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WEEK ONE ROUNDUP: Bobcats win second; Bears upset Falcons

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By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO — They haven’t been easy, but they’ve been wins. And the Rio Hondo Bobcats are still perfect on the young season. On an evening when the defense was superb all night, the Cats held off Class 4A La Joya Juarez-Lincoln for a 19-13 non-district win on …

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GAMES OF THE WEEK: ’Hounds, Cards set for 84th meeting; Cats at home vs. Huskies

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com HARLINGEN – Week zero of the 2013 Texas High School Football Season is officially in the books, and teams all over the state are now moving forward toward another chance to compete under the Friday night lights. Coming off a sobering loss to the Los Fresnos Falcons Friday …

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WEEK ZERO REPORT: Bobcats top Warriors; Cards fall to S.A. Johnson

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Special to the NEWS SANTA ROSA — There’s no better way to start the season than with a hard-earned victory. And the Rio Hondo Bobcats got just that. Behind early, the Cats roared back and scored a solid 26-16 win on the road over Santa Rosa in their non-district season opener. Want the whole story? …

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’Hounds to face Falcons; Santa Rosa hosts Cats

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Greyhounds are ready to battle the Los Fresnos Falcons in what was once bitter meeting between neighboring communities that has now become a competitive bout between two respected programs. But for Greyhounds Athletic Director and head football coach Spencer Gantt, it’s just business as usual. …

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CONSIDER THIS: Valley Football — Something to root for

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The time was summer 2005, and the Rio Hondo Bobcats—then considered cellar dwellers in District 32-3A—prepared to prove what they already knew: They were champions. Of course, it was a bit difficult for Rio Grande Valley football pundits to take the Cats seriously. Consider that Rio Hondo was well-known …

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Bobcats back at practice

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – After four days of two-a-day workouts, the Rio Hondo Bobcats got a nice reward on Friday: They got to wear full pads. Friday was the first day teams could don full gear at practice and the ’Cats went through another spirited workout in preparations for …

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Bobcats begin practice Monday

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By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – For most high school football teams in Texas, the time is just about here. Squads that did not hold spring practices can open their preseason workouts Monday as the 2013 high school football season opens up across the state. Locally, only the Rio Hondo Bobcats …

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MAKING A COMEBACK: Puga returns from season-ending injury in big way

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – Last October, everyone thought Juan Puga was finished playing football. The Rio Hondo senior quarterback tore the anterior crucial ligament in his right knee in a game against La Feria. He did not play again and could only stand on the sidelines and watch. But …

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