Uncharted Territory: Harlingen, McAllen Memorial matchup shows need for flexibility in 2020

McALLEN — Under normal circumstances, McAllen Memorial and Harlingen High would have no business meeting one another on a football field in 2020. Memorial is...

Brownsville Lopez, Brownsville Pace and Los Fresnos swim meet

Brownsville Lopez, Brownsville Pace and Los Fresnos Meet Thursday At Margaret M. Clark Aquatic Center, Brownsville Team Results Boys Los Fresnos 67, Brownsville Pace15 Los Fresnos 65, Brownsville Lopez 25 Brownsville...

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...

Weslaco High postpones start of football due to COVID concerns

WESLACO — The Weslaco High Panthers, who were getting ready and making their final preparations to kick off their 2020 high school football season...

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,...

Lady Chargers defeat Lady ’Hounds in straight sets

SAN BENITO — The San Benito Lady Greyhounds made their season debut against the Brownsville Veterans Memorial Lady Chargers on Tuesday at home, and...

McAllen ISD reports two COVID-19 cases, student-athletes recovered

McALLEN — A pair of McAllen ISD student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the school district. McAllen ISD Superintendent J.A. Gonzalez and...

BISD Class 6A football teams begin seasons

As his players warmed up at the start of their first practice on Monday, Brownsville Hanna coach Mark Guess shouted, “We’ve been waiting for...

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...

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...

McAllen ISD to resume fall sports activities Tuesday

McALLEN — McAllen ISD has approved the reinstatement of on-campus fall sports practices at all three of the district’s high schools — McAllen High,...

PSJA High, North become first Hidalgo Co. Class 6A schools to return to practice

PHARR — Even weeks away from a return to competition with no games to play, the rivalry between the PSJA High Bears and PSJA...

Former Mission High football coach Sonny Detmer dies at 76

MISSION — Sonny Detmer, a long-time Texas high school football and father to current Mission High head coach Koy Detmer, died Tuesday at his...

La Joya ISD to reconsider stance on fall sports

LA JOYA — One month after becoming the first multi-school district in Texas to call off high school fall sports practices and competition, La...

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...

Pirates become first Hidalgo County football program to return to practice

HIDALGO — The Hidalgo Pirates became one of the first Rio Grande Valley schools to return to courts and fields of play to resume...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Mission CISD preparing for launch of fall sports

The countdown is on for the start of fall sports at Mission High and Mission Veterans after Mission CISD gave the green light Tuesday...

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...

Former Donna football coach Earl Scott dies at 93

Former Donna High football head coach Earl Scott, who coached the only state high school football championship team in Rio Grande Valley history at...

Falcons, Tarpons players to compete in San Antonio

Basketball teams are facing some new challenges ahead of their 2020-21 seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the student-athletes are finding ways to...

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....

Mission CISD postpones vote on fall sports

MISSION — During a scheduled board meeting Wednesday evening, Mission CISD officials decided to delay a vote on a return date for on-campus practices...

San Benito improving facilities, adding program

San Benito CISD is living up to its motto with the addition of an indoor multipurpose athletic facility, an aquatic center and a performing...

District 32-5A volleyball set for zone play

Creating fall sports schedules hasn’t been an easy task due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the District 32-5A volleyball coaches got one step closer...

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...