Tag: baseball

ALL-STAR HEROS

A pair of greyhounds helped the East All-Stars defeat the West All Stars last week by a score of 7-6 . JR Gaitan was 1 for 3 with 1 triple and 2 scored runs, Joseph Partida was 1 for 3 with 1 RBI. The duo had a double play at the end of the game …

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Baseball team raises toys for local family in need

By PETE BANDA      Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Although the first pitch of the season might still be two months away, that didn’t stop the San Benito Greyhound baseball program from coming together as a team recently. For the fourth consecutive year, the team, along with San Benito CISD School Board President Anna Cruz, helped …

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Baseball is life for young sports prospect

By Monica Fonseca Special to the NEWS Early mornings and late nights are a daily routine for 14-year old sports phenom Nathaniel Garcia. Garcia, an 8th-grader at Berta Cabaza Middle School who stands a whopping 6’ 1,” has been seen out on the playing fields ever since age five, always sporting his favorite number, “Number 6.”  …

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Web Exclusive: Baseball, softball Hounds earn big victories Tuesday

Greyhounds

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS Usually if you’re not successful the first time around, the second time is a whole lot better. The San Benito Greyhounds can attest to this. The ’Hounds pounded out a whopping 20 hits as a team as they clubbed Brownsville Hanna 12-3 on Tuesday night at Greyhound Park. …

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Ground Out: Baseball field conditions upset parents

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com If you’re a San Benito Youth Baseball player who plays outfield in the Shetland division, I hope your uniform consists of nose-plugs, rain boots, and the best mosquito repellant money can buy, because you’re going to need it.  Just spend five minutes in the outfield area and you’re most …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE- ‘Hounds pick up another district victory on Parent’s Night

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS When Eric Arizpe is on, the San Benito Greyhounds are hard to beat. The ‘Hounds’ hurler fanned six and scattered six hits as he got superb defense behind him in a 6-2, Parent’s Night win over Brownsville Lopez on Friday night at Greyhound Park. The Greyhounds (7-5 overall, 2-3 …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Greyhounds thump Cardinals, grab first district victory

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS After dropping their first two district games to Brownsville Hanna and Los Fresnos, the San Benito Greyhounds were understandably in a bit of a lull. That all changed on this past Friday afternoon. The ’Hounds broke open a tie game and surged ahead to take down Harlingen 5-2 …

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SB Native reminisces about time with Braves

By JACOB LOPEZ Special to the NEWS Sam Ayoub is a San Benito native who’s managed to find success in sports as a trainer of the Triple-A Richmond Braves of Richmond, Virginia, where he now lives. His career began when he was a student trainer at the University of Texas’ football program. When a trainer for …

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Ground Out: Baseball conditions upset parents

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com If you’re a San Benito Youth Baseball player who plays outfield in the Shetland division, I hope your uniform consists of nose-plugs, rain boots, and the best mosquito repellant money can buy, because you’re going to need it.  Just spend five minutes in the outfield area and you’re most likely …

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PLAY BALL: Greyhound baseball ready to take next step in 2015

    By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS   Last season was one of those “knock on the door” years for the San Benito Greyhounds baseball team. This year, they’re looking to kick it in completely. The ‘Hounds finished 12-11 overall and 7-9 in 31-5A, good for fifth in the district and just out …

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