Tag Archive: Dan Gomez

Jan 06 2017

The Guru behind the glasses: After just three years, Gomez has turned SB into the premier athletic department in the Valley

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] You can see the pride in his eyes as he speaks about the program he took control of nearly three full years ago – of course, that’s assuming you’re able to catch him without his trusty sunglasses. Either way, there is no denying that Greyhound Head Coach and Athletic …

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Oct 17 2014

CONSIDER THIS: Let’s get over these ‘Battle’ scars already

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] I don’t want to live in a world where Manny Gomez has to apologize for his intensity, or where it becomes front page news for that matter. After reading a story published in another local newspaper on Friday about coaches from San Benito and Harlingen atoning for remarks that …

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Aug 30 2014

KABOOM! ’Hounds explode in 53-7 shellacking of Edinburg

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS The San Benito Greyhounds didn’t exactly start the season with a bang. KABOOM! was more like it. After a 40-minute delay due to lightning in the area, the ’Hounds used big plays on special teams and a marvelous night from senior running back Gabriel Vasquez to pummel Edinburg …

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Aug 21 2014

UPDATED: Greyhounds return to action Friday morning; community pep rally tonight

By ANGELICA CHAVEZ Special to the NEWS Dan Gomez is the type of fellow who says what’s on his mind. So when asked about what fans could expect of the 2014 edition of the San Benito Greyhounds, the first-year head coach spoke plainly. “We expect them to hit someone,” Gomez exclaimed. That’s right. It is yet …

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Aug 19 2014

MEET THESE ‘HOUNDS: Community pep rally, scrimmage kick off 2014 season

By ANGELICA CHAVEZ Special to the NEWS Dan Gomez is the type of fellow who says what’s on his mind. So when asked about what fans could expect of the 2014 edition of the San Benito Greyhounds, the first-year head coach spoke plainly. “We expect them to hit someone,” Gomez exclaimed. That’s right. It is yet …

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Aug 12 2014

Gomez introduces ‘War Dog’ mentality at first practices

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the NEWS Anxious to get the season under way, the 2014 San Benito Greyhounds already beat their first opponent: the sun. In total, 126 varsity and junior varsity players were on the turf at 6:30 a.m. for the first group practices of the summer under new ’Hounds coach Dan Gomez …

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May 28 2014

Inter-squad spring game moved to Wednesday evening

NEWS Staff Report There’s been a change of plans. The time in which the San Benito Greyhounds will play an inter-squad spring training football game has changed from 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 28 to 4 p.m. the same day for the freshmen team and 5 p.m. for the varsity and JV. The games will be …

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May 23 2014

Greyhounds to end spring training with inter-squad game

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer [email protected] The San Benito Greyhounds will conclude their spring training with a football game at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 28 at Bobby Morrow Stadium. “It’s just going to be inter-squad between the kids,” said Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Dan Gomez. “Basically, it’s just a highlighted practice.” Gomez …

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May 06 2014

Gomez: ’Hounds look ‘motivated’ during Spring training

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] New coach, new coordinators, new start – and with these came excitement in the air on Monday when the San Benito Greyhounds football team took the field at Bobby Morrow Stadium for the start of Spring training. “We had good numbers out there,” said first-year head football coach Dan …

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Mar 18 2014

Good to be a Greyhound: Gomez era begins in SB with new vision

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] It feels good being a Greyhound. That’s the sentiment San Benito’s new head football coach and athletic director Dan Gomez shared Tuesday just 24 hours into his new gig as the Greyhounds’ fearless leader. His first order of business on Monday afternoon was to introduce himself to the student …

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