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July 21, 2024

Local football players compete in Wedemeyer all-star game 

Football, fun, rain and more competition than usual in an all-star game. That was the story for many local gridiron seniors on Feb. 3, in the 49th annual Charlie Wedemeyer Game at Los Gatos High.  Athletes from Gilroy, Christopher, Live Oak and Sobrato filled out...

Clash between city rivals brings excitement to the soccer pitch

There was no shortage of thrills in last week’s friendly cross-town rivalry match between Gilroy and Christopher High girls’ soccer teams.  On a clear, pleasant night, both squads had success mixed with some struggles, and the real winners were probably the several hundred fans from...

Cougars embody the Warrior spirit

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Christopher coach Jim Falvey sometimes feels he is coaching the Golden State Warriors: winning first-place trophies, such as in last weekend’s six-team Watsonville tournament, and describing players on his team.  “It starts with our three seniors,” Falvey said. “Nat (Javier) is a natural scorer. She...

Mustangs cross country program galloping to success 

Gilroy High cross country coach Matthew Castillo has the program running well ahead of the pack in 2023.  Leading the boys team is junior Josh Guzman, who qualified for the CIF State meet last year and has turned in several sensational performances this season.   He had...

Cougars field hockey sneaks past Mustangs in overtime thriller

A lot was on the line last week at Gilroy High as Christopher High and the host Mustangs met in a showdown of two of the best girls field hockey teams in the Central Coast Section. For starters, it is a city rivalry.   There was also...

Joshua Adams ready to make his mark as new Gilroy High AD

For Joshua Adams, the transition to becoming the new athletic director at Gilroy High has been years in the making.  The 45-year-old has a total of 20 years of high school coaching experience—15 as a head coach—and spent the previous six years as the assistant...

Recent Christopher High grad Cloey Turiello signs letter of intent to play at D-II program Maryville University

Recent Christopher High graduate Cloey Turiello got accepted into 17 of the 20 colleges she applied to, so it goes without saying that she had plenty of great options on where to spend the next four to five years of her life.  In the end,...

Infinity U19 field hockey team wins prestigious Cal Cup International Tournament

The Infinity Sports Club made program history recently when its U19 field hockey team captured the gold medal in the prestigious California Cup International Tournament May 26-29 at Moorpark College.  This represents the first time Infinity’s highest age group won gold at the Cal Cup....

Former CHS standout Sarah Starks has breakthrough junior season at UC Davis

When the 2022 season was finished, Sarah Starks had one thought: to improve in all facets of the game—both mentally and physically—as a member of the UC Davis softball team.  “I can’t lie, last year I did struggle a little bit,” said Starks, a 2019...

CHS senior Melia Middleton caps season with a flourish

Melia Middleton capped off a sensational season in the CIF State Track and Field Championships May 26-27 at Veterans Memorial Stadium at Buchanan High in Clovis. The Christopher High senior competed in the 400-meter run and 300-meter hurdles, qualifying for the finals in the...

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