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RGV FC Toros to restart USL season in El Paso

McALLEN — The Rio Grande Valley FC Toros learned when and where the team will officially restart the 2020 USL season after the league unveiled its opening set...

Battle for Texas 7-on-7 Tournament canceled

McALLEN — “The Battle for Texas,” an annual state-wide 7-on-7 high school football tournament, has been canceled according to the event organizers. The Battle for...

Edinburg Vela ace, QB Sotelo commits to UIW baseball

EDINBURG — Edinburg Vela rising senior AJ Sotelo, a multi-sport star and a veteran leader for the SaberCats on the diamond and the gridiron,...

Softball coaches unveil 2020 East, West Valley All-Star teams

MISSION — Despite an interrupted regular season, canceled postseason and ongoing difficulties affecting high school athletics in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic,...

UIL considers lifting ban on live Friday night football broadcasts

University Interscholastic League executive director Dr. Charles Breithaupt announced he was considering lifting the organization’s ban on live, Friday night high school football broadcasts...

McAllen, area districts suspend workouts for athletes

McAllen ISD became the latest in a string of school district throughout the Rio Grande Valley that announced throughout Tuesday that they were either canceling, suspending or further postponing all summer strength and conditioning workouts for all sports in the midst of mounting concerns over the growing spread of COVID-19 throughout the region. “Out of an abundance of caution, our district will be canceling our summer strength and conditioning program along with all athletic and fine arts programs until further notice,” McAllen ISD tweeted in a statement. “However, the District will continue its Virtual Training. McAllen ISD is one of the few districts in the country that provides digital tools and training to all students and staff. This provides real, viable Distance Learning that is second to none.” McAllen ISD joins a lengthy list of districts that includes Brownsville CISD, Edinburg CISD, PSJA ISD and Weslaco ISD, among many others citing both the area’s increasing number active of active coronavirus cases as well as a precautionary measure while districts across the RGV attempt to identify the best path forward. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

McAllen ISD joins growing list of districts to shut down summer workouts

McALLEN — McAllen ISD became the latest in a string of school district throughout the Rio Grande Valley that announced Tuesday afternoon that they...

UTRGV’s Fontaine inks pro contract in Finland

EDINBURG — Former UTRGV basketball standout Isaiah Fontaine, who played two seasons for the Vaqueros, has signed a professional contract to play for Raiders...

UTRGV basketball season tickets on sale as complete set

EDINBURG — Season tickets for UTRGV Vaqueros men’s and women’s basketball for the 2020-21 season are on sale now and will be available for...

Conque, Hill, Flowers discuss UTRGV’s plan of action

In the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis and amid nationwide protests against police brutality, UTRGV men’s head basketball coach Lew Hill raised his voice locally to call for meaningful and lasting change, and to open a dialogue on race relations. Now, Hill, UTRGV Vice President and Athletic Director Chasse Conque and university president Dr. Guy Bailey are coming together with coaches and student leaders to develop a department-wide plan and initiate campus conversations. Read the full story at themonitor.com