Category: Sports

Lady ’Hounds run through three in a row

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. This year’s San Benito Lady ’Hound basketball team continues to define itself as a season built around defense. This past weekend in McAllen at the Annual Border Bash the team used that defense to take down their final two opponents and bring home a trophy as they beat Los Fresnos …

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Tackle football championships slated at Bobby Morrow

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By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ The Boys & Girls Club of San Benito is wrapping up its annual football program Wednesday with championship games slated Wednesday, Dec. 8 at Bobby Morrow Stadium. According to Elias Villarreal, sports coordinator for the club, tackle football champions in the 9-10 year old and 11-12 year old divisions will be crowned …

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Girls place third at tourney, boys improve

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. The San Benito Lady Greyhound wrestling team tasted defeat for the first time in nine tries this season as they fell in their own tournament on Saturday. The team still had another strong day overall as they finished third place with a 4-1 record. The team easily dispatched of PSJA …

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’Hounds lose two, win one at Edinburg tourney

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. EDINBURG – The San Benito Greyhound basketball team lost a pair of games midway through the Edinburg tournament this weekend then finished with a win over Sharyland in the consolation finals. The team had advanced to a game with the host school to take on Edinburg, hanging in early with …

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Herrera sparks life in topsy-turvy season

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By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. When the San Benito Greyhound football team walked into the locker room for a final time after a playoff loss to the Harlingen Cardinals, many of the seniors knew they would be removing those pads for a final time. Add to the list the most productive offensive weapon for the …

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‘Hounds mature in hard-fought wins, one loss

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. The San Benito boys’ basketball team fell for the first time on Tuesday as they lost to the Harlingen Cardinals. The team now sits with a 2-1 record as they had won the first two games and are eager to get back at it this weekend in tournament play. The …

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Defense keeps Lady `Hounds competitive

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. The San Benito Lady ’Hounds shook off a couple of losses over the weekend and rolled over Edinburg Economedes in a home game on Tuesday. The constant for the team for the season has been defense and in the Economedes game it was obvious from the opening tip. In the …

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Volleyball star Garza an all-around athlete

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By JOE R. BOWLING, JR.  As volleyball season ended there were a lot of players that simply put on another uniform within a day and moved on to basketball. Thus was the case for Amanda Garza for the San Benito Lady Greyhounds. Garza, 17, finished off her high school volleyball career and may have suited …

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’Hounds race past Redskins to start bball season

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By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. DONNA – An 11-0 run out of the gate and the San Benito Greyhound 2010 basketball season was off and running. The ’Hounds took to the road last week and ran past Donna in a 68-40 season opening win. Eleven players scored for the ’Hounds as they led from the …

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Lady ‘Hounds peak at the right time

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. All coaches at all sports at all levels work for their team playing at their best in the last game of the year. That’s what Head Coach Ruby Medina got when her Lady ’Hounds took the court for a final time to wrap up the volleyball season this year. Taking …

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