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October 15, 2021

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....

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...

Gilroy High’s Chimezie Elias having breakout season

On the team’s first offensive play in the season-opener, Gilroy High junior Chimezie Elias knew things would be vastly different this year compared to the Covid spring season in March and April.  “I lined up, ran the first route and knew I was going to...

Live Oak, Christopher football teams involved in another nail-biter

With a chance to ice the game, Live Oak High quarterback Xavier Catano went up to Acorns coach Mike Gemo and said, “Just give me the ball, coach. I’m going to get it.” Catano did just that, running for a 10-yard gain to put the...

Christopher High football team picks apart Sobrato

Usually when a team out-gains its opponent by just 26 yards in total offense, the outcome is razor close. That wasn’t the case in Christopher High’s season-opener against Sobrato on Aug. 28. After a somewhat slow start, the Cougars turned it on en route...

Christopher field hockey team puts together dominating performance

Even after victories, coaches tend to nitpick on things their teams could have done better. But Christopher High field hockey coach Dani Hemeon admitted there wasn’t much—if anything—she could offer in constructive criticism after the host Cougars dominated Leigh 3-0 on Aug. 26.  “They did...

Christopher football team looks to hang tough in A division

Every sports team needs players who lead by example. Christopher High football stalwarts Payton Wheeler and Rossi Oteri are splitting reps in practice at one of the offensive tackle positions, a byproduct of the Cougars graduating their entire offensive line.  “Payton and Rossi are the...

Gilroy High football team kicks off new era

Gilroy High football coach Tim Pierleoni liked what he saw after his team scrimmaged Seaside on Aug. 20.  “I’m very happy with the way the kids played,” said Pierleoni, who returned to his alma mater in the off-season after spending 11 seasons on the sideline...

Happy swings: Gilroy girls volleyball team finds joy in playing again

The past year of uncertainty with high school sports has left the Gilroy High girls volleyball team excited about the upcoming season. “Our No. 1 goal is to enjoy the sport,” Mustangs coach Brian Calimpong said. “After the last 18 months, I am just thankful...