Rowe edges Mercedes in come-from-behind win

BY ANDREW McCULLOCH McALLEN — Rolling out and retreating backward, quarterback Jonas Ortiz scanned the field frantically looking for an open receiver. As multiple Mercedes...

Progreso boys win Mercedes Invitational

BY STEFAN MODRICH MERCEDES — The Progreso boys had two key slots open in their varsity lineup due to injury ahead of their race in...

Yellow Jackets, Chiefs face off in first scrimmage

DONNA — High school football players across the state of Texas have spent the first two weeks of August squaring off against teammates in...

Calvillo, Ebarb cruise to cross country gold

EDCOUCH — Freddy Calvillo has offers on the table to join college cross country teams. The various letters asking him to consider their school have...

Ebarb ready to lead Lady Panthers cross country team

WESLACO — Amity Ebarb’s goal this season is to win the District 31-6A title, regional title and make it to the state cross country...

All Valley Sports Awards Banquet slated for June 13

Lone Star National Bank and DHR Health will be presenting co-sponsors for this year’s 2019 All Valley Sports Awards Banquet on June 13 at...

Tony Villarreal honored by Texas Senate, has itch to coach again

BY MARK MOLINA STAFF WRITER Throughout a 37-year football coaching career, Tony Villarreal III has experienced big games and racked up wins and championships. Villarreal also received...

Ebarb sets personal, Valley records at Region IV meet

SAN ANTONIO — Weslaco High girls track coach Pablo Almaguer described runner Amity Ebarb as a special athlete that only comes around once in...

Red Ants clinch regional semi-final win, play Region IV championship tomorrow

McALLEN — Wins in the regional tournament don’t come easy. Even though Progreso has won seven matches in a row during the past four...

Weslaco High, Vela win at Sams

MARK MOLINA | STAFF WRITER The 64th running of the Sams Relays in Brownsville acted as the first meet for most of the teams in...