Michael Salinas named TAMUK head coach

Former Edinburg Vela and Weslaco High head coach Michael Salinas was announced as the next head football coach at Texas A&M University-Kingsville on Friday,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Cavazos lifts Panthers past Falcons, into area round

BY KEVIN NARRO STAFF WRITER WESLACO — All season, Weslaco High quarterback Jacob Cavazos made big play after big play. On Saturday night, the senior may have...

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...

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...