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Monday, January 21, 2019

Emanuel Lee

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

Cates a tour de force in the water

Despite not having a swimming background, Erika Cates tried out for the water polo team in her freshman year. When Cates made that decision,...

Christopher, Gilroy athletes shine in MBL Finals

Marcela Mantilla couldn’t stop hopping up and down. The Gilroy High sophomore had just won the 100-meter hurdles race in a personal-record (PR) 15.87...

Gavilan coach, players pull double duty

It was double duty for two Gavilan college athletes and one coach during the spring sports season. Kevin Kramer coached the Rams softball team...

Christopher, Gilroy earn swim titles

For the ninth consecutive year and the 13th time overall, the Christopher High girls swimming team earned a Monterey Bay League title. The Cougars...

Mustangs’ Kapinkan gets the job done

Thanachai “Job” Kapinkan can’t wait for the Blossom Valley League Division Finals. The Gilroy High senior and foreign exchange student from Thailand entered the...

Haley Berube a player of high character

When Haley Berube took an official visit to the University of Mary in North Dakota in January, the Christopher High senior knew it was...

Cormier starts new Gilroy wrestling era

The Gilroy High wrestling program—one of the great prep sports dynasties in California—received a jolt of star power when Gilroy resident Daniel Cormier was...

Christopher lacrosse program on the rise

The Christopher High lacrosse team is in the midst of having its best season in program history. Coach Mike Henry has helped build a...

Benavides realizing immense potential

One moment, Alex Benavides was baffling the Monterey hitters with a wicked slider. The next moment, the Gilroy High senior was making a nifty...

Christopher pitchers come up aces

Armed with a three-man rotation that is right up there with the best in the Monterey Bay League’s Gabilan Division, the Christopher High baseball...