Just call them the comeback teens. The San Benito Babe Ruth 15-and-under All Star team trailed in all four of its games only to win every one of them in capturing the Central State Tournament with a 10-6 victory...
The Hollister American and National 11/12-year-old All Star teams proved to be the best in the District 9 Tournament. Ultimately, American won the winner-take-all game, 4-2, and advanced to the Section 5 Tournament, where it lost an elimination game...
Chace Miguel had done such a great job of convincing herself that she was done with soccer upon graduating from San Benito High in 2015 that even her mom, Gae, thought her daughter would never play again. Apparently, Gae...
When Jack Breger competed in the St. Francis Invitational on March 17, the soon-to-be San Benito High graduate had no idea how much his performance that day would alter his future. Against many of the Central Coast Section’s best...
The San Benito High boys 4x400 relay team went into last Friday’s Central Coast Section Championships with one objective: earn a berth to the CIF State Championships. And that’s exactly what the quartet did, finishing in second place in...
Before Zach Livingston went up to bat with the bases loaded and two out in the bottom of the ninth inning, he had already built up a mental scouting report on the Palma pitcher. San Benito High was facing...
Three outs from seeing their season—and their high school careers—end, Madison Greco and Noel Chavarria weren’t about to go down without producing their best at-bats in Wednesday’s Central Coast Section Division I playoff opener against host Santa Clara. Having...
If this is the final hurrah for Chloe Cortez playing softball, it’s been a great ride. The San Benito High senior right fielder enters her final Central Coast Section playoff tournament knowing she might never play competitive softball again....
Ellie Miller had just cleared 5 feet in the high jump when she screamed, ‘Did I just do that?’ The San Benito High freshman had a look of disbelief and amazement as teammate Annie Breger rushed over to give...
There’s something about Mary (Hagins)—and the San Benito High swimming team. The Haybalers had another solid performance in last Saturday’s Monterey Bay League Championships at Hartnell College. Blending a mix of savvy seniors and talented underclassmen, San Benito had...

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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...