Soccer is a major part of Refugio Sanchez’s life.“I played soccer most of my life and just really like the sport,” said Sanchez on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park as a team from the Hollister Tremors competitive soccer...
After playing together at San Benito High, Hunter Nye and Hunter Raquet have taken their skills to Monterey Peninsula College. Playing at the community college level is a big step up from the high school game, but Nye and...
Lauren Okamoto decided to run on San Benito High’s cross country team this season to keep her in shape for soccer. Little did the freshman know how the sport would change her life.“I didn’t expect to fall in love...
The San Benito High boys water polo team was in a titanic struggle with visiting Monterey on Tuesday. Needing a victory to have a realistic shot of winning a league championship, the Haybalers fell behind by a goal midway...
Down 20-14 in Game 3, the San Benito High girls volleyball team showed why it is the two-time defending Monterey Bay League Gabilan Division champions. The Haybalers were playing a talented—albeit a young and relatively inexperienced—Christopher High squad in...
Gavilan College officially announced its self-imposed sanctions stemming from accusations of recruiting and benefits violations against the football team that saw 17 players dismissed in August.The football program will be on probation for three years and will be barred...
On paper, Saturday’s 8-man non-league football game between Anzar High and Stuart Hall is a mismatch. Fortunately for the Hawks, football games are decided on the field. Anzar (1-0) enters the contest at Boxer Field in San Francisco’s Balboa...
Ever since the Seattle Mariners selected Darin Gillies in the 10th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft, the former San Benito High standout has made tremendous progress, so much so that scouts and insiders are using the...
Gio Giannotta loves putting an opposing lineman or linebacker flat on their back. The senior tight end plays a vital role on the team, because the tight end position in the Haybalers run-oriented offense involves more blocking than receiving.And...
In the last couple of years playing for the Santa Clara Sporting traveling soccer program, Shantay Tamez had to leave her home in Hollister around 4 p.m. to practice with the club at its facility adjacent to Levi’s Stadium...

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Cooking at the San Benito Olive Festival

The fourth annual San Benito Olive Festival on Saturday showcased the very finest of this ancient crop.Just eight miles from Hollister at the San...