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Juarez-Lincoln Football: Change of Direction

With every new beginning comes change. That is the story for the Juarez-Lincoln High School Football Program. Not only have the athletes recently acquired state of the art athletic facilities, but also a new head coach.

Read more: Juarez-Lincoln Football: Change of Direction

   

Big Six Friday Game of the Night: Huskies at Patriots

MISSION – Since beginning District 32-4A a dismal 1-3, the Juarez-Lincoln Huskies have since won four of their last Friday. The solid run has put Juarez in a decent position to achieve their first postseason appearance ever.

Contrast that with the Veterans Memorial Patriots. Since starting district play 3-1—including a win over the Huskies—the Patriots have lost five of their last six and, unless they turn things around, are on the verge of missing the postseason for the first time in nine years.

Read more: Big Six Friday Game of the Night: Huskies at Patriots

   

Sanchez leaving Sharyland, reflects on past and future

It is hard to say what Fred Sanchez means to Sharyland Football. For the past twelve years Sanchez has worked to turn Sharyland into a powerhouse in the Rio Grande Valley. After numerous bi-district appearances, district championships on the 3A, 4A and 5A levels, the legendary coach decided to end his coaching career to explore other possibilities.

Read more: Sanchez leaving Sharyland, reflects on past and future

   

Girls basketball standings

Note: Teams above dotted line represent current teams in position to make Bi-District

DISTICT 30-5A                                  Overall                         District

McAllen                                               14-14                           7-1

McAllen Rowe                                      14-14                          7-1

Sharyland                                           16-9                           6-2

La Joya                                               16-9                           5-3

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Mission                                               14-9                            3-5

Donna                                                  11-17                          2-6

McAllen Memorial                                                                      2-6

Palmview                                            5-20                            0-8

DISTRICT 32-4A                                Overall                         District

Hidalgo                                                28-2                           11-0

Mission Veterans                               21-10                         10-2

Roma                                                   16-12                           9-3

Weslaco East                                       15-15                          7-5

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Edcouch-Elsa                                       14-14                            6-6

Mercedes                                             12-15                            6-6

Valley View                                          12-15                             5-7

Juarez-Lincoln                                    9-13                              3-9

Brownsville Veterans Memorial                                                  2-10

Rio Grande City

   

Boys basketball standings

Note: Teams above dotted line represent current teams in position to make Bi-District

DISTICT 30-5A                                  Overall                         District

McAllen Rowe                                     18-5                             5-1

Sharyland                                          16-10                         5-1

Palmview                                           19-5                           4-2

McAllen                                                                                   4-2

McAllen Memorial                                15-9                             4-2

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La Joya                                               8-13                            2-4

Donna                                                                                      0-6

Mission High                                        8-14                            0-6

DISTRICT 32-4A                                Overall                         District

Roma                                                   14-7                            10-0

Hidalgo                                                18-6                             8-2

Brownsville Veterans Memorial                                                 6-4

La Joya Juarez-Lincoln                                                           6-4

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Weslaco East                                                                             5-5

Edcouch-Elsa                                                                             5-5

Mission Veterans                               10-10                             4-6

Mercedes                                             14-12                              3-7

Rio Grande City                                                                           3-7

Valley View                                                                                  0-10

   

“Big Six” Tuesday Night Recap: Lobos embarrass McHi in home win

20120117-palmview-v-mchi-boys-basketball-dy-028PALMVIEW –  The McHi Bulldogs brought their storied history, their 4-1 district record and a two-game win streak into the gym at Palmview High School Tuesday night but left with a 58-37 beating at the hands of the Lobos.

“I am thankful the basketball gods were looking down on us and helped us out,” said Lobo head coach Andy Saenz. “This is a big win for the program.”

Just yesterday the coach was saying it was not a question of whether his team could physically and athletically matchup with their opponents but if they could mentally stay with the district’s top teams. They did that and more as Palmview recovered from being down one point at the end of the first quarter, to scoring 28 points in the second and holding the Bulldogs to just four.

Read more: “Big Six” Tuesday Night Recap: Lobos embarrass McHi in home win

   

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