PSJA Memorial’s coach Regalado becomes social media sensation during lockdown

While the COVID-19 pandemic has put most of the sports world on pause, one Rio Grande Valley high school football coach has been making...

Under new leadership, South tennis continues winning ways

By CLAIRE CRUZ, Staff Writer HARLINGEN — The Harlingen South tennis program is as consistent as they come. Year in and year out, the Hawks are winning...

VMS All-STAR Boys Soccer: Greyhounds’ Martinez did it all

HARLINGEN — San Benito forward Adrian Martinez may not have stuck around long enough to realize his true potential, were it not for the...

Herald All-Metro Boys Soccer: Maradiaga a spark for Chargers’ offense

The Brownsville Veterans Memorial Chargers have had several go-to players in their soccer lineup who they could count on to score goals. Throughout the 2020...

VMS All-STAR Boys Soccer: Bearkats’ Garcia a human highlight reel

HARLINGEN — Sometimes, the weight of the world rests on Raymondville senior Saul Garcia’s shoulders. But he makes it look easy. On the gridiron, he...

Hidalgo slugger Carbajal signs with Texas A&M International

HIDALGO — Like many of the other high school seniors throughout the Rio Grande Valley, Hidalgo’s Carolina Carbajal watched her final seasons in three...

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...

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,...

Sharyland Pioneer QB Marburger commits to UTSA

Sharyland Pioneer junior quarterback Eddie Lee Marburger took to Twitter Saturday night to announce his commitment to continue his football and academic career at...

East Valley seniors selected to RGVBCA All-Star game

By CLAIRE CRUZ, Staff Writer LYFORD — The Rio Grande Valley Basketball Coaches Association announced the rosters for the senior All-Star games late Friday night. The new...

UTRGV Athletics donates concession stand food to Student Food Pantry

The UTRGV Athletics Department is doing its part in giving back to the university community as it announced it has donated $4,000 worth of...

UIL officially cancels all spring activities

  The University Interscholastic League announced the cancellation of all remaining spring activities and state championships for the 2019-2020 school year Friday afternoon. “With the announcement...

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...

RGVBCA announces All-Valley teams

By CLAIRE CRUZ, Staff Writer The Rio Grande Valley Basketball Coaches Association announced its 2019-2020 boys and girls hoops All-Valley teams Tuesday night. East Valley squads were...

Mission Veterans receiver AJ Gonzaque chasing greatness

MISSION — AJ Gonzaque has spent the last three years making a name for himself as a playmaker on the football field for the...

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...

RGV football stadiums let lights shine as symbol of hope

Aristotle once said “It is during our darkest moments we must focus to see the light.” Amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, high schools across...

UIL suspension of athletics extended through May 4

The University Interscholastic League announced Thursday it would extend its suspension of athletic practices and competitions through May 4 due to the outbreak of...

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...

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,...

UIL realignment shakes up RGV sports landscape

HARLINGEN — Athletic coordinators, athletic directors and coaches from across the Rio Grande Valley gathered Monday morning at the Harlingen C.I.S.D. Aquatic Center as...

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...