Uncertainty remains for East Valley 6A football programs

LYFORD — The University Interscholastic League granted Class 6A and 5A athletic programs something very valuable when it pushed back the fall calendar one...

East Valley 4A football coaches deal with UIL decisions

LYFORD — The University Interscholastic League decided not to delay the football calendar for Classes 1A through 4A on July 21, and 4A coaches...

Santa Maria, Santa Rosa football teams adjust schedules

LYFORD — The Santa Maria and Santa Rosa football teams will be playing significantly reduced schedules this season due to decisions made by the...

Lyford’s district football schedule reduced by half

LYFORD — Football coaches, athletic directors and schools officials for District 16-3A Div. I teams have been regularly meeting via Zoom to discuss the...

Valley coaches react to local county health orders

McALLEN — The high school sports calendar in the Rio Grande Valley was upended late Tuesday afternoon when both Cameron and Hidalgo County each...

UTRGV prepares for student athletes’ return

EDINBURG — As UTRGV prepares to begin its phase-by-phase return of its international and domestic student-athletes in late July and early August, the Vaqueros’...

Coach-turned-police officer eulogized as affable figure

Ismael Chavez’s smile lit up the room, whether it was in the classroom, locker room or office. The smile impacted people's lives. His dedication, motivation...

UIL updates COVID-19 guidelines for summer, 2020-21

McALLEN — The University Interscholastic League, the governing body of a majority of Texas high school athletics, updated its COVID-19 guidelines and policies with...

UIL updates eligibility requirements

McALLEN — The University Interscholastic League announced another set of changes Friday for the 2020-21 school year specifically relating to student-athlete eligibility requirements for...

Local coaches, school officials talk COVID-19 challenges

McALLEN — As the Rio Grande Valley’s COVID-19 saga intensifies, school district officials and coaches throughout the region are continuing extensive discussions focused on...