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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…

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Young Lions Amazed Many; Look to Repeat

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Young Lions Amazed Many; Look to Repeat

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by Billy Watson/LFN LA FERIA – The La Feria Lions have gotten their hands on a district championship two of the last three years. In the last two seasons, however, their playoff runs were halted in the first round, both narrow losses to the Rockport-Fulton Pirates. Despite what was thought…

Lion Cheerleading Squad Succeeds at UTSA Camp

Lion Cheerleading Squad Succeeds at UTSA Camp

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by Billy Watson/LFN SAN ANTONIO – As football season quickly approaches, not only do the football players begin to prep for Friday night, but so do the cheerleaders. The La Feria High School Varsity Cheerleaders attended a camp at the University of Texas- San Antonio hosted by the National Cheerleaders…

Senior Group Looks Promising for Lionettes Volleyball

Senior Group Looks Promising for Lionettes Volleyball

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by Billy Watson/LFN La Feria – La Feria has had much success the past three seasons, including back-to-back district titles. The team chemistry ran high last year as it propelled them into the second round of the playoffs before dropping a heartbreaker to Somerset in five sets. The concept is…

La Feria Represents at South Texas Junior Golf Classic

La Feria Represents at South Texas Junior Golf Classic

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La Feria students Alliana Briones and Andy Cortez competed in the annual South Texas Junior Golf Classic which was held at the Harlingen Country Club on Saturday and Sunday, July 14th and 15th. The Event is open to boys and girls, ages 6-18. The tournament is a part of the…

Lady Cubs to Play Softball at National Tournament

Lady Cubs to Play Softball at National Tournament

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by Tony Vindell/LFN A group of girls will travel to Beaumont later this month to participate in a national softball tournament. They will play against teams from Texas, Louisiana, Florida and other states. Abel Garza, the team coach, said the Cubs were invited to the three-day event this July 26-28.…

Local Athletes Start New 7 on 7 Football League

Local Athletes Start New 7 on 7 Football League

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Several football players from the La Feria school district played ther first 7-on-7 game in the Harlingen League. The season started Thursday, May 18 and will end on July 5 at Victor Park. Gilbert Conde, a parent and volunteer coach with the team, said the games are…

Three Lion Football Players Attend Super Combine

Three Lion Football Players Attend Super Combine

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Three students from La Feria Independent School District football team attended a camp this past weekend called Blue Grey All American Super Combine. The event, held at June 2 and 3 at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, is where players are put to the test as scouts…