La Joya ISD to reconsider stance on fall sports

LA JOYA — One month after becoming the first multi-school district in Texas to call off high school fall sports practices and competition, La...

Former Mission High football coach Sonny Detmer dies at 76

MISSION — Sonny Detmer, a long-time Texas high school football and father to current Mission High head coach Koy Detmer, died Tuesday at his...

Pirates become first Hidalgo County football program to return to practice

HIDALGO — The Hidalgo Pirates became one of the first Rio Grande Valley schools to return to courts and fields of play to resume...

UTRGV Athletics unveils Vaqueros United initiative, patch

EDINBURG — The UTRGV Athletic Department and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rolled out its new collective “Vaqueros United” initiative Monday, which seeks to utilize the...

Pioneer’s Hornaday overcomes ACL tear, pandemic in return to competitive hoops

SAN ANTONIO — For Audry Hornaday, mid-September marked an important milestone in what has been a long, bumpy journey back to the court. The 5-foot-8...

Families, student-athletes petition La Joya ISD to play fall sports

LA JOYA — Families and student-athletes gathered Saturday afternoon to petition La Joya ISD to allow fall sports programs to resume practices and competition...

NCAA announces Nov. 25 regular-season start date for DI college basketball

EDINBURG — The NCAA Division I Council met Wednesday in Indianapolis to adopt wide-sweeping changes for the year ahead in college athletics amid the...

Mission CISD: fall sports practices to start Sept. 28

MISSION — After months of uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic which featured protests, surveys, petitions and delayed votes, Mission CISD announced Tuesday afternoon...

Lopez looks to inspire others as Valley’s first female men’s basketball head coach

McALLEN — Ashleigh Lopez has seemingly always been a part of the Rio Grande Valley’s bustling basketball scene. Whether it’s been as an official, head...

Hometown Hoops: Valley Horned Frogs seek to put RGV basketball on the map

McALLEN — The Rio Grande Valley is set to welcome its newest hometown team this fall, the Valley Horned Frogs. The semi-professional men’s basketball squad...