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Junior Aaron Nixon is already off to a great start for McHi.

Above: PSJA is one of the teams in a loaded District 30-6A looking to contend for a title.

Right: Mission’s Andy Martinez is the spark in the Eagles’ lineup.

McHi’s Aaron Nixon can dominate both on the mound and at the plate.

Mission’s Eddie Rodriguez is the ace of the Eagles’ veteran pitching staff.

2019 - 2020 Valley Baseball Preview

On that same paper, so do McHi and PSJA. There are probably some other teams that look pretty darn good on paper. But the game is played on the diamond.

Brianna Quesada gets by Ronnie Cantur during their bi-district playoff game.

Teammates celebrate after Donna’s Brianna Quesada hit a half-court shot at the halftime buzzer.

Donna guard Gaby Campos is all smiles during a 20-point victory against Mission Veterans in the bi-district playoffs.

2019 RGV HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL SEAS0N WRAPUP

McALLEN — Brianna Quesada had just 5.8 seconds to get off a shot. She actually took it a bit early, but that didn’t matter because the halfcourt heave just before

Edinburg Vela’s Roberto Silva wreslte against and opponend from McAllenRowe during the district championships at La Joya High

Mcallen Rowe’s Daniela Diaz wrestles McAllen Memorial’s Maria Saenz during the district championships at La Joya High.

Edinburg Vela’s Robero Silva wrestle during the District 15-6A wrestling match at La Joya High School.

McAllen Rowe’s Petey Lozano wrestles in the semifinals against and opponents from La Joya Juarez-Lincoln.

Edinburg High’s Tatiana Gloria wrestles McAllen Memorial’s Stephanie Gonzalez in the 138-pound weight class in the district championships at La Joya High School

VALLEY GRAPPLERS HIT THE MAT

Around the country, especially in Midwest states, wrestlers are known as athletes “of a different breed.” In places like the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference, there are light shows and hot

Top photo: Valley View’s goalkeeper dives for a shot during a home game at Valley View.

Right photo: Brownsville Lopez defenders converge on a Valley View player trying to score.

Brownsville Lopez players try to clear the ball after a Valley View attack.

A Valley View player and Brownsville Lopez player collide on the sideline duringtheir game earlier this year at Valley View.

A Valley View player celebrates after scoring the second goal of the game in a 6-1 win over Brownsville Lopez

A long pass by a Valley View player sets up the Tigers for a goal.

Valley View top soccer team in the Valley

PHARR – If nobody was sure through the first part of the soccer season who the top boys team in the Valley is this year, there’s not much doubt. It’s

Donna North has started its preseason strong and is expected to compete for the district title in 31-6A.

Despite moving up from Class 5A to 6A, Donna North will compete for the district championship this year.

Sophomore Gaby Aviles will help power a talented Donna North squad.

The McHi Bulldogs are still the favorite in District 30-6A after becoming the first girls team in the Valley last year to advance to the state tournament.

McHi’s Bella Diaz (middle) is one of several talented freshman that will keep the Bulldogs among the best in the Valley this year and beyond.

Rio Grande Valley girls soccer preview

While the McAllen High girls soccer team eyes a second straight trip to the state tournament, the fact that they won the 2018 Class 6A Region IV Tournament and advanced

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