It was a season to remember for the San Benito High boys volleyball team. The Haybalers finished 22-13 and won the Monterey Bay League’s Pacific Division championship before seeing their season end Tuesday in a straight-sets loss to top...
Ellie Miller had just cleared 5 feet in the high jump when she screamed, ‘Did I just do that?’ The San Benito High freshman had a look of disbelief and amazement as teammate Annie Breger rushed over to give...
There’s something about Mary (Hagins)—and the San Benito High swimming team. The Haybalers had another solid performance in last Saturday’s Monterey Bay League Championships at Hartnell College. Blending a mix of savvy seniors and talented underclassmen, San Benito had...
Parker Oelrich admits he had a lot of maturing to do when it came to playing lacrosse. For one, he thought too highly of himself. For another, the San Benito High senior had a selfish attitude, resulting in him...
It might not be long before Darin Gillies gets called up to the majors. The former San Benito High standout took another big step in that direction when he earned a promotion to the Tacoma Rainiers, the Triple-A affiliate...
As the final out was recorded, Ryan Jameson stepped off the mound and pumped his fist, signifying the dominant play of the San Benito High baseball team in the Monterey Bay League this season. With a 6-0 win over...
At 5-foot-7 and 130 pounds, Ben Hagan doesn’t fit the prototypical mold of a high jumper. It doesn’t matter that Hagan is physically smaller than most of his competitors—he’s looking to go higher with every jump. The San Benito...
Describing it as a “surreal experience,” Hunter Raquet couldn’t believe he was sitting in front of Jeff Tedford, the Fresno State football coach who is known for his offensive mind and ability to bring out the best in quarterbacks....
After going through the first half of the league season undefeated, the San Benito High boys volleyball team put itself in prime position to win an outright Monterey Bay League Pacific Division championship. That path got a little tougher...
Connor Menez was a member of the Sacramento Rivercats, the Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants—for one day, but it was an experience he’ll use for the future. The San Benito High graduate and Hollister native takes things...

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Old Pinnacles Trailhead

When one thinks of Pinnacles National Park, three special features come to mind: the park’s namesake rocky pinnacles, the unique talus caves, and the...

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Oily politics: Rivas targeted

The state’s petroleum industry is spending $320,000 in the District 30 State Assembly race to defeat fundraising frontrunner Robert Rivas. The San Benito County...

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