THURSDAY ROUNDUP: CHS wrestling defeats San Benito in non-league dual meet
The Christopher High wrestling team's 2011-12 debut went off in rousing fashion Thursday night with a come-from-behind victory over San Benito in Gilroy.
Gilroy girls equipped with mix of newcomers and veteran leadership
The Gilroy High girls varsity soccer team has won five straight Tri-County Athletic League championships with a combined league record of 51-2-7. The Mustangs last loss in league came in the season finale of 2008.
SOCCER PREVIEW: GHS boys set to defend league title with youthful team
It's a season anew in more ways that one for the Gilroy High boys varsity soccer team.
SOCCER: GHS girls upend CHS in season opener
Crosstown foes Gilroy High and Christopher High opened the 2011-12 girls soccer season against each other Monday with the Mustangs prevailing, 7-0.
BASEBALL: Gilroy High equipment stolen from clubhouse
Newly hired Gilroy High baseball manager Jared Gamble won't lead the Mustangs onto the diamond until spring, however his stint with the team will begin with replacing equipment that was stolen from the teams' clubhouse.
FOOTBALL: Christopher’s postseason run cut short in semifinals, 42-23
Christopher High's 2011 football season will be classified as nothing less than historic. Taking most by surprise, and catching the rest off guard – themselves excluded – the third-year program, equipped with its first senior class, stingy defense and balanced offense, earned a share of the Monterey Bay League title and its first playoff win last week.
WATER POLO: GHS, CHS water polo players honored with league awards
If you ever lost track of Gilroy High water polo player Michelle Shields in the pool, the first place to look might be all alone in front of an opponents' cage, waiting for a pass after she out-swam the rest of the field.
FOOTBALL: Equity league beginning to take shape
Football coaches from the Monterey Bay League and the Tri-County Athletic League met Wednesday and voted on the placement of the leagues' teams in next year's equity league.
FIELD HOCKEY: St. Francis upends Gilroy in CCS finals, 2-1
Bridget Denzel dissolved a 1-1 tie midway through the second half with a nifty back-handed shot that not only found the back of the cage, but also held up as the eventual game winner in a St. Francis 2-1 defeat of Gilroy High in the Central Coast Section field hockey finals Saturday in San Jose.
SOFTBALL: Lester signs with La Salle
Casey Lester has watched a fair share of fellow teammates and friends sign their names on the dotted line, finalizing their commitment to four-year institutions to continue their athletic careers. Lester said she cried at every one of them.