Where Are They Now: Pioneer’s Smith blossoms as Red Raiders’ setter

The Monitor and RGVSports.com are bringing back the ‘Where Are They Now?’ series that revisits some of the top athletes throughout the Rio Grande...

PSJA North’s Elijah De La Garza is The Monitor’s All-Area Offensive Player of the...

PHARR — Basketball has been a part of Elijah De La Garza’s life since the day he was born. The son of a high school...

The Monitor All-Area: Rowe’s duo of Everage, Yebra named Defensive Players of the Year

McALLEN — While dunks, flashy layups, and 3-point bombs routinely fill the highlight reels, defense is what changes games. “We always have defense on our...

Sharyland Pioneer’s Rene Gonzalez named All-Area Coach of the Year

MISSION — Since opening its doors six years ago, Rene Gonzalez has been the only head coach the Sharyland Pioneer boys basketball program has...

Edinburg Economedes sophomore De Leon named The Monitor’s All-Area Boys Hoops Newcomer of the...

EDINBURG — The school day started just like any other for Ray De Leon, but this one felt different. De Leon journeyed from class to...

Donna High hires Mike Gonzales as new head football coach/athletic coordinator

DONNA — Mike Gonzales is coming home. Donna ISD announced the hiring of Gonzales, a 2001 graduate of Donna High, as the new head football...

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 Offensive Players of the Year: Cantu, Flores’ offensive firepower fuels Patriots

McALLEN — Mission Veterans seniors Ronnie Cantu and Kaylee Flores have played basketball and developed their skillsets together since the beginning of middle school. Those...

Villalpando shines in first season with Weslaco, takes All-Area Defensive Play of the Year...

McALLEN — When Haley Villalpando first took the court for Weslaco High, it was more than a year and a half since her last...