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Greyhound wrestlers have Quilantan thinking big

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Grappling their way to the top with undefeated records is a group of exceptional wrestlers who have San Benito Greyhound Head Wrestling Coach Rudy Quilantan thinking big. “They are a young group, but I think quite a bit of them will be qualifying for regionals,” said Quilantan. “We …

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San Benito Blaze Take First Place

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The San Benito Blaze won first place in the 11-year-old and under division at the Wild Pitch Baseball Tournament held at the Brownsville Sports Complex Jan. 22-23. Team members shown are Head Coach Juan Zavala, Juan Aguirre, Coach Sabas Garza, Angel Urbina, Jr. (MVP), Gabriel Garza, Daniel Zavala, Payne Guajardo, Coach Angel Urbina, Sr., Victor Santillan, Coach Louie Guajardo, Ivan Garcia, Mitch Guajardo, and Brandon Lee Villareal. Not shown are Coach Jesus Perez, Sr., Jesus Perez, Jr., and Pedro Carranza. (Courtesy photo)

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’Hounds win hard-fought battle with Falcons

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com It wasn’t for the District 32-5A crown, it wasn’t for a playoff berth … it wasn’t even a rivalry. But Tuesday’s night game versus the Los Fresnos Falcons meant something to the San Benito Greyhounds, and it also meant more that they pulled off the victory, 57-56. Sure, …

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Lady ’Hounds fall to Los Fresnos

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By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com It was a classic. The San Benito Lady Greyhounds, coming into Tuesday night’s game against Los Fresnos undefeated in District 32-5A at 9-0, took on the Lady Falcons, a team that had much to prove after falling to the purple and gold earlier in the season. Unfortunately for …

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San Benito softball just around the corner

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS It won’t be long now before the San Benito High School softball team swings back into action as Head Coach Elias Martinez and company set forth to make another run at the playoffs and a District 32-5A crown. Now entering his 13th season as the head …

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Fast start, bad finish as ’Hounds lose to Porter

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS A great start on the road Tuesday night had the San Benito Greyhounds on their way to evening their 32-5A District record to 2-2. Leading after a quarter and controlling the game through the mid-way point of the second, the ’Hounds appeared on their way before …

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Lady ’Hounds still number one

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS The San Benito Lady ’Hounds rolled to another district win and now stand 5-0 after they won on the road Friday in Brownsville. Riding the defense that caused 28 turnovers the Lady ’Hounds won the game 60-24. “We came out and we took this one,” said …

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D-League showcase wows, offers look at talent

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – Teams converged from throughout the country Monday on South Padre Island as the 7th Annual NBA D-League Showcase began with four thrilling games. Played out on the same day that college football was playing their title game the crowds still came out …

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Unbeaten through four as Lady ’Hounds beat Weslaco

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS It was a bit more exciting than the coach would have liked but the Lady ’Hounds of San Benito are sitting at 4-0 in District 32-5A play after a 39-32 win over Weslaco Tuesday night. “I think they just like making me worry,” said a happy …

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Greyhounds come up short against Panthers

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS Four consecutive quarters in which the offense struggled has now resulted in two losses for the San Benito Greyhounds in District 32-5A play this year as they fell at home to the Weslaco Panthers Tuesday night, 53-46. “In this district you have to show up every …

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