After a 2017 season that was marred by a previous injury, Hailey Cross entered last Saturday’s Pacific Coast League Gabilan Division Championships with plenty of motivation. Even though Cross didn’t record a personal-record (PR) at Toro Park...
Greg Arispe was angry. The Anzar High senior had just allowed a completion of over 20 yards in the first half in a game against Pinewood on Sept. 28, perhaps the longest ball caught against him all...
The Hollister High football program has always been known to have a solid offensive line. This season is no different. In left tackle Diego Ramirez, left guard Jesus Toscano, center Blaze McShane, right tackle Aidan Pung and...
Julia Pearson gets out of bed every morning wondering if she woke up too late. On the drive to school, Pearson goes through her backpack, frantically making sure she hasn’t forgotten anything. Perhaps she forgot to pack...
Owen Branon checks off all the boxes in terms of being the ideal high school athlete. Hard worker. Earns excellent grades. Leader in words and example. Hollister football coach Bryan Smith was effusive in his praise for...
With a team GPA of 3.74, the San Benito High girls golf squad excels in the classroom. The Haybalers are also doing some impressive things on the links. In Trinity Mumm, Bailey Carmichael and Taryn Mills—their top...
Playing the hole-set position in water polo is not for the faint of heart. Just ask San Benito High senior Ben Reed, who is starting at the position for the first time in his varsity career.
If there is ever a given in high school athletics, it’s the San Benito High cross country program will either be winning league or be in contention for league championships. This year is no different, as the...
What Nick Nickerson did from his sophomore year to his junior year at Anzar High has been nothing short of mind-boggling. The 5-foot-6, 185-pounder said he dropped 50 pounds in that time period, driven by his desire...
If there ever was a must-win situation for Hollister High, it was last Friday’s game against Los Gatos High. The Haybalers entered the contest at 0-2, having been outscored 86-20 in the process. The Balers just didn’t...

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