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Feb 17 2015

SBHS alumni speak to students on success

By JACOB LOPEZ  Editor [email protected] Four successful San Benito High School alumni spoke at a special career day presentation on Monday afternoon. Talking to a room full of juniors and seniors, the four explained their backgrounds in law, medicine and education. Dr. Ricardo Garcia Jr., DO, showed students that success is within their grasp. Dr. Garcia, …

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Nov 12 2014

New hoops coach has big plans for Lady ’Hounds

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer [email protected] Abel Moreno Jr., the new coach for the Lady Greyhounds varsity basketball team at San Benito High School, has high hopes for the girls. Previously, Moreno was at Brownsville Rivera for six years before replacing Clarisse Arredondo as the Lady ’Hounds hoops coach. Prior to that, Moreno spent time at …

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Oct 28 2014

WEB GALLERY: 2014 SBHS Homecoming Royalty

(Photos by T.J. Tijerina) San Benito High School’s 2014 Homecoming festivities culminated Friday, Oct. 24, with the court presentation and coronation during halftime of the Greyhounds’ game against Brownsville Lopez at Bobby Morrow Stadium. Shown are various scenes from of the SBHS Homecoming Royalty. Below are the results of the coronation. FRESHMEN: Winners – Emily …

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Oct 25 2014

WEB GALLERY: SBHS Homecoming in Photos

(Staff photos by Jacob Lopez and Claudia Felici) Several scenes from Thursday’s San Benito High School Homecoming Parade downtown Sam Houston Boulevard and Lighting of the SB at old Greyhound Stadium are shown. Tweet

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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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Oct 10 2014

Band earns accolades ahead of Pigskin

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer [email protected] The San Benito High School Mighty Greyhound Marching Band recently placed third overall at the Vista Ridge Marching Festival in Austin on Saturday, Oct. 4. The band placed second in the 6A division and third overall in the preliminaries contest, according to San Benito High School Band Director Mark Perea. …

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Oct 04 2014

SBHS’s Flamenco Ensemble to perform at ceremony

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer [email protected] The San Benito High School Flamenco Ensemble is slated to perform at the Freddy Fender Humanitarian Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 9. “We are very happy,” Flamenco Ensemble Director Jorge Mascorro said of his students. Speaking in Spanish, Mascorro noted, “They considered them [the band] and invited us. Every year, …

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Aug 15 2014

ONWARD MARCH: Greyhound Band aims for another state year

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Staff Writer [email protected] While many of the rest of us have been enjoying our hot summer days at the beach or with friends, members of the San Benito High School Greyhound Band have been practicing 14-hour days in hopes of securing their place at the state competition this year. Of their …

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Jun 17 2014

HEAD OF THE BAND: Perea named new director for Greyhound Marching Band

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer [email protected] In a community that’s long expressed pride in its high school marching band, many questions were raised when Head Band Director Wilberto “Willie” Perez recently announced his retirement from San Benito High School. Those questions have been answered by Mark Perea, who has been named Perez’ successor and …

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Jun 06 2014

THE ‘CLASS’ OF 2014: SBHS seniors share remarkable experiences at graduation ceremony

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor [email protected] Hector B. De La Garza said it best on Friday night: “It’s one small step for mankind but one giant leap for the rest of us.” De La Garza, 17, was referring to the San Benito High School Class of 2014 graduation ceremony representing more than an annual affair …

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