Adrian Acevedo and Adrian Garcia have come a long way. Even though the two are only in their third year of playing tennis, they’ve ascended to be the Nos. 1 and 2 singles players for the San Benito High...
San Benito High School senior Josh Corrigan, a two-sport athlete who has earned seven varsity letters while being named to the Baler All-Academic Team three times, was selected as the 2017-18 Central Coast Section Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year.“Joshua...
In his spare time, Ryan Platero likes to ride his dirt bike and go fishing. The latter is done with the rest of his San Benito High teammates on the property of Garret Bourdet’s parents’ property, which features a...
After an 0-12 league record last year prompted a demotion to the Monterey Bay League’s Pacific Division this season, the San Benito High boys volleyball team plans on earning a promotion back up to the upper Gabilan for the...
After every round, San Benito High seniors Nick Wells and Andrew Hoefling compare scores while reviewing their rounds. The friends push each other to improve daily, whether it’s in the matches or during practice. Wells and Hoefling are the...
Slade Wilson’s schedule is not for the faint of heart. The San Benito High junior is particularly busy during the spring sports season, as he balances strength-training and conditioning sessions in the morning for football and lacrosse matches and...
After the 2017 swimming season ended, Elizabeth Fleming had a tough decision to make. Fleming, a San Benito High junior, had just completed a fine sophomore season in which she excelled on both the basketball court and in the...
In last year’s Monterey Bay League Track and Field Trials, Peter Reikowski was in street clothes and on crutches, wondering what could’ve been. The San Benito High senior was having an outstanding season until he suffered a severely sprained...
The San Benito High softball team entered Tuesday’s home game against Alvarez at 0-4, having been outscored by a combined margin of 33-15. Granted, the Haybalers have faced some powerhouse programs—Clovis is ranked 26th nationally and Huntington Beach 30th—but...
Before Alexandra Ortiz starts a performance, her coach, Jonathon O’Dougherty, usually says these words to her: “Be perfect like you usually are.” O’Dougherty, who is a renowned ice skating coach, admits, “The pep talk is not necessary with that...

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The streets of Hollister were alive with blooms of color Saturday, July 28, when more than 400 participants gathered for the first Hollister Wild...

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