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BACK TO BACK: SBHS scores second consecutive state chess title

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com They did it again. The San Benito High School chess team secured a state championship for the second straight year at last weekend’s state chess tournament in McAllen. Many other local campuses also qualified for the National Chess Tournaments scheduled in Tennessee next month. SBHS took last year’s …

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MJMS chess team makes all the right moves

The Miller Jordan Middle School chess team, which recently competed at the Region 8 Chess Tournament in Los Fresnos, is shown. The team – composed of sixth, seventh and eighth graders – took home second place in the Middle School Division. The chess players will compete at the State Chess Tournament to be held in McAllen on Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24. Not pictured are Chess Coach Roberto Miramontes and Chess Sponsor Terry Padilla. (Staff photo by Francisco E. Jimenez)

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