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Partly Cloudy, 87 F

Forecast:
Fri - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 90 Low: 78
Sat - PM Thunderstorms. High: 90 Low: 76
Sun - Thunderstorms. High: 88 Low: 74
Mon - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 86 Low: 74
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Thunder outlast the Wings

Edinburg, Texas — The bats were busy at Edinburg Baseball Stadium on Wednesday night, and when the dust cleared the McAllen Thunder (25-40) outlasted with a 10-9 win over the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings (35-29).

The two teams combined for 20 hits in the game and the teams traded runs for most of the contest, leading to seven lead changes in the game.

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Roadrunners rally to defeat Prairie Dogs

ABILENE, Texas— The Edinburg Roadrunners rallied after trailing by four runs to beat the Abilene Prairie Dogs 8-5 Wednesday night at Walt Driggers Field snapping their three-game losing streak.

The Prairie Dogs (24-39) jumped out to the quick lead in the bottom of the second on a three-run homerun by Chris Graves. Bryan Fogle then walked and moved to second on a wild pitch. Danny Gonzalez then followed with an RBI single scoring Fogle extending the Abilene lead 4-0.

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La Joya ISD Football Tickets On Sale

Football season ticket holders for La Joya ISD high schools will be able to purchase tickets Monday, July 30 through Thursday, Aug. 9. Reserved tickets will go on sale to the general public Tuesday, Aug. 14 through Friday, August 17. (Cash only. No checks.)

Each high school – La Joya High, Palmview High and Juarez-Lincoln High – will have five home games this year. Tickets are $7 per ticket. The price for the five home games will be $35 per high school. To purchase tickets for all home games for all high schools, the cost will be $105.

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Shary summer football mini-camp planned

Sharyland High School will sponsor a Sharyland Rattler Football Mini Camp for children 8-12 years of age and all seventh, eighth and ninth grade students that will be attending Sharyland I.S.D. The camp will be held Aug. 6-9 at the Sharyland football stadium.

Emphasis of the camp will be the fundamentals and basic skills of the game appropriate for the age group. The cost for the camp is $35, payable at the Sharyland athletic office. Hours for the camp are 9-11 a.m. for ages 8-12, and 5-7 p.m. for seventh through ninth grades.

Registration for the camp will be held at the high school Athletic Office, located in the main gym building, from 8 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 5 p.m., weekdays until Aug. 1. Participants can also register the first day of the camp at the football stadium.

For more information contact the Athletic Office at 956-580-5300 ext. 1165.

   

VMHS hosts football camp

Veterans Memorial High School will hold a football camp Monday, July 30-Thursday, Aug. 2, from 8:30-11:30 a.m., for students who will be in third through ninth grades this fall.

Registration fees are $30 for the first camper, $20 second camper and $10 for third or more campers. Registration will take place on the first and second days of the camp. Parents should accompany their child for registration.

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Sharyland Rattler soccer champs receive rings

20120706 SharylandSoccerChamps-Rings093Members of the State Champion Sharyland Rattler Soccer team put their hands into the huddle one more time after receiving their rings. Courtesy PhotoLA JOYA — Members of the Sharyland Rattlers boys 5A state champion team, the first in Sharyland’s history, received their championship rings during a ceremony at Romos Ballroom July 1.

Sharyland took the title April 21 in Georgetown after a fierce battle against Katy Morton Ranch with a 3-2 win after a riveting shoot-out.

When the team returned to Mission, more than 1,000 fans turned out at Rattler Stadium to welcome the champs home. The team arrived at the stadium in a chartered bus led by police who escorted them to the homecoming.

During that celebration, Sharyland boys soccer Head Coach Reveriano Hernandez said, “The way we won tells me that they have a lot of heart. That’s what kept us alive all the time, a lot of heart and a lot of will. They knew what they wanted and they knew what they had to do to do it,” he said.

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