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July 21, 2024

Avis Kelley Track and Field Invitational takes on added significance

The 50th Avis Kelley Track and Field Invitational at Gilroy High on March 25 went off like usual, with hundreds of athletes from the South Valley and beyond competing in the annual event.  But this year’s meet had a hint of both celebration and poignancy...

Christopher High wrestler chosen for Japan trip

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Logan Corona comes from a long line of wrestlers in Gilroy that spans five decades. The Christopher High School junior’s father, Matt, is an accomplished wrestler himself, having wrestled at the Division I level in college, as well as enjoying a successful coaching career for...

Christopher’s Melia Middleton signs with D-I Nevada-Reno, aims for early PRs in senior season

Last season, Melia Middleton didn’t establish a personal-record (PR) in her best event until the Central Coast Section Semifinals.  The Christopher High senior is intent on setting a new best early in the final season of her prep career. Having signed with Division I program...

Christopher High basketball teams see tremendous seasons end in NorCals

In search of their first Central Coast Section championships, the Christopher High boys and girls basketball teams ran into buzzsaws against their St. Francis counterparts.  The West Catholic Athletic League power from Mountain View proved to be too much in their Division II title games...

Christopher High boys and girls basketball teams face crucial CCS semifinal playoff stage

Win and advance.  That’s the goal of every team come playoff time, and the Christopher High boys and girls basketball squads did just that on Tuesday as they played back-to-back at home in the Central Coast Section Division II quarterfinals.  The top-seed CHS girls took the...

Christopher High girls soccer hopes tough competition in BVAL Mount Hamilton pays off in probable CCS playoff berth

The Christopher High girls soccer team knew its first season playing in the Blossom Valley Athletic League’s Mount Hamilton Division—one of only four A leagues in the entire Central Coast Section—was going to be a challenge.  After all, the Mount Hamilton is a step up...

Jaterius Lee among CHS, GHS players who earned distinction of playing in Charlie Wedemeyer All-Star Game

Jaterius Lee was in the stands in February 2022 watching his former Christopher High football teammates in the Charlie Wedemeyer All-Star Game.  At that moment, Lee made it a goal to get selected for the annual contest in his senior year. The 6-foot-3, 175-pound Lee...

Christopher boys soccer overwhelms Gilroy

For the first time since the 2017-2018 season—a span of eight matches—Christopher High has beaten crosstown rival Gilroy High in boys soccer.  On Jan. 25, the visiting Cougars rolled to a 3-0 win in a Blossom Valley Athletic League Santa Teresa East Division match—nearly five...

Christopher girls basketball competing well in ultra-tough BVAL Mount Hamilton Division

As long as the Christopher High girls basketball team plays with grit, coach Heather Ridley will be satisfied.  The Cougars have displayed plenty of that this season, sporting a 12-4 overall record and 2-2 mark in the ultra-competitive Blossom Valley Athletic League Mount Hamilton Division....

Christopher boys basketball attempting the rare double of winning consecutive titles in different leagues

The Christopher High boys basketball team is attempting a rare double: win consecutive championships in different leagues.  Last season, the Cougars earned a share of the Pacific Coast Athletic League Gabilan Division title. This year, with the school having switched to the Blossom Valley Athletic...

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