Category: Sports

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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SBHS graduate, now coach, takes team to state title

By FREDDY JIMENEZ editor@sbnewspaper.com Nicholas Flores, a former San Benito High School student from the class of 1997, recently helped the current football team he coaches win the 6A Division 1 Championship state title. Flores, 39, has been the Defensive Backs coach for the Galena Park North Shore High School football team for the last …

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Perez signs with McPherson College

By DAVID LOPEZ Special to the NEWS Wednesday at the San Benito Varsity Gym, Greyhound Defensive End Nicko Perez (#45) signed his Letter of Intent to continue playing football for McPherson College in McPherson, Kansas. Perez said he loved the environment of the campus when he visited. “As soon as I got there, I felt …

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Danny Dial signs to UTRGV Baseball

By DAVID LOPEZ Special to the NEWS   San Benito Varsity Baseball pitcher Danny Dial Jr. signed to play baseball for the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley’s Vaqueros baseball team. The signing took place Wednesday afternoon at the Greyhound Gym. “It’s just an unbelievable feeling, all the hard work I’ve put in is finally paying …

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Greyhound RB Castilleja finishes impressive season

By DAVID LOPEZ Special to the NEWS   Sophomore Greyhound Running Back Kyler Castilleja has had a remarkable school year, boasting a host of awards and impressive statistics. As a team, the Greyhounds went 4-1 in district, won the Battle of the Arroyo, Bi-district championship, Area Championship, and were regional qualifiers. Kyler himself was awarded …

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