Tag Archive: San Benito

Mar 09 2017

Unstoppable: Junior Powerlifter ready to shatter State records after breezing through Regionals in record fashion

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] Over the past decade or so, the San Benito athletic program has become one of the most well-rounded and consistent in all of South Texas. While the Greyhounds have excelled in major sports like football, softball, and track and field, one of their most dominant athletes has flown mostly …

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Feb 16 2017

A STRONG tradition of dominance: Nearly entire girls Powerlifting team set to qualify for Regionals

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] While the football and softball teams grab all the headlines when it comes to San Benito sports, there is another quiet dynasty building inside the halls of SBHS. With one more meet to go, the San Benito Girls Powerlifting team has already qualified two girls for the Regional competition, …

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Feb 06 2017

Mud and Drag Racing to start up before Spring Break

Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] Almost nine months from initially presenting the idea to the San Benito City Commission, it looks like South Texas Raceway is finally about to get started up. The mud and drag racing track is fully equipped and ready to go, with the exception of a few extra bleachers and minor …

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Jan 12 2017

Solving the water dilemma in the Resaca City

By Pete Banda Managing Editor [email protected] Although the debacle has ended, the stress and worries that were brought to light by the recent malfunction of water plant 1 in San Benito still persist. As with most major issues, there are more questions than answers floating around, but it seems city officials have been impacted enough …

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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 25 2016

Harlingen vs San Benito Featured in 2016 Great American Rivalry Series

Special to the News – The Great American Rivalry Series is proud to be featuring the annual battle between the Harlingen Cardinals and the San Benito Greyhounds in the Rivalry Series’ twelfth weekend of games for 2016. In their 2015 meeting the Greyhounds defeated the Cardinals 22-21. This year the game is presented by the …

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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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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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