Category: Sports

Catch him if you can: Leaving his mark in Cross Country, Medina heads to state

By JUAN ESTEVE Special to the NEWS Everything started spontaneously by chasing loose goats at home. That’s how San Benito High School’s cross country prodigy Joaquin Medina described his initial immersion into the sport of running, specifically cross country distance. After his father saw him running once, he recommended Medina to join a running team …

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Cultivating champions: MJMS Cougars go undefeated

By JUAN ESTEVE Special to the NEWS However one defines impressive, the Miller Jordan Middle School Cougars are defining it right. The 8th and 7th grade football A-teams have become undefeated district champions. Both A-teams have gone undefeated this season, though it is worth noting that the current 8th grade A-team went undefeated as a …

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Victory: ’Hounds push off Hawks

By JUAN ESTEVE Special to the NEWS After a painful loss to the Cardinals the previous week at the Battle of the Arroyo, the San Benito Greyhounds finally returned home on week eight to meet up with the Harlingen South Hawks, who shared an identical overall (2-4) and district (0-1) record with the ’Hounds. This …

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San Benito suffers loss at the Battle of the Arroyo

By JUAN ESTEVE Special to the NEWS Harlingen-The San Benito Varsity Greyhounds went on the road for the fifth consecutive week to face their classic rival, the Harlingen High Cardinals, at the Battle of the Arroyo. Under the Boggus Stadium lights Friday night, the ‘Hounds fell to the Cardinals by a score of 35-13.  The …

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Greyhounds suffer loss to Laredo United

By JUAN ESTEVE Special to the NEWS Laredo-For the third consecutive week, the San Benito Varsity Greyhounds went on the road to face a non-conference rival; this time they encountered the mighty Laredo United Longhorns on Saturday night at SAC Stadium in Laredo. The Greyhounds encountered a solid rival that used the passing game well, …

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Lady ‘Hounds fall to Lady Cardinals over weekend

By JUAN ESTEVE Special to the NEWS Harlingen-The San Benito Lady ’Hounds met their classic rival at the Arroyo Colorado rivalry match, volleyball edition, at Harlingen High on Saturday afternoon. This was the Lady ’Hounds’ second consecutive 32- 6A district game after coming from a tough loss against the Lady Falcons of Los Fresnos to …

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PSJA Bears overwhelmed by ’Hounds

By JUAN ESTEVE Special to the NEWS The San Benito Varsity Greyhounds added another road victory to their record by winning 34-13 Thursday night against the Bears at PSJA Stadium in another non-conference game. It is important to assess that San Benito won routing their previous rival Victoria West by a score of 31-3, which …

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Lady ‘Hounds suffer loss to Edcouch

By JUAN ESTEVE Special to the NEWS The San Benito High School Varsity Lady ’Hounds opened-up their 2019 campaign in a non-conference game against the Elsa-EdCouch Yellow-Jackets with a loss three-set to nil, where the partial scores were: 25-18, 25-22, and 25-17. The ‘Hounds girls, who were ranked 754 at the state-level last season, were …

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Greyhounds fall prey to Calallen Wildcats

By JUAN ESTEVE Special to the NEWS The San Benito High School Varsity Greyhounds kicked-off their 2019 season at the Bobby Morrow Stadium Friday night. in a non-conference game against a familiar rival: the Calallen High Wildcats from Corpus Christi.  These two teams are completing a back-back game series that started last year (2018), where …

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San Benito News 2019 Sportsperson of the Year: Eliana Carrizales

By DAVID LOPEZ editor@sbnewspaper.com Eliana “Nana” Carrizales has been playing softball since she was six, coached by her father and continuing to play throughout her youth until she began pitching for the San Benito Varsity Lady Greyhounds. Carrizales found her calling for pitching when she was just eight-years-old. “I’ve always liked being the leader, it’s …

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