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April 23, 2021

Christopher focuses on the process

The Christopher High girls basketball team has a goal to be its own version of a D.R.E.A.M. team. It's their acronym for discipline, respect, effort, attitude and mentality. The Cougars want to grade high in all of those categories. If they do, they'll look...

Christopher High a rising soccer power

Jenna Urrabazo spent last year being mentored by Aurea Martin, who is now playing at Northwestern University. Urrabazo, a Christopher High sophomore striker, was like a sponge, taking in everything that Martin said and did, whether it was in practice or in a match....

Diokno, Tabron sign to play in college

Maya Tabron doesn't get emotional too often. But whenever high school athletes sign their letter of intents to play a sport in college—as Tabron did at Christopher High on Nov. 20—that would assuredly bring some tears down Tabron's face, wouldn't it? Not a chance....

Christopher starts fast, finishes strong

Midway through Game 3, Sara Krueger displayed all of her immense skills in a seven-second snapshot. With Tuesday's CIF NorCal playoff match leveled at one game apiece, the Christopher High junior middle blocker proved instrumental once again. On the third contact of the rally...

Christopher’s historic run continues

The Christopher High girls volleyball team has dropped the opening game in each of its first two Central Coast Section playoff matches due to nerves. In both cases, the Cougars have come roaring back to win. Their historic season continues after a riveting five-set...

Christopher field hockey makes history

Three minutes into overtime, and Mikaela Santiago did what she does best—score. Her tally in the extra session lifted the Christopher High field hockey team to a nail-biting 1-0 home win over Prospect on Wednesday in the second round of the Central Coast Section...

Christopher volleyball team scores historic win

History was made Tuesday night as the Christopher High girls volleyball team captured the school's first-ever volleyball Central Coast Section playoff win—boys or girls—since the school opened 11 years ago. The top-seed Cougars overcame a slow start to win going away against No. 8...

Christopher girls repeat as tennis champs

After winning the Pacific Coast League's Cypress Division championship in 2018, the Cougars were promoted to the Mission Division this season. The results were more of the same as Christopher went 11-1 to capture the Mission Division title. The Cougars saw their team season...

Cody Ahola knows how to get open

Before the season started, Cody Ahola had no idea how his first varsity football season would turn out. With only one game left in the year, it's safe to say the Christopher High wide receiver has been a breakout star. The 6-foot-2, 190-pound sophomore...

Critzer, Cougars strong in the pool

Chris Critzer's water polo career at Christopher High is coming to an end soon, and coach Paul Wells knows he'll be losing a special player. "Chris is like the third real standout we've had at Christopher," Wells said. "Often times what happens is everyone else...