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2017 Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

  2017 Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Join us in honoring local greats be inducted into the Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame at our 30th Annual RGV Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony! This 2017 class includes 10 local pioneers who have brought great honor and recognition to the Rio…

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May 30, 2017

The Date & Location For The 2014 Class Induction Banquet Has Been Confirmed!

The Board of Directors approved the date of Saturday, July 12, 2014 for the 27th annual induction banquet. This will be the first time the banquet has ever been held in July. For the third consecutive year, the banquet will return to the city of Pharr and the spacious Pharr Event Center. Eight finalist were…

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February 23, 2014

Class of 2013 Photo

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February 20, 2014

AS LONG AS IT NEEDS TO BE: LATEST HALL BANQUET SETS RECORD FOR ATTENDANCE

BY GREG SELBER   PHARR – In the 1850s, someone asked Abraham Lincoln what the ideal height for a man would be. The 6-foot-4 president, after his ponderous manner, thought for a time and then responded with a deft dodge shrouded in wisdom: “A man’s legs should be long enough to reach the ground.” We…

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February 20, 2014

Class of 2011 Photo

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February 20, 2014

2011 Induction Banquet

Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame 2011 Induction Banquet honoring Bob Brumley† (Edinburg, football) Bruce Bush (PSJA, football) Sammy Garza (Harlingen, football) Donald Guillot (Port Isabel, baseball and football) Travis Sanders (Port Isabel, football) Carlos Vela (PSJA, football and track/field) Ronnie Zamora (Brownsville, sports journalist) 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2011 Holiday Inn Hotel…

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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

Class of 2009

Seated, left to right: Hector Salinas (Elsa, Baseball Player/Coach), Tommy Cox’s Sister (La Feria, Football), Lum Wright (Mission , Football Coach), Standing, left to right: Pete Bazan (Pharr, Baseball), Reggie Tredaway (Baseball Player/Coach), Tommy Roberts (Football Coach), Sonny Detmer (Football Player/Coach).

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February 20, 2014