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Jun 24 2015

Overcoming Adversity- Moreno beats the odds on path to success

By PETE BANDA   Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A couple years ago, with the end of his junior year in sight, all Jorge Adrian Moreno could think about was acing his finals and enjoying his long awaited summer. Unfortunately, life had other plans. “I ended up having to spend the end of my junior year and …

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Oct 21 2014

WEB GALLERY: 2014 Pigskin Jubilee in Photos

(Photos by Karen Tijerina) The San Benito High School Mighty Greyhound Marching Band earned a Division 1 rating at the annual Pigskin Jubilee on Saturday, Oct. 18, and now prepares for Area competition in San Antonio on Saturday, Oct. 25. Pictured are scenes from Pigskin, including the Los Fresnos and Harlingen marching bands. Tweet

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Oct 21 2014

READY FOR AREA: Greyhound Marching Band unfazed by grueling week of performances, competition

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito High School Mighty Greyhound Marching Band plans to be at its mightiest on Saturday, Oct. 25, when Area competition will kick off at Gustafson Stadium in San Antonio. The band earned the trip after securing a Division 1 rating at the Pigskin Jubilee in San Benito on …

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Aug 12 2014

Retired educator turned businessman continues to serve Rio Hondo

By MATHEW ZUÑIGA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – After 35 years of serving his community as a local educator, Carlos Garza Jr. – affectionately known as simply “G” – continues to serve Rio Hondo but in a different capacity. Garza worked at Rio Hondo High School for 35 years as an Agriculture teacher …

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Aug 05 2014

Bobcats show speed at first practices

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – New classification, new district, new logo, but same tough Bobcats. About 109 players hit the field Tuesday in Rio Hondo as workouts for the 2014 high school football season got under way the day prior. Seventh-year head coach Rocky James (38-30 career record in six …

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Jun 06 2014

Campuses show improvement, regression on STAAR

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The 2014 STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) performance results for the San Benito CISD have been released. As a district, SBCISD scored 67 in Reading, 71 in Math, 70 in Writing, 76 in Science and 62 in Social Studies. The results for the state of …

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Jan 14 2014

San Benito wrestlers victorious over East

By JODI LYNN VALDEZ and MARIA SANCHEZ Special to the NEWS The San Benito High School varsity boys and girls wrestling teams dominated on Jan. 9, when they took on the Weslaco East Wildcats. Opening matches began with the female wrestlers. The first match of the night started in the 102 pound weight division with Esmeralda …

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Dec 10 2013

Bobcats score All-District honors

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – The goal for the Rio Hondo Bobcats was to get back to the playoffs and they did just that in 2013. Now, they’re getting some well-deserved props because of it. Headlined by co-newcomer of the year Marco Garate, the Cats had great representation on the …

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Nov 19 2013

Interim coach sees progress in RH volleyball

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com RIO HONDO – The Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats volleyball team had high expectations going into the 2013 season, but a coaching shakeup right before the start of district play is credited for sending their season into a tailspin. “I was the interim volleyball coach for the varsity,” said …

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Nov 09 2013

GAME OVER: Hounds end season with 35-34 loss to Weslaco

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS WESLACO — There’s no doubt the San Benito Greyhounds left everything on the field on Friday night. Effort, pride, determination and even tears were all in plentiful supply in the ’Hounds’ final game of the season. Weslaco was in front 35-28 with a few seconds to go when …

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