Hounds dominate on homecoming night, two wins away from clinching playoff spot

By Luis Arreola III Special to the News   In a game where the outcome seemed to be determined as soon as the first quarter kicked off, literally, the Greyhounds once again steamrolled their way into the win column.  San Benito hosted the Brownsville Rivera Raiders at Bobby Morrow Stadium on Friday, October 7, in …

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Born to Dance: 2016 SBHS grad joins Vipers dance team

By PETE BANDA Managing editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com Back in May, Marissa Nicole Maldonado made waves in San Benito when she became a semi-finalist for a spot on the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. Although she ultimately fell short of her lifelong dream, Maldonado vowed that she would not give up and insisted she would be back the following …

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Greyhound Band earns 9th straight Division 1 ranking on stormy night at Bobby Morrow Stadium

By MONICA FONSECA   Special to the NEWS A torrential down pour blanketed Bobby Morrow field during the Pigskin Jubilee this past Saturday night, but that didn’t necessarily put a damper on things. The rain marched in heavily, canceling the ceremonial presentation, but not before the Mighty Greyhound Band was able to pull off a …

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Fred Booth Elementary School: Wednesday, Aug.12th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. No registration from 12:00 P.M.-1:00 P.M. Campus officials will also hold an evening registration on Thursday, August 20 from …

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SBHS announces top 2 students

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer  Reporter@sbnewspaper.com When she was in the 8th grade, Laura Camille Cordova was informed that she was at the top of the student rankings for her class. It was a spot she would hold on to for the next four years. “I didn’t think I was smart enough to be the top …

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SBHS Alumni making a name for himself

By PETE BANDA  Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com He’s been on the Dean’s list 3 times at Texas State University, was Mr. Bobcat 2012, and is the current Head Cheerleader at Texas State, and a recipient of the 2015 Libero of the Year award for the Southern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association. Jonathan Ray Garcia has built up a rather …

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SBHS student selected to prestigious program

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com While most students will be enjoying their summer vacation with family trips, barbeques, or just sleeping in, Jeniffer Torres will be experiencing the opportunity of a lifetime at Princeton University. With millions of High School Juniors vying for an annual selection as a Leadership Enterprise for Diverse America (LEDA) Scholar, …

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1st annual STEM day held at SBHS

By Pete Banda Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com Drones, robots, and gadgets were on full display for students Wednesday, making the San Benito High school gym look like the set to a new sci-fi movie. The presentation was for the first annual Gear-Up Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) day, showing students the different aspects and opportunities of …

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SBHS alumni speak to students on success

By JACOB LOPEZ  Editor Editor@sbnewspaper.com Four successful San Benito High School alumni spoke at a special career day presentation on Monday afternoon. Talking to a room full of juniors and seniors, the four explained their backgrounds in law, medicine and education. Dr. Ricardo Garcia Jr., DO, showed students that success is within their grasp. Dr. Garcia, …

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MAT-TASTIC: Lady Hound girls wrestling on a tear once again

By ARMANDO GARZA  Special to the NEWS SAN BENITO — The tradition continues. In what’s become a yearly occurrence, the San Benito girls wrestling team is again recording successes every time they hit the mats. This year’s girls have already captured second-place finishes at two meets and are expected to be near the top of …

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