5 on 5: January 16th

Posted 9:08 PM 1/16/2019

MERCEDES - A battle of Tigers highlighted Wednesday night's 5 on 5 coverage. Who would pick up the district win? CHANNEL 5's Joel Villanueva brings you the recap. 


Football Players Going International

Posted 5:25 PM 1/16/2019

PHARR - Several Valley football players are gearing up for a special game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. As CHANNEL 5's Ruben Juarez reports, these local athletes will be representing the Mexican state of Tamaulipas.


Dorados Returning To Valley

Posted 9:26 PM 1/14/2019

HIDALGO - The Rio Grande Valley Dorados are making a return to the Valley sports scene. The new franchise under the direction of GM/head coach Bennie King will be a part of the new International Arena Football League. CHANNEL 5's Joel Villanueva has the update.


On the Pitch: January 12th

Posted 8:59 PM 1/14/2019

BROWNSVILLE - The 37th annual Brownsville ISD Boys Soccer Showcase came to an end Saturday with several matches on the pitch. Brownsville Veterans finished the tourney with a 3-0 mark after a win over Los Fresnos. CHANNEL 5's Erica Ross has the highlights plus postgame reaction.


5 on 5 Friday: January 11th

Posted 9:58 PM 1/11/2019

WESLACO - The high school basketball action returns in 2019 with our 5 on 5 Friday night coverage. CHANNEL 5's Joel Villanueva has highlights and scores from across the Valley. 


Two Conference Losses For UTRGV

Posted 9:27 PM 1/10/2019

EDINBURG - Conference play continued Thursday night for both UTRGV basketball teams.

The men suffered a 75-69 setback at home to CSU Bakersfield.

The women blew a 10 point lead in a 68-63 loss at CSU Bakersfield.

The pair of losses drops each UTRGV team to 1-1 in WAC play.

CHANNEL 5's Joel Villanueva has more in the attached video.


Levi Leads Defensive-Minded UTRGV

Posted 9:07 PM 1/9/2019

EDINBURG - The UTRGV men's basketball team is almost halfway to Coach Lew Hill's goal of winning 20 games this season.

The Vaqueros are at nine wins with 16 games to go before the conference tournament.

An emphasis on defense has been part of the team's gameplan.

CHANNEL 5's Ruben Juarez has more on one of UTRGV's defensive specialists.

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