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The Herald's All-Metro Girl's Basketball Team: Gonzalez helps Hanna end playoff drought

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.

  • icon Posted: March 23
Saturday 03/23/2019
The Herald's All-Metro Girl's Basketball Team: Parchmont, Esquivel earn top honors

For Brownsville Veterans Memorial junior guard Alex Parchmont and freshman center Caitlin Esquivel, this season was all about doing their part.

The Herald's All-Metro Girl's Basketball Team: Paz named MVP

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.

The Herald's All-Metro Girl's Basketball Team: Los Fresnos' Gallardo named top offensive player

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.

Thursday 03/07/2019
Harlingen High, Los Fresnos highlight all-district lists

Harlingen High and Los Fresnos highlighted the district 32-6A list. The Lady Cards finished 31-6 with a district title and an appearance in the third round of the playoffs, while the Lady Falcons went 20-17 and reached the playoffs for a second straight year under second year coach Rebecca Valdez.

Monday 02/25/2019
Chargers' season ends in overtime loss

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.

Wednesday 02/20/2019
Area teams geared up for second round of playoffs

For the fifth year in a row, the Los Fresnos Falcons have conquered the bi-district round of the postseason.

Tuesday 02/19/2019
Defense carries Falcons past Bobcats

While the Edinburg High Bobcats did what they could to hang around, the Los Fresnos Falcons' defense made doing so a difficult task.

Edinburg Vela moving on after beating Hanna

A pretty successful basketball season continues to get even better for the Edinburg Vela Sabercats.

Wednesday 02/13/2019
Los Fresnos heading into playoffs with confidence

With district play coming to an end on Tuesday night, the surviving boy’s basketball teams now turn their sights to the bi-district playoffs, which kickoff this Monday and Tuesday.

Tuesday 02/12/2019
Los Fresnos claims outright 32-6A crown

LOS FRESNOS — Before the high school basketball season tipped off, the Los Fresnos Falcons weren't an odds-on favorite to hoist another District 32-6A championship trophy.

Saturday 02/09/2019
Jubilee Brownsville wins state title


Chargers hold off Vikings

After entering the fourth quarter trailing the Brownsville Veterans Memorial Chargers by 10 points, the Pace Vikings eventually found themselves down three with 8.2 seconds to go.

Thursday 02/07/2019
Lady Titans headed to state for third year in a row

After defeating IDEA McAllen to win the Texas Charter School Academic and Athletic League South Texas regional, the Jubilee Brownsville Lady Titans and head coach Victor Venegas find themselves heading back to the state basketball tournament held at the Georgetown Corbin Robertson Center.

Saturday 02/02/2019
Loyde scores three goals to carry Lady Eagles in Hanna sweep

Whether it’s the girls or the boys, one of the best soccer rivalries in Brownsville these days is between Hanna and Rivera.

Lady Falcons outlast Lady Hawks in district opener

The Los Fresnos Lady Falcons and Harlingen South Lady Hawks opened district play in 32-6A in dramatic fashion, as Alison Spier’s decisive goal clinched the 2-1 win for the Lady Falcons in penalty kicks Friday night.

Region VIII-6A swimming prelims a checkpoint on the road to state

When February rolls around, the best swimmers in the Rio Grande Valley separate themselves from the field.

Golden Eagles hand Falcons first district loss of season

Hanna Golden Eagles coach Fermin Lucio said it was important that his team come out swinging in its high-stakes rematch with the Los Fresnos Falcons.

Thursday 01/31/2019
Hanna hosts Los Fresnos in District 32-6A showdown

With the second half of District 32-6A play underway there are no teams hotter than the Los Fresnos Falcons and the Hanna Golden Eagles.

Wednesday 01/30/2019
Mercedes edges Brownsville Pace in thriller

The Mercedes boys basketball team walked into the Brownsville Pace gym with a discernible swagger, intent on silencing the large crowd of Vikings supporters.

Friday 01/25/2019
La Feria holds off Port Isabel

PORT ISABEL — The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons trailed the La Feria Lionettes by as many as 20 points during the first half but managed fight their way back into the game by the end of the fourth quarter.

Tuesday 01/22/2019
Tigers' offense on fire in win over Chargers

From the opening tip, the Brownsville Veterans Memorial Chargers had no answers for the Mercedes Tigers, whose offense came out red-hot.

Saturday 01/19/2019
Edcouch-Elsa locks down late, tops Pace

For the second time in two games, the Pace Vikings found themselves down nine points to open the fourth quarter, this time to the Edcouch-Elsa Yellowjackets.

Thursday 01/17/2019
Hanna hosts Harlingen South in district play

After a lackluster district-opening win against San Benito, Hanna rebounded with a better showing at Los Fresnos on Tuesday night.

Wednesday 01/16/2019
Los Fresnos off to hot start in district 32-6A

The Los Fresnos Falcons were not looked at as the favorite to walk away with a fifth straight District 32-6A championship in a row this season, but after two games, they find themselves alone atop the standings.

Chargers alone atop 32-5A after beating Pace

Following a game at Lopez, Brownsville Veterans Memorial coach Larry Gibson said that in order to be the champion, you have to beat the champion.

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