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Friday, October 19, 2018
Anthony Gomez accomplished one of his top goals April 28 when San Francisco State wrestling coach Jason Welch offered him a scholarship. “It’s a dream to go and be able to wrestle at SF State,” said Gomez, a Christopher High...
Jacob Newman has been waiting for this opportunity for a while. The 24-year-old Newman is the new Gilroy High football coach, and he can’t wait to get things rolling. “The immediate goal is to get the kids together and establish...
The Gilroy and Christopher High gymnastics teams qualified for the Central Coast Section Championships with strong showings in the Santa Clara Valley League Finals last Thursday. The Mustangs finished third with 141.5 points, while Christopher took fifth with 135.15...
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...
It was double duty for two Gavilan college athletes and one coach during the spring sports season. Kevin Kramer coached the Rams softball team and beach volleyball squad, and Lexi Chavarria and Kaitlyn Siaz played both sports. Safe to...
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...
When Haley Berube took an official visit to the University of Mary in North Dakota in January, the Christopher High senior knew it was the right fit. Having just visited Linfield College in Oregon—another place she liked—Berube was happy...
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,...

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