The Rattlers defeated the Diamonbacks in The Monitor's Game of the Week. 

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HOUSTON — David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Boston Red Sox back into another World Series with a 4-1 victory over the defending champion Houston Astros on Thursday night.

EDINBURG – In a rematch of last year’s Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Tournament Championship Match, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) volleyball team swept CSU Bakersfield, 25-23, 25-20, 25-20,  Thursday at the UTRGV Fieldhouse.

MIAMI — The G League will begin offering "select contracts" worth $125,000 next year to elite prospects who are not yet eligible for the NBA, a move that could slightly lessen the handful of one-and-done players at the college level.

CLEVELAND — Two people familiar with the situation say the Houston Astros attempted to get a second person next to Cleveland's dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series after another man was removed earlier by security for taking pictures with his cellphone.

Sharyland Pioneer and Sharyland High will meet for the fifth time in The Monitor's Game of the Week. 

As a kid who grew up in Houston and played basketball “as far back as I can remember,” it was only natural that Joseph Blair adored the Houston Rockets.

Edinburg Vela and Weslaco High have both been juggernauts through the first six weeks, coming out of the gate in furious fashion.

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HOUSTON — George Springer and the Houston Astros picked up right where they left off last postseason, hitting four home runs to power past the Cleveland Indians 7-2 Friday in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.

EDINBURG — Four nations make up Group B of the Concacaf Women’s Championship that will start competition today at H-E-B Park. The top two teams will advance to the knockout stage in Frisco, Texas, after three days (today, Monday and Thursday) of round-robin play. Each team will play all the …

CHICAGO – The University of Texaas Rio Grande Valley volleyball team completed its seventh sweep of the season, defeating Chicago State University, 25-18, 27-25, 25-19 on Thursday at the Jacoby Dickens Center.

The UTRGV men's basketball team began its fall practice on Tuesday. 

EDINBURG — After 60 minutes of scoreless soccer, the RGV FC Toros entered the last stretch of Saturday’s home finale deadlocked with Fresno FC.

McALLEN — With 2:18 left in the game, a Mission High field goal sailed through the uprights. The lead became 10 for the Eagles, who were 138 ticks away from handing McAllen Memorial its first district loss since Oct. 25, 2013.