Tinaco Bowl battle: Wildcats come out on top in cross-town rivalry with Panthers

WESLACO — Weslaco East head coach Mike Burget scanned his sideline of football players. It was crunch time, and the game was on the line. The...

Lady Chargers, Yellowjacket boys win district cross country

BY STEFAN MODRICH STAFF WRITER The Brownsville Veterans Memorial Lady Chargers cross country team won its first ever District 32-5A title and the Edcouch-Elsa boys also...

Panthers snap Vela win streak

EDINBURG — The Edinburg Vela SaberCats entered their District 31-6A matchup against Weslaco High riding a 33-game winning streak in district play. The Panthers put...

Thunder D lifts E-E over Shary

ELSA — Last Friday night’s matchup between Edcouch-Elsa and Sharyland High featured the top two defensive units in District 16-5A DII going head-to-head. But the...

Tigers win sixth straight in rivalry against E-E

ELSA — Running back Jared De Los Santos is plenty familiar with the rivalry between the Mercedes Tigers and the Edcouch-Elsa Yellow Jackets. He’s...

Donna wins shootout against Lopez

DONNA — Donna High’s two previous losses were decided by one possession, but last Thursday night, it turned the tables and found a way...

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...