Mercedes edges Brownsville Pace in thriller

STEFAN MODRICH | STAFF WRITER The Mercedes boys basketball team walked into the Brownsville Pace gym with a discernible swagger, intent on silencing the large...

McAllen Memorial tops Donna North at soccer showcase

McALLEN — Viviana Cruz connected with Andrea Santana on an over-the-top pass and Santana followed with a goal to set the tone for McAllen...

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...

Lake Travis’ takeaways help topple Weslaco

BY ANDREW MCCULLOCH STAFF WRITER SAN ANTONIO — Locked in a tie and looking to add another score to gain some needed separation, Weslaco High senior...

Donna starts fast, stays strong, beats Mission Vets

McALLEN – Brianna Quesada had just 5.8 seconds to get off a shot. She actually took it a bit early, but that didn't matter...

SaberCats take down Weslaco High with 3-point barrage

EDINBURG — The Edinburg Vela SaberCats were feeling it from deep during their District 31-6A opener against Weslaco High last Friday. After a scoring burst...

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...

Wildcats blow past Rowe, advance to third round

McALLEN — Weslaco East defensive end Leo Guerra lifted his teammate Hector Muñiz above his shoulders to celebrate the Wildcats’ final touchdown of the...

Progreso rallies late, wins own soccer tourney title in PKs

ROY HESS | STAFF WRITER PROGRESO — There are soccer memories that last a lifetime. The Progreso Red Ants experienced one Saturday after going from the...

East’s Burget named coach of the year

WESLACO — Weslaco East head coach Mike Burget watched his plan unfold as the helmets and pads clattered during the third quarter of the...