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June 15, 2024

Cougars embody the Warrior spirit

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Christopher coach Jim Falvey sometimes feels he is coaching the Golden State Warriors: winning first-place trophies, such as in last weekend’s six-team Watsonville tournament, and describing players on his team.  “It starts with our three seniors,” Falvey said. “Nat (Javier) is a natural scorer. She...

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 wasn’t high enough to field two squads, so the Mustangs decided to put everyone on the varsity squad. Despite its...

Athletes of the Week: April 3

Each week recognize one area male and female athlete for their performance on the field of play. This week's are:

Gilroy records first win since 2018 season

Tip-toeing the sideline as if he was on a tightrope, Gilroy’s Jonathan Rodriguez waited for the high-arcing ball. And waited. And waited. Arms extended, the senior receiver/cornerback made the next-level play late in the second quarter to highlight the Mustangs’ 21-20 win over visiting...

Prep Football: Bulldogs blank Gilroy

MORGAN HILL—“This is truly your home now,” Sobrato coach Albert King said to his team which cheered and howled with pride.

Prep Track and Field: Raising the bar

GILROY—Gilroy’s Tim Van Horn had two goals for his senior year: break the high jump record and earn a scholarship. On April 15, he checked off both.

BASEBALL: Balers send Mustangs to 11-6 loss in TCAL opener

As with every season, winning the first game in league play is a top priority. For the San Benito and Gilroy high baseball teams, a league-opening win meant even more, as the Balers try to earn a seventh-straight Tri-County Athletic League title and the Mustangs try knock their rival off that perch.

FIELD HOCKEY: Leigh ends Christopher’s season in CCS first round

It was a bittersweet ending for a team that had accomplished so much in its early history. But in its postseason debut, No. 8 Christopher (12-1-2) lost 3-0 to No. 9 Leigh (8-6-1) Thursday evening in the first round of the Central Coast Section playoffs.

Hoops: Balanced Cougars stay perfect in MBL girls standings

Olivia Tabron scored 13 points to lead three double-figure scorers as Christopher’s girls basketball team stayed undefeated in the Monterey Bay League with a 51-33 victory at Salinas on Tuesday night.

SOCCER: GHS girls score early, score late in 2-0 victory over Balers

Cynthia Sanchez scored 21 seconds into the match. Maggie Trigo tallied two minutes before the end of regulation. In between, the Gilroy High girls soccer team survived a handful of San Benito chances to claim a 2-0 victory in Tri-County Athletic League action Wednesday night in Gilroy.