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Thursday, November 21, 2019
Cecil Murphy IV has learned to be content in his circumstances. The Gavilan College sophomore was raised in Tampa, Fla., under difficult circumstances. Money was hard to come by, and at times the Murphy family didn’t have...
In the middle of her freshman season running cross country at Hartnell College last year, Monica Ruelas felt like quitting.  “I wanted to give up on running because I felt like I was doing...
Late in the second set of last Friday’s match, Kevin Kramer sat quietly on a chair and stared ahead. The Gavilan College women’s volleyball coach was rather comfortable, with the Rams in total control of the match....
On paper, this year’s Gavilan College women’s volleyball team could be the best one yet since coach Kevin Kramer took over the program 12 years ago. Considering the Rams are the two-time Coast Conference South Division champions...
As Haley Leifheit looked out in the crowd and saw her loved ones, she couldn’t help but well up with tears. Leifheit, who was in Morgan Hill on Aug. 14 to accept the Gavilan College Student Athlete...
When Haley Romero signed her letter of intent to compete for the Fresno Pacific University track and field team, a flood of emotions encompassed her. “I knew I had made the right choice on where I would spend my next...
It was double duty for two Gavilan college athletes and one coach during the spring sports season. Kevin Kramer coached the Rams softball team and beach volleyball squad, and Lexi Chavarria and Kaitlyn Siaz played both sports. Safe to...
The Gavilan College men’s basketball team continued its historic season, posting a 67-63 win over Modesto College Friday in a California Community College Athletic Association Northern California playoff game. The No. 7 seed Rams (24-4) play at No. 2...
For the first time in 49 years, the Gavilan College men’s basketball team can call itself champions. The Rams defeated San Jose City College 75-57 last Friday, clinching just their second conference title in program history (the only other...

With gym under renovation, Gav continues to excel

The Gavilan College women’s volleyball team has been road warriors this season—literally. Due to the renovation of the school’s gym, the Rams haven’t had a place on campus to play or practice. Instead, Gavilan has been relegated to practice at Gilroy High’s auxiliary gym—read, not the main gym—while playing every match on the road.