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Monday, July 16, 2018
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...
When Anthony Gomez was in the middle of a losing streak during an otherwise solid freshman season, his coaches kept on encouraging him. “They said, ‘Wait, it’ll be your time.’ That is what pushed me through my freshman year,” Gomez...
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...
CAMPBELL—When the Central Coast Section Division V championship was on the line, the Gilroy football team turned to the players who already knew what it takes to win a CCS title. Joseph Barnes rushed for 234 yards and five touchdowns...
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...
Gilroy and Mike Suarez certainly took their lumps last season. The Mustangs went 4-19 overall and 1-10 in Pacific Division play in the 2016-17 season. Now they are back on the court with a lot of new faces and raring...
Beginning in 2018, the Monterey Bay and Mission Trail leagues will merge to form a super league dubbed the Pacific Coast Athletic League. This will feature a similar configuration as the current MTAL and MBL breakdowns with teams being placed...
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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