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Nottle excited about move to Edinburg

EDINBURG, Texas--- The Edinburg Roadrunners of the North American League announced today the hiring of Ed Nottle as their new manager for the upcoming 2012 season.

Nottle is a veteran of the baseball wars having spent 10-years in the Chicago White Sox organization as a player. He moved to the coaching lines in 1972 and became Field Manager in the Oakland As minor league system in 1978.

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Big Six Friday Game of the Night: Mission gives up lead then wins in OT over Palmview

MISSION—For nearly the entire night the Mission Eagles dominated the ball in their District 30-5A soccer match with Palmview High School. The Lobos, however, scored an early goal and a late goal to force the game into a shootout before the Eagles took home the win. The scorers for Mission were Eduardo Davila and Eder Velasquez. Lobo scorers were Efrain Duran and Miguel Ponce.

Read more: Big Six Friday Game of the Night: Mission gives up lead then wins in OT over Palmview

   

Wrestlers headed to state championships

20120224_Garza_pins_GarciaAUSTIN — The University of Texas at Austin is the mecca for Texas athletics. The university itself has one of the top athletic programs in the nation, producing some of the best athletes in professional sports. Thus it is with pride that some of the state’s top athletes will convene there this weekend to compete for the wrestling and swimming and diving state championships.

The athletes convening consist of the top athletes coming out of the four regions of the state. The local athletes here in the Rio Grande Valley compete in Region IV and needed to place in the top four of their respective event in order to move on to state.

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The All-Big Six Basketball Teams

Below is the initial list of The Progress Times’ All-Big Six basketball team for boys and girls. In the March 2 hardcopy edition of the paper, we will announce the official first and second teams, as well as the Big Six Player of the Year.

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Patriot baseball star loves baseball, has high hopes for season

Larry Cavazos, catcher and outfielder for the VMHS varsity baseball team, started playing baseball at the age of 5. He saw it as something new and fun to do. Coached by his father, Cavazos was inspired by him to play better and to be successful in life. His favorite player growing up was Craig Biggio, second baseman for the Astros. Larry, himself, hopes to play professionally some day.

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Monday’s “Big Six” Boys and Girls Rankings

Editor’s Note: The Big Six Rankings have changed. Instead of ranking the top three teams of a sport for both the boys and the girls, we will now rank the top six teams but encompassing all the sports. The rankings will be based on which team is playing the best and appears to have the best outlook for the foreseeable future. Now that the spring sports season is upon us, the rankings will be based on baseball, softball, track and field, boys and girls soccer, etc.

Read more: Monday’s “Big Six” Boys and Girls Rankings

   

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