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October 17, 2021

Rossi Oteri, Christopher High look to make a statement vs. Aptos

The Christopher High football team proved it could hang with an upper-tier A-league team like San Benito High. But now the Cougars have a golden opportunity to show they can actually beat a perennial Central Coast Section power when they play host to Aptos...

Gilroy Police release video of Sept. 8 officer-involved shooting

The Gilroy Police Department has released officers’ video camera footage from the Sept. 8 fatal shooting involving 40-year-old David Lopez. The footage from the involved officer’s body and dash cameras was released Oct. 7 in an 8-minute Youtube video posted by the Gilroy Police Department....

Gilroy trainer earns IFBB pro card

Just five years after stepping into a gym for the first time, Diana Rivera is a physique champion. A trainer at LoveFix Gym, Rivera won her division in the National Physique Committee (NPC) North American Championships in Pittsburgh on Sept. 4.  The 36-year-old Gilroy resident...

Christopher boys, Gilroy girls win in water polo rivalry contests

In the practices leading up to the Christopher-Gilroy boys water polo match on Oct. 5, the Cougars’ Charlie Wheat and Emiliano Grieco worked on their give-and-go sequences and specific set plays.  The work paid off as Wheat scored three goals and Grieco two in a...

Gavilan College women’s volleyball team filled with local talent

After longtime women’s volleyball coach Kevin Kramer left Gavilan College to become the athletic director at Chabot College in 2018, Tyson Norton assumed the responsibilities for the 2019 season.  But Norton was gone after just one season, taking a job as an assistant coach at...

Christopher field hockey team tops Gilroy; both squads are top-notch

In one particular sequence in the fourth quarter, the Christopher High field hockey team peppered the Gilroy High goal, unleashing four shots in rapid-fire succession.  None of those shots went in, but it was a microcosm of the match. The Cougars had superior time of...

Senior stalwarts Nicholas Guzman and Karina Rodriguez lead Gilroy High cross country teams

From freshmen sensations to senior stalwarts, Nicholas Guzman and Karina Rodriguez have anchored the Gilroy High cross country program for the past four years.  Now in the twilight of their prep careers, Guzman and Rodriguez are in solid shape to have their best seasons yet....

Activists rally for immigration reform in Morgan Hill

CARAS, the Community Agency for Resources, Advocacy and Services of South Santa Clara County, hosted a Papeles para Todos (Citizenship for All) rally on Sept. 18 in front of the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center.  About 20 supporters showed up to support what has...

Local Youth Conference on Social Justice scheduled online for Sept. 25

The third annual Youth Conference on Race & Social Justice, sponsored by SURJ South County, will take place virtually from 10am to 2pm Sept. 25, 10-2 p.m., via Zoom. There is also a parallel adult conference. According to a press release from SURJ South County,...

Gilroy High boys, girls water polo teams tough as usual

Even after graduating 13 seniors combined from the boys and girls teams, Gilroy High water polo coach Doug Pickford has a solid group of players who have already shown the ability to compete at a high level.  Entering this week’s action, the girls were 4-2...