Tag: San Benito High School

CONSIDER THIS: The Lost and Found

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Eighteen-year-old Liliana Polanco lost her class ring earlier this year; it was a dainty piece of jewelry that usually adorned her left ring finger, where she planned for it to remain as a keepsake that would serve to remind her of life at San Benito High School. The SBHS …

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SBHS valedictorian, salutatorian credit life lessons, family support in academic achievements

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com San Benito High School seniors Andrea Rose Mosqueda and Marleny Sanchez began the year as friends, but it’s how they’ll end it that may be the more memorable occurrence for the two scholars. Mosqueda and Sanchez will graduate on Friday as SBHS valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, to culminate their …

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Criminal justice teacher arrested for pointing gun at husband

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com A San Benito High School criminal justice teacher was recently arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at her husband, an incident that authorities said occurred in front of the couple’s children. Brownsville Police Department Public Information Officer J.J. Treviño said it was on Thursday, May 29 that 38-year-old Lizette …

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Flores takes first at nationals; SBCISD chess teams excel

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito CISD Afterschool Program has once again exhibited a strong showing at the National Chess Tournaments, including one individual who earned a first place rating. Frank Roberts Elementary, Rangerville Elementary, Fred Booth Elementary, Ed Downs Elementary, Dr. Garza Elementary and Dr. Cash Elementary competed at the …

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SPORTSMEN OF THE YEAR: Jasso, Mireles awarded annual athletic recognition

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com You’ve undoubtedly heard their names around town or read about their numerous athletic accomplishments in local publications; they’ve been leaders in the locker room as well as in the classroom. These are the characteristics shared by San Benito High school seniors Nathan Mireles and Amber Jasso, who were …

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Rodriguez signs intent to attend Garden City

By PETE BANDA Special to the NEWS Since becoming part of the Lady Greyhound track team, Kristen Marie Rodriguez has been nothing short of spectacular, and after this past Wednesday, she will be continuing her outstanding athletic career at Garden City College in Kansas. During her senior season at San Benito High School, Rodriguez, 18, turned …

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Soccer standouts bound for Wiley College

By PETE BANDA Special to the NEWS After three years of teaming on the Greyhound varsity soccer squad, San Benito High School seniors Fernando Sanchez and Adrian Estrada will now take their talents to Wiley College in Waco after accepting scholarship offers on Tuesday afternoon. The teammates are the first two to accept scholarships after seeing …

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HIGHLY MOTIVATED: Love of literature drives Mosqueda to score accolades, SBN honor

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito High School student Andrea Mosqueda, 18, has always had an interest in words – interest that’s traced as far back as before birth, when her mother read to Mosqueda while she was still in the womb. It’s Mosqueda’s enthusiasm that she attributes many of her accomplishments …

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Band director announces retirement

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito High School Head Band Director Wilberto “Willie” Perez announced his retirement Thursday, thus culminating a seven-year career with the school district highlighted by a 2012 state-qualifying marching season – the first in SBHS history. San Benito CISD Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ismael Cantu confirmed that …

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SOCCER PLAYOFFS: ’Hounds fall to Falcons

The San Benito High School varsity soccer team fell in the first round of the playoffs Thursday at Bobby Morrow Stadium. The Greyhounds lost to the Los Fresnos Falcons by a score of 2-0.

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