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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...