Category: Sports

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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San Benito Tigers to play for championship

LSU Tigers of San Benito pic

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. BROWNSVILLE – A group of nine and 10 year olds from San Benito are on their way Saturday to play in the league championship in Brownsville in their “Super Bowl” at Sams Stadium. Rolling into the game with a single loss on the season they are excited about getting a …

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San Benito sweeps B&G Club championships

B&G tackle football pic

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR. On a cold night that resembled football weather in the north, the Boys & Girls Club of San Benito wrapped up its season with a pair of championship games that thrilled one and all. San Benito would win the first game in a back and forth affair with Raymondville and …

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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

flag football pic

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

Tommy Herrera pic

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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