Strength vs. Strength: PSJA North ready for Round 3 battle against Brownsville Veterans
PHARR — This week’s Region IV-5A Division I semifinal between PSJA North and Brownsville Veterans pits strength against strength as the rushing attacks of the Raiders and Chargers collide. For PSJA North’s defense, which will be tasked with stopping a team coming off a record-setting performance in the area round, strength versus strength is nothing new. We’re almost there and we’re a little hungrier,” PSJA North defensive coordinator Brett Esparza said. Miller’s offense was averaging over 49 points per game prior to their area round game against PSJA North. “We take a lot of pride in playing tough up front and holding teams to few rushing yards,” junior defensive end Marcus Hernandez said, while also rattling off rushing yards allowed to opponents in key games this season.myrgv.com
Man accused of 1972 killing fighting extradition
A former deputy Nevada attorney general accused of a 1972 killing in Honolulu told a Reno judge Wednesday he wants to fight extradition to Hawaii because he believes his constitutional rights were violated when he was arrested last week. (Sept. 22)news.yahoo.com
Sharyland High tops Brownsville Veterans at Poundfest
In what could’ve been a playoff preview three months away, Sharyland High remained unbeaten on the year, sending Brownsville Veterans to its first loss as the two powers collided during the first day of pool play at McAllen High’s 16th annual Poundfest Volleyball Tournament.myrgv.com
VHSL Class 4 boys soccer quarterfinal: Chancellor gives defending state champion Smithfield 'everything we can handle'
It was the same opponent and a similar stage, but Chancellor soccer coach Mike Webb wasn’t about to label his team’s second consecutive state tournament loss to Smithfield as déjàfredericksburg.com
Brownsville Veterans wins series against Sharyland High, advances to area round
Listen insteadMISSION — Sharyland High opened its Region IV-5A bi-district best-of-three series against Brownsville Veterans with a win on the road Friday night. The Chargers closed the show, however, as Brownsville Veterans defeated Sharyland High twice Saturday at Sharyland High School to win the series 2-1. Brownsville Veterans won Game 2, 4-0, to force a deciding Game 3 and pulled off a 9-6 victory. Brownsville Veterans (27-4-1, 12-2) advances to the area round for a matchup against Corpus Christi Ray next week. These guys, they’ve been great all year, had a lot of adversity, and they battled,” Brownsville Veterans head coach Adam Vera said.myrgv.com
Defense carries Rattlers to Game 1 victory
After throwing out Tamez at first, Rattlers first baseman Ava Cortinas turned and converted a double play, throwing out Brownsville Veterans’ Rebekah Izeta to end the inning. Game 2 is scheduled for 3 p.m. today at the Brownsville Veterans Softball Field. Rio Grande City pitcher Denzy Saenz picked up the victory for the Rattlers, pitching all seven innings while allowing just one run. Brownsville Veterans’ Alexis Tamez pitched the entire game for the Chargers, tallying six strikeouts. The Rattlers’ defense locked up the Chargers following the first, never facing more than four batters again to protect their lead and secure their victory.myrgv.com
Monday, March 28 high school sports roundup: Whittaker, Miller toss no-hitter in Fredericksburg Christian win
Scarlett Whittaker had three RBIs and combined with Cassie Miller on a no-hitter in Fredericksburg Christian’s 11–0 softball victory against visiting St. John Paul the Great on Monday evening.fredericksburg.com
Ballesteros’ goal sends Chargers past Javelinas
BROWNSVILLE — Brownsville Veterans Memorial Chargers forward Javier Ballesteros fired the Chargers into the area round with a fourth-minute goal to beat the PSJA Southwest Javelinas 1-0 on Friday night. “It was not our best game,” Brownsville Veterans coach Alberto Vasquez said. They came out on top of 50-50 challenges, dribbled past challenges and opened up the Chargers’ defense with through balls. Despite the Javelinas’ need for a goal, the Chargers’ defense looked assured and composed. Brownsville Veterans is through to the area round and will next play Monday or Tuesday.myrgv.com
Broncos ousted from playoff contention, lament lost season
The Broncos' failed Philly Special on Sunday encapsulated much of Denver's disappointment from a season that will end with the extension of this proud franchise's longest playoff drought since the 1970s. The audacious play-call on fourth down from the Chargers 2 started out promisingly, but ran into big trouble quickly. The Broncos persevered through the pressure and nearly made it work, but ultimately fell just short of their goal.news.yahoo.com
