Nate Kotisso

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Nate Kotisso is a sports reporter for The Monitor. He can be reached at nkotisso@themonitor.com or (956)-683-4451.

For the Winn: Senior forward’s late free throws lift Vaqueros to postseason victory

EDINBURG — UTRGV had been on the losing end of several close games at the UTRGV Fieldhouse since the start of the calendar year. The...

UTRGV drops double-overtime decision to NMSU in WAC championship

New Mexico State, the No. 1 seed in the WAC Women’s Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas, finished off UMKC in overtime on Friday. Surprisingly,...

UTRGV men’s basketball to host first-ever DI postseason game

The UTRGV athletic department announced Saturday that its men's basketball program will host a postseason game as a part of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament this...

UTRGV men bounced out of WAC tournament semifinals

UTRGV coach Lew Hill joked in a Thursday press conference after the Vaqueros’ WAC quarterfinal round win that he didn’t want his team to...

UTRGV wins first-ever WAC tournament game in thrashing of CSU Bakersfield

UTRGV coach Lew Hill sensed something wasn’t right during a team practice Wednesday. “We started practice yesterday and we weren’t practicing the way I wanted...

Action Jackson: Background of UTRGV’s high-flying guard prepped him for big time

EDINBURG — Sheryl Swoopes was one of the greatest players to ever step onto a basketball court. Swoopes won a national championship at Texas Tech,...

Mosley’s big OT allows California Baptist to slide past UTRGV

EDINBURG — When California Baptist and WAC leading scorer Milan Acquaah was ejected for appearing to throw a forearm at UTRGV point guard Javon...

V’s Up: Mission native Villarreal in the middle of UTRGV renaissance

EDINBURG — All UTRGV special assistant Caleb Villarreal wanted after high school was to go to a big university with big-time college athletics. After graduating...

Mounting turnovers bring Edinburg High season to close

SAN ANTONIO — The Edinburg High Bobcats didn’t have a firm handle of the basketball to start their UIL Class 6A Region IV semifinal...

New Beginnings: Salinas, Edinburg High entering uncharted territory

EDINBURG — Though they share the same last name and are unrelated, Alyssa Jade Salinas and Brianna Salinas have had a sisterly bond that...