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July 12, 2024

Christopher track shines in Gilroy

As the rain departed and the clouds passed by Gilroy, the Christopher track and field team shined brightly at the 51st Avis Kelley Invitational.  The big early-season meet on March 23 involved athletes from 39 schools from all over the Central Coast Section and some...

CHS boys reach CCS final, win in NorCals

In the early part of January, the Christopher High boys basketball team was fighting through a tough league schedule and had just a 5-8 overall record. After a hard last-minute loss to Oak Grove, guard Uriah Brown vowed that better days were coming. “This will...

CHS girls basketball goes back-to-back

The Christopher High girls basketball team reached unprecedented heights this spring, earning a Central Coast Section championship game appearance and NorCal playoff berth for the second consecutive season.  Previous Cougar teams had never advanced to a CCS final and now they’ve done it two years...

Cougars win league, advance to CCS final

The Christopher High boys soccer team produced the best season in school history this year. The Cougars ran all the way to the Central Coast Section Division III final for the first time, racking up a 17-3-2 record that included a sparkling 8-0-2 mark...

Christopher High’s Katie Garrison signs with New Hampshire

Christopher field hockey star Katie Garrison scored 32 goals to lead the Cougars in a 17-2-2 season this past fall. The Cougars finished in first place in the Blossom Valley Athletic League, Mt. Hamilton Division, with an 8-0-2 record, and advanced to the Central...

Clash between city rivals brings excitement to the soccer pitch

There was no shortage of thrills in last week’s friendly cross-town rivalry match between Gilroy and Christopher High girls’ soccer teams.  On a clear, pleasant night, both squads had success mixed with some struggles, and the real winners were probably the several hundred fans from...

Cougars boys basketball proving to be top contenders for a league title 

The Christopher boys’ basketball team has reached the Central Coast Section playoffs the last four years and advanced to the final in three of those seasons.   This year, they are battling through a challenging 2023-24 league season with eyes on more playoff successes. “We have...

Cougars girls’ basketball off to hot start going into league play 

For the Christopher High girls’ basketball team, the holidays brought a big tournament championship and extension of a school-record win streak.  And the new year brought two more wins, with league play on the horizon. The Cougars won the title in the Gold Bracket of the...

Locals compete at 55th Pat Lovell Wrestling Tournament

A group of wrestlers from both Gilroy and Christopher high schools competed at the 55th Pat Lovell Wrestling Tournament at Aptos High School on Dec. 27-28. Jose Guerrero of Gilroy won the 215-pound weight class bracket and scored 32 team points to help the Mustangs...

Cougars boys’ soccer team on cusp to end playoff drought

After a series of sub- .500 records, the Christopher High boys’ soccer team posted winning records the last two seasons but still came up a bit short of a postseason bid.  The Cougars continue to have their sights set on reaching the Central Coast Section...

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