Jacob Tonascia had never hit more than five home runs in a season at any of the previous places he played at—San Benito High, Mission College and Allan Hancock College—until this season. The Cal State University Monterey Bay senior...
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...
Connor Fabing has been on quite a journey. The former San Benito High standout has been an integral part in the Cal State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) baseball team having one of its finest seasons in program history. The...
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....
It was a season to remember for the San Benito High boys volleyball team. The Haybalers finished 22-13 and won the Monterey Bay League’s Pacific Division championship before seeing their season end Tuesday in a straight-sets loss to top...
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...
Parker Oelrich admits he had a lot of maturing to do when it came to playing lacrosse. For one, he thought too highly of himself. For another, the San Benito High senior had a selfish attitude, resulting in him...
It might not be long before Darin Gillies gets called up to the majors. The former San Benito High standout took another big step in that direction when he earned a promotion to the Tacoma Rainiers, the Triple-A affiliate...

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Trio of Balers earn D1 scholarships

The road to earning scholarships to play softball at the four-year level has been nothing short of adventurous for Amber Rodriguez, Dominique...