Archives: Feb '14

Barbosa and Guerrero, Jr. newest UTPA Athletic Hall of Fame inductees.

Congratulations Tony Barbosa (Left, RGV Hall of Fame Class of 2005) and Oton “Tony” Guerrero, Jr. (RGV Hall of Fame Class of 1995) on your induction into the UTPA Athletic Hall of Fame TONY BARBOSA —From the UTPA Athletic Hall of Fame 2011 Induction Program Tony Barbosa enters the UTPA Hall of Fame as one…

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February 20, 2014

Class of 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee Bob Brumley

RGV Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2011 Bob Brumley He was one of the few Valley natives to make it to the NFL, after an incredible college career in which he made All-Conference at two different schools. Bob Brumley grew up in Edinburg, earning All-Valley twice in high school and starring in basketball and…

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February 20, 2014

Class of 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee Bruce Bush

RGV SPORTS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2011 Bruce Bush One of the winningest coaches in state history, his innovative offensive genius, attention to detail, and motivational talents are legendary. Bush has won 259 games through 2010 at a number of schools, having spent 19 of 41 seasons in South Texas. He went to the…

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February 20, 2014

Class of 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee Donald Guillot

RGV SPORTS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2011 Donald Guillot One of the great athletes ever, he starred at Port Isabel and then became a record-setting baseball standout in college. Donald Guillot was tough and extremely fast, an All-State quarterback and safety who led the Tarpons to the state semifinals (1981). He snared 17 season…

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February 20, 2014

Class of 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee Travis Sanders

RGV SPORTS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2011 Travis Sanders In 1978 he became the first running back in Valley history to reach 2,000 yards blowing past long-time rival Tommy Cox of La Feria by nearly 600 yards. His 2,496 yards captured the state rushing title and set the single season record. That same year…

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February 20, 2014

Class of 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee Carlos Vela

RGV SPORTS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2011 Carlos Vela A record-setting miler who was also a great quarterback, this P-SJ-A legend became one of the finest track and field coaches after his playing days. Carlos Vela alternated with Johnny Warden on the 1962 Bear team that went all the way to the state finals…

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February 20, 2014

Class of 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee Ronnie Zamora

RGV SPORTS HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2011 Ronnie Zamora Ronnie Zamora has been a fixture in Valley sports journalism since the early 1970s. He has served as a writer, radio and television broadcaster, P.A. and play-by-play announcer, and has been extremely active in community service. He became Sports Editor of The Brownsville Herald a…

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February 20, 2014

Class of 2010

The 2010 Induction Banquet was held June 18, 2010 in Donna, Texas. More than 275 guests packed the ballroom at the Victoria Palms to celebrate excellence and honor in RGV sports history. Pictured here is the class of 2010 – Left to Right: Louie Alamia (Edinburg, Baseball), Rey Farias (La Joya, Football), Donny Martin (Port…

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February 20, 2014

2010 Induction Banquet Photos

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February 20, 2014

25th Anniversary Celebration and Induction Banquet

6:30 p.m. Friday, June 18, 2010, at the Victoria Palms Resort in Donna, Texas

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February 20, 2014