Raul Garcia

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Raul Garcia is a Reporter for The Monitor. He can be reached at rgarcia@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4431.

Cardinals go back-to-back at Mid-Valley Classic

WESLACO — The Harlingen Cardinals defeated Tuloso–Midway 47-25 on their way to defend their Mid-Valley Classic girls basketball tournament championship Saturday at Weslaco East...

Alice tops Mercedes in bi-district matchup

MERCEDES— Mercedes linebacker Brandon Adame tightened his gloves at midfield. The Tigers were hosting the Alice Coyotes in the first round of the Class 5A...

Anima’s calculates clutch pick for Wildcats

By RAUL GARCIA STAFF WRITER WESLACO — Weslaco East defensive back Jon Animas backpeddled from 25 yards out along the sideline in Wildcats territory, the clock...

Bulldogs, Mustangs to battle Laredo squads

BY HENRY MILLER STAFF WRITER It’s McAllen versus Laredo as the UIL Class 6A regional volleyball semifinals take place tonight. Both games begin at 7 p.m. McALLEN...

Vipers lose home opener to Austin

BY HENRY MILLER STAFF WRITER EDINBURG — As Daeshon Francis waited at the scorer’s table to check into Saturday’s NBA G League home opener for the...

Progreso finishes third at state

Consistency paid off for the Progreso Red Ants, and it led them to a third-place finish at the UIL State Cross Country Championship held...

Wildcats defeat SaberCats for title

By RAUL GARCIA WESLACO — Weslaco East  High head coach Mike Burget and Edinburg Vela head coach John Campbell met on the 50-yard line for the overtime coin toss Friday. It was...

Wildcats, SaberCats ready for Game of the Week

By RAUL GARCIA Weslaco East hosts Edinburg Vela with the District 31-6A crown is up for grabs. The Wildcats (6-3, 5-0) and SaberCats (7-2, 4-1) are...

Clutch Kick: Wildcats defeat Panthers with game winning field goal

By RAUL GARCIA STAFF WRITER WESLACO — Weslaco East head coach Mike Burget scanned his sideline of football players. It was crunch time, and the game was...

Valley’s Fastest: Macias wins 5A regional, Red Ants defend title, others heading to...

CORPUS CHRISTI — Wiliams Macias looked as far as he could past the wide hilly path for the boys 5,000-meter race Monday at the...