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.

Winning big: Burget earns The Monitor’s All-Area Football Coach of the Year

BY RAUL GARCIA STAFF WRITER WESLACO — Weslaco East head coach Mike Burget watched his plan unfold as the helmets and pads clattered during the...

Area wrestlers battle at La Joya Juarez-Lincoln Invitational

BY RAUL GARCIA STAFF WRITER LA JOYA — La Joya High’s Michael De La Cruz continued his perfect season Thursday, improving to 27-0 at the La...

Huskies hosting all day wrestling tournament today

BY RAUL GARCIA STAFF WRITER LA JOYA — The La Joya Juarez-Lincoln Huskies had their normal practice Wednesday night, and then began setting up to host...

Yellow Jackets defend Twin City Invitational championship

By RAUL GARCIA STAFF WRITER ELSA — It was a full day of pain at the Twin City Invitational wrestling tournament as 20 teams tussled on...

Cougars gearing up for season, area teams poised for soccer competition

BY RAUL GARCIA STAFF WRITER EDINBURG — Edinburg North’s Elias Moran is back for his eighth season as the boys soccer coach with a new cast...

Girls tested on wrestling mat

WESLACO — Valley View junior Dafne Aguilar-Martinez was bounced out of the winner’s bracket by San Antonio Johnson’s Melissa Villarreal on Saturday at the...

Sloss, Lopez dominate wrestling competition

WESLACO — Edinburg High’s Josiah Sloss blew past his competition on his way to a championship medal at the Tomas Garces wrestling tournament Friday...

McHi track star heading to Duke

McALLEN — McAllen High track and field standout Alejandro Rodriguez signed on the dotted line Friday confirming his intent to run track and field...

Patriots defeat Tigers in second round action of Thanksgiving Basketball Classic

By RAUL GARCIA STAFF WRITER MISSION — The Mission Veterans Patriots jumped out early on the Mercedes Tigers after the tip off of their second-round matchup...

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...