Tony Villarreal honored by Texas Senate, has itch to coach again

MARK MOLINA | STAFF WRITER Throughout a 37-year football coaching career, Tony Villarreal III has experienced big games and racked up wins and championships. Villarreal III...

Where are They Now? Mustangs alum Gonzalez shining at Temple College

TJ GARCIA | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR McALLEN — Daisy Gonzalez is at again. The Temple College sophomore is helping lead her team into the National...

Weslaco High’s Ebarb sets personal, Valley records on final day of Region IV meet

SAN ANTONIO — Weslaco High girls track coach Pablo Almaguer described runner Amity Ebarb as a special athlete that only comes around once in...

Spring football: QB Ortiz, LB Alonzo leads Rowe offense, defense

McALLEN — Josiah Alonzo loves the position he’s in this spring. As a linebacker for the McAllen Rowe football team, he lines up across Warriors...

Diamondbacks defeat Rattlers to punch ticket to state tournament

EDINBURG — Sharyland Pioneer set a list of goals at the beginning of the season. The last one on the list? Reach Round Rock,...

Both McHi boys’ golf teams ‘grind’ way to regionals

McALLEN — There's one thing that's for certain when the McAllen High boys golf team tees off Wednesday at the Republic Golf Club in...

Newcomer of the Year Hernandez key in revival at PSJA High

McALLEN — The transition from middle school basketball to varsity basketball was night and day for PSJA High forward Kaylah Hernandez. A freshman like Hernandez...

Donna High continues dominance over La Joya Palmview in Game of the Week

DONNA — Donna High scored nine points, all on field goals, and clung to a six-point halftime lead at Brownsville Pace last week. The...

New faces expected to steer Mercedes’ fortunes

The Tigers lost 16 senior starters from the 2017 team. MERCEDES — The Mercedes Tigers figured they’d be pretty good last season. The only question...

Gonzaque adds extra wrinkle to Mission Veterans receiving corps

The Patriots are looking to build on a 10-win 2017 season.MISSION — At long last, Mission Veterans wide receiver A.J. Gonzaque will be unleashed...