Coach’s Corner: Injury prevention part of training

BY GERMAN MEDRAZOThis week I want to talk about injury prevention. As we run more times per week and longer distances each week fatigue...

Mission resident views running as “a great equalizer”

BY AMANDA A. TAYLORAn adequate training routine and good company are two of the most essential elements in trail running as far as Roberto...

GARDEN VIEW: Fall garden festival and plant sale

BY BARBARA STORZThe Hidalgo County Master Gardeners and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are holding their annual Fall Garden Festival from 9 a.m. to...

Newsboys to headline Big Church Night Out in Hidalgo

BY HENRY MILLERDuncan Phillips, the outrageous and theatrical drummer for Newsboys, loves the “vertical moments, the hand-raising and praising” during their shows.He also enjoys...

SOUND ‘ROUND: Dancing with the indie stars

BY JON R. LAFOLLETTEQUEENS OF THE STONE AGE — VILLAINS (MATADOR)Josh Homme’s latest artistic coup isn’t teaming with retro-minded and retrograde producer Mark Ronson,...

FILM REVIEW: Biopic ‘Stronger’ shows quiet agonies of rehabilitation, pressures of celebrity

BY Brooke Corso | Special to The Monitor“Stronger” (2017)STARRING Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson, Clancy BrownDIRECTOR David Gordon GreenMPAA RATING RThere is a measure...

LUCHA LIBRE: Penta el Zero M to fight at Hallowmania

BY Eduardo Martinez | Special to The MonitorHallowmania returns to Brownsville on Oct. 21 at the Jacob Brown Auditorium, and the main event is...

REGIONAL RAMBLINGS: Cultural events in October

BY Eduardo Martinez | Special to The MonitorThis week, we’re going to have a round-up of some of the most anticipated Tejano, conjunto, and...

PAWS pets of the week

BY Special to The MonitorBENNY: Yo! I am Benny, a domestic shorthair blend about 3 months old. I was taken to Palm Valley Animal...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday Sept. 29 – Sunday, Oct. 1

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP? Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.J. BALVIN IN CONCERTThe...