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Lions “Roll” Past Opponents to Take First at Lyford B-ball Tournament

Lions “Roll” Past Opponents to Take First at Lyford B-ball Tournament

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by Kassandra Salinas As Christmas break approaches, excitement rolls on with the high school’s Lions varsity basketball team. On the weekend of December 1st, the La Feria Lions participated in the Lyford Boys Basketball tournament and did an outstanding job earning the First Place trophy. Along with First Place, Jalen…

La Feria TYFA Lions Make Playoffs

La Feria TYFA Lions Make Playoffs

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Special to La Feria News The La Feria TYFA (Texas Youth Football Association) Lion Rookies have made the playoffs for the 2016 fall season! The rookies team consist of ages 8 and 9 year olds. The rookie Lions have a record of 11-0 this season and remain the only age…

32-AAAA Team Tennis All-District Selections

32-AAAA Team Tennis All-District Selections

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Coaches from district 32-AAAA voted for All-District team tennis players. Selected players are named based on their win/loss record, contributions to their team, and sportsmanship. La Feria Tennis was able to capture the top two spots which are MVP’s, or Most Valuable Players. Brother and sister, Carlos and Violeta Gamboa…

Lions Suffer Tough Loss To Gators

Lions Suffer Tough Loss To Gators

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by Coach Jaime Acuna The La Feria Lions entered there last game of the season with a chance to win the District Championship in back to back years and a chance to clinch the number one seed in the playoffs. Before all that could happen, they had to beat a…

Lions Claw Past Pirates 49-10

Lions Claw Past Pirates 49-10

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by Coach Jaime Acuna The La Feria Lions took care of business last Friday night versus the Hidalgo Piratess 49 – 10 at Bill Pate Stadium. The win over the Piratess, assured the Lions another playoff spot. It also has gotten them one step closer to their goal of becoming…

Lionettes 32-4A District Champions

Lionettes 32-4A District Champions

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La Feria claimed the 32-4A District title with a sweep over Raymondville last Tuesday, October 25th.…

Lions 2-0 District

Lions 2-0 District

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After 42-21 Victory Over Brahmas by Coach Jaime Acuna The La Feria Lions started off slow against the visiting Kingsville Brahmas, but later picked up the pace to pull out an exciting 42 – 21 victory last Friday night at Lion Stadium. The win improves the lion’s overall record to…

Lions Win District Opener Over Zapata 40 -37

Lions Win District Opener Over Zapata 40 -37

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by Coach Jaime Acuna The Lions began their opening district game versus the Zapata Hawks just as they had hoped, with a 40 – 37 win over the Hawks. The Lion offense got on the board first when quarterback Jonathan Leija found Brandon Perez on a 47 yard pass for…

Lions & Warriors Clash at the Battle of 506

Lions & Warriors Clash at the Battle of 506

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by Coach Jaime Acuna The Lions entered the game confident versus the Santa Rosa Warriors despite dropping their previous game the week before to Port Isabel. The annual Battle of 506 has always been an emotional game for both sides. Despite the hype and all the emotions the Lions knew…

Lions Remain Unbeaten with 14-10 Victory

Lions Remain Unbeaten with 14-10 Victory

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by Coach Jaime Acuna The La Feria Lions traveled to Corpus Christi this past Friday to battle the upstart Eagles of Veteran Memorial.  The showdown matched two high powered offenses and some very tenacious defenses. Both the lions and the eagles came into the game undefeated with perfect 3 –…