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Volleyball Calendar: Lionettes Control Their Own Destiny

Volleyball Calendar: Lionettes Control Their Own Destiny

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by Billy Watson/LFN LA FERIA – A much anticipated game between Hidalgo and La Feria was quite the showing. On October 6, The La Feria Lionettes defeated the Lady Pirates in a five-set game 25-14, 22-25, 2-25, 25-12, and 15-12. The win gives the Lionettes the lead in the league…

Late Touchdown Lifts Bobcats to 14-7 win over Lions

Late Touchdown Lifts Bobcats to 14-7 win over Lions

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by Billy Watson/LFN LA FERIA (Friday, October 5, 2018) – A long-time rivalry was renewed Friday night, October 5, when the Rio Hondo Bobcats snuck away with a 14-7 win over the La Feria Lions at a jam-packed Lion Stadium. The Lions used their three timeouts to get the ball…

Lionettes with Opportunity to Take 32-4A Lead

Lionettes with Opportunity to Take 32-4A Lead

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by Billy Watson/LFN PORT ISABEL – The stage is set for Friday, October 6th when the Hidalgo Lady Pirates will visit the La Feria Lionettes in what will be unofficially the district championship. The La Feria Lionettes concluded their district series with Port Isabel by beating the Tarpons on October…

Lions Off to Hot Start

Lions Off to Hot Start

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by Billy Watson/LFN LA FERIA – Everyone knows the old saying,” defense wins championships.” With that said, the Lions defense has only allowed 13 points to start the season. The La Feria Lions varsity football team is off to a 3-0 start after defeating the Mercedes Tigers 28-0 at Tiger…

Volleyball Update: Lionettes Look Polished

Volleyball Update: Lionettes Look Polished

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by Billy Watson/LFN ZAPATA – The La Feria Lionettes volleyball team has had much success going into district as they hold the second-place spot with a 4-1 record after defeating the Raymondville Lady Bearkats (25-22, 25-7, 25-17) on Sept. 18th. The only loss the Lionettes have suffered thus far was…

Lionettes Open District with Win Over Progreso

Lionettes Open District with Win Over Progreso

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by Billy Watson/LFN PROGRESO – The La Feria Lionettes volleyball team went home with their first victory of league play after defeating the Progreso Lady Red Ants three sets to none on September 4th. The Lionettes had faced heavy competition before entering district action including Brownsville Porter, McAllen Memorial, Weslaco…

Lionettes Find Groove; Win Consolation Bracket at PI Tourney

Lionettes Find Groove; Win Consolation Bracket at PI Tourney

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photos and story by Billy Watson/LFN PORT ISABEL – La Feria’s Lionettes had faced tough competition coming into the annual Volley On The Beach Tournament and looked to make some noise. The Lionettes dropped their pool play games to Corpus Christi Carroll and Los Fresnos but found their rhythm against…

Lions Start Off Hot in First Scrimmage

Lions Start Off Hot in First Scrimmage

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photos and story by Billy Watson/LFN LA FERIA – A large attendance in the stands watched on Friday night as the La Feria Lions looked very impressive on both sides of the ball in their first scrimmage against Brownsville St. Joseph. In the controlled portion of the scrimmage, the Lions…

Lionettes in a Week: Poundfest Recap and Mercedes Clash

Lionettes in a Week: Poundfest Recap and Mercedes Clash

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by Billy Watson/LFN MCALLEN/LA FERIA – The La Feria Lionettes attended their first tournament of the season at the McAllen Poundfest, which featured numerous volleyball powerhouses such as McAllen, McAllen Memorial, Brownsville Rivera, and many more. The Lionettes began pool play last Thursday and finished second in their group with…

Senior Tennis Players Aiming for State

Senior Tennis Players Aiming for State

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by Billy Watson LA FERIA – Last spring, Angela Hernandez and Denise Garcia dropped their regional semifinal match to eventual state champion Boerne but were able to get another shot at a state appearance after a win over Rockport. Bellville had other plans in mind and defeated the duo for…