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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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,...
The Christopher High lacrosse team is in the midst of having its best season in program history. Coach Mike Henry has helped build a foundation that seemingly is set up for long-term success. The Cougars entered the week 8-2...
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...
Armed with a three-man rotation that is right up there with the best in the Monterey Bay League’s Gabilan Division, the Christopher High baseball team seems primed for a second-half run and upper-tier finish in the standings. The Cougars...
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...
For Maria Higginbotham and the Christopher High girls swim team, being a part of the squad that helped the program clinch 50 consecutive wins on March 23 against San Benito was all about one person: coach Jeff Ross. Higginbotham,...
Gilroy High School senior Vetania Carrasco got a welcomed surprise March 15 when representatives from the San Jose Earthquakes showed up at her classroom with a $5,000 check. The San Jose Earthquakes Foundation awarded Carrasco a one-time $5,000 scholarship in...
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....

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