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Los Fresnos stays alive with 27-19 victory over Southwest

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com For the second time in three years, the Los Fresnos Falcons are heading to the third round of the UIL state playoffs. Although missing out on their season goal of a third straight district title was a disappointment, it would appear the Falcons have gotten the last laugh as …

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Revenge Never Tasted So Good: Hounds continue to roll, Stand at 4-0

By Luis Arreola III Special to the News “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” Although that is a direct quote from one of the greatest to ever coach the game of football, Vince Lombardi, It was the type of mindset that the San Benito Greyhounds played with Friday night. The Los Fresnos Falcons hosted …

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Greyhounds face toughest test of the season with visit to Los Fresnos

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com We’re less than halfway through the football season and both San Benito and Los Fresnos are already preparing for arguably the toughest matchup of their seasons. The Falcons are coming off a tough loss, one in which they gave up the lead in the final minutes of the game. …

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Fatality in Los Fresnos

By PETE BANDA Managing editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com A one vehicle crash claimed the life of 56-year-old Los Fresnos resident Ruben Garcia-Rios on Wednesday evening. Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the accident; they say Alcohol and the driver not being secured by safety belt were most likely contributing factors.  According to DPS officials, a Black …

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Two local girls found safe by law enforcement officials

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The search for two local teens, who had been deemed runaways, has come to an end in similar fashion. Alizza Cruz and Lesly Kimberly Marquez, both 16-years-old, were found safe by law enforcement officials after almost a week of searching. Cruz, who had reportedly ran away from the Sunny …

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Only The Strong- Los Fresnos and San Benito place 1st and 2nd in state

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Maybe it’s something in the resaca. Whatever it is, the high school powerlifting squads down here in the lower valley are destroying competition up state. And the Girls Varsity teams at Los Fresnos and San Benito High School are no exception. Both teams traveled to the 6A State Championship …

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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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Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo this weekend

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NEWS Staff Report  The Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo, along with the Cameron County Fair & Livestock Show, start this Friday, Feb. 6 and continues on through the 7th and 8th. It’s an event designed to provide entertainment for all ages. The event is expected to attract 16,000 to 20,000 people. There will be arts, crafts …

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Election Day to decide state, county races

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com After early voting brought in more than 1,500 ballots in the San Benito area, nearly 300 in Rio Hondo, roughly 800 in Los Fresnos and close to 20,000 throughout Cameron County, citizens who have yet to hit the polls will have one final opportunity on Election Day, scheduled from …

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WEEK 10 PREVIEW: Cats plan to rebound against Raymondville; Falcons vs. Vets in big 6A matchup

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RAYMONDVILLE — If there are a few goodie baskets at the Port Isabel High School athletic department this week, the tags are probably black and gold. Coming off a stinging loss to Orange Grove last week, Rio Hondo is now in need of some help from the Tarpons, …

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