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WEEK 7 PREVIEW: Bobcats return against West Oso; Falcs fly into Boggus to face South

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS CORPUS CHRISTI – After a week off to recharge and focus, the Rio Hondo Bobcats are ready to embark on their District 16-4A Division-II journey this week. The Cats (4-1 overall) get a good test Friday as they travel to the Coastal Bend to take on West Oso …

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Bobcats, Garate brutalize Gators in rushing onslaught

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO — Marco Garate seems to have this 200-yard rushing thing down pat. And he’s showing no signs of slowing down, either. The Rio Hondo running back turned in his second-straight game over two bills, rumbling for 247 yards and two touchdowns as the Bobcats cruised past …

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WEEK 5 PREVIEW: Cats to host winless Gators; Falcs plan to put away Lopez; South Hawks, Cards take on Veterans, Rivera

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO — While their defense has been plenty to write about, the Rio Hondo Bobcats’ offense isn’t too far behind. Especially after last week. In their Saturday night game at Hidalgo, the Bobcats cranked out 506 total yards in their 48-20 thrashing of the Pirates, including an …

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WEEK 4 PREVIEW: Bobcats primed to rebound in Hidalgo; Cards seek first win against Weslaco

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS After hanging tough in a loss against a good Sinton Pirates team last week, the Rio Hondo Bobcats saw some positives. Trailing just 14-7 at halftime, the Bobcats eventually fell to the Pirates 35-7. Sinton went all the way to the state semifinals last year and is always …

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FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Five reasons to be excited for the ’Hounds

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS As they take the week off to get ready for district next week, there are reasons for optimism concerning the San Benito Greyhounds despite their 1-2 record. The ’Hounds stand at 1-2 after losses to two of the Valley’s more talented squads, Weslaco East and McAllen Memorial. Here …

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WEEK 3 ROUNDUP: ’Hounds show heart in Stangs loss; Cats fall to Sinton; Falcons win in dramatic fashion… again

  By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS One thing that can’t be coached is heart. Faced with a bruising McAllen Memorial running game, three weather-related delays and a 22-point halftime deficit, the San Benito Greyhounds could’ve packed it in and looked ahead to their open date next week. Not this team. For the second …

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WEEK 2 PREVIEW: Falcons, Jackets look for first win; Cats home vs. Juarez-Lincoln; Vela comes knocking against Hawks; Cards ready for Reagan

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS LOS FRESNOS – Surely, the sting hasn’t subsided completely. For the Los Fresnos Falcons, letting a 19-point lead slip away, which resulted in a crushing 22-19 loss last Friday against Edinburg North, can either break them or show just what kind of men they are. The Falcons have …

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WEEK 1 ROUNDUP: Bobcats make statement; Cougars outlast Falcons; Hawks upset Weslaco

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – That Rio Hondo Bobcat defense? Yeah, statement made. The Bobcats used their tenacious defense to swarm all over Santa Rosa, and the result was an impressive 35-0 shutout win in the season opener for both teams on Friday night at Bobcat Stadium. Rio Hondo’s stoppers …

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WEEK 1 PREVIEW: Bobcats to host Warriors; Falcons, Cougars to clash; Hawks hit road for Panthers matchup

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – A fair prediction can be made for Friday night at Bobcat Stadium: There will plenty of black and gold on both sides. Last year’s 16-2A Division-I champion Santa Rosa makes the trip down Highway 106 to take on Rio Hondo in a non-district opener for …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bobcats dominant in St. Joseph scrimmage

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – One team was consistent on offense, tenacious on defense and possessed a genuine swagger. The other, not so much. In what was a terrific first dress rehearsal, Rio Hondo for the most part dominated a youthful Brownsville St. Joseph team as the Bobcats cruised over …

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