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McAllen mulls name change for Palm View Golf Course

The McAllen City Commission may change the name of the Palm View Golf Course to avoid confusion with the nearby city of Palmview. While the golf course is located on South Ware Road — miles away from Palmview — the name occasionally confuses business travelers, Winter Texans and other people unfamiliar with the area. “No…

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Volleyball races heating up

Five Big 7 teams in the hunt With less than two weeks remaining in the high school volleyball regular seasons, things are really heating up in all three of the districts the seven teams from the Mission, Sharyland and La Joya ISDs, the Big 7, are members of; 31-6A (Mission, La Joya and Juarez-Lincoln), 30-5A…

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Another classic Classic?

Sharyland High, Pioneer meet tonight The Sharyland High Rattlers (4-2, 3-1) host the Sharyland Pioneer Diamondbacks (4-2, 3-1) at Richard Thompson Stadium tonight on the campus of Sharyland High School in Mission in the 8th edition of the Snakeskin Classic. Whether or not the game actually turns into a classic is yet to be determined,…

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Halfway point

Week 6 of Big 7 football is upon us With this being Week 6 of Valley high school football, the mid-point of the 2021/2022 season is upon us. While some teams have played one game more or less than others, depending on when they each had their bye weeks scheduled, going into this weekend, five…

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Eagles enter second half play

A quick look at the District 31-6A football standings pretty much tells you all you need to know about the importance of tonight’s contest between Mission High and PSJA High in Hidalgo. The Eagles are currently 2-1 in district play (3-2 overall), tied for fourth in the loss column with PSJA North. The district currently…

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Rivalry Renewed

La Joya, Mission to clash in district opener tonight It was easy to both see and hear how excited the fans of La Joya High were for the return of their Coyotes to the gridiron two weeks ago when the team welcomed La Joya Palmview to the La Joya ISD Stadium for their first game…

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Bad news, good news

Big 7 teams have rough Week 2 Six of the seven football teams from the Mission, Sharyland and La Joya ISDs, the Big 7, found themselves on the losing end of their games last week. That’s the bad news. All but one of those games were non-district matchups. That’s the good news. Coming off a…

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Transition time

Rattlers football preparing for Hanna, district Non-district high school football games are always a bit tricky to judge. They are usually played at the start of the season and teams may be a bit rusty. Teams may approach them with different mindsets as well, juggling players around at different positions to see how they do…

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Friday night matchups

Week 1 roundup, Week 2 previews High school football is back across the state of Texas as Week 1 games are now in the books. And of the seven teams from the Mission, Sharyland and La Joya school districts, the Big 7, four opened their respective seasons with wins. While that of course means that…

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Beating the odds

Lobos open season against Coyotes tonight Twenty-twenty was a good news/bad news year for the Palmview Lobos’ football team. The good news is that unlike their two sister schools, the La Joya Coyotes and the Juarez-Lincoln Huskies, the Lobos did not have their entire season cancelled due to COVID. The bad news is that they…

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