Brownsville Porter holds off Donna High for win

They had to battle until the final whistle, but the Brownsville Porter Cowboys got their season started with a 27-20 nail-biting win over Donna...

Three East Valley teams to play tonight; Raymondville cancels

Three East Valley sub-5A football teams will be in action tonight, with St. Joseph, La Feria and Lyford facing district opponents. But one team,...

Chargers grateful for long-awaited return to football

The Brownsville ISD Class 5A fall sports teams returned to their respective practice facilities to begin preparing for the 2020 season this week. The Brownsville...

Port Isabel postpones start of fall athletics until Oct. 12

The Port Isabel athletic department announced Tuesday that it is postponing the start of fall sports until Oct. 12. Port Isabel athletic director and football...

Rio Hondo decision impacts District 16-4A DII

With Rio Hondo unable to play a football season this year, the South Zone of District 16-4A Division II that was formed in response...

La Feria varsity fall athletics returning Sept. 21

La Feria football, volleyball, cross country and team tennis have been given permission to begin practicing Monday. Lions football coach and athletic director Oscar Salinas...

Rio Hondo’s chances for most fall sports end

The Rio Hondo Independent School District board voted Monday to file for a Texas Education Agency waiver allowing four additional weeks of remote learning,...

Bloodhounds get clearance to begin football season

It has been an exciting few days for the Brownsville St. Joseph football program. The Bloodhounds spent the weekend celebrating former standout quarterback Kai Money...

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....

Lopez’s Castillo signs with Mount Marty

Santiago “Sonny” Castillo filled a big role for the Brownsville Lopez football program, and not just because the 6-foot-2, 315-pound offensive lineman was a...

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...

East Valley 4A football coaches deal with UIL decisions

LYFORD — The University Interscholastic League decided not to delay the football calendar for Classes 1A through 4A on July 21, and 4A coaches...

Uncertainty remains for East Valley 6A football programs

LYFORD — The University Interscholastic League granted Class 6A and 5A athletic programs something very valuable when it pushed back the fall calendar one...

Los Fresnos shuts down in-person summer workouts

BROWNSVILLE — The Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District opted “out of an abundance of caution” Wednesday to pause its summer strength and conditioning...

BISD student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

The Brownsville Independent School District confirmed Tuesday in a statement that a student-athlete tested positive for COVID-19, coming after the district decided Monday 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...

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...

Pace’s Garcia signs with Southwestern

Pace senior wide receiver Jaylun Garcia saw his dream come true Tuesday, as he signed to continue his football career with Southwestern University. Garcia will...

Brownsville football star, RGV Sports Hall of Famer Parker dies at age 91

Frank Parker Sr., considered one of Brownsville’s best football players, died Friday at home at age 91. The cause of death was respiratory distress. As of...

Brady’s move to Tampa Bay posed late challenges for networks

By JOE REEDY AP Sports Writer Tom Brady's move to Tampa Bay didn't just create ripples with fans. It caused networks to drastically rework their...

RGVCA football All-Star rosters unveiled

There will not be a Rio Grande Valley Coaches Association All-Star football game in 2020. But the rosters, which were released Wednesday by the RGVCA,...

Youth football on hold indefinitely in Port Isabel

PORT ISABEL — Few people are more involved in youth sports in the East Valley than Port Isabel’s Raul Loera Jr. He is on the...

Santa Rosa residents support Coach Cipriano

Santa Rosa residents say they are concerned the contract of Warriors athletic director and boys basketball coach Juan Cipriano might not be renewed at...