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June 23, 2024

Local prep teams set for start of league action

Most of the area’s soccer, basketball and wrestling teams either begin, or jump back into league contests this week. Here is what’s on tap:

ROUNDUP: CHS girls, GHS boys hoops drop consolation finals last week

The consolation final of the Dons Club Holiday Tournament hosted by Del Mar High School had a little bit of everything. For the Christopher High girls varsity basketball team, though, the only detail it lacked was a victory.

The best of 2011: A walk down memory lane

One of the best attributes of this job is watching – game after game, season after season. No two games are alike. With each season comes a fair share of surprises. And every year is filled with memorable moments.

ROUNDUP: CHS girls hoops top Overfelt, 69-21

There may have been some lingering frustrations following a disappointing loss to San Mateo the day before as the Christopher High girls basketball team exploded for a 69-21 victory against Overfelt on Day 2 of Dons Club Holiday Tournament hosted by Del Mar High on Wednesday.

ROUNDUP: GHS boys hoops downed in overtime at Chase Tournament

The Gilroy High boys basketball team scrapped its way into overtime after Christian Goldstein hit a 3-pointer as time ran out in regulation, however Damonte Ranch scored seven points - all from the free throw line - in the extra session to top the Mustangs 44-40 in the first round of the Sobrato Bulldog Chase Tournament on Tuesday night in Morgan Hill.

Mustangs boys soccer falls to Watsonville in tournament play

After a 10-day layoff since its last game, the Gilroy High boys soccer team took the pitch Tuesday in the first round of the Golden State Invitational, hosted by Bellarmine College.

GHS girls drop opener at Seaside Sweet 16 tourney

Facing a steep obstacle in a Del Campo-Fair Oaks backcourt that included a 6-foot-4 and 6-foot-3 players, the Gilroy High girls varsity basketball team suffered a loss in its opening round game of the annual Seaside Sweet 16 tournament 53-35 on Monday night.

A donation from one family to another

Six years ago, Troy Garcia’s brother, Dino Garcia, a former Gilroy Hawk and Gilroy High wrestler who carried his passion for the sport far past his 1986 graduation, died of complications from diabetes at the age of 36.

Local prep teams set for tournaments this week

Looking at the teams in this week’s sixth annual Bulldog Chase, some might find it hard to believe Sobrato coach Lee Washington put it together at the last minute. The three-day boys basketball tournament tips off with four games Tuesday, starting at 3 p.m. at Sobrato High School. Each one will feature at least one team that reached the Central Coast Section playoffs last year.

Behind Goldstein’s 23 points, Mustangs shoot past Cougars

Christian Goldstein searched for a concrete answer, a reason,