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,...

Garcia, Talamantez lead Memorial past PSJA North

PHARR — With PSJA North gaining momentum and closing the gap, McAllen Memorial’s Valeria Garcia knew she had to make something happen. The Mustangs had...

Area teams clash at annual soccer challenge

BY RAUL GARCIA STAFF WRITER McALLEN — PSJA High took the upper hand in their contest with a header chip-in against McAllen High to lift the...

Bravo, Reyes lift Pioneer over Rio Grande City

MISSION — Sharyland Pioneer guard Natalie Reyes slowly dribbled up court to the top of the 3-point arc to set up the team’s offense. The...

McHi girls soccer tournament continues today

BY RAUL GARCIA STAFF WRITER McALLEN — Eight teams have been battling on the soccer field at the first McAllen High Girls Soccer Tournament. The three-day tournament...

Hidalgo Pirates in pursuit of third straight district championship

HIDALGO — Excellence is the expectation for the Hidalgo boys basketball program. The Pirates have reached the playoffs in each of head coach Gus Sanchez’s...

Bordertown Ball: Hidalgo, Valley View emerge as Valley’s most promising programs

HIDALGO — Nestled near the banks of the Rio Grande River in the shadow of the U.S.-Mexico border, a basketball revolution has started to...

Hidalgo blitzes Port Isabel in blowout win

HIDALGO — It doesn’t take long for typical basketball fan to understand what the Hidalgo Pirates are all about on the hardwood: playing fast. Hidalgo,...