Category: Sports

NBA D-League Showcase slated Jan. 10-13

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS If you are a fan of basketball and would like to see some of the best, then make plans for a trip to South Padre Island January 10-13 as the NBA D-League is bringing in all of their teams for a four-day showcase. Beginning Monday, Jan. …

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Lady ’Hounds begin 2011 on top of 32-5A

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS The San Benito Lady Greyhound basketball team closed out the 2010 portion of the season by running over St. Joseph in a 42-29 route. They now set sail for the 2011 portion of the season and remain on top in District 32-5A in a three way …

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Girls wrestlers 11-1 with win over Rio Hondo

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS The final day of school proved to be a day of work for the San Benito Greyhound wrestling team and resulted in a convincing 52-27 win over Rio Hondo. Allen Pope won his match at the 103 pound class and Chris Guerra recorded a pin at …

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Lady ’Hounds now among the teams to beat

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS The 2011 portion of the basketball season is upon us now and for the San Benito Lady ’Hounds they are among the top teams in the Valley thanks to a great start to the season. Sitting alongside of Hanna and Weslaco as the only unbeaten teams …

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’Hounds have momentum going into district play

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. Special to the NEWS In a rematch game from a tournament just a few weeks ago the San Benito Greyhounds shook off the holiday rust and won in thrilling fashion with an Anthony Moreno jumper in a 67-65 overtime win. “We got it going in the second half,” said Head …

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Winter League games to be played in Arizona

By JERRY DEAL Special to the NEWS Due to the recent alliance between the United, Golden and Northern baseball leagues, it has been decided that all Winter League games will be played in Arizona, it was announced by United League Baseball President Byron Pierce. Earlier, the ULB had planned on having a four-team league, Harlingen, …

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Tigers’ turnovers hurt in finals

LSU Tigers of San Benito

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. It really doesn’t matter what level of football one plays. When it comes down to turnovers, allowing big plays on special teams, and mistakes will get you beat on most nights if you have enough of them. This was the case as the San Benito LSU Tigers fell to the …

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Lady ‘Hounds perfect in district play

The rise of the San Benito girls basketball squad continued Friday night as they fought through a hostile environment and found a way to beat a very good team in overtime at Los Fresnos.

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Hounds win a thriller in overtime

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. The San Benito Greyhounds made it about as exciting as they could Monday night as they raced out to a double digit second half lead only to see it go away and then pull out a win over PSJA in overtime, 70-63. The ’Hounds played well during the start of …

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Lady ’Hounds rolling towards Christmas break

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. As the Christmas break is now just a few days away, the San Benito Lady ’Hound basketball team is gaining momentum as they win games and they are hoping to roll into the break with a couple more wins. Friday night the Lady ’Hounds played before a large crowd at …

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