Garcia’s grit, dynamic play earns All-Area Player of the Year honors

McALLEN — Valeria Garcia’s climb to the upper echelon of the Rio Grande Valley basketball world followed a long, meandering route to the top. Garcia,...

All-Area Coach of the Year: Martinez leads Valley View to historic finish

McALLEN — Valley View head coach Arnold Martinez took the Tigers’ head coaching job in 2016 looking to reverse the program’s fortunes. In his...

All Area Girls Wrestler of the Year: Donna High state champion Precious Hernandez

After two days of wrestling practice, Donna High’s Precious Hernandez was ready to quit. “I told my mom that this wasn’t for me,” she said....

Levi repeats as WAC Defensive Player of the Year

For the second consecutive season, UTRGV junior point guard Javon Levi has been named the Western Athletic Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year, the...

Donna ISD moving on from head football coaches Leal, Marichalar

Donna Independent School District announced it will not be bringing back Donna High head football coach Ramiro Leal, or Donna North head football coach...

New Kids on the Block: Rio Grande City’s young roster reaching new heights

RIO GRANDE CITY — It’s often said that there’s no substitute for experience, but Rio Grande City has flipped that notion on its head...