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Sunday, July 22, 2018
Despite not having a swimming background, Erika Cates tried out for the water polo team in her freshman year. When Cates made that decision, she didn’t think it would lead her to playing for a college years later. But...
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 seconds in last Friday’s Monterey Bay League Pacific Division Championships, so one couldn’t blame Mantilla...
For the ninth consecutive year and the 13th time overall, the Christopher High girls swimming team earned a Monterey Bay League title. The Cougars were too tough once again in the MBL Gabilan Division Championships last Saturday, totaling 359...
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 week with an 11-3 record, with two of those losses coming to Branham’s top player. “I...
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 hired to become the new coach of the Mustangs on April 17. Cormier, of course,...
One moment, Alex Benavides was baffling the Monterey hitters with a wicked slider. The next moment, the Gilroy High senior was making a nifty snag playing first base. The 6-foot-3, 170-pound San Diego State commit has displayed a variety...
In their final year of high school swimming, Ashley Harding and Katelyn Brolin are making it count. The two, along with Rachell Carnell and Ellie Pickford, make up Gilroy High’s 200-yard freestyle and medley relay teams that are close...
The Gilroy High boys volleyball team is still trying to find its identity and cohesiveness on the court. Fortunately for the Mustangs, the players—including senior middle blockers Trevor Lewis and Jacob Dolan—believe a turnaround is imminent. “I feel our team...
Gilroy High softball coach Bria DeLorenzo acknowledges she’s almost in a dream scenario. As the coach of a team filled with talented and hard-working players who have a team-first attitude, DeLorenzo knows this situation doesn’t come around too often....
For Christopher High’s Keola Sylva and Gilroy High’s Logan Flores, the 2018 track and field season has been one to remember. And the season is only a month old. Sylva, a sophomore, and Flores, a senior, have the top...

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