Tag: Lady Bobcats

Lady Bobcats out to surpass successes of 2014 as new year begins

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO —When a team has a banner year like the Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats did last season, the first question which comes to mind is: “How will they follow it up?” The Lady Bobcats stormed through and won the 32-3A championship and won two playoff series, finishing …

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Rio Hondo’s Sandoval, Lopez named 32-3A MVPs

By PETE BANDA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – After a truly marvelous season that saw the Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats softball team dominate District 32-3A, and pretty much everyone else they played, the individual honors have poured in with the announcement of the All-District selections. Not only did Rio Hondo have the offensive and …

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Round 2: Lady Bobcats to face Carrizo Springs

The Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats are continuing to make school softball history after securing a two-game sweep over Zapata in the bi-district round of the playoffs, earning themselves a trip to Alice for a second round date with Carrizo Springs in a best of three series scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday and, if necessary, a third game 30 minutes following game two. Pictured are the Lady Bobcats receiving the District 32-3A championship trophy from Rio Hondo ISD Superintendent Ismael Garcia.

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2013: The Year in Review

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Compiling an end-of-year list of the biggest stories in San Benito is always a difficult task, and 2013 was no exception as scandals, controversies, courtroom dramas and what’s considered a promising business venture made headlines. The following are the top five stories of the year according to newspaper sales, …

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Rio Hondo basketball off to good start

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By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO — There’s no question that basketball is an important part of life in Deep River. A quick glance and the boys’ and girls’ hoops teams will affirm this. As the season nears the halfway point, the Bobcat boys and Lady Bobcat girls have each played spectacular …

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RH coaches: San Benito changing Valley softball culture

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com RIO HONDO – The San Benito Lady ’Hounds softball team has become a symbol for the entire Rio Grande Valley to support. While not necessarily rivals, the 32-3A Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats softball team has jumped on the 31-5A Lady ’Hounds bandwagon. “I think the entire Valley community …

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Bobcats, Ladies close out stellar season, look to 2014

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com RIO HONDO — With the 2012-2013 baseball and softball seasons coming to a close in Rio Hondo, recognition is due for both ballclubs. “I think the girls did very well,” said Head Softball Coach Brett Esparza of the bi-district qualifying Lady Bobcats. “We were very young this year. …

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Cats face Grulla in bi-district round, Ladies bow out

Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – The Rio Hondo baseball team will start its playoff run this weekend. The Bobcats (17-11) open a Class 3A bi-district best-of-three series against the Grulla Gators out of 31-3A with Game 1 set for Thursday night at 7 p.m. Game 2 will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday …

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ROUND ONE: Lady Bobcats to tangle with Raymondville

Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – With several playoff appearances to their credit, it’s hard to believe the Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats have never won a softball playoff series. Time and again, the Lady Cats have come up just short in the second season, sometimes in heartbreaking fashion. But that’s in the past. The …

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Lady Bobcats use depth toward another playoff berth

Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – This year’s Rio Hondo Lady Bobcat softball club truly lives by the “Next Girl Up” motto. And they’re on the verge of the Class 3A playoffs because of it. Mostly a young group, the Lady Cats’ seniors have brought along the younger players and the result so far …

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