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Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

by Victor Moreno/LFN Photos courtesy TNT Fuentes MMA On Saturday, March 30, 2019 the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member, TNT Fuentes MMA located at 208 N. Arroyo Blvd., at their Grand Opening and ribbon cutting ceremony. TNT Fuentes MMA, a combination Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy, is first of […]

LFU to Compete in State Archery for Scholarships

by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD It’s not common to see archery in a school cafeteria, but that’s been the scene after classes end at Los Fresnos United this school year. A new archery club was started for the opportunity to compete for scholarships. Now, a group of 16 will take part in the 14th Annual Texas-National Archery in […]

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Los Fresnos Teen Making an Impact in Wrestling

by Tony Vindell/LFN Football is the Number 1 sport here in Los Fresnos and practically in every other Rio Grande Valley city. But a local athlete is making headway in another sport that has been largely ignored by many school districts. That’s wrestling. And for Roman Rodriguez, it’s paying off. The 16 year old teen […]

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Falcons Shut Out by Permian

by Billy Watson/LFN ODESSA – The Los Fresnos Falcons knew they were up against former state champion Odessa Permian, but they were in for much more. The Falcons (2-3) suffered a 56-0 loss in their non-district finale against the Panthers (3-2) on Friday, September 28 at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa. Los Fresnos deferred their choose […]

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Falcons Lose First Non-Conference Game

by Tony Vindell/LFN Los Fresnos Falcons lost it first game of the season but the team was looking to improve at its next game. The Falcons played the Montwood Rams on Friday, Aug, 31 and lost by three points, 16 to 13 in a non-conference game. Coach Patrick Brown said he was disappointed with the […]

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Sun Bae Taekwando Academy Holds Belt Test

37 Students Achieve New Rank Sun Bae Taekwando Academy held a belt test last Thursday, August 2 and again on Friday, August 3. Around 37 students from different age groups took the test. A belt test at the academy is when students display progress and achieve another rank by passing their promotion test, thus receiving […]

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Tarpon Pee Wee Football Players Needed

by Tony Vindell/LFN Youngsters interested in playing in the Tarpon Pee Wee Football season are urged to register as their participation will play a big role in the season’s survival. Some 70 players have put their names on a list but up to 30 more are needed. The season is set to start in September. […]

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Los Fresnos Students Represent at Austin International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship

Three Los Fresnos students were recognized for their preparations and success at international highest level of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Competition, part of the world wide International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation. The students traveled to Austin last weekend and all came in 1st. They train at GGHA Ohana in Los Fresnos. Now they are on their […]

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Taekwodo Academy Teaches Self Defense Tactics

by Tony Vindell/LFN A new self-defense learning center has opened in the new Los Fresnos Plaza along Texas Highway 100. Called Sun Bae Taekwondo Academy, it offers classes to children three years and older and to adults willing to learn self-defense tactics. The academy main instructor is Agme Antonio Gonzalez, a 2006 graduate from Los […]

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Local Martial Arts Instructor Inducted into the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame

On Saturday, July 21, 2018, Rene F. Garza was inducted into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame as Grand Master of the Year. The event, held at the Sheraton Downtown OKC, culminated a weeklong celebration of the martial arts. Over 300 guest attended the black tie affair, where the Class of 2018 was […]

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