Kobe Bryant killed in California helicopter crash

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant, the legendary basketball star who spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, was killed Sunday when the helicopter...

Defending WAC champ UTRGV set for 2020 season

EDINBURG — The defending Western Athletic Conference regular season champion UTRGV Vaqueros returned to the diamond Friday as the baseball team held its first...

New Mexico State outlasts UTRGV 67-62

EDINBURG — New Mexico State held off the UTRGV down the stretch, snapping the Vaqueros’ four-game home winning streak with a 67-62 win Saturday...

McHi boys, girls win district swimming titles

McALLEN — McAllen High swimming head coach Juan Gutierrez will have to make more room in the trophy case after both the McAllen High...

Edcouch-Elsa boys win District 16-5A duals title

BY RAUL GARCIA STAFF WRITER MISSION — Edcouch-Elsa rolled past the competition en route to clinching the boys District 16-5A duals wrestling championship Friday at Sharyland...

Battle tested: Sharyland High girls win district duals

DONNA — “Boom baby,” Sharyland High head coach James Penbrook shouted with enthusiasm soon after the final match that secured the championship for the...

Mission Veterans Patriots flying high in District 31-5A play

MISSION — When head coach Jose Ramos took over the Mission Veterans boys basketball team two years ago, he had a vision of what...

Two-sport athlete Desirea Buerge brings toughness to UTRGV lineup

EDINBURG — As the lights inside the UTRGV Fieldhouse are turned off and the women’s basketball team is about to take the floor, the...

Driven to win: Area girls clash at district duals

BY RAUL GARCIA STAFF WRITER DONNA — Donna High wrestlers Precious Hernandez and Karla Cruz didn’t have wrestling on their radar when they entered high school....

McAllen Memorial, now at full strength, manhandling 30-6A

McALLEN — From the start, the 2019-20 season has been a long, rollercoaster ride for McAllen Memorial on the hardwood. Memorial, three-time defending district champions,...