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Flores takes first at nationals; SBCISD chess teams excel

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito CISD Afterschool Program has once again exhibited a strong showing at the National Chess Tournaments, including one individual who earned a first place rating. Frank Roberts Elementary, Rangerville Elementary, Fred Booth Elementary, Ed Downs Elementary, Dr. Garza Elementary and Dr. Cash Elementary competed at the …

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Local author’s book awarded; student illustrators recognized

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com One of San Benito’s very own was recently recognized for a children’s book he published last year. Dr. Hector Barrera’s book, “Bart: The Pear Tree That Grew An Apple,” won first place in the Children’s book category of 2014 Northern California Publishers and Authors (NCPA) Book Awards. “We …

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San Benito freshmen win district; Greyhound relay team, Rodriguez score first place

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Greyhound freshmen track team was tops at the district meet in McAllen on Thursday, April 3 and Saturday, April 5. Jesus Pedraza, Marc Lopez, Angel Gonzalez and Israel Martinez came in first and won the district championship in the 400 meter relay. The team of …

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SBHS Winterguard, Drumline awarded first, second at TECA

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Members of the San Benito High School Band received awards over the weekend at a state marching competition. The SBHS Winterguard and Winter Drumline competed at the TECA (Texas Educational Colorguard Association) Competition on Saturday, March 22, in New Braunfels. “The Winterguard got first place in their classification, …

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Greyhound golfers victorious at tourney

San Benito High School senior golfer Francisco Guerra won the boys division of the PSJA Individual Golf Tournament on Nov. 22 at Tierra Del Sol golf course in Pharr. Guerra, a member of the Greyhound varsity golf team since his fresmen year, placed first with a score of 75. He is also an All-District selection in the 2011, ’12 and ’13 seasons. Emma Valle, a decorated Lady Greyhound golfer, also took first place in the girls division.

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San Benito golf teams place at district tourney

Special to the NEWS San Benito High School golf competitors competed at the District 31-5A Golf Tournament held April 8-9 at Tierra Santa Golf Course in Weslaco. In the boys division, the Greyhound golf team placed third and received UIL bronze medals, this at a tournament in which the total number of players in field …

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