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...
Christopher High field hockey coach Dani Hameon knew she had the makings of a special team before the season started. Monday's match was more evidence of that intuition coming to fruition. The Cougars, who dominated host San...
The skies were clear, the sunset brilliant, the bleachers were standing-room-only in a sea of red and the new Andy Hardin Stadium at San Benito High School in Hollister was ready for some football. The team, playing...
Despite not having a home facility this season, the San Benito High track and field program didn’t miss a beat, especially in last Friday’s Pacific Coast League Gabilan Division Championships at North Monterey County High. The Haybaler...
Reggie Synegal has been the San Benito High boys golf coach since 2008, so he knows the program goes through certain cycles. Synegal knew this year would be a rebuilding one to get numbers up and instill...
When the University of Hawaii played a three-game set against Cal Poly on April 5-6, the Mustangs intentionally walked Callee Heen a couple of times. Truth be told, Heen would’ve rather had the opportunity to take the...
It wasn’t that long ago—three years in fact—when Jackson Pace was playing for the Hollister American Little League All Star teams that went a combined 22-0 in district play. Even then, Pace didn’t know if he would...

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Homeless find shelter in Hollister

San Benito County opened its first-ever year-round emergency homeless shelter two years ago, and a new report shows it has been a...

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