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July 16, 2024

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...

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...

Cougars football falls to mighty Soquel in CCS finals

With the season just a few months away, longtime Christopher High football coach Tim Pierleoni departed in June 2021.  School officials had to convince a reluctant Darren Yafai to jump onboard.   The experienced skipper agreed to help out and the decision turned into a spectacular three-year...

Cougars football rallies past Menlo

The Christopher High football team was part of another miraculous come-from-behind playoff victory following a 21-17 win over No. 5 Menlo School in the Central Coast Section Division II semifinals on Nov. 18.   After trailing 17-0 in the third quarter, the No. 8 seed Cougars...

Cougars football edges powerhouse Mitty in CCS playoff thriller

Christopher High earned the lowest seed in the Central Coast Section Division II playoff bracket and was going up against Mitty High—one of the most powerful and prestigious West Catholic Athletic League teams in the section.  That essentially meant there was little to no chance...

Cougars football falls short in battle for league title

A back-and-forth donnybrook between rivals Live Oak and Christopher came down to the last play with four seconds remaining on the clock.  And it was the Acorns’ defense that made its third straight stand to hold the Cougars out of the end zone and preserve...

Cougars field hockey sneaks past Mustangs in overtime thriller

A lot was on the line last week at Gilroy High as Christopher High and the host Mustangs met in a showdown of two of the best girls field hockey teams in the Central Coast Section. For starters, it is a city rivalry.   There was also...

Cougars girls volleyball off to hot start in BVAL play

It was “Dig Pink” night at Christopher High for the anticipated volleyball showdown between the top two teams in the Santa Teresa East Division.  In the second set, the Cougars took a big “dig deep for a big dig” to rally to a dramatic come-from-behind...

Cougars, Mustangs girls tennis programs continue to flourish

The top two girls tennis teams in the seven-team Blossom Valley Athletic League West Valley Division are both in the city of Gilroy.  On Monday afternoon, Gilroy High hosted cross-town rival Christopher High in the battle of unbeatens.  In the end, the scoreboard showed the Cougars...

Cougars girls volleyball holds its own during tough preseason

Christopher High girls’ volleyball team missed out on the Central Coast Section playoffs by the narrowest of margins in 2022.  This year’s pride of Cougars features several of those returnees along with some new faces who are focused on winning the close matches, while also...

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