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GILROY—While other football players around the state snuggled up in their beds and dreamt of the first day of practice, the Cougars were strapping on their shoulder pads. Not a millisecond of practice time was wasted at Christopher High School. The instant the clock struck midnight on Aug. 14, ending the two-week mandatory “dead period,” the team was on the field to usher in the start of a new year for prep sports.
GILROY—As Gilroy’s new head football coach, Jubenal Rodriguez isn’t wasting any time.
The Christopher boys soccer team evened the score with San Benito Tuesday.
GILROY — Brandon Boyd is the type of athlete that coaches dream of having. He’s hardworking, talented, modest and intelligent. He’s the kind of player who a team will rally around, but doesn’t think the team revolves around him. Week after week, he made him team, friends and family proud — especially his dad Brian Boyd, who got the rare opportunity to stand on the sidelines and soak it all in.
Just as they had done all season, Christopher’s Jacob Moen and Gilroy’s Brandon Boyd continue to top the list.
The Monterey Bay League announced its alignments for the 2014 season Friday.
GILROY — All good stories must come to an end. Unfortunately for Christopher, it wasn’t the ending it hoped for.
GILROY — All season long Christopher coach Tim Pierleoni has been preaching the importance of writing a good story to his team. Win or lose, he said, he wanted his team’s story to be full of heart, perseverance and life lessons. Week after week the Cougars added another chapter, all leading up to the ending in Week 10 — or so they thought.
GILROY — Garcia-Elder Sports Complex was all but empty following Gilroy’s game with North Salinas. The fans had cleared out, both teams made their ways to the lockerroom. But for one final time, senior running back Brandon Boyd took a knee at midfield, reflecting on “G” that represents Gilroy and everything he’s fought so hard for the last four years.
GILROY — First Trevor Bearden, now Brandon Boyd. If you didn’t believe the Christopher defense was for real, here’s your proof.
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