afternoon to petition La Joya ISD to allow fall sports programs to resume practices and competition...

Lopez looks to inspire others as Valley’s first female men’s basketball head coach

McALLEN — Ashleigh Lopez has seemingly always been a part of the Rio Grande Valley’s bustling basketball scene. Whether it’s been as an official, head...

Sheriff’s office arrests alleged eight-liner gate keeper

Nearly a year after the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at a Donna eight-liner, authorities arrested the establishment's alleged gate keeper. The sheriff's office arrested 33-year-old McAllen resident Edgar Eliud Gomez on Aug. 31, records show. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Edinburg CISD: No decision on fall sports return date yet

EDINBURG — Edinburg CISD officials clarified the district’s position Tuesday afternoon on a return to in-person learning, as well as fall sports practices and...

McAllen ISD updates stance on return to in-person learning, fall sports

McALLEN — McAllen ISD has updated its position on the return to in-person learning and the resumption of on-campus fall sports practices and other...

UIL amends COVID-19 mitigation guidelines after football’s opening weekend

AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League, the governing body of most Texas public high school athletics, amended its already updated COVID-19 mitigation guidelines Tuesday...

McAllen ISD committed to fall sports schedule for now

McALLEN — Multiple sources close to the situation told The Monitor on Monday afternoon that McAllen ISD is committed to and standing by existing...