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Henry Miller is Sports Editor for The Monitor. You can reach him at hmiller@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4472.

Former McAllen High swimmer Shaine Casas good as gold

MISSION — “… he’s destroying the field.” Broadcaster Rowdy Gains’ voice blared over NBC Sports as Shaine Casas did just that — annihilating the field...

Mustangs too much for Patriots in season opener

MISSION — Midway through the mutual season-opener between volleyball titans McAllen Memorial and Mission Veterans, a battle ensued between the teams’ middle hitters and...

PSJA Memorial’s Salinas named Player of the Year

PHARR — Chelsea Salinas knows how she would pitch to herself if she had to face that daunting task. “Well, I’d have to be smart...

Expectations higher than ever at Mission Veterans

MISSION — The Mission Veterans volleyball team is ready for the season — it’s always ready. In fact, the team’s motto is, “We don’t get...

‘Just Mika’: Mercedes pitcher named All-Area Pitcher of the Year

PHARR — There’s Jordan, Tiger and LeBron. In Mercedes, there’s Mika. “Everybody is all about Mika,” Mercedes softball coach Kristy Leal said. “Younger players are all...

Shelby, Bulldogs ready to get back on track

175. 6. 42. Those are three numbers that McAllen High head football coach Patrick Shelby says have meaning regarding 2019 high school football season.

New volleyball coaches prepared for season to start

Ashley Doffing is a kid in a candy store right now. Last season’s McAllen Rowe freshman volleyball coach jumped from those ranks and was selected...

Flores forging a career despite hardships

MARK MAY | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR PHARR — Like many professional boxers, Juan Alberto “Beto” Flores has not had an easy life. By the time...

Edinburg Vela’s Bailey signs with TCU

The weight on Tyler Bailey’s shoulders no longer crushes the 6-foot-5, 260-pound recent graduate from Edinburg Vela. Signing days have a tendency to lighten the...

Update: Former RGV Vipers coach Joseph Blair joins 76ers

BY HENRY MILLER | STAFF WRITER Joseph Blair became an instant hit with fans, management and players when he took over as coach of the...