Bears defeat Chargers in Regionals, advance to state Semifinal
San Marcos Academy earned a win over Midland Trinity on Friday in the Regional rounds of the TAPPS Six Man Division I playoffs, 93-46.The teamgot off to a competitive start, with the Chargers establis[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Sports San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
High school volleyball, Class 4 quarterfinals: Chancellor can't close out match, drop heartbreaker to Warhill
A sea of index fingers swelled inside the Chancellor High gymnasium on Saturday afternoon, their hopeful owners signaling what the Chargers needed to force a decisive fifth set against Warhill:fredericksburg.com
High school sports roundup: Fredericksburg Christian wins VCAC tournament; Chancellor earns Region 4C title
Morgan Griffis had 20 kills and Sydney Whittaker added 19 to help homestanding Fredericksburg Christian get a 25-22, 25-20, 20-25, 25-23 volleyball win in the VCAC championship on Friday night.fredericksburg.com
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
“I never went into a game with Marty as coach feeling like I wasn’t fully prepared to win. I considered him a true All-American man.”AdFormer coach Bill Cowher remembered his former coach and mentor as an "amazing coach, teacher and leader. Kurt Schottenheimer had been on his brother’s previous staffs, and Marty Schottenheimer’s son, Brian, had been Chargers quarterbacks coach from 2002-05. ”You run it, then run it, and then run it again, and then OK, OK, we can throw a pass. Brian Schottenheimer was fired as Seattle’s offensive coordinator last month and then hired by new Jacksonville coach Urban Meyer as passing game coordinator-quarterbacks coach.
Falcons interview Hackett, Brady for head coaching job
Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady is becoming a popular name for NFL teams seeking to fill head coaching vacancies. A person familiar with the situation says the Chargers, Falcons and Texans have all asked for and received permission from the Panthers to interview Brady for their head coaching jobs. (AP Photo/Brian Westerholt, File)ATLANTA – The Atlanta Falcons have interviewed a pair of offensive coordinators, Nathaniel Hackett of the Green Bay Packers and Joe Brady of the Carolina Panthers, for their head coaching job. The Falcons conducted a virtual interview with Hackett on Thursday, one day after meeting virtually with Brady. “I think one of the (prerequisites) to being a good head coach is presence in front of a room," Rodgers said.
Panthers' McCaffrey out multiple weeks with ankle sprain
The All-Pro running back is expected to miss “multiple weeks” with a high right ankle sprain he sustained in Carolina’s 31-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. “As soon as the third quarter ended I went and got taped and tried to play it off,” McCaffrey said. In two games this season McCaffrey has run for 156 yards and four touchdowns and caught seven passes for 67 yards. The loss of McCaffrey is a devastating blow for the Panthers' offense. The Panthers rewarded the fourth-year running back with a four-year, $64 million contract making him the highest-paid running back in the league.
AP Sources: Bosa gets $135 million extension with Chargers
COSTA MESA, Calif. Defensive end Joey Bosa has agreed to a contact extension that will make him the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL. Two people familiar with the deal said the five-year extension is worth $135 million, which includes $78 million guaranteed at signing and $102 million overall. That contract included $100 million guaranteed for Garrett, a defensive end who was the top pick in 2017. The Chargers confirmed Bosa has agreed to the extension but did not disclose financial terms. Bosas extension also prevents the Chargers from having a messy holdout situation for the second straight season.
LA Story: Rams, Chargers to appear on 'Hard Knocks'
FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay stands on the sideline during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals n Los Angeles. He could have kept going for another two weeks, but the head coach feels the Rams got plenty of work done in this unusual NFL spring. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)LOS ANGELES It will be lights, cameras, Los Angeles again for Hard Knocks but for the first time the show will feature two franchises. The Rams join the Cincinnati Bengals (2009, 13) and Dallas Cowboys (2002, 07) as teams that have done Hard Knocks twice while the Chargers are making their first appearance. Rams coach Sean McVay and Chargers coach Anthony Lynn are both going into their fourth season leading their respective teams.