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Local ballplayers to play in All-Star games

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS Several local graduates who starred on the baseball and softball diamonds their senior seasons will get one last game under the Valley high school lights in the annual Rio Grande Valley Coaches Association East-West All-Star Senior Showcase games on Saturday night. The eighth annual senior-only contests will be …

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‘WE WILL BE BACK’ – San Benito falls to Lewisville, misses state title game

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS AUSTIN – They were certainly happy to be here, but that doesn’t mean they’re not sad leaving. After a superb start, the San Benito Lady ’Hounds couldn’t withstand a bad inning as they ultimately fell to Lewisville 5-2 in their Class 5A state semifinal at Red & Charline McCombs …

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State-bound Lady ’Hounds make a statement for the Valley

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS LAREDO — This one was well worth the wait. Fifteen hours after walking off the field without playing an inning due to bad weather and forgetful umpires, the San Benito Lady ’Hounds gritted out a 4-1 win over Smithson Valley in their Region-IV 5A final at the Student …

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