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Falcons looking to pad 32-6A lead

LOS FRESNOS – Los Fresnos is set to host San Benito tonight in a David and Goliath-like clash between the District 32-6A leading Falcons and the Greyhounds, who picked up their first district victory over Brownsville Rivera on Tuesday.

  • icon Posted: January 24
Friday 01/24/2020
Lady Chargers beginning to click in 32-5A

The second half of District 32-4A play tips off tonight, starting with Hidalgo hosting Raymondville. The Lady Pirates look to stay on top with an 8-0 record. The bigger game on the slate will be La Feria traveling to Rio Hondo.

Saturday 01/18/2020
Cervantes, defense lift Harlingen High past Los Fresnos

LOS FRESNOS — Much like a heavyweight fight, the Harlingen High Lady Cardinals and Los Fresnos Lady Falcons locked horns during the first half, neither team delivering the knockout blow.

Olivarez, Warriors take down Titans

With the Brownsville Jubilee Titans opening eyes during their inaugural UIL season, there was chatter about the Santa Rosa Warriors possibly losing their first District 32-3A game in seven years.

Wednesday 01/15/2020
Harlingen High’s defense shuts down Brownsville Hanna

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen High Lady Cardinals wasted no time Tuesday night, using a press defense to turn turnovers into points during a 25-point first quarter.

Lady Falcons tinker with lineup in road rout

To get all of her roster involved, Los Fresnos coach Rebecca Valdez experimented with her lineup early in the team’s matchup with the Brownsville Rivera Lady Raiders.

Saturday 01/11/2020
Lady Hawks roll past Lady Falcons

LOS FRESNOS — Harlingen South’s Laura Ramirez set the tone for the Lady Hawks when she drilled a 3-pointer for the first basket of the game.

Friday 01/10/2020
Late free throw sends Vikings past Tigers

After trailing the Mercedes Tigers by eight points at the break, the Pace Vikings spent the entire second half slowly chipping away but never quite get over the hump.

Wednesday 12/11/2019
Lozano, Tarpons roll past Cardinals

PORT ISABEL — Where Dennis Lozano set up shop on the court didn’t seem to matter.

Sunday 12/08/2019
Falcons win Tournament of Champions

LOS FRESNOS — Ricky Altamirano scored 14 points and Gerry Martinez added 12 points for Los Fresnos on his way to being named the Tournament of Champions’ most valuable player, as the Falcons defeated San Antonio Reagan 55-45 on Saturday at the Los Fresnos United basketball dome.

Friday 12/06/2019
Falcons hang on to edge Sabercats

After dominating for most of the game, Los Fresnos came within inches of dropping its Tournament of Champions opener on Thursday to Edinburg Vela when a desperate heave by Kaleb Coronado clanked off the front of the rim — allowing the Falcon fans in the crowd to exhale as Los Fresnos prevailed 56-54.

Falcons escape Edinburg Vela in tournament play

LOS FRESNOS – In a game of runs, McAllen Rowe was able to sustain its scoring burst and slow down Harlingen High long enough to earn a 58-41 win to open the Tournament of Champions Thursday afternoon inside the Los Fresnos United dome.

Sunday 12/01/2019
Chargers shake off slow start, roll past Raiders

Brownsville Veterans Memorial coach Larry Gibson did now like how his starting five came out during the opening minutes of their game against Rivera.

Gonzalez sends Lady Eagles to OT victory over Lady Lobos

Retail workers weren’t the only ones putting in extra time on Black Friday, as Hanna required an overtime period to finish off a feisty Lopez squad 56-55 at home.

Saturday 03/23/2019
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.

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


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