Jenna Hartman could hear a snap as her right arm got put in an awkward position during her final match in the Central Coast Section Girls Wrestling Championships last February. Just like that, Hartman's season was over,...
As long as the San Benito High boys soccer team is in the Pacific Coast League's Gabilan Division—arguably the toughest in the Central Coast Section for boys soccer—the Haybalers will have their work cut out for them....
The moment Jose Morales came down with the interception, the Hollister Vikings 12-and-under Peewee team knew it could finally celebrate a hard-fought victory over Santa Cruz in the Peninsula Pop Warner League Division 2 playoff championship on...
The Hollister football team's defensive line has been a source of strength for much of the season, and it all starts with Joseph Dickerson, Aaron Escoto and Ricky Navarro. The trio complement each other well and take...
In the last decade, there have only been a couple of San Benito High golfers who have gone on to play and excel at the college level. Brad Sparrer, a 2017 graduate, could end up having the...
Long before the 2019 season started, Roxanne Black had Aug. 9 marked on two of her calendars, a digital one and a paper one. Why was the date so important? It was the first day of tryouts...
Even though Oscar Arias felt like he did well in summer conditioning and practices, the San Benito High senior didn't know if he had done enough to earn a spot on the roster. In fact, when the...
The shots came from everywhere: from five meters and beyond, from close range, from point-blank range. Through it all, Haybalers goalie Tyler Oelrich—to borrow an ice hockey term—was standing on his head. Despite an outstanding performance from...
Lauren Okamoto is having fun running again, and that is great news for her and the San Benito High cross country program. The junior is having a strong season leading a young Baler girls squad, while seniors...
San Benito High senior Trinity Mumm was first introduced to the sport of golf at an early age. But it wasn't until the last couple of years when Mumm's passion for the sport took a quantum leap...

San Benito Magazine

Latest news

Election 2020: District Two supervisor

The Free Lance takes a first look at the District Two county supervisor race. The Free Lance will look at the candidates...