Tag Archive: Lady Hounds

Aug 12 2016

Heavy Hitters: Girls volleyball team looks to continue decade of success

By PETE BANDA Managing Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com As sports fans in San Benito are eagerly awaiting the start of football season, there’s another group of athletes putting in countless hours of work that are seemingly flying under the radar. The Lady ’Hounds volleyball team has been battling through their own set of two-a-days during these last …

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Jul 26 2016


Staff Report San Benito Lady Hounds Volleyball practices will begin on Monday, August 1st at San Benito High School and Veterans Memorial Academy. All girls that are interested in participating must have a physical completed by the first day of practice. Bring your own workout attire and report for practice according to your classification. Seniors:  …

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Mar 23 2016

WELCOME BACK- Lady ‘Hounds thrash former coach’s team 9-2

By PETE BANDA   Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com In one of the most hyped up games of the year, the San Benito Lady ’Hounds welcomed their former longtime coach back to the field Tuesday night in true Lady ’Hounds fashion with a thrashing a 9-2 victory over his new squad- the Harlingen South Lady Hawks. With …

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Mar 21 2016

PREVIEW: Lady ‘Hounds to face former longtime coach

By PETE BANDA   Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com For nearly two decades, Elias Martinez was the face of San Benito softball. The head coach led the Lady ’Hounds on an unprecedented run that included seven sweet 16 appearances and the State semifinals two out of the last three years. Martinez, who left to coach the Harlingen …

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Aug 14 2015


By PETE BANDA       Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com For the first time in nearly two decades, the San Benito Lady ’Hounds softball team will have a new head coach when the season rolls around in February. The SBCISD school board voted unanimously at a school board meeting on Tuesday to appoint former Weslaco High, …

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Jul 29 2015

Citizens of the Year- The Lady ‘Hounds

By PETE BANDA     Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com After one of the most inspiring seasons in recent memory, one in which they came two runs away from playing in the state championship game, the San Benito Lady ’Hounds can now add 2015 San Benito News Citizens of the Year to their seemingly endless list of …

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Jun 05 2015

HEARTBREAKER- Lady ‘Hounds dream season ends in 3-2 nailbiter

By ARMANDO GARZA    Special to the NEWS AUSTIN— Teams from San Benito NEVER quit. And on Friday night at Red & Charline McCombs Field, the Lady ’Hounds backed that claim up. BIG TIME. Down 3-0 heading into their final at-bat, the girls scratched across two runs and almost more, but the rally ultimately fell …

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Jun 02 2015

VIDEO: Lady ‘Hounds final out and celebration (with update)

The Lady Hounds are preparing for their second Final Four trip in two seasons as they look to get revenge on Lewisville this Friday after losing to them two years prior amidst a very controversial call at home plate. The Lady ”Hounds are shown below in the final out of their Elite 8 game against …

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Jun 01 2015

Our So Called “Obnoxious and Irritating” Fans

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ  Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com   “Be prepared for the most obnoxious and irritating team you ever played.”  That was a quote taken from social media this past week, warning a New Braunfel’s area citizen about the Lady ‘Hound’s softball fans. Well, the individual who posted the above comment had two things right about …

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May 26 2015

NUMBER 1- Lady ‘Hounds make history, head to Elite 8 ranked #1 in the State

By Armando Garza Special to the NEWS   Up until yesterday, if you said the Lady ‘Hounds were the best team in the state, it would have to be considered an opinion. Well, now it’s a fact. The Texas Girls Coaches Association released the latest high school softball rankings on Tuesday morning, listing San Benito …

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