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March 4, 2024

Sometimes the games don’t go on

For the local high school spring sports teams, the season has been put on hold—for now. The Gilroy Unified School District, Morgan Hill Unified School District and San Benito High School District last week made the decision to suspend all athletic events until at...

Jesse James Guerrero, nephew of Robert The Ghost Guerrero, improves to 3-0 in pro career

It took nine hours for Jesse James Guerrero to drive from Gilroy to Tijuana, the site of his third professional boxing match on March 5.  His ring time was all of one minute. Guerrero, a senior at Mount Madonna High, won via knockout just 1...

The dynasty continues: Gilroy High wins 19th consecutive CCS title

There was little to no doubt that the Gilroy High boys wrestling team was walking away with its 19th consecutive Central Coast Section title at last week’s wrestling championships.  The Mustangs put on another exquisite show Feb. 18-19 that had fans inside the gymnasium at...

Seven Christopher High student-athletes to play at the next level

The seven Christopher High student-athletes who are set to play a sport at the four-year level expressed a common theme during a May 18 letter of intent signing ceremony on the school’s football field. Whether it was family, a friend, a coach—or all three—they...

Darren Yafai excited to man the Christopher sideline

Make no mistake: Darren Yafai is excited to be the new Christopher High football coach—it just wasn’t on his radar.  “By no means at all (was I thinking of doing this),” said Yafai, who spent the last five years as an assistant coach helping the...

Saldate, Villarreal sign with Division I programs

Chase Saldate and Nick Villarreal felt a wave of emotion during their national letter of intent signing event Nov. 12 at Gilroy High. In front of a throng of family members and friends, the standout seniors reflected on their achievements and how much work...

Fresh off CCS appearance, Gilroy poised for repeat

A 3-0 loss to Menlo School in the opening round of the Central Coast Section Division III playoffs couldn't put a damper on what the Gilroy High girls soccer team accomplished this season. The Mustangs, who accumulated the most points to earn the No....

CHS, Song hitting the right notes on the pitch

The Christopher High boys soccer team is projected to have one of its best seasons in program history, and it's probably not a coincidence that Paul Song happens to play a key role on the squad. After all, when one looks at Song's impressive...

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...

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...

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