La Joya locks up last playoff spot in District 30-6A

LA JOYA — Tuesday night’s meeting between La Joya High and Mission High might not have been a playoff game, but it had the...

#RGV2aDays: Weslaco East’s Cardenas ready to reach new heights in senior year

WESLACO — When Weslaco East senior linebacker Freddy Cardenas first started playing football, he was shifty and good at avoiding contact.His dad, Alfredo Cardenas...

Speights, McAllen Memorial pull away late in bittersweet win over Sharyland Pioneer

MISSION — The Sharyland Pioneer Diamondbacks kept it close through halftime, but the McAllen Memorial Mustangs wore down the opposing defense by doing what...

Noah Sekinger is the ultimate teammate and The Monitor’s Player of the Year

Elite RGV basketball teams were tested early in the postseason. Noah Sekinger made sure his Edinburg Vela SaberCats passed those tests with flying colors. Vela...

Mission Veterans quarterback Gilpin named Mr. Texas Football Player of the Year

The Mission Veterans football season ended Dec. 8, but the acknowledgements and accolades have continued to roll in several days later. Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine,...

Edcouch-Elsa boys powerlifting program defends state championship

EDCOUCH — After the Edcouch-Elsa Yellow Jackets boys powerlifting program won the state championship a season ago, coach Martin Marichalar began searching for a...

Multisport stars up for Female Athlete of the Year recognition at All-Valley Sports Awards

Athletes who shined with state berths and standout performances in multiple sports are among the nominees for Class 6A Female Athlete of the Year...

Sharyland High defeats Roma in district play

MISSION — The Sharyland Rattlers defeated Roma on Tuesday at Sharyland, 2-0, in District 31-5A action. Other games scheduled in 31 5A tonight included La...

Mcallen Memorial’s Talamantez signs with OLLU Saints

McALLEN — Tani Talamantez has a smile that will light up a dark room. When she gathers with teammates or family and friends, laughter...

Rowe’s Everage selected as The Monitor’s Defensive Player of the Year

Darrin Everage Jr. has it somewhat figured out. The Monitor’s All-Area Defensive Player of the Year knows that if he ever had the unenviable task...