Month: March 2016

UTRGV hires Oklahoma assistant as new head basketball coach

Lew Hill, who has been assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma the past five years, has been hired to be the new head coach at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. He will assume those duties when Oklahoma concludes its…

Remembering Selena Quintanilla

THE REAL DEAL By JERRY DEAL Selena Quintanilla, who was destined to become th(e best Tejano performer in history — and perhaps she was – was killed 21 years today (March 31). I know all those who worked at the…

TEA expected to appeal judge’s order to keep Progreso school board

The Texas Board of Education Tuesday was expected to appeal an order in state District Court to have the Progreso school board continue its operations. The TEA had decided to take over the school district following charges of corruption, including…

Forty-two new residents to be welcomed to UTRGV School of Medicine

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has gained another 42 medical school graduates from around the country who now will begin post-graduate training as UTRGV resident physicians in Valley hospitals. The residents in training were chosen through a computer-based…