Flash Briefing-Sports

Pioneer’s Monie breaks Valley’s shot put record ahead of district meets

MISSION — Sharyland Pioneer’s Daisy Monie has been one of the Rio Grande Valley’s most successful track and field athletes since her high school...

Weslaco’s Ebarb leads strong group of Mid-Valley distance runners into district meets

WESLACO — During her high school career, little has been able to slow down Amity Ebarb or keep her off the podium. The Weslaco High...

UTRGV names Figger next men’s basketball coach

EDINBURG — UTRGV has found its next men’s basketball head coach after a turbulent season on the hardwood, naming Matt Figger as the leader...

The Monitor’s 2020-21 All-Area, All-District Girls Basketball Selections

THE MONITOR’S 2020-21 VALLEY HS GIRLS BASKETBALL ALL-AREA SELECTIONS COACH OF THE YEAR: Nicole Villarreal, Sharyland Pioneer. MOST VALUABLE PLAYER: F Jordan Bravo, Junior, Sharyland Pioneer. OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF...

Raising the Bar: Sharyland Pioneer’s Bravo tabbed All-Area Player of the Year

MISSION — Jordan Bravo has played a part in rewriting history during each of her first three seasons at Sharyland Pioneer. As a freshman, she...

Edinburg Excellence: Bobcats’ Tijerina named All-Area Offensive Player of the Year

MISSION — Daysha Tijerina has played an integral part in building and sustaining Edinburg High’s winning culture and expectation of excellence on the hardwood. As...

Softball Notebook: playoff, district title races heating up across RGV

As districts throughout the Rio Grande Valley hit the halfway point in their league schedules, district title and playoff races are beginning to heat...

Block Star: PSJA North’s Bane selected as All-Area Defensive Player of the Year

MISSION — No one has ever been able to keep PSJA North’s Trinity Bane away from the hardwood. Bane, a three-year varsity starter for the...

Poise Under Pressure: D’backs’ Hornaday honored with All-Area Comeback Player of the Year award

MISSION — Audry Hornaday was a fixture for Sharyland Pioneer on the hardwood since the moment she stepped on campus. Hornaday, a four-year varsity letterman,...

Season-high five RGV softball squads earn statewide TGCA rankings

A season-high five high school softball squads across the Rio Grande Valley earned statewide rankings in the latest Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 6A...