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Lasara’s Rodriguez Wins Gold at UIL State Meet

RAYMONDVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Lasara High School track and field standout Xiomara Rodriguez has plenty of community support when she competes. Students from Pre-kindergarten through 12th grade have classes in the same building. “I have a big support group and everyone here was counting on me to go to...
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McAllen ISD board approves nearly $2M McHi field improvement bid

McAllen ISD’s board of trustees approved a bid in the amount of $1,958,500 for improvements to a McAllen High School synthetic football field and other track and field improvements last week. Funds will go toward a new 8-lane all-weather track with artificial turf on the practice field, district spokesperson...
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Men's Basketball Signs Alex Horiuk for 2022-23

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Men's Basketball Head Coach Matt Figger announced on Tuesday the signing of 7-0 forward Alex Horiuk for the 2022-23 season. Horiuk comes to UTRGV from College Prep Academy in Sacramento, Calif., where he averaged 13 points, 8...
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UTRGV Soccer's Nadia Colon Gains International Experience

EDINBURG, TEXAS -- UTRGV Defender Nadia Colon was called up to the Dominican Republic national team for the World Cup qualifying matches last month. Watch the video above to see what Nadia's experience has been like playing internationally with older competition and how she brings that to the UTRGV pitch.
EDINBURG, TX
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McAllen Rowe ready for first 3rd Round appearance in 20 years

McALLEN — McAllen Rowe got punched in the mouth in Game 1 of its Region IV-5A area playoff series against Corpus Christi Carroll last Thursday, falling 12-2 in five innings on the road. “We talked about what happened in Game 1. When somebody punches you in the mouth, there...
MCALLEN, TX
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Harlingen karate program promotes community service

Mia Escamilla recently spent a Saturday morning at South Padre Island for more than just fun in the sun. The 12-year-old brown belt joined her martial arts team from Metamorphix Martial Arts in Harlingen for an Earth Day Adopt-a-Beach cleanup. “This was my way, our way, to help our community...
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UIL baseball and softball regional schedule

WESLACO, Texas -- Schedules are set for both UIL baseball and softball. Game 1 - Edinburg Vela vs. La Joya High at UTRGV Baseball Stadium in Edinburg, 7 p.m. Game 1 - McAllen Rowe vs. Corpus Christi Ray at Falfurrias High School, 6 p.m. Game 1 - Sharyland Pioneer vs....
WESLACO, TX
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Massage Envy Student-Athlete of the Week: Kevin Stevens

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Monday that redshirt senior Kevin Stevens, of the baseball team, is the Massage Envy Student-Athlete of the Week. Stevens, who was named Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, pitched the...
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Coyotes, Diamondbacks roll on

Two advance Big 7 baseball squads advance past Area round. Pioneer baseball went through both highs and lows in its three-game Area round series against Corpus Christi Moody. In the end, the Diamondbacks advanced with a 2-1 series victory. Both teams won with stellar road performances before the experience of...
LA JOYA, TX
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UTRGV’s Stevens named WAC Pitcher of the Week

UTRGV senior right-handed pitcher Kevin Stevens is the TicketSmarter Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Pitcher of the Week for leading the Vaqueros to a 4-1 victory over Sam Houston on May 13, the WAC announced Monday. Stevens (8-2) pitched a season-high tying eight scoreless innings of three-hit ball, with only one...
EDINBURG, TX
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Baseball to Host Trio of Prospect Camps

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) baseball team announced on Tuesday plans to host prospect camps on June 14, July 19, and Aug. 21 from 10 a.m.-to-2 p.m. at UTRGV Baseball Stadium. Campers can register online at https://camps.jumpforward.com/UTRGVCamps/. These prospect camps are designed...
EDINBURG, TX
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Bringing Peach Baskets Back to the Game

Los Fresnos B&G Club Share a Little History Lesson about Basketball & the origins of the Sport. The Boys & Girls Club of Los Fresnos decided to do a throwback to the late 1800s when basketball was first invented. Eddie Barron, Executive Director of the Los Fresnos Boys & Girls Club, explains the importance of teaching these kids history in a fun and interactive way. He also mentions that even most of the parents don’t know the history of basketball, so this was a great opportunity to teach & engage the whole family.
LOS FRESNOS, TX
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Power Surge Not Enough as Baseball Drops Home Finale

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros baseball team combined for four home runs but fell to the Sam Houston Bearkats, a team receiving votes in the latest NCBWA poll, 15-11 in the final home game of the season on Sunday at UTRGV Baseball Stadium in front of a crowd of 1,439.
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UTRGV baseball drops home finale

EDINBURG, Texas -- UTRGV baseball put up a fight before ultimately falling to Sam Houston 15-11. Vaqueros finish the Western Athletic Conference season this week on the road against Stephen F. Austin. Click on the video above for highlights and postgame reaction.
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Stevens Earns TicketSmarter WAC Pitcher of the Week Honors

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) baseball team learned on Monday that senior pitcher Kevin Stevens is the TicketSmarter Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Pitcher of the Week for leading UTRGV to a 4-1 victory over Sam Houston on Friday. Stevens (8-2) pitched a...
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UTRGV Athletics Graduates 38 After Spring Semester

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is proud to announce that 38 student-athletes graduated on Friday and Saturday at the spring semester commencement ceremonies. "Graduation day is always one filled with immense pride, and we are thrilled for these...
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Vaqueros’ comeback attempt falls short against Bearkats

EDINBURG — The UTRGV baseball team fought back from an eight-run deficit to create a tie with Sam Houston entering the final inning of its home finale Sunday at UTRGV Baseball Stadium, only to see Bearkats respond with a five-run ninth to take down the Vaqueros 15-11. The Vaqueros dropped to 30-22 overall and rank third in Western Athletic Conference’s (WAC) Southwest Division with a 15-12 record. The Bearkats are first in the Southwest at 29-21 overall and 19-8 in conference. UTRGV has already clinched a spot in the WAC Baseball Tournament on May 25-28 at Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Arizona.
EDINBURG, TX
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Ready to Rumble

The Los Fresnos Falcons Baseball team are now set to go in the Bi-District Round of the 2022 Texas High School Baseball Playoffs. The 32-6A Undefeated District Champions will take on the Mission Eagles, who clinched the 4th seed after a thrilling win over PSJA North in a Play in matchup.
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