Tag: San Benito Greyhounds

Greyhound two-a-days kick off 2013 season

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS Footballs whizzed through the air, coaches barked instructions and 118 young men ran from drill to drill as the 2013 San Benito Greyhounds kicked off two-a-day workouts this week at Bobby Morrow Stadium. Along with another 60 freshmen working out at Veterans Memorial Academy, numbers are high and …

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Board to decide Gantt’s future in San Benito

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Spencer Gantt is looking to stay the San Benito Greyhounds Head Football Coach and Athletic Director for the foreseeable future, and he hopes the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees agrees on Tuesday. Board members will discuss extending Gantt’s contract, which expires March 2014, during closed session at a …

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185 STRONG: Underclassmen flood Greyhound football camp

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS If the numbers at the annual Greyhound underclassman football camp are any indication, the future looks bright for the purple and gold. About 185 incoming seventh, eighth and ninth graders hit the field at Bobby Morrow Stadium this week for the annual four-day camp put on by the …

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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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Greyhound season tickets on sale

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Tickets for the 2013 San Benito Greyhounds football season will remain on sale for current season ticket holders up until Thursday, July 18. From 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., tickets will be on sale at the main ticket booth at Bobby Morrow Stadium, located at 2025 La Palma …

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Greyhound linebacker Garza to play football in Iowa

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A San Benito High School graduate and one of two San Benito News Sportsmen of the Year has signed to play football at the collegiate level. Jamail Garza inked a letter of intent Thursday to play football at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, where he will be majoring …

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Greyhound Hoops Camp underway at SBHS

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The 10th Annual San Benito Greyhounds Boys Basketball Hoops Camp kicked off on Monday, June 17, at the SBHS Varsity Gym. Eddie Abrego is at the helm of his third season as Head Varsity Coach for the San Benito Greyhounds. With that comes the responsibility of ensuring that …

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Torres takes bronze at state wrestling meet

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito High School was well represented at the State Wrestling Meet in Austin over the weekend. Wrestling in the 128-pound weight class was Valeria Torres, who grappled against Angelique Davis of Katy Morton Ranch High School, defeating her in the second period by fall with a total …

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