Several RGV girls hoops stars make TABC All-Region teams

Several girls hoops stars from throughout the Rio Grande Valley nabbed exclusive spots on the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ All-Region teams after the...

La Joya High, Juarez-Lincoln withdraw from football season

LA JOYA — The La Joya High Coyotes and La Joya Juarez-Lincoln Huskies will not play high school football seasons this fall. La Joya Juarez-Lincoln...

BISD sets Oct. 5 return for varsity fall athletics

The Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a plan Thursday that will allow the six high schools to start fall sports Oct....

VMS All-STAR Boys Soccer: Greyhounds’ Huerta named top coach

HARLINGEN — San Benito coach William Huerta knew at the start of the 2020 season he had an experienced group of players hungry to...

BISD postpones summer strength and conditioning programs

EDITOR'S NOTE: On Tuesday morning, the Brownsville Independent School District announced it is postponing its Strength and Conditioning Program after a student athlete at...

Chargers’ Garza signs with Park

Michael Garza is a standout long jumper for Brownsville Veterans Memorial who became a multi-event track & field athlete to enhance his chances of...

Schedules remain unclear for East Valley 1A-4A football teams

LYFORD — While many football teams in Classes 1A through 4A are well into their football routines, the sub-5A teams in the East Valley...

McAllen ISD updates stance on return to in-person learning, fall sports

McALLEN — McAllen ISD has updated its position on the return to in-person learning and the resumption of on-campus fall sports practices and other...

Virus wreaking havoc on SEC due to positive COVID-19 tests

By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer The Southeastern Conference has had to postpone two games in the last three days because of positive COVID-19...

Brownsville high school star Parker to enter Hall

The wait is over. Frank Parker Sr., one of Brownsville’s top all-time high school athletes who earned nine letters playing sports before graduating from Brownsville...

Dallas Cowboys running back Elliott tests positive for coronavirus

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to his agent. Rocky Arceneaux told the NFL Network on Monday that...

RGV schools discuss COVID policies, path forward for high school athletics

McALLEN — Despite mostly working out of home offices, school administrators and coaches throughout the Rio Grande Valley have been busier than ever before...

Rancho Viejo, River Bend among golf courses reopened to members

Rancho Viejo Resort and Country Club and River Bend Resort and Country Club in Brownsville were among the East Valley golf courses to reopen...

PSJA ISD, RGC CISD athletics to start Monday

PSJA ISD and Rio Grande City CISD on Friday announced their plans to begin strength and conditioning programs for varsity athletes starting Monday. PSJA ISD...

Watney bored in isolation, nervous about how he got virus

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Monday marked the 10th day of self-isolation for Nick Watney, the minimum required for PGA Tour players who test...

UIL announcement raises more questions for RGV football teams

The University Interscholastic League’s (UIL) Tuesday morning announcement regarding the modified start of the 2020-21 athletic year provided clarity for some schools in Texas. But...

UTRGV schedules three games at Bert Ogden Arena for 2020-21 season

EDINBURG — The UTRGV athletics department announced Wednesday that Vaqueros basketball is headed back to play under the bright lights of Bert Ogden Arena. For...

Donna ISD names Juan Cuevas as new Donna North head football coach/athletic coordinator

After spending 23 years coaching up the ranks in Donna Independent School District, Juan Cuevas now has the opportunity to lead a football program...

VMS All-STAR Soccer: Lady Cardinals’ Quinones brought ‘heart’, ‘go-getter attitude’

HARLINGEN — Grit. Moxie. Toughness. Whatever you want to call it, Harlingen High freshman Maya Quinones has it. “Maya’s the type of player that will...

UIL updates COVID-19 guidelines for summer, 2020-21

McALLEN — The University Interscholastic League, the governing body of a majority of Texas high school athletics, updated its COVID-19 guidelines and policies with...

RGV school districts secure innovative equipment to fight COVID-19 spread

BROWNSVILLE — Many school districts across the Rio Grande Valley are making their final preparations to return to on-campus fall sports strength and conditioning...

Local coaches, school officials talk COVID-19 challenges

McALLEN — As the Rio Grande Valley’s COVID-19 saga intensifies, school district officials and coaches throughout the region are continuing extensive discussions focused on...

East Valley Soccer Notes: District races remain tight

Another week has come and gone, and the boys and girls soccer races in District 32-6A are just as close as ever. Perhaps Michael Miller,...

Local HS coaches discuss UIL cancellation of spring sports

Note: Throughout the next few weeks, we'll hear from student-athletes from different sports whose seasons were cut short due to COVID-19. McALLEN — On March 16,...

Villarreal III back at helm of Tarpons

HARLINGEN — Port Isabel’s Tony Villarreal III reported to the school’s campus Thursday for the first time since he departed the program in 1997...

Green flag: IndyCar to open its delayed season in Texas

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — IndyCar has gotten the green flag to finally start its season in Texas next...

COVID-19 takes toll on San Benito PONY softball

HARLINGEN — The lights are staying off at diamonds across the Rio Grande Valley as the COVID-19 pandemic has spring youth softball seasons in...

McAllen to host RGV recruiting combine with Rivals, 247Sports

McALLEN — Two major national high school sports recruiting websites will be represented at a first-of-its-kind high school recruiting combine in the Rio Grande...

Edinburg CISD: No decision on fall sports return date yet

EDINBURG — Edinburg CISD officials clarified the district’s position Tuesday afternoon on a return to in-person learning, as well as fall sports practices and...

Los Fresnos’ Rocha signs with Central Methodist

Even with a Los Fresnos mask covering much of his face, Andderson Rocha’s ear-to-ear smile was undeniable as the Falcons midfielder celebrated a big...