Rio Hondo hangs on to beat St. Joseph

BROWNSVILLE — For a third straight year, Rio Hondo defeated non-conference rival Brownsville St. Joseph. This time around, the Bobcats used a 6-yard go-ahead touchdown...

Lions survive thriller with Tigers

LA FERIA — La Feria’s first real test of its 2019 season came under an appropriate backdrop, a September sky featuring a moon that,...

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...

Bearkats cruise to win over Bulldogs

By CLAIRE CRUZ, Special to the Star There’s no love lost between Willacy County neighbors Lyford and Raymondville, a fact that was evident Friday night at...

Silva’s big night leads San Benito over PSJA High

PHARR — On the first play from scrimmage San Benito senior quarterback Smiley Silva hit Juan Constante on a 68-yard bomb that put the Greyhounds...

Harlingen South routs McAllen High

In a game featuring the wild momentum swings that are nearly inevitable when both sides combine for 10 turnovers, the one rock-solid constant was the Harlingen South defense, which came up big on several occasions in a 44-14 non-district road win over McAllen High on Thursday night. The Hawks (2-1) built up an early lead after two Leo Torres field goals and senior running back Israel Vasquez found paydirt on fourth down from the McHi 1-yard line. Vazquez picked up his second touchdown of the night with 10 seconds to go in the first half, also from a yard out.

Bobcats, Bloodhounds to rekindle rivalry

Over the last few years, the Rio Hondo Bobcats and St. Joseph Bloodhounds have built quite the rivalry, albeit a friendly one. Still, each side...

Munoz providing leadership for San Benito’s secondary

 SAN BENITO— While the season is still young, one thing is certain. The San Benito defense has gotten off to a strong start and are...

La Feria faces test against Mercedes

After winning its first two games with relative ease, the La Feria Lions will face their first test of their non-district slate when the...

Lady Tarpons top Lady Bearkats

RAYMONDVILLE — Led by senior libero Estrella Vasquez’s four service aces, the visiting Port Isabel Lady Tarpons defeated the Raymondville Lady Bearkats 25-21, 15-25,...