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A fighting heart: RGC mom describes daughter’s fearlessness facing rare condition

A. COLLEEN DeGUZMAN | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR While listening to her mother discuss the struggles of raising a special-needs child, including having to give up...

UTRGV Opera Theater brings ‘Carmen’ to life

A. COLLEEN DEGUZMAN | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Students of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Opera Theater have been preparing since last year...

Multitude of fans attend Sharyland High vs. Sharyland Pioneer

TJ GARCIA | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR EDINBURG — Take me out to the ball game. Take me out to the crowd. And it was quite...

Former Sharyland, Hidalgo, Palmview and Edinburg North athletes recognized

McALLEN – The Southland Conference named Abilene Christian University catcher Luis Treviño the 2019 Player of the Year, and he was voted first team...

Art takes center stage at event in memoriam of the Rio Grande 

A. COLLEEN DeGUZMAN | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR MISSION —  Clutching onto homemade artwork and signs that mournfully honored the river here, protesters marched a...

Qatar soccer team visits RGV

BY MARK MAY | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR EDINBURG — The hot weather does not faze them but they are not taking chances with spicy Mexican...

Comedienne Anjelah Johnson talks connection with RGV audience: ‘I could feel the laughter’

BY A. COLLEEN DEGUZMAN | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Comedienne Anjelah Johnson wants people to experience joy. The stand-up star, actress and former NFL cheerleader will perform...

FESTIBA Mariachi Festival awarded grant from National Endowment for the Arts

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley FESTIBA 2020 Mariachi Festival has been awarded a grant from Art Works, the National Endowment for the...

Where Are They Now? Castillo thriving at Prairie View A&M

T.J. GARCIA | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR McALLEN — Crystal Castillo’s trophy case just got crowded. The Prairie View A&M University hurler from San Benito was...

UTRGV wins with walk-off in 9th, 6-5

EDINBURG —Two games. Two walk-off wins. For the second straight night, UTRGV grabbed a win in dramatic fashion as the Vaqueros edged WAC rival Utah...