Even after winning the Monterey Bay League Pacific Division Cross Country championship last year, Monica Ruelas didn’t feel victorious as she crossed the finish line. But after repeating as Pacific Division champion Oct. 31 at Toro Park in Salinas, the Gilroy High junior was elated.
SAN JOSE—This year’s prep football All Stars are in for a special treat.
GILROY—While other football players around the state snuggled up in their beds and dreamt of the first day of practice, the Cougars were strapping on their shoulder pads. Not a millisecond of practice time was wasted at Christopher High School. The instant the clock struck midnight on Aug. 14, ending the two-week mandatory “dead period,” the team was on the field to usher in the start of a new year for prep sports.
She hasn’t had the chance to travel to Coppin State in Maryland, but Pati Soria knows that’s where she wants to go.
GILROY—Christopher’s Erin Mank was a crucial part of her team’s success this season and the Mission Trail Athletic League took notice.
Gilroy made history yet again at the Central Coast Section wrestling championships over the weekend at Independence High School. And that’s Gilroy the city, not just Gilroy the high school.