Flash Briefing-Sports

Bomba Squad: Unprecedented power surge leading Weslaco East to historic season

WESLACO — When Weslaco East’s season was stopped abruptly last year, it left a pit in the Wildcats’ stomachs. After shattering the school’s all-time single-season...

Mercedes among RGV softball teams climbing TGCA state rankings

The Mercedes Tigers continued to climb this week’s Texas Girls Coaches Association high school softball polls, joining a trio of Class 6A teams representing...

Explosive Edcouch-Elsa offense downs Donna High

DONNA — There’s nothing more important to the Edcouch-Elsa Yellow Jackets than starting early. The Jackets’ extra emphasis on landing lead-off hitters on base paid...

UTRGV introduces Figger as men’s basketball head coach

EDINBURG — It’s been nearly two decades since Matt Figger’s basketball coaching career first led him to the Rio Grande Valley. As an assistant at...

Defense, timely hitting lift Palmview past 25th-ranked Rio Grande City

LA JOYA — La Joya Palmview returned home Thursday night looking to exact revenge and earn its first win on the diamond in nearly...

Econ girls, Vela boys capture District 31-6A track titles

PHARR — The Edinburg Vela boys and Edinburg Economedes girls dominated the District 31-6A track meet Wednesday afternoon at PSJA Stadium in Pharr, with...

Jasso, Menchaca power McAllen Rowe past rival McHi

McALLEN — McAllen Rowe junior shortstop Destiny Menchaca and senior third baseman Ziomara Jasso were dialed in at the plate from the opening pitch. The...

Pioneer’s Monjaras signs to play softball at Coastal Bend

MISSION — Kayla Monjaras had to adjust to her new role at Sharyland Pioneer, but quickly became a key contributor for the Diamondbacks on...