Tag Archive: band

Oct 21 2014

WEB GALLERY: 2014 Pigskin Jubilee in Photos

(Photos by Karen Tijerina) The San Benito High School Mighty Greyhound Marching Band earned a Division 1 rating at the annual Pigskin Jubilee on Saturday, Oct. 18, and now prepares for Area competition in San Antonio on Saturday, Oct. 25. Pictured are scenes from Pigskin, including the Los Fresnos and Harlingen marching bands. Tweet

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Oct 21 2014

READY FOR AREA: Greyhound Marching Band unfazed by grueling week of performances, competition

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer [email protected] The San Benito High School Mighty Greyhound Marching Band plans to be at its mightiest on Saturday, Oct. 25, when Area competition will kick off at Gustafson Stadium in San Antonio. The band earned the trip after securing a Division 1 rating at the Pigskin Jubilee in San Benito on …

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Oct 15 2014

IT’S PIGSKIN TIME: Mighty Greyhound Band plans to ‘set the bar’ at annual marching competition

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer [email protected] The San Benito High School Mighty Greyhound Marching Band is competing at the annual Pigskin Jubilee Saturday, Oct. 18, as the program’s first step toward repeating 2012’s magical state-qualifying achievement. At Pigskin, Valley marching bands compete for a Division 1 rating in order to qualify for Area competition. For San …

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Apr 30 2013

Weather may prompt venue change for Estudiantina

NEWS Staff Report In the event of inclement weather conditions, the Estudiantina Guadalupana Potosina performance scheduled for Friday at the Heavin Memorial Park amphitheater may be changed to the San Benito High School cafeteria. Set for a 6-7 p.m. time slot, the show will apparently go on for the band of Mexican students from San …

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Apr 12 2013

SCATTERBRAINED: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer [email protected] DISCLAIMER: This column was written in haste. Please disregard any and all grammatical errors which seem to sneak past the editorial and onto print. We blame gremlins. The Sixth Annual RGV Autism Awareness Walk/5K was held on Friday evening at the Heavin Resaca Trail, and I was assigned …

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Feb 22 2013

RH band members earn All-State spots

Special to the NEWS Three students from Rio Hondo High School competed for a spot in the ATSSB All-State Band and came out on top, beating hundreds of high school students who auditioned within their respected instruments. Among these students were Pedro Tovar, Jr. on tuba, and Jose Vasquez on trumpet. Joshua Ysaguirre, who plays …

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Feb 08 2013

Middle schoolers make All-Region Band

NEWS Staff Report DONNA – Nine local middle school students represented San Benito at the 2012-13 Texas Music Educators Association All-Region 28 Band clinic and concert on Jan. 25-26. Tryouts for the prestigious band were held on Jan. 19 at Rivera High School in Brownsville. From over 800 young musicians vying for spots in the …

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