Edinburg Vela ace, QB Sotelo commits to UIW baseball

EDINBURG — Edinburg Vela rising senior AJ Sotelo, a multi-sport star and a veteran leader for the SaberCats on the diamond and the gridiron,...

Edinburg High’s Alfaro, Garza to play college football together at Southwestern

EDINBURG — Class of 2020 Edinburg High graduates Adrian Garza and Aaron Alfaro began playing football together in the sixth grade, and it didn’t...

Softball coaches unveil 2020 East, West Valley All-Star teams

MISSION — Despite an interrupted regular season, canceled postseason and ongoing difficulties affecting high school athletics in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic,...

UIL considers lifting ban on live Friday night football broadcasts

University Interscholastic League executive director Dr. Charles Breithaupt announced he was considering lifting the organization’s ban on live, Friday night high school football broadcasts...

McAllen, area districts suspend workouts for athletes

McAllen ISD became the latest in a string of school district throughout the Rio Grande Valley that announced throughout Tuesday that they were either canceling, suspending or further postponing all summer strength and conditioning workouts for all sports in the midst of mounting concerns over the growing spread of COVID-19 throughout the region. “Out of an abundance of caution, our district will be canceling our summer strength and conditioning program along with all athletic and fine arts programs until further notice,” McAllen ISD tweeted in a statement. “However, the District will continue its Virtual Training. McAllen ISD is one of the few districts in the country that provides digital tools and training to all students and staff. This provides real, viable Distance Learning that is second to none.” McAllen ISD joins a lengthy list of districts that includes Brownsville CISD, Edinburg CISD, PSJA ISD and Weslaco ISD, among many others citing both the area’s increasing number active of active coronavirus cases as well as a precautionary measure while districts across the RGV attempt to identify the best path forward. Read the full story at themonitor.com.

McAllen ISD joins growing list of districts to shut down summer workouts

McALLEN — McAllen ISD became the latest in a string of school district throughout the Rio Grande Valley that announced Tuesday afternoon that they...

UTRGV’s Fontaine inks pro contract in Finland

EDINBURG — Former UTRGV basketball standout Isaiah Fontaine, who played two seasons for the Vaqueros, has signed a professional contract to play for Raiders...

Dallas Cowboys running back Elliott tests positive for coronavirus

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to his agent. Rocky Arceneaux told the NFL Network on Monday that...

Edinburg North alum Saul Garza signs with Kansas City Royals

Edinburg North and Louisiana State University (LSU) alum Saul Garza is headed to the big leagues after he announced his signing with the Kansas...

UTRGV basketball season tickets on sale as complete set

EDINBURG — Season tickets for UTRGV Vaqueros men’s and women’s basketball for the 2020-21 season are on sale now and will be available for...