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...

Wildcats take district in victory over Vela

WESLACO — Weslaco East head coach Mike Burget and Edinburg Vela head coach John Campbell met on the 50-yard line for the overtime coin...

Pioneer defeats E-E, takes District 16-5A, DII title

MISSION — Sharyland Pioneer opened its doors just six years ago. Friday night, the program won its first outright district title, recording its highest number...

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...

Lady Chargers, Yellowjacket boys win district cross country

BY STEFAN MODRICH STAFF WRITER The Brownsville Veterans Memorial Lady Chargers cross country team won its first ever District 32-5A title and the Edcouch-Elsa boys also...

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...

Thunder D lifts E-E over Shary

ELSA — Last Friday night’s matchup between Edcouch-Elsa and Sharyland High featured the top two defensive units in District 16-5A DII going head-to-head. But the...

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...

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...

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...