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Monday, February 19, 2018
Nearly $7 million in upgrades to the outdoor athletic facilities at Gavilan College are in full swing. The end result will put the local community college in a league of its own. The multi-faceted project, which provides a complete overhaul...
The Gilroy High boys basketball team recently won back-to-back games against Watsonville High and Christopher High, marking the team’s first winning streak in two years. It speaks to the continued improvement of the program, bringing optimism to a squad...
The Pacific Point Christian School girls basketball team has a grand total of five players on its roster. Bereft of numbers—the Gilroy private school is the smallest in the entire Central Coast Section—official jerseys and a home court, Pacific...
Tony Andrade doesn’t lack for confidence. But the Gilroy High senior knows the difference between being confident and cocky, and he plans on never crossing that line. After all, wrestling is a sport that demands humility, and for good...
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 dazzling game has helped the girls soccer team to the top of the Monterey Bay...
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 match in the CIF State Championships, Aguilar had Jesse Vasquez of St. John Bosco’s on...
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 Section Division I co-champion Santa Clara in the opening round. A season later, the Cougars...
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 incentive to win in the form of the Garlic Cup trophy. The Cougars are in...
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 of times, and I think Drew has beaten me two times the entire time,” Mason...
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 of the Year, he thought one of his friends was playing a joke on him. “I...

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