Category Archive: Sports

Nov 22 2016

Los Fresnos stays alive with 27-19 victory over Southwest

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com For the second time in three years, the Los Fresnos Falcons are heading to the third round of the UIL state playoffs. Although missing out on their season goal of a third straight district title was a disappointment, it would appear the Falcons have gotten the last laugh as …

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Nov 12 2016

Retta explodes for six touchdowns as ‘Hounds route Bobcats

 By Luis Arreola III Special to the News   After suffering their first loss of the season just seven days earlier, many fans didn’t know what to expect out of the Greyhounds in their first round playoff bout. At the end of the Friday night’s ball game, it was clear that San Benito was focused …

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Nov 07 2016

After heartbreaking Battle of the Arroyo loss for ‘Hounds, focus shifts to playoff tilt with Edinburg

By Luis Arreola Special to the News   It takes heart to step on a football field in Texas. For 48 consecutive minutes, all is laid on the line. Blood. Sweat. Tears. Everything. In one of the most improbable finishes to a football game, San Benito’s Quarterback Erick Retta scrambled out of the pocket towards …

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Nov 03 2016

A BATTLE for the Ages: San Benito seeking third straight BOA victory, district title

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com There’s no doubt the San Benito football program has undergone some major changes over the last three years. In 2013, the Greyhounds finished the season with a 3-7 record and were shellacked by the Harlingen Cardinals 54-0. Two years later, under the guidance of third year head coach Dan …

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Oct 31 2016

Hounds victory sets up historic Battle of the Arroyo clash

By Luis Arreola III Special to the News   Sometimes, adversity strikes you down; however, it’s not about how hard you fall, it’s about getting up and overcoming the obstacle. Once the play clock expired at Bobby Lackey Stadium, one thing was certain: these San Benito Greyhounds will never quit. For the first time this …

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Oct 25 2016

Harlingen vs San Benito Featured in 2016 Great American Rivalry Series

Special to the News – The Great American Rivalry Series is proud to be featuring the annual battle between the Harlingen Cardinals and the San Benito Greyhounds in the Rivalry Series’ twelfth weekend of games for 2016. In their 2015 meeting the Greyhounds defeated the Cardinals 22-21. This year the game is presented by the …

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Oct 24 2016

Hounds clinch playoff spot with beatdown of Hanna

By Luis Arreola III Special to the News     There’s something electrifying about this year’s Greyhounds. The fans seem to notice it. The players definitely notice it. With each passing game, San Benito inches closer to their first undefeated regular season in over a decade. The San Benito Greyhounds hosted the Brownsville Hanna Eagles …

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Oct 18 2016

Ministers of Defense: Greyhounds defense getting the job done

By Luis Arreola Special to the NEWS The state of Texas is universally known for its hard-nose football teams, with San Benito quickly establishing themselves as a premier program in all of South Texas. Their record in the 32-6A division, otherwise known as “the Meatgrinder,” stands at an impressive 6-0, with their district record standing …

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Oct 17 2016

‘Hounds inch closer to playoff spot with 28-0 thrashing of Hawks

By Luis Arreola III Special to the NEWS Defense wins championships. It’s the type of mentality that every team lives by; some more than others. Simply, defense not only wins games, it wins championships. “Since we’ve been here we’ve told them defense wins championships,” said Head Coach Dan Gomez. That thought process was on full …

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Oct 08 2016

Hounds dominate on homecoming night, two wins away from clinching playoff spot

By Luis Arreola III Special to the News   In a game where the outcome seemed to be determined as soon as the first quarter kicked off, literally, the Greyhounds once again steamrolled their way into the win column.  San Benito hosted the Brownsville Rivera Raiders at Bobby Morrow Stadium on Friday, October 7, in …

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