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...

Pace’s Garcia signs with Southwestern

Pace senior wide receiver Jaylun Garcia saw his dream come true Tuesday, as he signed to continue his football career with Southwestern University. Garcia will...

Brady’s move to Tampa Bay posed late challenges for networks

By JOE REEDY AP Sports Writer Tom Brady's move to Tampa Bay didn't just create ripples with fans. It caused networks to drastically rework their...

Youth football on hold indefinitely in Port Isabel

PORT ISABEL — Few people are more involved in youth sports in the East Valley than Port Isabel’s Raul Loera Jr. He is on the...

Santa Rosa residents support Coach Cipriano

Santa Rosa residents say they are concerned the contract of Warriors athletic director and boys basketball coach Juan Cipriano might not be renewed at...

Top 10 teams prepare for playoffs

Week 11 is in the books as playoff qualifiers across the state prepare to embark on their journey into the postseason. Each team in the...

Cardinals wrap up outright district crown with rout of Rivera

BROWNSVILLE — The Harlingen High Cardinals are District 32-6A champions for the first time since 2016. Thanks to Friday’s 65-28 victory over Brownsville Rivera at...

East Valley Football Notes: Playoff picture takes shape

The final week of the regular season is here and will provide a clear-cut playoff picture. Harlingen High remains the top team in District 32-6A....

Lions defeat Pirates to clinch district title, stay unbeaten

LA FERIA — The La Feria Lions secured their third straight District 16-4A DI championship in as many years, defeating Hidalgo 28-12 on Friday...

Warriors lose to Hebbronville in overtime

SANTA ROSA — The Santa Rosa Warriors suffered a heartbreaking loss Friday night at home and remained winless in District 16-3A Division II. The Warrriors...