Category Archive: Sports

Sep 21 2018

‘Hounds bear down on PSJA

By David Lopez   The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Bears found no mercy at the hands of San Benito Greyhound Varsity Football players Friday night as the ‘Hounds bore down on the Bears 47-20 in San Benito. The contest began on a good note for the Bears who won the coin toss and opted to receive for …

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Sep 07 2018

‘Hounds fall to Calallen

By David Lopez Special to the NEWS   San Benito Greyhounds held their heads lower than expected at their first official game of the season against the Calallen Wildcats in Corpus Christi. The final score was 21 to 28, so not a far shot for the ‘Hounds, but ultimately the Home team held down their …

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Aug 24 2018

Large Turnout During ‘Meet the Greyhounds’

            by David Lopez   On Thursday, August 16, the San Benito Greyhound team held its pre-season “Meet the Greyhounds” event. The crowd was of considerable size, showing up to support the Greyhounds on a Thursday evening when a game was not in schedule. The greyhounds were scheduled for a …

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Jul 27 2018

A silver finish: Lil’ Lady Hounds earn silver at World Series

  By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com An amazing season for the Shetland 6U All-Star Lil Lady ‘Hounds came to a finish over the weekend as the team from San Benito completed a second place finish at the Little League World Series in Laredo. The team, comprised of the best six year olds from San …

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May 31 2018

*Throw Back Thursday* San Benito legend Bobby Morrow has a chat with a young fan

  A Champ and a Young Fan Olympic Champion Bobby Morrow, while training for the Texas Meet of Champions in Houston, takes time out for a chat with young Joe Teddy Watson, son of J.T. Watson, Bobby’s High School coach while at San Benito. Morrow competed with the ACC track squad in Houston. Morrow won …

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May 31 2018

Medrano earns scholarship to Schreiner University

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com After leading the Greyhound basketball team the last few years, point guard Aaron Medrano is ready to take his talents to the next level. Last week, Medrano officially signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Schreiner University in Kerrville.  The senior will join a wide range of …

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May 25 2018

Ramirez sets new national record

  San Benito High School senior and honor student Leann M. Ramirez participated in the USA Powerlifting Meet on May 19, 2018 and brought home the Gold, winning first place with a total of 1,119 pounds (507.5 kg). 429.9 lbs (195 kg) Squat 281 lbs (127.5 kg ) Bench Press 407.8 lbs (507.5 kg) Deadlift Leann also set a new American Record …

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May 14 2018

So Sweet! Lady Hounds roll into Sweet 16

      By: Pete Banda Managing Editor For nearly two decades, the Lady Hounds softball team was the premier program in all of South Texas. They captured countless district titles and were a mainstay in the playoffs. At point, they were even ranked as the number one team in the country by MaxPreps. They …

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May 04 2018

Middle schools shine at city-wide golf tournament

Special to the NEWS The San Benito CISD Golf program hosted the Middle School City Championship tournament on Saturday, April 28 at Cottonwood Creek Country Club. The tournament field was comprised of players from SBCISD’s three middle schools. Battling rainy conditions and a very competitive field, the players put their best efforts in order to …

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Apr 17 2018

Bush, Martinez sign with Clark college

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.co Rio Hondo has become known for sending countless athletes to the next level and on Wednesday, they added two more to that list. Quarterback John Tyler Bush, the district MVP, and Center Jake Martinez will both be playing football at Calrke College next year. “This has been a dream …

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