Lucatero in line for more playing time with RGV FC Toros

EDINBURG — When Christian Lucatero signed his homegrown player contract with the Houston Dynamo on Aug. 18, 2015, Dynamo director of youth development James...

Edinburg Vela surges late to beat Edcouch-Elsa in The Monitor’s Game of the Week

EDINBURG — Everything went as planned for No. 9 Edcouch-Elsa through three quarters.The Yellow Jackets confused the No. 5 ranked Edinburg Vela SaberCats defense...

Where are they now?: Donna’s Palomo leads large Valley soccer presence at Wiley College

BY TJ GARCIAWithin the borders of Texas, Wiley College is about as far as you can get from Donna.On the map, Wiley is nearly...

Edinburg Vela, Edcouch-Elsa meet in Game of the Week

Last year, Edinburg Vela and Edcouch-Elsa met in an instant classic, and this year’s matchup could be even bigger.The Edinburg Vela SaberCats and the...

RGV FC Toros unable to find breakthrough in 1-0 loss to LA Galaxy II

LA Galaxy II’s Ariel Lassiter rocketed a shot into the upper-left corner of the net from about 30 yards out in the 21st minute...

McAllen runner always looking for the next adventure

BY AMANDA A. TAYLORBen Martinez has been running as far back as he can remember. The hobby began as most hobbies do — as...

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...

RGV FC Toros find equalizer in stoppage time for draw vs. Phoenix Rising FC

EDINBURG — When the clock ticked into the 80th minute with the RGV FC Toros still facing a one-goal deficit, defender Ivan Magalhaes knew...

RGV FC Toros defense set to welcome Drogba, Phoenix Rising FC

EDINBURG — Before joining the RGV FC Toros this year, Edinburg native Victor Garza played all over the world. He debuted in Liga MX...

RGV FC Toros snap winless skid with comeback victory against Seattle Sounders FC 2

The RGV FC Toros erased a two-goal halftime deficit with three unanswered scores in the final 45 minutes to pick up a 4-3 win...