Tag Archive: Bobcats

Jul 01 2016

Rio Hondo & San Benito Week 4 (7 on 7 Notes)

By Marina Wise Special to the News Rio Hondo Black and San Benito Purple wrapped up their fourth week of 7 on 7 on Thursday. With just two weeks left in their summer season, both squads are continuing to make the most of their games in terms of improving skills and team chemistry. San Benito …

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Mar 13 2015

Making History: Lady ‘Cats earn first ever playoff berth

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer [email protected] With the most successful regular season in school history behind them, the Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats soccer team find themselves in rewarding yet unfamiliar territory as they now start preparation for their first ever playoff birth. It was truly a dreamlike season for the young program and hopefully the start …

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Feb 17 2015

Lady Bobcats out to surpass successes of 2014 as new year begins

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO —When a team has a banner year like the Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats did last season, the first question which comes to mind is: “How will they follow it up?” The Lady Bobcats stormed through and won the 32-3A championship and won two playoff series, finishing …

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Dec 31 2014

Top sports stories of 2014

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS While there’s always plenty going on in the news world, the sports scene in the San Benito area certainly had its say in 2014. There were highs and lows, but all in all, it was a tremendous sports year in San Benito and beyond. Here are the area’s …

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Dec 24 2014

All-District and All-State Bobcats selected

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS Not many athletes can say they were named All-State. Even fewer get named to the first team—the best of the best for each classification. Rio Hondo junior Albert Magallanes joined the exclusive club on Tuesday when he was named to the Associated Press Sports Editors’ Class 4A All-State …

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Dec 09 2014

Rio Hondo Offensive lineman draws national attention

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO— Most coaches would love a team full of John Reyeses. The charismatic leader was a mainstay on the Rio Hondo Bobcat offensive line for three seasons and was highly regarded as one of the area’s top linemen. And although the Bobcats only had one Reyes, he …

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Nov 12 2014

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: Front lines of Bobcat defense keys tremendous unit into playoffs

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – Need proof of just how good of a defense the Rio Hondo Bobcats have this season? Look at the numbers: 172 yards allowed per game (tops in the Valley), 30 forced turnovers (including 22 fumbles) and nearly 80 sacks as a unit in 10 regular …

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Dec 17 2013

Rio Hondo basketball off to good start

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO — There’s no question that basketball is an important part of life in Deep River. A quick glance and the boys’ and girls’ hoops teams will affirm this. As the season nears the halfway point, the Bobcat boys and Lady Bobcat girls have each played spectacular …

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May 14 2013

Bobcats, Ladies close out stellar season, look to 2014

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer [email protected] RIO HONDO — With the 2012-2013 baseball and softball seasons coming to a close in Rio Hondo, recognition is due for both ballclubs. “I think the girls did very well,” said Head Softball Coach Brett Esparza of the bi-district qualifying Lady Bobcats. “We were very young this year. …

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Apr 30 2013

Cats face Grulla in bi-district round, Ladies bow out

Special to the NEWS RIO HONDO – The Rio Hondo baseball team will start its playoff run this weekend. The Bobcats (17-11) open a Class 3A bi-district best-of-three series against the Grulla Gators out of 31-3A with Game 1 set for Thursday night at 7 p.m. Game 2 will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday …

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