Saul Berrios-Thomas

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Saul Berrios-Thomas covers the RGV Vipers and high school sports for The Monitor. He can be reached at sberrios-thomas@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4470.

Teeing up the future

McALLEN — Carlos Espinosa still clearly remembers the scene, playing alongside Tiger Woods in Hom Sin, Thailand.As Espinosa, of Reynosa, Mexico, said, “He was...

McAllen Amateur Golf Championship results

The results from the first round of the McAllen Amateur.

Avitia set to defend title at McAllen Amateur

The premier golf event in the Rio Grande Valley, the McAllen Amateur Golf Championship, is set to begin today at Palm View Golf Course.The...

Club América puts on a show for large crowd in Edinburg, beating Pachuca

EDINBURG — On Wednesday night at H-E-B Park, the sea of orange seats was transformed into a wave of yellow jerseys.The Mexico City-based Club...

McAllen High sophomore Aaron Nixon continues to improve, earning The Monitor’s 2018 All-Area Player...

EDINBURG — McAllen High sophomore Aaron Nixon has never shied away from the spotlight, but he has never demanded it, either.Nixon was thrust into...

Edinburg Vela captain Galvan caps off career with The Monitor’s 2018 All-Area Offensive Player...

EDINBURG — Edinburg Vela senior Aaron Galvan is at the forefront of a dramatic shift in Valley baseball.The shift begins with his time at...

McAllen High senior Garcia makes dreams reality, brings home The Monitor’s 2018 All-Area Pitcher...

EDINBURG — McAllen High senior Abanny Garcia is the embodiment of the American dream.He moved to McAllen from Tamaulipas, Mexico, when he was 7. His...

Rio Grande City’s Garza twins are The Monitor’s 2018 All-Area Newcomers of the Year

RIO GRANDE CITY — For Rio Grande City’s Garza twins, Emmanuel and Eduardo, one fateful night when they were seven changed the course of their...

Edinburg Vela coach Perez’s dedication nets The Monitor’s 2018 All-Area Coach of the Year...

EDINBURG — Every morning, when Edinburg Vela coach Jaime Perez wakes up he has a task to get started on right away, whether it’s...

Edinburg Vela focused, ready to fight heading into fourth round

EDINBURG — Here they are, the Valley’s last baseball team standing: the Edinburg Vela SaberCats.Only six years ago, the program was in its infancy,...