Tag Archive: San Benito Greyhounds

Dec 23 2015

Baseball team raises toys for local family in need

By PETE BANDA      Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Although the first pitch of the season might still be two months away, that didn’t stop the San Benito Greyhound baseball program from coming together as a team recently. For the fourth consecutive year, the team, along with San Benito CISD School Board President Anna Cruz, helped …

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Aug 20 2015

PTSD- Post Traumatic Sports Disorder (The importance of youth sports in poverty stricken areas)

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ  Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com (San Benito, Tx)- Outside a local corner store in an area known as “La Palma,”  sat a young, fairly tall man crouched over with his elbows on his knees.  His eyes deadlocked on a fence across the street, almost as if he was hypnotized by what seemed to be …

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Apr 08 2015

Web Exclusive: Baseball, softball Hounds earn big victories Tuesday

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS Usually if you’re not successful the first time around, the second time is a whole lot better. The San Benito Greyhounds can attest to this. The ’Hounds pounded out a whopping 20 hits as a team as they clubbed Brownsville Hanna 12-3 on Tuesday night at Greyhound Park. …

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Dec 16 2014

Annual football banquet observes Greyhounds’ accomplishments

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS The year 2014 will be known as the season when the San Benito Greyhounds put themselves back on the football map. Under new coach Dan Gomez, the ‘Hounds doubled last season’s win total, claimed a share of the 32-6A district championship and made the playoffs for the first …

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Nov 18 2014

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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Nov 15 2014

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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Nov 08 2014

SLIPPED AWAY: ’Hounds fall to Rivera; tied for District 32-6A crown

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS At the end of the night, they’re still district champions…just not the way they would’ve liked. On a cold, drizzly evening, the San Benito Greyhounds were plagued by four turnovers in the first quarter alone, eventually clawed even, but fell short to surging Brownsville Rivera 42-35 on Friday …

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Nov 04 2014

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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Nov 01 2014

NOT SO FAST: ‘Hounds stunned by Hawks, can clinch crown vs. Rivera next week

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS HARLINGEN — No worries, there won’t be any Halloween-type references here. No tricks, treats, pumpkins, spooky ghosts or the like. But early on Friday night, something just didn’t seem right with the San Benito Greyhounds. And because of it, Harlingen South earned a huge win. Plagued by four …

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Oct 28 2014

TITLE TILT: ’Hounds can claim 32-6A crown with victory over South

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS HARLINGEN — When their journey began last spring and continued over the summer, almost no one gave the San Benito Greyhounds a chance at any real success this season. However, the players believed. So did the coaches. And now, they’re on the cusp of greatness. For the ’Hounds …

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