Tag: San Benito High School

CONSIDER THIS: Living and graduating without regret

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com When I was 18, my top priority was getting a part-time job so I could save up enough money to purchase the entire Led Zeppelin, Beatles and U2 discographies. This was life. Nothing interrupted me from obtaining this goal. And so after graduating from San Benito High School (Class …

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GRAMMY WORTHY: Award-winning producer an SBHS grad

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Another one of San Benito’s own has won a golden statue. Sergio Gonzalez, 33, a 1998 graduate of San Benito High School, brought home a Latin Grammy Award for his production on the album “25 Concierto Conmemorativo,” a live Spanish-Language Christian album by world-renowned recording artist Marcos Witt. …

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ON PAR WITH GREATNESS: Sophomore golfer a two-time regional qualifier

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS For Emma Valle, the past year has been all about becoming a better golfer. Already a regional qualifier last year as a freshman, Valle said she had to focus on her game to get where she wanted to be in her sophomore season. And if her latest accomplishment …

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THE ROOKIE: Teacher advances to national taekwondo tourney at age 65

By RAY QUIROGA & MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ San Benito News Tom Kuhn, a mild-mannered San Benito High School AP chemistry teacher by day, is a ferocious martial artist by night – or at least ferocious enough to advance to the 2013 Taekwondo National Championships. Oh yeah, and the 65-year-old taekwondo rookie did it by beating opponents …

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Rodriguez to play football at TLU

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Enrique Rodriguez, a three-year varsity starter for the San Benito Greyhounds football team, has signed to play football for the Texas Lutheran University Bulldogs in Seguin. “He’s one of those guys who was a freshman when I got here, and he’s gone all the way through the program,” …

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BACK TO BACK: SBHS scores second consecutive state chess title

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com They did it again. The San Benito High School chess team secured a state championship for the second straight year at last weekend’s state chess tournament in McAllen. Many other local campuses also qualified for the National Chess Tournaments scheduled in Tennessee next month. SBHS took last year’s …

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