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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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...
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...
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 college years. Most of those moments—they number in the thousands—took place at the Church of...
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 that never stops, and in Ortega’s case, he’s always stuck in fifth gear. The Christopher...
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 30-point games for a Cougars squad that entered the week with a 7-5 record, with...
For high school athletes, the recruiting process can be long, arduous and at times excruciating. For Kalena Paredes, the path to play softball at New York University (NYU) barely hit a speed bump. The Christopher High senior utility player...
CAMPBELL—Tyler Davis ran for 163 yards and two touchdowns and Ethan Crawford had two interceptions as Christopher brought home its first Central Coast Section championship with a 24-7 win over Leland. Just 24 hours after crosstown rival Gilroy won the...
Christopher took its lumps a year ago as the boys basketball team adjusted to a new coach and to his way of doing things. Now Derek Jensen has had a full offseason to get to know his team and vice...
Christopher’s 34-7 win over Alisal Saturday meant a little more than just revenge. And perhaps it meant a little bit more than just a berth into the Central Coast Section Division IV championship game. Two years ago, the Cougars were...

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