Category: Sports

’Hounds eye eighth straight playoff berth

By LOUIE DIAZ editor@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Greyhounds are looking to earn their eighth straight playoff run. Since head coach Dan Gomez took the reigns in 2014, he turned the ‘Hounds into top contenders in the Rio Grande Valley football. Last year, the ‘Hounds earned a playoff berth but fell to the Mission Eagles during …

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’Hounds Linebacker recognized as 2021 Sportsman of the Year

By LOUIE DIAZ editor@sbnewspaper.com San Benito High School Greyhound linebacker, Aaron Reyes, has been chosen to be the San Benito News 2021 Sportsman of the Year. Even though the season was shortened, the ‘Hounds linebacker managed to stand out. In the six game season, Reyes recorded 52 tackles—10 of those tackles were for a loss—five …

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Hernandez signs with Bethany College to play football

By LOUIE DIAZ editor@sbnewspaper.com San Benito Greyhound football star quarterback, Elijah Hernandez, signed his letter of intent to the Bethany College Bisons on Tuesday, June 15. Hernandez began his football journey at a young age. “I joined my first league when I was three-years-old and I never quit football since,” he said. Hernandez has not …

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‘Hounds track athlete commits to Tabor College

By LOUIE DIAZ editor@sbnewspaper.com San Benito Greyhound track and field standout, Josh Castro signed his letter of intent to run track for the Tabor College Bluejays on Thursday, April 8. Castro began running track in middle school and continued running throughout high school. Castro runs in the 110m hurdles, the 300m hurdles and is a …

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San Benito Lady ’Hounds wrestler signs with Schreiner University

By LOUIE DIAZ editor@sbnewspaper.com San Benito High School senior, Kalyn Martinez signed her letter of intent to wrestle on Schreiner University’s women’s wrestling team. Martinez has been wrestling since her freshman year. She currently competes in the 215 lbs. weight class. As a wrestler for the Lady ’Hounds, she earned second place at the district …

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’Hounds run over Mercedes Tigers

STAFF REPORT On Tuesday, Jan. 19, the San Benito Greyhound boys’ soccer team defeated the Mercedes Tigers with a score of 6-1. The leading scorers for the ‘Hounds were Axel Rivera and Obed Diaz who both scored two goals. Juan Ortiz and Cristian Castillo each scored one goal. Ortiz’s and Castillo’s goals marked their first …

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Softball player Jordan Ramos signs with Texas A&M San Antonio

By LOUIE DIAZ editor@sbnewspaper.com On Jan. 12, San Benito Lady ’Hounds softball player, Jordan Ramos, signed a letter of intent to play at Texas A&M San Antonio. Ramos a senior at San Benito High School and catcher for the Lady ’Hounds has played softball since she was four-years old. Ramos visited the facilities and met …

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A Good Run: ’Hounds end season with loss against Mission

By HOMAR HERNANDEZ Special to the NEWS The San Benito Greyhound Varsity Football Team fell to the Mission Eagles, 27-18, last Friday, in Mission, knocking San Benito out of the playoffs during the first round of postseason play. The Greyhounds started the first quarter looking to put up some points to put pressure on Mission. …

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PLAYOFF TIME ’Hounds ready for 4-1 Mission Eagles in postseason

By HOMER HERNANDEZ Special to the NEWS After a dominant performance against the Harlingen Hawks, the San Benito Greyhounds clinched a spot in the 6A Region IV District 32 playoffs. The Greyhounds finished the regular season 3-2 overall and 2-2 in district. This week, the Greyhounds are set to take on the Mission Eagles which …

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’Hounds drop season opener

By HOMAR HERNANDEZ Special to the NEWS Suiting up in the purple and gold uniform is the dream of any San Benito student-athlete, and this past Friday was the very beginning of the 6A Region IV District 32 season. With limited seating, the San Benito Greyhounds took on the Hanna Eagles at Bobby Marrow. In …

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