Alexis “2 Much Skillz” Landa has her headgear on and her gloves are ready, but with a fight looming Friday and then a week of competition against the nation’s best after that, it’s safe to say she isn’t looking forward to her sparring session.
Tucked away in a small gym built onto the American GI Forum, Jesus Martinez III wipes sweat away from his forehead as he works a blue heavy bag.
With a young, but experienced nucleus and a host of talented newcomers, the Del Rio Rams basketball team has its sights set on making a return to the playoffs after just missing out last season.
Six of Del Rio High’s cross-country runners were recognized for their performances at this year’s district and regional cross-country meets.
Laila Betancourt, Del Rio’s force in the post, scored 24 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as her double-double powered the Queens to an 81-48 win over the Uvalde Lobos in Tuesday’s season opener.
For the 15th straight year, Del Rio High School was represented at the state cross-country meet thanks to junior Ozlynn Urias. The sole representative from the Queen City placed 61st out of 149 runners and was the 12th best runner out of Region IV-6A.
Laredo United South’s Christian Gonzalez had already missed one field goal Friday night, and his second kick to win the game sailed wide and appeared to send the game against Del Rio to overtime.
With three games left on the regular schedule, Del Rio’s first chance to possibly secure a spot in the postseason comes tonight against Laredo United South.
Locally, Del Rio and Eagle Pass have been waging a border battle for nearly a century with sports being the thing that ties both communities together ... and sometimes drives a wedge between the two. Now with the arrival of the 2019 World Series, the two communities will add another chapter to their rivalry - Del Rio’s Jack Mayfield versus Eagle Pass’ Tres Barrera.
LAREDO — Down 14-10 to Laredo Nixon at halftime, the message from the Del Rio Rams football coaches was simple – Del Rio was a better team than what took the field in the first half.
Del Rio got its first look this year at the course for the state cross-country meet, but the trip to Round Rock didn’t go as well as the Rams and Queens runners could have hoped for.
The Border Bash Cross-Country Invitational was more than just another meet for the Del Rio cross-country. It was a preview of next month’s district meet.
With the non-district schedule out of the way, the Del Rio Queens now set their sights on the teams in 29-6A and a possible return to the playoffs.
SAN ANGELO — Del Rio held its own against the powerhouse from San Angelo Central for the opening quarter, keeping the explosive Bobcats off the scoreboard for the first 12 minutes of Friday night’s game.
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