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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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Sports Editor of the Hollister Free Lance, crazy for JC, health and workout fanatic.

Aurea Martin is golden on, off field

In Latin, the female name Aurea means golden. It’s turned out to be an appropriate name for Christopher High junior striker Aurea Martin, whose...

Aguilar knows what it’ll take to win state

Nic Aguilar knows what it’s like to have a state championship within his grasp—literally—only to have it slip away. In last year’s 113-pound title...

Christopher has what it takes to win MBL

The Christopher High girls soccer team showed plenty of promise in a 2016-2017 season that concluded with a 1-0 loss to eventual Central Coast...

Gilroy, Christopher in El Clasico

Whenever Gilroy High plays Christopher High—in any sport—it always carries a little more meaning. The boys soccer teams from the respective schools have extra...

Gumins elevate each other’s play

Brothers Drew and Mason Gumin agree on many things, but there’s one thing they disagree on—who wins when they play NBA 2K. “We’ve played hundreds...

Rodriguez up for NFL Prep Coach of the Year

When Jubenal Rodriguez received a call in mid-November that he was being nominated by the San Francisco 49ers as their NFL High School Coach...

Felix excels on mat, gridiron

As an undersized nose tackle and cornerback on this year’s Central Coast Section Division V championship-winning Gilroy High football team, Alex Felix could’ve been...

Jensens teach game of life

Dallas and Derek Jensen vividly remember the individual 1-on-1 times they had with their dad, Kort, from the time they were adolescents into their...

Ortega goes full throttle

Eric Ortega is known for never taking a play off, in practice or in the games. He’s the proverbial player who has a motor...

Dean Tognetti a pure playmaker

There have been times this season when Dean Tognetti felt like he couldn’t miss. The Christopher High senior combo guard has already amassed three...

Latest news

Miller Avenue closure scheduled Aug. 27

Miller Avenue will be closed Aug. 27 and possibly Aug. 28 as part of the 10th street extension project. The closure will...

Features

Gilroy Rodeo tickets on sale

Now that the Garlic Festival has come and gone, it's about time for Gilroy's next weekend event. The Gilroy Rodeo is returning after a...