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UNSTOPPABLE- Lady ‘Hounds blank Mcallen Memorial, sweep into regional quarters

By ARMANDO GARZA    SPECIAL to the NEWS A night after a hard-earned win at home, the San Benito Lady ’Hounds did it again Friday night, taking a 2-0 game over McAllen Memorial to sweep their Class 6A area round best-of-three series. San Benito (25-1) now will face either Laredo LBJ or Brownsville Veterans Memorial …

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Making History: Lady ‘Cats earn first ever playoff berth

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com With the most successful regular season in school history behind them, the Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats soccer team find themselves in rewarding yet unfamiliar territory as they now start preparation for their first ever playoff birth. It was truly a dreamlike season for the young program and hopefully the start …

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Pride Made the Difference for ’Hounds in 2014

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS It feels like yesterday that I walked into a semi-dark Bobby Morrow Stadium as the San Benito Greyhounds began their summer workouts at 6:30 a.m. on Aug. 11. I was the first reporter there to start the season and the last one to leave last Friday as the …

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END OF THE ROAD: ‘Hounds end successful season with playoff loss to Weslaco East

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS WESLACO—As the final seconds ticked away on a chilly Friday night at Bobby Lackey Stadium, the looks on the sideline said it all. To a man, the San Benito Greyhounds either had tears in their eyes, scowls on their faces or just stared off into the distance. Any …

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ON THE LINE: ‘Hounds go for outright title, momentum vs. Raiders

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS It doesn’t get any easier for the San Benito Greyhounds this week. With last week’s one-point disappointment at Harlingen South still fresh, the ’Hounds have to buckle up and finish the season strong in order to earn their coveted prize. The good news is San Benito controls its …

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WEEK 11 PREVIEW: Bobcats, Falcons in cruise control; await playoff opponents

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – While they might be disappointed about not getting a district title, the Rio Hondo Bobcats do have the playoffs to prepare for. Thanks to Friday’s win at Raymondville, the Bobcats (7-2, 3-1 in District 16-4A Division-II) got back on track and can keep the good …

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Lady ‘Hounds end season with 9-6 loss to Southwest

NEWS Staff Report KINGSVILLE — The way things were going early on Saturday, it looked like Lady Luck was a Lady ’Hound on Saturday afternoon. But unfortunately, she had other ideas and slipped on green and black instead. After San Benito’s sizzling, confident start that resulted in a 5-1 lead, San Antonio Southwest erupted for …

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DOWN BUT NOT OUT: 5 errors cost Lady ’Hounds Game 1 versus Southwest

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS KINGSVILLE – Every team is due for an off night, and unfortunately for the San Benito Lady ’Hounds, that night happened at the worst time. The Lady ’Hounds committed five errors and got off to an uncharacteristically slow start against San Antonio Southwest as the Lady Dragons claimed …

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FAMILIAR FOES: Lady ’Hounds no strangers to Sweet 16 opponents — Southwest

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Lady ’Hounds have advanced to the Sweet 16 in the playoffs, but in order to make it to the Elite Eight, they will first have to go through a tough San Antonio Southwest team this weekend. The Lady ’Hounds (27-4) are making their sixth trip …

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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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