Oct 24 2016

Hounds clinch playoff spot with beatdown of Hanna

By Luis Arreola III Special to the News     There’s something electrifying about this year’s Greyhounds. The fans seem to notice it. The players definitely notice it. With each passing game, San Benito inches closer to their first undefeated regular season in over a decade. The San Benito Greyhounds hosted the Brownsville Hanna Eagles …

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Oct 19 2016

Top of her class: 20-year-old Los Fresnos native is youngest certified k-9 handler in the nation

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] While other 20-year-olds are still deciding what their future will look like, Los Fresnos native Samantha Neri has been taking steps towards her future for years and is already the youngest person in the nation to do what she does. Neri is the youngest certified K-9 handler in all …

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Oct 18 2016

Ministers of Defense: Greyhounds defense getting the job done

By Luis Arreola Special to the NEWS The state of Texas is universally known for its hard-nose football teams, with San Benito quickly establishing themselves as a premier program in all of South Texas. Their record in the 32-6A division, otherwise known as “the Meatgrinder,” stands at an impressive 6-0, with their district record standing …

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Oct 17 2016

‘Hounds inch closer to playoff spot with 28-0 thrashing of Hawks

By Luis Arreola III Special to the NEWS Defense wins championships. It’s the type of mentality that every team lives by; some more than others. Simply, defense not only wins games, it wins championships. “Since we’ve been here we’ve told them defense wins championships,” said Head Coach Dan Gomez. That thought process was on full …

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Oct 10 2016

Victim in fatal crash identified as 29-year-old Brownsville man

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] *Update* ***************************************************************************** The victim in a one vehicle crash from Monday afternoon has been identified as 29-year-old Jason Garcia, a Brownsville resident. Garcia leaves behind two young children. ******************************************************************************* According to San Benito Police Chief Michael Galvan, a major car crash in San Benito has left one dead and has …

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Oct 08 2016

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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Oct 06 2016

From Hospitals to Hollywood: After beating cancer, San Benito native makes television debut with stint on American Horror Story

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] Imagine being told your 6-year-old son wouldn’t make it another 48 hours because of a fast growing tumor in his stomach. Now imagine eleven years later, you’re seeing that same son on one of the most popular television shows in America. That’s exactly what happened to San Benito native …

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Oct 04 2016

When Disaster Strikes: Family loses everything in house fire, asks for community help

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] It started off like any other day for the Sandoval family. Rebecca, a mother of five children, was making hamburgers on the stove after a morning of painting outside. It was a knock on the door from a neighboring child that turned their world upside down. “The kid was …

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Oct 03 2016

Hounds keep streak alive, win 10th straight regular season game

By LUIS ARREOLA SPECIAL TO THE NEWS   In what is becoming somewhat of a weekly ritual, the San Benito Greyhounds took down another top contender in the region to remain undefeated on the season. The Greyhounds hosted the Weslaco East Wildcats at Bobby Morrow Stadium Friday, in what was an action-packed game from beginning …

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Sep 28 2016

Santa Rosa man arrested after stabbing wife 17 times

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected]   A domestic disturbance call at approximately 8:30 this morning led to officers with the Santa Rosa Police Department arresting a man for Aggravated Assault with a deadly weapon. After reportedly finding Francisco Hinojosa in a shirt covered with blood, officers responded to calls for help from the wife, …

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