All-Valley Sports Awards Banquet set for Saturday

Thirty-three awards honoring the best players, teams and coaches in Rio Grande Valley high school athletics will be handed out Saturday during the 2017...

All-around excellence the focus in All-Valley Program of the Year races

The Valley schools that posted the best and most consistent performances across all sports are nominated for Class 6A and Sub-6A Program of the...

Where are they now?: Defense stands out for Edinburg North’s Sanchez at St. Edward’s

BY TJ GARCIASt. Edward’s University senior catcher Melina Sanchez was the Hilltoppers’ defensive pillar all year long. Sanchez, a 2013 Edinburg North grad, was...

Six standout coaches nominated for All-Valley Sports Awards

Six of the leaders behind some of the Valley’s most successful teams are up for Boys Coach of the Year and Girls Coach of...

Valley’s top boys teams nominated for sports awards

The top boys teams from the gridiron, pitch and hardwood are up for Class 6A Boys Team of the Year and Sub-6A Boys Team...

Former Economedes track star Brown preps for final NCAA meet at Arkansas

Leigha Brown’s time is almost up, and she knows it. Feelings of enthusiasm, eagerness and exhaustion occupy their own quadrants in her mind after...

La Joya Juarez-Lincoln’s Ramos is The Monitor’s All-Area boys soccer Coach of the Year

La Joya Juarez-Lincoln’s Victor Ramos never planned on becoming a coach, or even a teacher.After graduating from high school in Hollister, California, Ramos earned...

Edinburg North’s De Leon is The Monitor’s All-Area boys soccer Defensive Player of the...

Nominally, Edinburg North senior Azael De Leon was a center back. After playing forward during his freshman and sophomore seasons, De Leon moved to...

McAllen High’s Camacho is The Monitor’s All-Area boys soccer Newcomer of the Year

McALLEN — During a practice in the first week of the 2015-16 school year, McAllen High’s Francisco Camacho pivoted to attempt a volley. Instead...

La Joya Juarez-Lincoln’s Castrejon is The Monitor’s All-Area boys soccer Player of the Year

McALLEN — La Joya Juarez-Lincoln coach Victor Ramos always knew Manuel Castrejon was an exceptionally talented player. His penchant for generating scoring from the...