Coming into this season, it had been 10 years since the Hanna Lady Golden Eagles had qualified for the state playoffs, and coach Luis Gonzalez knew he and his squad had what it took to end the drought.
For Brownsville Veterans Memorial junior guard Alex Parchmont and freshman center Caitlin Esquivel, this season was all about doing their part.
In four seasons at Hanna, guard Mia Paz has racked up points, records and accolades, and led the Lady Eagles to a 26-11 season that culminated in the program’s first playoff appearance in 10 years.
At first glance, fans will notice Los Fresnos’ Ari Gallardo doesn’t say very much with her stoic presence and an always-focused way about her.
The Brownsville IDEA Frontier Chargers are headed to the state playoffs in soccer on a positive note.
Once Pace coach Jose Luis Ramirez finished up the boy’s basketball season, he immediately turned his attention to the track and field team as the interim head coach.
Brownsville Veterans Memorial and Mercedes will lock horns Friday night in the latest chapter in what has become quite the primetime District 32-5A matchup.
Friday could be quite an eventful night for the Pace soccer teams.
The Los Fresnos track and field teams had good outings at last week’s Port Isabel invitational, with the girls finishing in first and the boys taking second.
It’s always nice to have twin sisters on your softball team, especially if they are Alex and Lexi Castro.
The Rivera Raiders appear to be on the rise as the second round of the District 32-6A boys soccer race gets going.
It’s being billed as the biggest high school softball tournament ever played in Brownsville.
Across the Rio Grande Valley, area baseball squads have begun tournament play and non-district competition.
KINGSVILLE — After 11 lead changes and physical defense, and with a trip to the Region IV-5A basketball tournament on the line, it was only fitting that the Brownsville Veterans Memorial Chargers and the Corpus Christi Miller Buccaneers would need more than 32 minutes to fight it out.
The pro boxing career of Brownsville welterweight Omar “El Relampago” Juarez is progressing right on schedule.
HARLINGEN — After 10 events, the Harlingen High boys track team was second in the standings as Harlingen South nursed a nine-point lead after scoring big points in the field events to start the day.
Annova LNG on Jan. 22 signed a “precedent agreement” with Enbridge, builder and operator of Valley Crossing Pipeline, to provide natural gas to Annova’s proposed liquefied natural gas facility at the Port of Brownsville.
Some praying, some crying and some holding American flags, dozens of community members gathered at the Brownsville-South Padre International Airport to witness the arrival of the remains of U.S. Army Spc. Miguel Angel Villalon shortly before 4 p.m. on Thursday.
HARLINGEN — It’s a pearl of an idea.
Governor Greg Abbott has ordered that the State and U.S. flags in Cameron County and surrounding counties be lowered and fly at half-staff in honor of Spc. Miguel A. Villalon, who was killed earlier this month in Afghanistan.
Healthy Communities in partnership with the City of Brownsville and Cameron County Public Health will host their third annual Aging Healthy in the RGV-Steps to a Healthy Tomorrow.
With its share of $10 million in contract award funds from Fannie Mae’s Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge program, the Community Development Corporation of Brownsville proposes to substantially expand its reach to help working families achieve financial stability.
Local author Yiovanna Monserrad Rangel, who is a senior at Porter High School, will have a meet and greet from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Angelita’s Casa de Café where she’ll have copies of her book “My Struggles Made Me Stronger” available in both English and Spanish.
Aurora, Illinois, will hold a memorial ceremony next week to honor U.S. Army Spc. Miguel Villalon, the former East Aurora High School student killed earlier this month by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.
Vietnam veterans, family members, and friends gathered inside the Ringgold Civic Pavilion on a rainy Wednesday morning to participate in one of six pinning ceremonies hosted by U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, throughout the month of January.
The U.S. Border Patrol says it discovered more than three dozen immigrants inside semi-tractor trailers in several smuggling attempts in South Texas.
