When the University of Seattle baseball program first started showing interest in Mason Marquez at a showcase tournament at the end of May, the San Benito High senior didn’t think much of it. After all, several college coaches have...
When Emily Tonascia played at San Benito High School, she was known for her enthusiasm and positivity. The former Haybalers’ standout looks to bring that same mojo as the new coach of the girls volleyball team. Tonascia takes over...
In terms of being consistently excellent, the San Benito High cross country teams are among the gold standard in the Central Coast Section. The boys and girls squads routinely finish first or second in league, and in most years,...
Dub Baseball put another feather in its cap after having three players - including Hollister's Jackson Pace - selected to represent Northern California at the 2017 National Team Identification Series in North Carolina.Pace, Justin Kester-Johnson of Morgan Hill and...
Mike Jansen looks at the San Juan Oaks Golf Club course and sees a hidden treasure, a golf haven that is waiting to be fully tapped. As the new Head PGA Golf Professional at San Juan Oaks, Jansen’s main...
Anzar High School was two to three days from having its football season cancelled due to not having a coach. Instead, the Hawks will be starting their seventh season of football on Sept. 2 at home against King’s Christian-Lemoore....
The San Benito Babe Ruth 13 All Star team saw its season come to an end Monday in a 4-0 loss to Kern West in the semifinals of the state tournament in Bakersfield. San Benito opened up the tournament...
The Hollister Little League All Star teams ruled District 9 tournament play once again. Last Saturday at Ferrasci Little League Park in Salinas, Hollister teams won three of the four different age bracket championships. Hollister National won the 12-and-under...
When you’re a parent of a top-flight softball athlete like Joe Monteon is, there is no such thing as a relaxing summer.“There is no summer,” said Monteon, whose daughter, Dominique, plays for the Cal Nuggets 16-and-under team and is...
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 Greg Dolan said. “But now people know us throughout California.”Indeed, the Strikers—a 17-and-under travel ball...

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After all the work home gardeners have done preparing garden beds, pulling weeds and irrigating, summer is normally a time of plenty. Plenty to...

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Taqueria evokes cuisine of Baja, CA

A happy donkey holding a burrito greets motorists as they enter Hollister along Fourth Street.The large sign adorns the top of El Burrito, a...