When Julia Woeste suffered a broken wrist at the start of the season, the San Benito High softball team faced a dire prospect: It was suddenly without its top pitcher. In the world of competitive softball, a...
The San Benito High baseball team has a term for hustling on every single play, especially running from base to base: hard 90s. in the high school game, hustling sometimes makes the difference between winning and losing....
The San Benito High lacrosse program is in its fifth year as a program, looking to take that next step into league championship title contention. “I’d say in three years they’ll be able...
In the fall, Elizabeth Fleming had quite the workload. The San Benito High senior met swim teammate Jaya Waller for 5:30 a.m. workouts at San Benito Aquatics two to three times a week, had school during the...
The San Benito High track and field team has had a handful of athletes advance to the CIF State Championships the last couple of years, and this season the goal remains the same: win a league championship...
It’s often said there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. When it comes to the local high school sports world, it’s virtually guaranteed San Benito High will roll out a solid baseball team. So it...
Every time the San Benito High players open up the storage equipment container before practice starts, they see a blown-up picture of the Gilroy High softball team celebrating a Central Coast Section playoff championship, with the Mustang...
There’s an old saying that says “Familiarity breeds contempt,” but when it comes to the Gavilan College women’s basketball team, it’s more like familiarity leads to success. Take Rams coach Erik Nelson. Before his successful playing days...
To underscore the competitiveness of the Pacific Coast League’s Gabilan Division this season, San Benito High coach Mitch Burley noted two websites predicted the Haybalers would finish fifth in the standings this year. Mind you, there are...
Even when the San Benito High girls soccer team lost its first three matches and four of its first five, coach Becky Bonner didn’t worry. After all, she was sacrificing short-term victories for long-term goals.

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City of history celebrates 150 years

With a history spanning more than 200 years, the city of San Juan Bautista has always found something to celebrate. 

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Police: Drunk man with gun arrested

A man carrying a firearm was arrested after he tried to fight with customers of a Hollister convenience store, police said.

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