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...

Cardinals drop KOC championship game

BY CLAIRE CRUZ STAFF WRITER MERCEDES — The La Villa Cardinals were facing a team well-versed with success in the Knights of Columbus Tournament championship game...

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...

Time will start over for Mika Vento after signing

MERCEDES — One by one, each coach took their turn at the microphone. Exemplary student, great attitude and behavior, work ethic, commitment. All those words...

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...

Leal, Marichalar out as Donna ISD

Donna Independent School District announced it will not be bringing back Donna High head football coach Ramiro Leal, or Donna North head football coach...

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...

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...

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...

Weslaco boys fall to Nikki Rowe

EDINBURG — With a four-point lead heading into the fourth quarter, McAllen Rowe forward Louie Yebra approached teammate Darrin Everage Jr. at midcourt. He said...