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,...

Yellowjacket wrestlers clinch district duals title

MISSION — Edcouch-Elsa rolled past the competition en route to clinching the boys District 16-5A duals wrestling championship Friday at Sharyland Pioneer High School. The...

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...

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...

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...

Gladiators grind out victory over Wildcats

WESLACO — As district action draws near for Valley boys basketball teams, the importance for teams to hit their stride increases. Roma’s Emilio Garcia and...

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...

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...

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...

Looking back at the play that clinched district

WESLACO — Weslaco East defensive back Jon Animas backpedaled from 25 yards out along the sideline in Wildcats territory, the clock winding down with...