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Uncertainty for Hall of Fame logo at Tom Landry stadium

By spring, the plan is to have new turf on the fields at Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium and Veterans Memorial High School Patriot Stadium. Although Mission CISD is in the design stage, there is a legal issue causing a hiccup in the process.  The Mission High School football stadium, named after Dallas Cowboys…

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Tom Landry Stadium Lives Again

​The Friday night lights were shining bright at Tom Landry Stadium once again for the first time in over a year as the Mission Eagles hosted the McAllen High Bulldogs in Week 2 of Valley high school football. That’s because the repairs project on the stadium’s home side stands finally reached the point of “substantial…

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Tom Landry stadium nearly ready for football season

Mission CISD is in the final stretch of the repairs project at Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium. Although there has been much back and forth between the school district and the contractors, the plan is to have the stadium ready for the football game on Aug. 26.  The home side of the stadium, which…

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RGV 13U reaches Pony World Series

Mission, La Joya and the RGV on the map Franco said the memories will last a lifetime for parents and children alike. “Meeting these teams from all over the world,” Franco said. “We just played Republica Dominicana, they were a little hesitant but they took the lead 15-3. They went in there and their mind…

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Administration concerned about urgency over Tom Landry project

Mission CISD officials continue to stress the priority of finishing the repairs at Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium. But Assistant Superintendent for Operations Rick Rivera said the district might need an alternate option if construction is not complete by football season.  “In my professional opinion, representing the district, I continue to stress that we…

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Mission CISD football stadiums to get updated turf

It has been eight years since Mission CISD had artificial turf installed at Tom Landry Hall of Fame Stadium and the Veterans Memorial High School Patriot Stadium, and the time has come to upgrade the stomping grounds.  Immediately after the 2022 football season, the district plans to redo the turf on both fields due to…

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UTRGV HIRES HOUSTON MOORE AS MEN’S GOLF HEAD COACH

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Vice President and Director of Athletics Chasse Conque announced on Monday the hiring of Houston Moore, who spent last season as the assistant coach at the University of Houston, as the new men’s golf head coach. Moore helped the Cougars to a win…

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UTRGV WOMEN’S TENNIS EARNS REGIONAL COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD FROM ITA

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2022 Division I Women’s Regional Awards on Monday and named The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s women’s tennis team as the Texas Regional ITA Community Service Award winner. The Vaqueros women’s tennis team accumulated 332 hours of community service – earning a No.…

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UTRGV ATHLETICS HIRES MARQUES DANTZLER AS SENIOR ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR COMPLIANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Tuesday the hiring of Marques Dantzler, who has nearly two decades of experience working in college athletics, including this past year as the associate athletic director for NCAA compliance at Manhattan College, as senior associate athletic director…

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