Tag: San Benito News

WELCOME BACK- Lady ‘Hounds thrash former coach’s team 9-2

By PETE BANDA   Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com In one of the most hyped up games of the year, the San Benito Lady ’Hounds welcomed their former longtime coach back to the field Tuesday night in true Lady ’Hounds fashion with a thrashing a 9-2 victory over his new squad- the Harlingen South Lady Hawks. With …

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25-year old woman killed in morning accident off FM 2520

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ  Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com An accident involving a tractor trailer claimed the life of a 25-year old woman this morning off FM 2520 and Espinosa Road. According to DPS Spokesperson Johnny Hernandez, the woman was a passenger in a SUV that collided with the tractor trailer at approximately 8:12 a.m. this morning.  A …

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#EXCLUSIVE Update: Hit-and-Run victim identified

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ   Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com Police have identified the 36-year old male victim in a Wednesday morning hit-and-run fatality as David Ortiz Rosales of San Benito. The auto-pedestrian accident occurred off of FM 2520, just north of FM 675 in San Benito. Anyone with information is asked to call DPS at 956-565-7600. Tweet

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‘Madelyn Victoria’ named final Tamale Contest judge

By PETE BANDA     Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com It’s official! The third and final judge for the San Benito News “Best Tamales in Town” contest has been chosen. San Benito’s own Madelyn Victoria Vallejo, a 2009 graduate of San Benito High School, will complete the panel of three judges who will choose the winner of …

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END OF THE ROAD- ‘Hounds dream season ends with 41-15 loss

By PETE BANDA     Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com KINGSVILLE — “There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story.” After their 41-15 loss to Schertz Clemens on Friday night, those words could not ring more true concerning the San Benito Greyhounds’ season. Against a Clemens team that had more size …

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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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SWALLOW YOUR PRIDE- Why Christopher Gallegos’ death is a tragedy for us all

By STEVEN RAY HERNANDEZ   Gandhi once said,” I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.” Unfortunately, this community realized that this past week when it lost a young soul, 19-year old Christopher Gallegos who was stabbed at a graduation party …

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San Benito News names Jacob Lopez as editor

NEWS Staff Report The San Benito News has named Jacob Lopez as editor. Lopez is a journalist with seven years experience in covering local Valley news, technology and the electronic entertainment industry. In the past, Lopez has written for the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, the Padre Parade and the McAllen Monitor’s entertainment page. In addition …

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Frutoso Gomez signs on to judge annual SB News tamale contest

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Special to the NEWS There will be tamales for everyone at the sixth annual San Benito News “Best Tamales in Town” Contest! Well, there will at least be enough for our distinguished panel of judges, one of whom is none other than Frutoso “Fruty” Gomez Jr., Chief Appraiser for the Cameron …

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CONSIDER THIS: The Challenges Our Leaders Face

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Ready or not, change has come to San Benito. It’s evident in new leadership present within every major public institution that serves the city, from municipal government to the school district. Challenges, however, are in overabundance while public distrust and unrest remain prevalent. Such is the case with every …

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