Pharr company breaks ground on $22 million cold storage facility
Commodities Integrated Logistics, which has been doing business in Pharr for 30 years, is building a new state-of-the-art facility called Queenstown Park. The company, which currently has over 1.15 million square-feet of warehouse space, is expanding its cold storage facility capacity by 10% by adding another 150,600 square-feet of space. Of that, 135,600 square-feet will be used for cold storage and 15,000 square-feet for office space. Victor Perez, Pharr EDC President/CEO, said the new facility is a $22 million investment. “We’re going to have more crossings through the Pharr bridge, which brings revenue to the city of Pharr.myrgv.com
Perez defeats Garcia for State Board of Education
Victor Perez defeated Pete Garcia 57.8% to 43.2% in Tuesday’s runoff for the Democratic nomination for the District 2 seat on the State Board of Education, according to unofficial returns. If the results hold up, Perez would win the nomination. Perez received 13,455 early votes, 56.8% of the total, to 10,235, and 43.2% for Garcia. With all 642 precincts reporting, including Cameron and Hidalgo counties, Perez was ahead 20,649 votes to 16,150 for Garcia. Voters from Aransas, Calhoun, Cameron, Hidalgo, Jackson, Kenedy, Kleberg, Matagorda, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, Wharton and Willacy Counties voted in the Democratic Party primary election runoff for State Board of Education, District 2.myrgv.com
District 2 state education board races go down to the wire
With 405 of 651 precinct reporting, the Texas Secretary of State’s Office showed Victor Perez leading with 21,012 total votes, 29.7%. Pete Garcia earned 17,157 votes, 24.25%, while Thomas Garcia earned 14,748 votes, 20.85%, Michael Vargas earned 13,998 votes, 19.79%, and Wayne Raasch earned 3,830 votes, 5.41%. Hidalgo County Democratic voters showed their support for Perez, who earned 7,718 total votes, 30.01%. Pete Garcia earned 7,168 votes, 27.87%, Thomas Garcia received 4,949 votes, 19.25%, Vargas took 4,796 votes, 18.65%, and Wayne Raasch accounted for 1,084 votes, 4.22%. Deshazo earned the support of Hidalgo County Republicans with 5,801 votes, 61.90%, to Francis’ 3,570 votes, 38.10%.myrgv.com
Horschel outlasts Scheffler in sloppy final of Match Play
AUSTIN, Texas – Billy Horschel didn’t find much to admire about his golf Sunday except that he was the last man standing in the Dell Technologies Match Play. His only birdie was a chip-in from 40 feet below the fifth green, yet Horschel didn’t lose another hole. His only birdie in the final match was a 35-footer that Horschel conceded after driving into the ravine on the second hole. So many times this week, Scheffler was able to make all the big putts at all the right moments. “I think I did that pretty much every time this week until the last match,” Scheffler said.
Scheffler and Horschel in All-American final for Match Play
Scottie Scheffler misses his birdie putt attempt on the 18th green during a semifinal round match against Matt Kuchar at the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Austin, Texas. Scheffler and Kuchar tied the hole, giving Scheffler the win in the match. The result was a third straight All-American final in the Dell Technologies Match Play on Sunday. Horschel had never made it to the weekend in his four previous appearances in Match Play. Two holes later — after Kuchar missed a 10-foot birdie putt on the 10th that would have squared the match — Scheffler made an 18-foot birdie putt to go 2 up.
Scheffler mows down European stalwarts in Match Play
Jon Rahm, of Spain, right, congratulates Scottie Scheffler on the 17th green after Scheffler won their round of eight match at the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Austin, Texas. I just have memories of me and my dad sitting on the couch and watching this guy make putt after putt. AdHe won the Match Play in 2013 and lost in the championship match last time to Kevin Kisner. He scrambled for par, and Spieth missed a 6-foot birdie putt. Spieth went 30 feet long, Kuchar was 6 feet short, and Kuchar won with a birdie.
Match Play field set with possibilities that remain for more
Then, Brian Harman shot 69 to tie for third at The Players Championship and went from No. Most curious is the case of Gary Woodland, the former U.S. Open champion and a Match Play finalist in 2015. Under the PGA Tour guidelines, he has to self-isolate for 10 days. THE BOUNCEIt didn’t take Collin Morikawa long to learn how to win on the PGA Tour. A year later, he won a playoff over Justin Thomas at Muirfield Village and a major at the PGA Championship.
Hatton completes career goal by winning BMW PGA Championship
England's Tyrell Hatton on the first fairway during day four of the PGA Championship at Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, England, Sunday Oct. 11, 2020. Hatton shot 5-under 67 to finish on 19-under 269 overall, capping a week when he shot in the 60s every round around Wentworth's storied West Course. “It's unbelievable,” said Hatton, who acknowledged in a walkalong TV interview during the round that he was nervous. Hatton was unaware of the state of play and almost sent his second shot on the 18th into the water. “Part of me is sad I didn’t get to experience the crowds, but it’s just amazing to win this trophy,” Hatton said.