The Monitor’s 2018 All-Area Softball Selections

The Monitor's All-Area Softball First and Second Teams from the 2018 season. First TeamSabrina Salinas, La Joya High, pitcher: 19-6, 1.76 ERA, 140 KsHope Rodriguez,...

Top programs produce six nominees for Football Player of the Year, Volleyball Player of...

The six nominees for Volleyball Player of the Year and Football Player of the Year share one common trait: team success. Each individual standout...

Welsaco High, Weslaco East meet in Game of the Week

The Tinaco Bowl will be back at a level that has been missing in the last few years.The rivalry between Weslaco High and Weslaco...

Economedes’ Ramos named Coach of the Year

EDINBURG — Carlos Ramos’ eyes are intense, piercing. When they clamp down, averting them is no easy task. When asked if he would consider himself...

Ushering in change: All hands at McAllen High football are pulling the rope under...

BY NATHANIEL MATA | STAFF WRITER McALLEN — Change is in the air at McAllen High. The changes are program-wide and spread beyond the annual...

Sub-6A top male, female athletes named for AVSAB

The quality of athletes in the Rio Grande Valley was not bound by what class the athletes’ school was competing in. From the smallest...

Edinburg Vela’s Ramsey Amador is The Monitor’s All-Area Baseball Offensive Player of the Year

EDINBURG — Take a 6-foot-2 senior from Edinburg Vela with a fearless approach at the plate, put a bat in his hands, and watch...

Valley View searching for second straight playoff berth

PHARR — The Valley View Tigers made program history last year by qualifying for the postseason, finishing 2018 with a program-best 7-4 overall record. “It...

30-6A Notebook: Rowe receivers to fill new roles

McAllen Rowe notched a huge win in The Monitor’s Game of the Week against Mercedes in Week 2, but the team also suffered a...