The Mexican government confirmed Wednesday there is a possible case of coronavirus in the state of Tamaulipas.
BROWNSVILLE — IBC Bank-Brownsville is proud to announce the promotions of Lee Reed and Al Villarreal. The promotions were announced during the bank’s annual Bonus Presentation.
The Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees will convene a special called board meeting on Friday to appoint a new board member to fill the vacancy created when former trustee Erasmo Castro resigned.
An undocumented man with Parkinson’s disease has filed suit against a Willacy County ICE detention center and the private, for-profit prison contractor that manages the facility for failing to provide him with adequate access to medical care.
The Brownsville Historical Association will host a Winter Walking Tour series that will kick off at 11 a.m. Saturday with a Fort Brown Tour, where attendees will learn more about the history that resides in the fort including the Mexican American War.
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Rigoberto Marin M.D. is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine who has been practicing in the Rio Grande Valley since 2011. Dr. Marin received his undergraduate degree (B.S) in Biological Sciences from the University of California Davis, California in 2001, and his Doctorate (M.D.) from the University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health in 2006. Dr. Marin completed his residency in Family Medicine in Lawton, Oklahoma and then moved to the valley to begin practicing medicine. After completing his residency, Dr. Marin has worked as Emergency Department Physician and also routinely follows his patient wile they are in the hospital. Dr. Marin has started his own practice, Marin Family Medicine in 2013 in Brownsville, Texas to serve his patients with the style they’ve known to love, efficient, caring, and attentive. Dr. Marin wants to help you and your family manage all aspects of your health, from the first days of life through the elder years. “Family Practice is a medical specialty devoted to the comprehensive health care for people of all ages. It is a division of primary care that provides continuing and a full circle of care for the individual and family across all ages, sexes, diseases and parts of the body. We focus on you as an individual as well as a member of your family and community, emphasizing disease prevention and health promotion.
McALLEN — The woman known as “Guera La Trailera” was handed a 10-year prison sentence for her role in a human smuggling scheme, records show.
A McAllen police officer accused of drawing his weapon after a collision last year was arrested more than five months later on multiple charges, including official oppression.
HARLINGEN – When a child must be in the hospital, play time can go a long way to ease fear and anxiety associated with treatment.
A man Alton police say fled to Mexico after shooting and killing two men following an argument is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday for a probable cause hearing.
Gocha Ramirez, the attorney challenging current 229th District Attorney Omar Escobar in the upcoming election, once again outspent his opponent during the last half of 2019, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.
EDINBURG — A woman accused of capital murder is back in jail after McAllen police found her at the scene of a New Year’s Day stabbing.
MISSION — A development company on Wednesday continued its efforts to gather public input on a residential and commercial development encompassing more than 3,000 acres between Mission and McAllen, inviting local residents to design this community themselves.
EDINBURG — An assistant police chief here was recently stripped of his title, but don’t call it a demotion, police chief Cesar Torres said Thursday.
The Tamaulipas Attorney General's Office confirmed Thursday that a man seeking asylum took his own life on the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge on Wednesday.
The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that a 24-year-old Monte Alto man died after he lost control of his vehicle and veered off the road, striking a tree.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has announced the addition of a Rio Grande Valley banker to their board of directors.
The Starr County Sheriff’s Office says the 82-year-old woman found dead after a Rio Grande City house fire this weekend died from asphyxiation by monoxide poisoning.
Sandesh Kadur's summer project turned into three years of learning the craft of wildlife filmmaking.
More than 100 people gathered Wednesday at Isla Blanca Park on South Padre Island to witness the release of seven rehabilitated Atlantic green sea turtles. By Miguel Roberts, The Brownsville Herald
A UTRGV researcher shares possible explanations of Biblical account. Moises Castillo, the assistant director for the UTRGV Dr. Cristina V. Torres Memorial Astronomical Observatory, talks about some astronomical possibilities for the Star of Bethlehem.