When Chace Miguel graduated from San Benito High in June 2015, she had already made up her mind that she wasn’t going to continue her soccer career—much to the dismay of Hartell College women’s soccer coach Ivan Guerrero.“When I...
The Gavilan College women’s volleyball team has been road warriors this season—literally. Due to the renovation of the school’s gym, the Rams haven’t had a place on campus to play or practice. Instead, Gavilan has been relegated to practice...
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...
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...
Former San Benito High and Gavilan College standout Erica Chapa has already started practice for the Cal State University Monterey Bay women’s volleyball team. In fact, this week the Otters have been engaged in some serious training, with two...
Perhaps it’s only appropriate former Haybalers standout Davonte Butler has earned a scholarship to play baseball at Cal State University Bakersfield—their nickname is the Roadrunners. And as Baler fans have witnessed the last couple of years, Butler is swift...
Suzy Brookshire entered her freshman season at Sacramento State University simply wanting to fit in.“Hitting-wise I just wanted to earn respect because you don’t want to come in as a freshman and start making waves (creating drama),” said Brookshire,...
For the first time that anyone at Gavilan can recall, the women’s volleyball team is headed to the state playoffs following a three-set sweep of City College of San Francisco.
Gavilan may have swept Hartnell, but the Rams needed to fight tooth and nail to advance in the CCCAA Northern California Regional playoffs.
Kevin Kramer is in his 10th season as the coach of the Gavilan College women’s volleyball program, and his goal remains the same: To transfer athletes to four-year schools and help them continue their education, preferably on a scholarship. Winning is simply a byproduct of this process, and in some years the Rams have one of the upper-echelon teams in Northern California.

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When Clara Bisceglia Zanger inherited orchards along the Pacheco Valley in the 1940s, she encouraged her three sons—George, Joseph and Eugene—to use...

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EPA orders study of old mine site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today, Dec. 13, that it has reached a settlement with Buckhorn Inc., ordering the Ohio company...