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

25th Anniversary Banquet set for June 18, 2010

The 25th anniversary of the Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame is set for June 18, 2010 at Victoria Palms Resort in Donna, Texas.

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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