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Gilroy High boys basketball engineers nice turnaround in recently completed season

An opening round loss in the Central Coast Section Division II playoffs on Feb. 17 did little to dampen the Gilroy High boys basketball team’s season.  The Mustangs had one of their best campaigns in recent memory, finishing 16-9, including an 11-1 mark to earn...

Gilroy High wrestling extends record with 22nd CCS championship; six boys and four girls win titles

Gilroy High’s Coby Merrill sat expressionless as he got back in clean clothes during the Central Coast Section Masters Finals tournament Feb. 18 at Watsonville High.  Judging by his posture, one would’ve never guessed the freshman had just won the 195-pound weight class title in...

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...

Gilroy High’s Kaiulani Garcia on a State mission

Kaiulani Garcia admits that at times she can be her own worst enemy during the heat of competition in a wrestling match.  However, the Gilroy High junior—who has just two losses in 20-plus matches this season—took a huge step mentally in winning the 152-pound division...

Mustang Madness makes triumphant return

When the Gilroy High Cheerleading program puts on its signature event, Mustang Madness, its objective is to bring the community together and raise up the next generation of cheerleaders from an early age. This year’s event performance, which took place at halftime of the Gilroy...

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...

Live Oak, Gilroy girls basketball teams display grit in BVAL’s West Valley Division

The Gilroy and Live Oak girls basketball teams have had their fair share of adversity this season.  Both squads have had to navigate injuries and in the Acorns’ situation, they’ve also dealt with a variety of other issues that have prevented them from having their...

Coming off strong Mid-Cals showing, Gilroy High wrestlers gearing into peak form with postseason looming on horizon

For Moses Mirabal, it was personal.  Wrestling in the 138-pound title match in the Mid-Cals Classic tournament on Jan. 21, the Gilroy High junior was squaring off against an opponent from Oklahoma power Tuttle High. Just two-and-a-half weeks earlier, Mirabal lost a close match in...

Gilroy High wrestling juggernaut aims for continued improvement to reach ultimate goal

January is a critical month for high school wrestling teams.  Some of the biggest tournaments are in January and the league duel season begins. The best programs like Gilroy High go through a gauntlet and by the time February rolls around the Mustangs will know...

Gilroy High boys soccer a work in progress, but optimistic it will coalesce

Longtime Gilroy High boys soccer coach Armando Padilla acknowledges the team will be a work in progress, especially when it comes to scoring goals.  The Mustangs (1-4-2) were shut out in four of their first seven matches and scored just five times in that stretch,...

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