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’...

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...

RGV schools discuss COVID policies, path forward for high school athletics

McALLEN — Despite mostly working out of home offices, school administrators and coaches throughout the Rio Grande Valley have been busier than ever before...

Santa Maria’s Garcia signs to run for Central Methodist

SANTA MARIA — Julissa Garcia has been chasing big dreams on the track from the start of her career. She began running for Santa Maria...

East Valley districts continue to react to virus

LYFORD — After a student-athlete tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, San Benito CISD announced Wednesday evening its decision to suspend summer extracurricular activities...

Spiking COVID-19 cases cause some programs to hit pause

HARLINGEN — School districts across the Rio Grande Valley and the state have announced they will be postponing summer strength and conditioning and sport-specific...