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Anderson WAC track & field athlete of week

EDINBURG – The Western Athletic Conference announced on Tuesday that University of Texas Rio Grande Valley track & field senior Geneva Anderson is the WAC Track & Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Bobcat Classic.

  • icon Posted: May 03
Monday 05/02/2016
Vaqueros men's golf finishes sixth in WAC tourney

BLAINE, Wash. – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros men’s golf team wrapped up the Western Athletic Conference Championship in sixth place on Monday at Loomis Trail Golf Club.

Hill, UTRGV players settling in under new circumstances

EDINBURG — Since being officially introduced as UTRGV’s new head basketball coach nearly a month ago, Lew Hill has been mostly caught up in a whirlwind of recruiting trips. He said last week was the first stretch of more than a couple days he spent on campus, finally starting to move into his still-barren office.

Sunday 05/01/2016
Harlingen boxer heading to Vegas

Harlingen middleweight “King” James De La Rosa has fought his share of high-profile boxing matches during an 11-year pro career.

Baseball, softball standouts to be recognized at All-Valley awards

Three baseball and three softball players will be nominated for Baseball Player of the Year and Softball Player of the Year on June 14.

Saturday 04/30/2016
SJA's Villarreal accepts AD job

Tino Villarreal is entering a new phase of his coaching career as athletic director at St. Joseph Academy.

Porter’s Gonzalez headed to state meet

SAN ANTONIO — As Anthony Gonzalez sped toward the finish line, his focus wasn’t on his time or the competitors in the next lane, it was fixed on a piece of paper strewn across his face.

Spurs blow out Thunder in second-round opener

SAN ANTONIO — LaMarcus Aldridge had 38 points and the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Oklahoma City Thunder 124-92 on Saturday night, never trailing in Game 1 of the second-round series.

UTRGV Capsules: UTRGV women’s tennis headed to title match

The No. 2 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros women’s tennis team punched their ticket to the championship match of the Western Athletic Conference tennis tournament with a 4-1 victory over the No. 3 University of Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos on Saturday at the Brownsville Tennis Center.

Port Isabel earns share of district title with win over La Feria

PORT ISABEL — Port Isabel had a goal this season and they achieved it with the help from Mark Martinez’s bat.

Friday 04/29/2016
Lady Chargers lose to Weslaco High, even series

Fielding mistakes and a lack of offense were too much for the Lady Chargers to overcome Friday.

Porter softball drops Game 1 of Class 5A bi-district series to Sharyland Pioneer

Another day, another chance.

Thursday 04/28/2016
Metro-area Baseball Notes: Chargers claim back-to-back district titles

Brownsville Veterans Memorial has been one of the top teams in the Rio Grande Valley this season.

UTRGV Capsules: Vaqueros hire Crandell as assistant coach

EDINBURG — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Thursday that Kenya Crandell, who spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Montana State and has 19 years of college coaching experience, is now an assistant coach with the UTRGV men’s basketball program.

Wednesday 04/27/2016
Metro-area track & field athletes ready for regional

Several Metro-area track & field athletes have punched their tickets to the regional meet and will being competing today and Friday.

Metro-area playoff teams set for postseason play

The Brownsville Veterans Memorial Lady Chargers will rely on their twin aces to lead them on a playoff run.

Tuesday 04/26/2016
Bridgewater hits walk-off home run to lift Falcons baseball to victory

LOS FRESNOS — Los Fresnos’ Zak Bridgewater was having a rough night at the plate.

Standout golfers, soccer players to be recognized at All-Valley Awards Sports Banquet

Rio Grande Valley student-athletes thrived in soccer and golf this season.

Behind Griffin's solid star, Rangers blow past Yankees

ARLINGTON — A.J. Griffin pitched eight strong innings, Mitch Moreland hit a bases-loaded two-run single during a five-run third and the Texas Rangers beat the New York Yankees 10-1 on Tuesday night.

Monday 04/25/2016
Westbrook leads Thunder past Mavericks; OKC wins series 4-1

OKLAHOMA CITY  — Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Dallas Mavericks 118-104 on Monday night to win the first-round playoff series 4-1 and advance to the Western Conference semifinals.

Lady Chargers’ fearless frosh Anzaldua ready to g0

Fearless.

Porter's Sosa to play volleyball for Frank Phillips College

Thanks to Monday’s college athletic scholarship signing, Porter’s Karla Sosa is taking her volleyball talents to the Texas Panhandle.

Sunday 04/24/2016
Irving scores 31, Cavs sweep Pistons with 100-98 win

AUBURN HILLS, Mich.  — Kyrie Irving scored 20 of his 31 points in the second half, and the Cleveland Cavaliers finished off a four-game sweep of the Detroit Pistons, holding on for a 100-98 victory on Sunday night.

Hanna's Lucio makes first trip to UIL state golf tourney

Golf has been a major part of Julie Lucio’s life since around the time she first picked up a club as a 5-year-old.

Valley fighters star in Pharr

Featured fighters Ricardo “Tato” Lamas of Brownsville and Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia of Weslaco enjoyed successful outings fighting in front of their Rio Grande Valley fans at Saturday’s STFC boxing show at Boggus Ford Events Center in Pharr.

Vaqueros golfers finish fifth in WAC Tourney

BLAINE, Wash. – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros women’s golf team improved by 11 strokes in the final round to finish the Western Athletic Conference Championship in fifth place Sunday at the Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club.

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