ELIDA’S #1! Villarreal wins Hooked on Hounds fan contest
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August 31, 2013
By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ
San Benito News photo by Francisco E. Jimenez
San Benito Greyhounds fan Elida S. Villarreal (center) is seen with four generations of her family inside the Greyhound Sports Complex at San Benito High School on Friday. Villarreal was presented with a helmet donated by Athletic Director/Head Football Coach Spencer Gantt recognizing her victory in the San Benito News Hooked on Hounds fan contest.
The people have spoken.
A total of 32,835 votes were cast in the San Benito News Hooked on Hounds fan contest, and 16,574 of those votes went to Elida S. Villarreal, the winner of the first-ever contest deciding who the biggest San Benito Greyhounds fan is in town.
Villarreal, 92, was awarded a signed San Benito Greyhounds football helmet as well as the title of “Number One Greyhound Fan.”
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