Where are they now?: Edinburg High’s Martinez turning heads in college

BY TJ GARCIAMcALLEN — Kristov Martinez is one of the best Division II college football players in the country.Honorable mention All-American, All-Super Region, All-Conference....

Cantu continues to shine as Mission Veterans rolls over Laredo Nixon

MERCEDES — Mission Veterans running back Daniel Cantu has made a name for himself through the Patriots’ first seven games.Lining up next to junior...

Mission Veterans, Laredo Nixon vie for District 31-5A supremacy in The Monitor’s Game of...

Mission Veterans’ last meeting with Laredo Nixon on a football field produced an outcome the Patriots would not soon forget.Armed with a formidable rushing...

Where are they now?: McAllen ISD volleyball players meet at collegiate level

BY BY TJ GARCIAMcALLEN —McAllen ISD’s three high schools — McHi, Memorial and Rowe — have produced some of the Valley’s best volleyball teams...

Edinburg Vela routs Edinburg North in district opener

EDINBURG — The Garcia connection was in full effect for Edinburg Vela on Friday night.Senior quarterback Nathan Garcia and junior wide receiver Aziel Garcia...

Where are they now? Villarreal thriving after position change

BY TJ GARCIASantos Villarreal was one of the best athletes on the Valley sports scene for three years.At Mission Veterans, the 2015 grad lettered...

North, Vela face off in Edinburg-only Game of the Week

Edinburg North and Edinburg Vela meet in Week 5 as each team begins its District 31-6A slate in The Monitor’s Game of the Week...

Where Are They Now?: McAllen Memorial’s Banks making mark at Niagara

BY BY TJ GARCIAMcALLEN — Division I volleyball scholarships are hard to come by in the RGV.So, when Niagara University came calling with a...

La Joya Juarez-Lincoln, Edcouch-Esla to meet in The Monitor’s Game of the Week

The La Joya Juarez-Lincoln Huskies (3-0) will test the strength of their undefeated team against the Edcouch-Elsa Yellow Jackets (2-1) in The Monitor’s Game...

Where are they now?: Mission Vets’ Vela thriving early in pro career

BY TJ GARCIANoel Vela is still 18 years old.He’s just three months from Mission Veterans High School’s graduation ceremony. He just bought his first...