Tag: Greyhounds

’Hounds run over Mercedes Tigers

STAFF REPORT On Tuesday, Jan. 19, the San Benito Greyhound boys’ soccer team defeated the Mercedes Tigers with a score of 6-1. The leading scorers for the ‘Hounds were Axel Rivera and Obed Diaz who both scored two goals. Juan Ortiz and Cristian Castillo each scored one goal. Ortiz’s and Castillo’s goals marked their first …

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The Guru behind the glasses: After just three years, Gomez has turned SB into the premier athletic department in the Valley

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com You can see the pride in his eyes as he speaks about the program he took control of nearly three full years ago – of course, that’s assuming you’re able to catch him without his trusty sunglasses. Either way, there is no denying that Greyhound Head Coach and Athletic …

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Harlingen vs San Benito Featured in 2016 Great American Rivalry Series

Special to the News – The Great American Rivalry Series is proud to be featuring the annual battle between the Harlingen Cardinals and the San Benito Greyhounds in the Rivalry Series’ twelfth weekend of games for 2016. In their 2015 meeting the Greyhounds defeated the Cardinals 22-21. This year the game is presented by the …

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Ministers of Defense: Greyhounds defense getting the job done

By Luis Arreola Special to the NEWS The state of Texas is universally known for its hard-nose football teams, with San Benito quickly establishing themselves as a premier program in all of South Texas. Their record in the 32-6A division, otherwise known as “the Meatgrinder,” stands at an impressive 6-0, with their district record standing …

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Hounds dominate on homecoming night, two wins away from clinching playoff spot

By Luis Arreola III Special to the News   In a game where the outcome seemed to be determined as soon as the first quarter kicked off, literally, the Greyhounds once again steamrolled their way into the win column.  San Benito hosted the Brownsville Rivera Raiders at Bobby Morrow Stadium on Friday, October 7, in …

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Hounds keep streak alive, win 10th straight regular season game

By LUIS ARREOLA SPECIAL TO THE NEWS   In what is becoming somewhat of a weekly ritual, the San Benito Greyhounds took down another top contender in the region to remain undefeated on the season. The Greyhounds hosted the Weslaco East Wildcats at Bobby Morrow Stadium Friday, in what was an action-packed game from beginning …

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Revenge Never Tasted So Good: Hounds continue to roll, Stand at 4-0

By Luis Arreola III Special to the News “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” Although that is a direct quote from one of the greatest to ever coach the game of football, Vince Lombardi, It was the type of mindset that the San Benito Greyhounds played with Friday night. The Los Fresnos Falcons hosted …

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Greyhounds face toughest test of the season with visit to Los Fresnos

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com We’re less than halfway through the football season and both San Benito and Los Fresnos are already preparing for arguably the toughest matchup of their seasons. The Falcons are coming off a tough loss, one in which they gave up the lead in the final minutes of the game. …

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Junior receiver runs wild against memorial, earns Player of the Week honors

By Pete Banda Managing Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com Last year, San Benito had one of their best quarterback/receiver duos in recent memory. Now that both of those players are gone, San Benito seems to have found the perfect replacements. While quarterback Erick Retta has been lighting up every team on the schedule so far, his favorite receiver …

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‘Hounds breeze by Mustangs, remain undefeated

By Luis Arreloa III Special to the News   The San Benito Greyhounds hosted the McAllen Memorial Mustangs last Friday with revenge on their minds after falling short last year in a 63-44 thriller. This year, the outcome was different. San Benito’s daunting defense was nothing short-of-spectacular allowing the Mustangs to see the end-zone once. …

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