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Friday, August 17, 2018

Little League: Gilroy stays alive at Western Regionals

TUCSON, ARIZ.—The Gilroy Junior All Stars softball team dropped their Western Regionals opener Thursday, but have rebounded with a vengeance.
Upward Sports flag football and cheer program will host its final sign up and football skill assessment days on July 25 and Aug. 1 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Anchor Point School, 2220 Pacheco Pass Rd. The programs are open to athletes in grades K through 8.

Youth Wrestling: Two Gilroyans compete at nationals

GILROY—Two Gilroy wrestlers are taking on the best in the country at the Asics Vaughn Cadet/Junior National Championships in Fargo, N.D.
GILROY—The Gilroy Junior All Stars team won the Northern California Junior Softball Tournament on July 12 and secured their spot in the Western Regionals Tournament in Tucson, Ariz. 
GILROY—On Sunday, the Gilroy Junior Softball All Stars proved they are the best in North California.

Youth Softball: 12UB Spirit gets berth to Western Nationals

SUNNYVALE—The Spirit of Morgan Hill 12UB softball team, which includes players from Gilroy, tied for fifth place at the Nor Cal ASA Championships June 26-28. The Spirit’s fifth place finish secured their spot in the ASA Girls’ 12B Western National Tournament July 27 to Aug. 2 in Medford, Ore.
Hundreds of South Valley youth got the chance to learn the game of football Saturday at the Morgan Hill Sports Complex during the San Francisco 49ers Gatorade Jr. Training Camp. Kids ages 7 to 14 were invited to come out and train like a 49er. The participants honed their football skills in areas such as passing, ball carrying and tackling, all while learning how to stay properly hydrated. They also got a chance to play some flag football.
GILROY—Gilroy Unified School District granted a deadline extension to raise funds for the Bert Mar Gymnasium Project, but it turns out it wasn’t needed.
GILROY—As Bert Mar walked the grounds at South Valley Middle School, he was met with big smiles and warm greetings at every turn. Cars that whizzed by the school turned around when they saw him, the drivers eager to say hello. Mar recognized each instantly and answered them with a bright smile, a wave and a unique nickname he’d undoubtedly given them several years ago. He’s a familiar face in Gilroy—and for good reason.
GILROY—The Gilroy Little League announced its 2015 All Star rosters Tuesday. This year’s teams are structured as follows:

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