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La Feria High School Mascots Win Awards at NCA Summer Camp

La Feria High School Mascots Win Awards at NCA Summer Camp

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Congratulations to Lion Mascots, Noah Guerrero and Jackie Mejia! The two La Feria High School students participated in various mascot contests at the National Cheerleaders Association Summer Camp in San Antonio last month. Noah Guerrero “Leon the Lion” received the NCA All American Mascot award while Jackie Mejia “Lexi the…

Tough Luck

Tough Luck

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Lions face tough comp at state, get results needed for fall photo and story by Billy Watson/LFN A trip to College Station that consisted of a lightning delay, shortened pool-play games, and dramatic heat, all in two days proved to be a tough learning experience for the La Feria Lions…

Lions 7-on-7 Team Headed to State Tournament

Lions 7-on-7 Team Headed to State Tournament

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by Billy Watson/LFN MCALLEN – After throwing three interceptions with two resulting in pick-sixes in the first half, La Feria senior quarterback Dorian Hernandez stepped up and threw three touchdowns in the second half to help the Lions rally to a 28-26 win of the Pirates, which sealed a 4-0…

Cortez Swings Into Top 10 at State Golf Tournament

Cortez Swings Into Top 10 at State Golf Tournament

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Photo and story by Billy Watson/LFN Senior, team captain, district champion, regional qualifier: just a few of the higher recognitions Andy Cortez has received in his stellar high school golf career. The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley commit added another milestone to his resume, and that is a top 10…

Three Seniors: One Last Game

Three Seniors: One Last Game

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by Billy Watson/LFN BROWNSVILLE – Three La Feria Lion seniors got to take the field one last time. Jacob Garza, Aja Hernandez and Darius Hernandez (no relation) were chosen to represent La Feria in the Rio Grande Valley Coaches Association East vs. West All-Star Football Game on Friday, May 17,…

Big Week for Andy Cortez

Big Week for Andy Cortez

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Andy Cortez had a week to remember. On Tuesday April 23rd he qualified for the State tournament. Then on Friday he signed a letter of intent to play college golf at UTRGV. Andy is a senior and current district champion.      …

Lions Baseball Finds First District Win Over PI

Lions Baseball Finds First District Win Over PI

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photo and story by Billy Watson/LFN Windy conditions and wild throws helped the La Feria Lions baseball team notch their first district win this season. The La Feria Lions (1-1) mercy-ruled the Port Isabel Tarpons (0-2) 12-2 in five innings on Tuesday, March 12, at the Veterans Memorial Sports Complex.…

La Feria High School Student Throws One Hitter

La Feria High School Student Throws One Hitter

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by Tony Vindell/LFN A La Feria high school student has been excelling playing softball and even threw a one-hitter game. Faith McKenzie, a 17 year old junior, has been instrumental in taking the team to the top. In 2018, she was named all-district pitcher. A year earlier, McKenzie was named…

Lionettes Volley at All-Star Game

Lionettes Volley at All-Star Game

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by Billy Watson/LFN MCALLEN – Three La Feria Lionette volleyball players were selected to play in the 17th Annual Rio Grande Valley All-Star Showcase at McAllen High School on December 16th, 2018. Seniors Karina Diaz, Natalie Gonzalez, and Felicity Watson played on the East team of the Sub-5A game, which…

Lionettes Drop Close Game to Rio Hondo

Lionettes Drop Close Game to Rio Hondo

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by Billy Watson/LFN RIO HONDO – With 2:15 left in the game, the La Feria Lionettes basketball team found themselves in the midst of a comeback against district rival Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats. Maggie Cavazos scored five straight points, including a three-pointer and layup that tied the game with 15…

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