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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

Edcouch-Elsa locks down late, tops Pace

MARK MOLINA | STAFF WRITER For the second time in two games, the Pace Vikings found themselves down nine points to open the fourth quarter,...

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...

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...

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...