Tag: Elias Martinez

WELCOME BACK- Lady ‘Hounds thrash former coach’s team 9-2

By PETE BANDA   Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com In one of the most hyped up games of the year, the San Benito Lady ’Hounds welcomed their former longtime coach back to the field Tuesday night in true Lady ’Hounds fashion with a thrashing a 9-2 victory over his new squad- the Harlingen South Lady Hawks. With …

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PREVIEW: Lady ‘Hounds to face former longtime coach

By PETE BANDA   Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com For nearly two decades, Elias Martinez was the face of San Benito softball. The head coach led the Lady ’Hounds on an unprecedented run that included seven sweet 16 appearances and the State semifinals two out of the last three years. Martinez, who left to coach the Harlingen …

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‘WE WILL BE BACK’ – San Benito falls to Lewisville, misses state title game

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS AUSTIN – They were certainly happy to be here, but that doesn’t mean they’re not sad leaving. After a superb start, the San Benito Lady ’Hounds couldn’t withstand a bad inning as they ultimately fell to Lewisville 5-2 in their Class 5A state semifinal at Red & Charline McCombs …

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State-bound Lady ’Hounds make a statement for the Valley

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS LAREDO — This one was well worth the wait. Fifteen hours after walking off the field without playing an inning due to bad weather and forgetful umpires, the San Benito Lady ’Hounds gritted out a 4-1 win over Smithson Valley in their Region-IV 5A final at the Student …

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GIRLS ON FIRE: State-ranked Lady ’Hounds bulldozing through 31-5A

Special to the NEWS These girls are on FIRE! With apologies to Alicia Keys, there’s no other way to describe the San Benito Lady ’Hounds, who stormed to another shutout on Thursday night, this time a 6-0 win over McAllen Rowe. Behind another dominating performance from Lady ’Hound pitcher Amber Jasso, San Benito improved to …

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RIDING HIGH: Softball skipper modest about impressive career

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Lady ’Hounds softball program has a history of dominating opponents on the softball field. The program’s success has become a tradition dating back to the mid 1990s. While San Benito has seen many outstanding players, many who have taken their skills to the collegiate level, …

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