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RIO GRANDE VALLEY SPORTS HALL OF FAME EST. 1985 CLASS OF 2020
RIO GRANDE VALLEY SPORTS HALL OF FAME EST. 1985 CLASS OF 2020
RIO GRANDE VALLEY SPORTS HALL OF FAME EST. 1985 CLASS OF 2020
RIO GRANDE VALLEY SPORTS HALL OF FAME EST. 1985 CLASS OF 2020
RIO GRANDE VALLEY SPORTS HALL OF FAME EST. 1985 CLASS OF 2020
RIO GRANDE VALLEY SPORTS HALL OF FAME EST. 1985 CLASS OF 2020
RIO GRANDE VALLEY SPORTS HALL OF FAME EST. 1985 CLASS OF 2020
RIO GRANDE VALLEY SPORTS HALL OF FAME EST. 1985 CLASS OF 2020

RIO GRANDE VALLEY SPORTS HALL OF FAME EST. 1985 CLASS OF 2020

Greg Selber, Ph.D. • Hometown: Austin, Texas • High School: Lanier High School • College: Texas Christian University • The University of Texas • Best Known for: Journalism Selber started covering Valley sports in 1989 and since then has written for several newspapers, including the Valley Morning Star and Edinburg Review. Selber earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism and master’s degree in media studies, both from Texas Christian University. He earned a Ph.D. in communication from The University of Texas at Austin. Selber published his 460-page historical survey of Valley sports book, Border Ball: The History of High School Football in the Rio Grande Valley in 2009. He then wrote the 544-page book Bronc Ball: The History of College Basketball at Pan American University in 2013. Paul Alsbury • Hometown: Edinburg, Texas • High School: Edinburg High School • College: Southwest Texas State University Alsbury was a four-sport letterman at Edinburg High, where he graduated in 1987. In football, he played safety and was the Bobcats’ punter for three years. In baseball, he played in the 1987 Texas All-Star Baseball Classic in the Astrodome. He received All-Valley recognition in both sports. Despite missing nine games because of illness during his senior season, he managed to receive a full scholarship to Southwest Texas State University. Alsbury lettered four years at SWT as the team’s punter and was selected to the All-Southland Conference first team in 1989 and 1990. He shared punting duties as a freshman and became the team’s top punter as a sophomore. He was All-SLC honorable mention in 1988. He attended the NFL Combine was drafted in the 11th round of the 1991 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots as a punter. In 1996, he was a free agent punter for the Dallas Cowboys. Paula Dodge • Hometown: Red Wing, Minn. • High School: Red Wing Central High School • College: University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse Dodge has amassed an impressive 573-273 record over 24 years coaching volleyball at McAllen High School. A native of Red Wing, Minnesota, Dodge was a three-year letterman in three sports in high school before graduating in 1980. She played collegiate basketball at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, where she was a member of the 1981 AIAW Division III national champion team. She earned her bachelor’s degree from UWL in 1984 and moved to the Valley. Her first coaching job was at Brownsville Hanna, where she was the varsity track coach at Hanna High School from 1985 to 1993, coaching a state silver medalist. Her ...

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