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March 3, 2024

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...

Recent GHS grad Jackie Torres gets it done on and off the course

For Jackie Torres, starting golf at age 10 represented something more than just playing a sport—it was an opportunity to bond further with her dad John—the Gilroy High golf coach—every time they took the course together. After all, there is no other sport in...

Mustang tough: Gilroy baseball team makes history with CCS victory

Jacob Godwin knew he and the Gilroy High baseball team had just accomplished something historic against Pacific Grove on Saturday. Godwin had a home run, triple and three RBIs to help lead the Mustangs to a 5-4 win in 10 innings to earn the...

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...

Hope springs eternal for Gilroy High in CCS playoffs

The disappointment of an underwhelming regular-season has turned into an assurance of hope for the Gilroy High baseball team in the Central Coast Section playoffs. The No. 8 seed Mustangs are peaking at the perfect time, as evidenced by a 6-5 win over top-seed...

Gilroy High softball team wins fourth CCS title in program history

For the fourth time in program history, the Gilroy High softball team has won a Central Coast Section championship. The No. 8 seed Mustangs made it happen after a 8-5 win over Woodside on Thursday in the Division III title game.  “I can’t be more...

Youth is served: Emma Van Laar paces Gilroy High swim team

Emma Van Laar admits the monotony of swimming lap after lap gets to her occasionally.  “I really do get bored of it at times, and that’s when I know I should set new goals so I can stay motivated,” said Van Laar, who just completed...

Christopher, Gilroy track and field standouts look to PR in CCS Semifinals

Alexis Bembry and Karina Rodriguez had waited all season—check that, years—for another breakthrough performance in their respective events. In the Pacific Coast League Track and Field Masters/Central Coast Section Qualifier Meet on May 27, they experienced the jubilation of having everything come together.  Bembry (Christopher),...

Despite loss, Gilroy girls soccer team sees bright future

After 80 minutes of regulation and 20 minutes of overtime, the Gilroy and San Benito girls soccer teams were tied 1-1 and headed to a penalty kick shootout to decide the outcome of their Central Coast Section Division III playoff semifinal on Wednesday.  The Haybalers...

Christopher, Gilroy girls soccer teams on verge of a dream matchup

Girls soccer talent is abundant in the city of Gilroy, and the proof is in the success of the high school teams. Christopher and Gilroy are both a win away from meeting each other in the Central Coast Section Division III championship match.  The Cougars...

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