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Friday, September 21, 2018
For nearly two decades, Gilroy High has been the premier wrestling program in the Central Coast Section, collecting an unrivaled 15 consecutive Central Coast Section championships. The Mustangs also have another ongoing streak, just as long and as impressive...
As the referee raised Adriana Orozco’s arm in triumph—signaling the second year in a row the Gilroy High senior had won a Central Coast Section championship—Orozco had a torrent of emotions. At that point, Orozco was already welling up...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 considered an underdog, as he was routinely giving up anywhere from 20 to 50 pounds...
Here's a piece of history from reader and history buff Phil Laursen: Thanks to the discovery of a large reel of film and two local grants, we know 2017 does not mark the first time Gilroy High’s football team won...

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