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April 12, 2024

Gilroy baseball team reaches first-ever CCS championship game

When Jalen Hernandez broke his right pitching hand punching something out of frustration a little over a month ago, he had no idea he would get a chance to make things right.  “I broke my hand and punched something I shouldn’t have, but I learned...

Gilroy’s Maddie Eastus is Division I bound

As a 7-year-old, Maddie Eastus played up a few age groups as a forward on the OVYSL Shark Bites U9 club team. Eastus’ 23 goals over 10 games was more than the rest of the nine other teams in the Coast Copper A South...

Christopher earns Severance Bowl bragging rights – again

Bragging rights for the Severance Bowl title belongs—and stays—with Christopher High. The Cougars made it so with a convincing 35-0 win over crosstown rival Gilroy High on Friday night in the season-finale for both teams.  Although Christopher has dominated the Severance Bowl—the Cougars are 9-2...

Christopher, Gilroy football players represent in All Star Game

The unique aspect of an all star game is players from rival schools are often placed on the same team. So it was for the Christopher High and Gilroy High football players who competed in the 36th annual Central Coast All Star Game on...

Flores leaves a pole vaulting legacy

With a seventh-place finish in the 2018 CIF State Championships, Logan Flores will go down as one of the greatest track and field athletes in Gilroy High history. Flores, who graduated Friday, cleared 15 feet, 4 inches, the third best mark of his burgeoning...

Zoey Zeller competes in U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

On a recent sun-drenched day, Zoey Zeller swam laps with the South Valley Makos club team at Live Oak High School. Save for some good-natured ribbing she received from her fellow swimmers after talking to a reporter, Zeller blended in with the rest of...

GHS, Daniel Cormier Academy wrestlers make history in USMC Nationals

Gilroy High wrestlers have achieved lofty status over the years, both in California and nationally.  But what the Mustangs did at the 2022 USA Wrestling Marine Corps Junior & 16U Nationals in North Dakota July 16-19 is at the very top of what they’ve accomplished...

Christopher boys basketball team building something special

The 2019-2020 season was a historic one for the Christopher High boys basketball team, which advanced to a Central Coast Section championship game and won a game in the CIF NorCal playoffs before falling in the regional semifinals.  On paper, incredibly enough, this year’s team...

Mendosa, Gilroy football back on the field

On the second play of Gilroy’s second drive, Matt Mendosa took the handoff before going over center for a six yard gain. It took multiple defenders to take down Mendosa, who bowled over one player at the end. In football lingo, Mendosa absolutely trucked...

Gilroy field hockey has bright future

With seven freshmen on the team—six of whom are starters—the Gilroy High field hockey team’s future looks as bright as ever. In this truncated season—which ends on March 29 against Presentation—the Mustangs (3-2-1) showed why they’ve been a perennial Central Coast Section playoff participant...

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