VMS All-STAR Boys Basketball: Santa Maria’s Briones named top coach

SANTA MARIA — There aren’t many basketball programs in the Rio Grande Valley that can say they’ve reached the Sweet 16, but the Santa...

Johnson, Castellanos earn all-state honors

By CLAIRE CRUZ, Staff Writer Two small-town players earned big time awards Monday as the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches announced its 2019-2020 UIL all-state...

UIL suspension of athletics extended through May 4

The University Interscholastic League announced Thursday it would extend its suspension of athletic practices and competitions through May 4 due to the outbreak of...

UIL suspends practices, workouts due to COVID-19

The University Interscholastic League announced on Monday it is extending its suspension of all UIL sanctioned contests to include all rehearsals, practices and workouts. “Effective...

Raymondville’s Cervantes, Lopez to compete at college level

RAYMONDVILLE — Raymondville’s Andrew Cervantes and Emmalee Lopez both announced their intent to continue their athletic and academic careers with college signings last Friday. Cervantes,...

Harlingen South uses big rallies to beat Lyford

By CLAIRE CRUZ, Staff Writer Harlingen South follows a “next girl up” mentality, never depending on one girl to do it all but understanding everyone has...

Edinburg Vela holds off San Benito to advance to 2nd round

EDINBURG — In the postseason, nothing comes easy. The No. 4-seed from District 32-6A San Benito Greyhounds and District 31-6A champion Edinburg Vela learned that...

Lady Cardinals blow out Lady Chiefs

DONNA — Harlingen High coach Ashley Moncivaiz’s teams like to send a message to their opponents. The first of several statements the Lady Cardinals made...

New Kids on the Block: Rio Grande City’s young roster reaching new heights

RIO GRANDE CITY — It’s often said that there’s no substitute for experience, but Rio Grande City has flipped that notion on its head...

Realignment shakes up key East Valley districts

HARLINGEN — Consolidation was the name of the game Monday at the Harlingen Aquatic Center as coaches from across the Rio Grande Valley reacted...