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Villarreal, secondary big for La Joya against Raymondville

LA JOYA — When La Joya High and Raymondville took the field Friday at La Joya ISD Stadium for their first scrimmage of the...

Morales, PSJA High prepare to defend district crown

When PSJA High entered its first full season in District 30-6A last year, not a whole lot of pundits or other teams viewed them as a major threat. But the Bears quickly shook off that perception. After a sluggish 1-2 start in non-district play, they rattled off wins in six of their next seven games en route to a playoff appearance and the 2018 district crown in their first attempt. Heading into 2019, however, there’s no more hiding as a non-favorite for PSJA High as the team sets out to defend its place atop the district throne.

Juarez-Lincoln ready to outpace competition in bounce back year

When La Joya Juarez-Lincoln took to the practice field at the start of the preseason, the team had a singular focus: redemption. The Huskies took a step back in 2018 amidst a rocky 0-10 season. Despite their winless finish, victory always seemed to be within their grasp, only to slip away at the last moment. “Last year was a very disappointing season,” head coach Tomas Garcia said. “We had a senior ball club, we ended up 0-10 and we lost about five games by a total of eight points. With possession of the ball in a couple of games, we were on the edge of kicking a field goal and we fumble.” Read the full store at themonitor.com or rgvsports.com.

McAllen High tops McAllen Memorial for PoundFest title

McALLEN — In a back-and-forth affair that pitted two of the area’s top teams against one another, McAllen High triumphed over McAllen Memorial 25-17,...

Rowe rolls competition, advances to final bracket at PoundFest

McALLEN — The McAllen Rowe volleyball squad rolled over its opponents at Day 2 of the 14th annual PoundFest Tournament, winning all three of...

Bulldogs blast competition on Day 1 at Poundfest

McALLEN — McAllen High blasted past its competition, cruising to a 3-0 record on Day 1 of the 14th Annual Poundfest Tournament on Thursday...

Detmer, Mission look to build on previous success

MISSION — On a sweltering South Texas summer afternoon, the Mission High football team hit the practice field to prepare for the upcoming season....

UTRGV tabbed as host for WAC Track & Field Championships

EDINBURG — UTRGV was tabbed as the host site for the 2020 WAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships by the conference Tuesday. The three-day...

Edinburg North’s Rodriguez caps career with All-Area Softball Offensive Player of the Year

PHARR — After a tremendous senior season anchoring a dangerous Edinburg North lineup, Hope Rodriguez has been named The Monitor’s All-Area Softball Offensive Player...

Update: UTRGV Athletics hires new AD

EDINBURG — UTRGV’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced the hiring of Chasse Conque as the school’s newest vice president and director of athletics Friday. “First,...