Update: Unbeaten Weslaco East HS Ready For La Joya

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September 16, 2014
Update: Unbeaten Weslaco East HS Ready For La Joya

(Weslaco, Tx)- While most, if not all, Weslaco East High School fans may not like High School Sports Magazine with the sports coverage given to the Wildcats, HSSM sports director says, “it is what it is. We cannot please every emotional fan. It’s football.” The Weslaco East High School Wildcats, “Strong Side” as they call it in this town of about 38,000, are off and running with a perfect 3-0 record. They have posted non-district wins over Brownsville Hanna (0-3), San Benito (1-3), and Harlingen South (0-3). The Wildcats will play La Joya (1-2) on Thursday night at 7:00...
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Church’s Chicken Players of the Week: Ed-Elsa Players Honored During Pre-Game

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September 16, 2014
Church’s Chicken Players of the Week: Ed-Elsa Players Honored During Pre-Game

(Edcouch, Tx)-Both DE Alex Garza and MLB Sammy Alaniz smiled as they heard their names being announced as the Church’s Chicken Players of the Week presented by High School Sports Magazine on Friday night before kickoff at Benny Layton Sr. Memorial Stadium. Alaniz had 22 tackles, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery against Los Fresnos while Garza had two quarterback sacks, 11 tackles, six solo, and four hurries against McAllen Nikki Rowe. “This is a great honor for our community,” says head football coach, Joe Marichalar. Church’s Chicken-Rio Grande Valley marketing director Josh Balli said, “we are part of...
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Non-District Action: PSJA Bears Defeats Edinburg Economedes; Fumbles Plagued the Night

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September 15, 2014
Non-District Action: PSJA Bears Defeats Edinburg Economedes; Fumbles Plagued the Night

(Edinburg, Tx)-At Cats Stadium on Friday night, the PSJA Bears and Edinburg Economedes Jaguars traded turnovers, fourteen to be exact, with six coming on one drive in the second quarter. The Bears prevailed 21-14 to clinch their second win of the season and the Jags lost for the second straight week in a row. With the score tied 7-7 with 6:43 left in the half, Bears QB Troy Flores spotted WR Eric Castillo on a pass for 28 yards but the Jags forced a fumble. The ball hit the turf and then bounced right back up into the hands...
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Non-District Action: EE Yellowjackets Win in OT Over Cougars

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September 15, 2014
Non-District Action: EE Yellowjackets Win in OT Over Cougars

(Edcouch, Tx)-From the start of the night, Edcouch-Elsa High School head coach Joe Marichalar felt good about his chances in beating the Edinburg North Cougars in their first meeting since 1999 at Benny Layton Sr. Memorial Stadium. The Yellowjackets had to “feel good” in overtime to win their first game. Marichalar trailed 13-14 in overtime and decided to go for two points and a win. That “feel good” feeling from the start ended with...
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Non-District Action: PSJA Memorial Scores Late TD to Beat Rowe Warriors

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September 15, 2014
Non-District Action: PSJA Memorial Scores Late TD to Beat Rowe Warriors

(McAllen, Texas)-With the rains pouring down throughout the night at McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium, PSJA Memorial head football coach, Gus Cavazos remained poised and patient, waiting for an opportunity. That opportunity was the last drive of the night,trailing 13-14 with 9:15 left to play. Fifteen plays later, running back Jonathon Trevino scored from one-yard out to give the Wolverines their second win of the season over McAllen Nikki Rowe 19-14. The loss drops Rowe...
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