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Gilroy, Christopher baseball teams hit the field

The Gilroy High baseball program had just north of 20 individuals try out for the junior varsity and varsity teams this season. The number...

Christopher on verge of special run

For the Christopher High girls soccer program, the 2017-2018 season might be just the beginning of what could be a historic two- or three-year...

Prep Volleyball: Cougars, Mustangs test each other

GILROY—When Gilroy and Christopher met last season, it wasn’t a pretty sight for the Mustangs. The Cougars made quick work of their crosstown rival, sweeping them 3-0 and didn’t allow more the Mustangs to score more than 15 points.

Prep Football: This year’s Severance Bowl is the biggest yet

GILROY — Forget about last year.

Prep Roundup: Nov. 5

Gilroy is being well represented at the Monterey Bay League Girls Tennis Finals.   Christopher's Emily Barham and Adena Chen as well as Gilroy High's doubles...

Prep Football: Cougars ready to move on after emotional loss to...

GILROY — Christopher’s game against Everett Alvarez may have been its toughest one thus far — not only on the field, but off it as well.

Prep Roundup: Oct. 24

With the game scoreless entering the second half, the Gilroy field hockey team knew it had to come out with a fire — and they did just that. The Mustangs scored three goals in the second half to top Presentation 3-1 at home Wednesday.  Katrina 'KC' Carter led the team with two goals while Emma Leach added one her own and an assist. Taylor Sillaci also had two assists in the game.  "The team is looking better," Mustangs coach Adam Gemar said. "We've set some reachable goals for our forwards, outside and inside mids and our def(ense) as well  — it seems to be that we're starting to reach those goals. The Mustangs will play at 5 p.m. Wednesday against Live Oak for their last home game of the season. The team will honor its seniors for with a pregame ceremony.  GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Cougars blanked by 'Balers Christopher was on a two-game winning streak, but San Benito quickly put an end to that. The Haybalers topped the Cougars 3-0 in straight sets at Christopher Tuesday. The loss drops CHS to 11-12 overall and 4-5 in league play. Stats from this game were not immediately available. The Cougars will play at 6:30 p.m. today at Salinas.  CROSS COUNTRY Gilroy boys finish first at Center Meet III The Gilroy boys varsity team blew away its competition, finishing 27 points ahead of the next best team at the Center Meet III at Pinto Lake Wednesday. The boys finished with a score of 38 ahead of runner up Palma who had 65. Christopher finished sixth with 132 points. The girls team took third with 64 points, just behind Christopher who had 62 points. Watsonville took first with 54 points.  The Mustangs featured four runners in the top 10, including Sean Kauffman who finished fourth in a time of 17:13.8. Kairo Barrose took sixth (17:25.4) with Jonathan Viveros right behind him in seventh (17:29.4). Jose Tony Barrados finished ninth in 17:52.3. Christopher's Hector Lopez finished 19th in 18:24.9. On the girls side Jamie Boutte was the first Gilroy-area runner to cross the finish line. The Christopher runner finished second in 20:07.6, right ahead of teammate Natalie Filippi who took third in 20:07.6. Vicky Fox took seventh for the Cougars in 21:07.1  Monica Ruelas was first across for the Mustangs, taking fifth in 20:43.3. Karla Lozano took 11th in 21:48.6 and Jackelyn Gomez Gonzalez was 12th (22:15.6). Bianca Johnson finished with a time of 23:04.1 that was good for 18th place. GIRLS TENNIS Mustangs fall to N. Salinas in last home match  The Gilroy girls tennis team won the most matches it has all season, but it was enough to lift it past North Salinas. The Mustangs lost 3-5 to the visitors Tuesday in their final home match of the season.  No. 4 Carissa Jackson won her match 7-5, 5-7, 10-8 for the lone Mustangs' singles win.  The No. 1 team of Nicole Holder and Caitlin Filice-Hollar won in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 while the No. 2 team of Mya Esquivel and Victoria Rodriguez won 6-3, 7-5.  Gilroy (0-9) is at the tale end of its schedule and will play its second to last game at 4 p.m. today at Monte Vista Christian. 

Prep Football: Cougars lose emotional game to Everett Alvarez

GILROY — The walk off the field was a quiet one for the Christopher Cougars Friday night. Tears were streaming down the faces of almost every player, but it wasn’t just because of what the scoreboard read.

Prep Football: Cougars look to rebound at home

SALINAS —  This wasn’t the start that Christopher was hoping for entering league play.

Prep Roundup: Oct. 16

The Christopher girls tennis team was at full strength and it showed. The Cougars defeated Parajo Valley 6-1 Tuesday at home. The No.1, 2 and 4 singles players all left victorious as did both doubles team.  No. 1 Emily Barham won easily 6-0, 6-2 as did No. 2 Adena Chen who won 6-2. No. 4 singles player Jade Bardrick had a bit of a tougher time with her set going to three matches, but emerged the winner 4-6, 6-4, 1006. The No. 1 doubles team of Tiffany Roberts and Kaitlyn Lombardo won their match 7-5, 6-1. Renata Vasconcelos and Kelly Nantais, the No. 2 team, downed their opponents 6-3, 6-2.  Christopher will play at Gilroy High at 4 p.m. Thursday.  Notre Dame shuts down Gilroy The Gilroy tennis team fell 2-5 to Notre Dame Tuesday at home. No. 1 Amiti Munshi won her match in three sets for Gilroy as did the No. 1 doubles team of Caitlin Filice-Hollar and Nicole Holder who won 2-0 against their opponent.  The Mustangs will be back in action at 4 p.m. Thursday to host Christopher.  FIELD HOCKEY Christopher edges Monterey The Christopher field hockey team went to battle at Monterey Tuesday and came out on top. The Cougars picked up a narrow 1-0 victory to improve to 7-1 in league play (8-3 overall). The lone goal was scored by Sherelle Butler off a shot from Melanie Tanaka as time expired in the first half. Christopher will be back in action at 3:30 p.m. Friday at York.  BOYS WATER POLO