Tag: Los Fresnos

WINNER TAKES ALL: San Benito confident, cautious on one-game playoff vs. Lady Falcs

NEWS Staff Report The pressure’s on for the San Benito Lady ’Hounds as their regional quarterfinals game on Friday is against an old rival, the Los Fresnos Lady Falcons, in a one game, winner takes all clash. But that’s just how the Lady ’Hounds like it. “We know that everything is on the line, that …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Lady ‘Hounds handle Sharyland, Falcons next

NEWS Staff Report Sometimes, it’s better to leave some things unsaid. Especially if they are wrong. After Sharyland made some comments after Game 1 about the Lady ’Hounds’ inability to hit the ball with power, the girls came out with something to prove and did it to the tune of a 13-3, five-inning shellacking of …

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Driver in deadly wreck gets 50 years

NEWS Staff Report BROWNSVILLE – A McAllen woman charged with five counts of intoxication manslaughter pled guilty to the crime after accepting a plea deal on Thursday. Margaret Gil, 32, was involved in a June 30, 2013 car wreck on State Highway 100 near Los Fresnos. Gil was driving a 2006 Toyota RAV 4 going …

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SOCCER PLAYOFFS: ’Hounds fall to Falcons

The San Benito High School varsity soccer team fell in the first round of the playoffs Thursday at Bobby Morrow Stadium. The Greyhounds lost to the Los Fresnos Falcons by a score of 2-0.

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Spring Breaker suffers second degree burns in car fire

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com LOS FRESNOS – At least one person believed to be a Spring Breaker traveling from South Padre Island has been hospitalized after sustaining second degree burns in a car fire on Sunday. Los Fresnos City Administrator Mark Milam, who also serves as the Los Fresnos Police Department public …

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HELLO, KITTY: Refuge reports rare sighting of ocelot kitten

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com LOS FRESNOS – A rare ocelot kitten was recently spotted at the Laguna Atascosa Wildlife Refuge in Los Fresnos, a discovery that has many wildlife biologists excited. “It is a big deal,” said Leo Gustafson, Assistant Refuge Manager. “Ocelots are an endangered species here in the United States. …

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’Hounds in new 32-6A

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS EDINBURG – Among the hurrying and short-lived panic at Region One Education Service Center on Monday morning, San Benito-area coaches were among the most calm and collected. As the UIL’s biennial realignment was unveiled just after 9 a.m., the packets in sealed boxes revealed what local coaches thought …

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Man killed in Los Fresnos motorcycle accident

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com LOS FRESNOS – A Brownsville man was killed here Thursday morning after losing control of the motorcycle he was riding. The driver, identified as 27-year-old Juan Jose Vallejo Jr., was operating a Kawasaki Motorcycle at an “unsafe speed” as he traveled southbound on FM 803 in Los Fresnos, …

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Biennial realignment slated Monday

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS One thing coaches expect during the UIL’s biennial realignment is to expect the unexpected. This year is no different. As the reshuffling of the deck is unveiled Monday morning at the Region One Educational Service Center in Edinburg, San Benito officials are taking a wait-and-see approach as many …

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Nonprofit raises funds to address pet overpopulation

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Brownsville Spay and Neuter is currently raising funds to help combat pet overpopulation, a concern shared throughout Cameron County. The funds will be utilized for a number of projects which would help the area’s overflow of homeless animals. Edgar C. Treviño of BSN said pet overpopulation has remained …

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