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Jan 29 2015

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

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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Oct 17 2014

CARD KILLERS: Receivers share place in Greyhound lore for game-winning plays against Harlingen

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Dub these guys the Card Killers. Armando Medrano, 16, and Jason Montemayor, 36, who are both credited with catching game-winning touchdowns as wide receivers for the San Benito Greyhounds in the Battle of the Arroyo, met on Thursday for a memorable photo opportunity. In the 1995 “Battle,” Jason hauled …

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Oct 17 2014

CONSIDER THIS: Let’s get over these ‘Battle’ scars already

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com I don’t want to live in a world where Manny Gomez has to apologize for his intensity, or where it becomes front page news for that matter. After reading a story published in another local newspaper on Friday about coaches from San Benito and Harlingen atoning for remarks that …

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Oct 11 2014

PHOTO GALLERY: 2014 Battle of the Arroyo Comeback Special

(Photos by T.J. Tijerina, Jessica Tijerina and Karen Tijerina) The San Benito Greyhounds celebrated what may go down as one of the team’s most emotional and thrilling come-from-behind victories ever against the Harlingen Cardinals at Bobby Morrow Stadium on Friday. Pictured here are several scenes from the evening’s epic Battle of the Arroyo, including pre-game festivities, …

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Oct 11 2014

REMARKABLE RALLY: ’Hounds erase 18-point deficit to rock Cards in stunning 25-21 come-from-behind victory

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS Incredible? Nope. Amazing? Nah. Magical? Maybe. Legendary? That might do it. Webster himself couldn’t come up with enough suitable adjectives to describe the San Benito Greyhounds’ miracle comeback on Friday night. Trailing Harlingen by 10 points with five minutes left in the 85th Battle of the Arroyo, all …

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Oct 07 2014

THIS IS WAR: ’Hounds vs. Cards on Friday for bragging rights, district lead

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS This is one week when words or motivational speeches aren’t necessary, spirit shirts are in high demand and pride is definitely all over the city. It’s “Battle” week. The Greyhounds host the Harlingen Cardinals Friday in the 85th edition of the Battle of the Arroyo game in what …

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Oct 07 2014

Rival cheerleaders show school spirit on storefront

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com As the 85th Battle of the Arroyo approaches, fans and athletes of both sides of this bitter rivalry – the San Benito Greyhounds and the Harlingen Cardinals – prepare for battle on the gridiron … and apparently storefronts. Greyhounds cheerleaders and fans, along with those on the Cardinals’ side took …

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Oct 04 2014

Drawing for Battle of the Arroyo helmet to fund scholarships

Special to the NEWS Every year, the Battle of the Arroyo between Harlingen and San Benito is a huge matchup, but this year means just a little bit more as both teams are tied atop District 32-6A with 2-0 records. The 85th edition of the rivalry game will be played at Bobby Morrow Stadium next …

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Sep 23 2014

WEEK 5 PREVIEW: Cats to host winless Gators; Falcs plan to put away Lopez; South Hawks, Cards take on Veterans, Rivera

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO — While their defense has been plenty to write about, the Rio Hondo Bobcats’ offense isn’t too far behind. Especially after last week. In their Saturday night game at Hidalgo, the Bobcats cranked out 506 total yards in their 48-20 thrashing of the Pirates, including an …

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Sep 16 2014

WEEK 4 PREVIEW: Bobcats primed to rebound in Hidalgo; Cards seek first win against Weslaco

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS After hanging tough in a loss against a good Sinton Pirates team last week, the Rio Hondo Bobcats saw some positives. Trailing just 14-7 at halftime, the Bobcats eventually fell to the Pirates 35-7. Sinton went all the way to the state semifinals last year and is always …

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