Category Archive: Sports

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 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 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 26 2016

Revenge Never Tasted So Good: Hounds continue to roll, Stand at 4-0

By Luis Arreola III Special to the News “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” Although that is a direct quote from one of the greatest to ever coach the game of football, Vince Lombardi, It was the type of mindset that the San Benito Greyhounds played with Friday night. The Los Fresnos Falcons hosted …

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Sep 23 2016

FIGHTING FOR A DREAM: 2007 SBHS graduate notches first win in MMA debut

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] Some people can wait their entire lives before realizing their dreams. It took just two minutes and eight seconds for a dream to become reality for San Benito native Armando Villarreal. That’s how long it took for the 2007 San Benito graduate, and former baseball standout, to secure his …

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Sep 23 2016

Greyhounds face toughest test of the season with visit to Los Fresnos

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] We’re less than halfway through the football season and both San Benito and Los Fresnos are already preparing for arguably the toughest matchup of their seasons. The Falcons are coming off a tough loss, one in which they gave up the lead in the final minutes of the game. …

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Sep 14 2016

Junior receiver runs wild against memorial, earns Player of the Week honors

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] Last year, San Benito had one of their best quarterback/receiver duos in recent memory. Now that both of those players are gone, San Benito seems to have found the perfect replacements. While quarterback Erick Retta has been lighting up every team on the schedule so far, his favorite receiver …

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Sep 12 2016

‘Hounds breeze by Mustangs, remain undefeated

By Luis Arreloa III Special to the News   The San Benito Greyhounds hosted the McAllen Memorial Mustangs last Friday with revenge on their minds after falling short last year in a 63-44 thriller. This year, the outcome was different. San Benito’s daunting defense was nothing short-of-spectacular allowing the Mustangs to see the end-zone once. …

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Sep 09 2016

A Quick Breakdown: Mustangs vs. Greyhounds… San Benito seeks revenge

By Pete Banda Managing Editor Last year, the San Benito Greyhounds traveled to McAllen to finish off their non-district schedule against the Memorial Mustangs in a battle of unbeaten teams. From start to finish, that was one of the most exciting games of the season for both teams. The ’Hounds ultimately fell to the Mustangs …

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