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WEB EXCLUSIVE: ‘Hounds take down Los Fresnos, 4-1, in huge contest

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By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS When hitting is good, teams have a chance.  But when pitching and defense are on point, they’re just about unstoppable.  Behind another sterling effort from pitcher Crystal Castillo (14 strikeouts), the San Benito Lady ’Hounds notched a critical win on Saturday morning, 4-1 over Los Fresnos to assume …

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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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Lady ‘Hound grapplers look to shine at Regionals

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By ARMANDO GARZA  Special to the NEWS SAN ANTONIO — For the eighth straight season, San Benito is well-represented at the Region-IV wrestling championships in the Alamo City. This year, five Lady ’Hound wrestlers and one alternate advanced to the regional tournament, which is again being held at the Blossom Athletic Center this weekend. Junior …

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UPDATE: Lady ‘Hounds keep season alive, face Los Fresnos in play-in game at SBHS Gym

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NEWS staff report  UPDATE: Game time is 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13 at the San Benito High School Gym. BROWNSVILLE—The basketball season’s not over just yet for the San Benito Lady ‘Hounds. The girls kept their campaign alive with a huge 37-29 win over Brownsville Rivera on Tuesday night to finish the district season 6-8. The …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: ‘Hounds outlast Rivera for key road victory

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By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS BROWNSVILLE— Getting wins down the stretch is a good sign for any playoff team. And for the San Benito Greyhounds, one more win in their final two games will likely punch that postseason ticket. The ‘Hounds erased a five-point halftime deficit with a solid third quarter as they …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Greyhounds cage Cardinals, earn season sweep of rivals

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By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS HARLINGEN — Some say that San Benito’s 61-46 win over Harlingen on Tuesday night wasn’t impressive with the Cardinals being down from their usual successes this season.  However, no one’s saying that in San Benito. The ’Hounds took charge from the start and never let up in getting an important …

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Greyhound boys notch huge win over previously-perfect Hanna, 54-51

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By ARMANDO GARZA  Special to the NEWS SAN BENITO — Every team strives for that signature win, the one that makes them feel good and puts their opponents on notice.  On Tuesday night, the San Benito Greyhounds may have done just that.  Scratching, clawing and fighting against a tough Brownsville Hanna team, the ’Hounds buckled down …

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‘Hounds drop close one at Harlingen South

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By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS When ’Hounds coach Eddie Abrego said after last week’s win over Lopez that District 32-6A is tough, he wasn’t kidding. The ’Hounds, sitting at 2-1 in league play, went to Harlingen South Tuesday night to face the 2-1 Hawks, who’d just fallen to league leader Hanna, in a pivotal game …

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‘Hounds keep pace in 32-6A with big win over Bro. Lopez

By ARMANDO GARZA  Special to the NEWS SAN BENITO — In a wild District 32-6A basketball race, there are no gimmes. So after the ’Hounds’ 67-47 win over Brownsville Lopez on Friday night, head coach Eddie Abrego was relieved to see his squad notch an all-important league victory. “Each game is gonna be a dogfight,” …

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MID-WEEK TEASER: ‘Hounds keep pace in 32-6A with big win over Brownsville Lopez

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By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS SAN BENITO — In a wild District 32-6A basketball race, there are no gimmes.  So after the ’Hounds’ 67-47 win over Brownsville Lopez on Friday night, head coach Eddie Abrego was relieved to see his squad notch an all-important league victory.  “Each game is gonna be a dogfight,” Abrego said. …

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