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Pioneer, La Joya advance Two entered. Two advanced. The Big 7 representation in the baseball playoffs lived to fight another week as both the La Joya Coyotes and Pioneer Diamondbacks won three-game series to advance to the Sweet 16. Due to Nikki Rowe’s loss to Corpus Christi Ray the Diamondbacks and Coyotes represent the final…

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Third Round Bound

Diamondbacks, Coyotes reach Regional Quarterfinals Pioneer seniors have a lot going on. End of year celebrations, banquets and prom. Oh yeah, and Diamondback baseball is back in the third round of the Class 5A state playoffs. The regional quarterfinal round against Corpus Christi Veterans takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday if necessary. Today’s Game 2…

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Coyotes, Diamondbacks roll on

Two advance Big 7 baseball squads advance past Area round Pioneer baseball went through both highs and lows in its three-game Area round series against Corpus Christi Moody. In the end, the Diamondbacks advanced with a 2-1 series victory. Both teams won with stellar road performances before the experience of the Diamondbacks shined through in…

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Upsets Galore

Mission, La Joya advance as lower seeds Two Big 7 baseball teams were on the right side of upsets during Bi-district week. Mission, who got into the playoffs at the last possible moment, came through against a district champion and the La Joya Coyotes advanced as a third-seed. Mission outpaces Los Fresnos At the beginning…

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CLUTCH AND CALM

Rattlers onto regional tourney after home victory over CC Vets MISSION — Sharyland High started strong and finished even stronger to take down Corpus Christi Veterans 3-2 at home on Friday night. The third-round victory was extremely hard-fought as the two Class 5A heavyweights did battle at Richard Thompson Stadium. A late goal by red…

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Crunch time

Girls’ Big 7 soccer playoff previews It’s playoff time for BIG 7 girls’ soccer teams. As the years have gone on, girls’ programs have quickly caught up to the high standards set by state champion and qualifying boys’ teams. Now the young ladies are demanding just as much attention and respect around the Valley, region…

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Showtime

Big 7 boys’ soccer playoffs outlook RGV soccer is a gauntlet. Every week, twice a week schools are facing some of the best high school soccer in the state. Teams are sharpened game after game by strong competition and for the first few weeks of postseason action as they fight and claw to be the…

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Sara Valdez reaches Golden work anniversary at Mission Duncan

This article first appeared in the March 4 issue of the Progress Times. Sara Valdez reached her golden work anniversary at Mission Duncan Insurance. She was honored by the family-owned company and treated by her coworkers to a celebratory lunch. When people use the term “family-oriented business” Mission Duncan ought to mind. Valdez spoke about…

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