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June 24, 2024

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Hollister boys soccer claims first CCS title

Hollister went on an amazing playoff run and captured the school’s first-ever boys soccer Central Coast Section championship.  The Balers won the Division II title...

Hollister’s Elyssa Hernandez competes for El Salvador national football team  

There it was on the Fox Sports 2 international broadcast of the CONCACAF Women’s U-17 soccer tournament.  A player from El Salvador charged up and...

Hollister girls teams red hot as playoffs begin

It may be a cold winter, but two red-clad Hollister girls teams are red-hot. The basketball and soccer squads have concluded stellar regular seasons...

Passion for the game

It’s often said that there is no love quite as fierce, pure or deep as a mother’s love for her child. On Feb. 16,...

Hollister Strikers working overtime

Two years ago, the Hollister Strikers club soccer team wasn’t well known outside of San Benito County. “We were a bunch of nobodies,” Strikers coach...

Soccer: Balers go all in for each other

Despite having to make lineup changes to account for the numerous injuries sustained throughout the season, the San Benito High girls soccer team has maintained a high level of play. The Haybalers entered the week with a 3-1-1 record in the Monterey Bay League’s Gabilan Division, tied for first place with Christopher and Gilroy.

Soccer: Kennedy gets it done

The Anzar High girls soccer team started off the season with 23 girls in its program. But that number dwindled to 17 a month in to its current number of 14. Due to some absences last week, the Hawks only had 11 players available in a 1-1 tie with York on Jan. 11.

Soccer: Garcia strikes again

With eight goals in nine matches entering this week’s play, Jonathan Garcia has already surpassed his output from last season. Although Garcia has made improvements in his game from a physical standpoint, the San Benito High senior striker said a renewed mindset has boosted his play.

Soccer: Ceja an impact player

In the first several minutes of every match, Manny Ceja measures up his defender in a couple of different ways. A student of the game, the San Benito High junior forward has become a potent goal-scorer by being aware of his surroundings and sizing up opponents.

Soccer: Balers are tough enough

Down to stoppage time, the San Benito High girls soccer team looked as if it would have to be relegated to a draw with visiting Sobrato in their non-league contest on Dec. 21. It would’ve been a tough pill to swallow given the fact that the Haybalers had controlled the run of play, dominating the possession for long stretches.