As the final out was recorded, Ryan Jameson stepped off the mound and pumped his fist, signifying the dominant play of the San Benito High baseball team in the Monterey Bay League this season. With a 6-0 win over...
At 5-foot-7 and 130 pounds, Ben Hagan doesn’t fit the prototypical mold of a high jumper. It doesn’t matter that Hagan is physically smaller than most of his competitors—he’s looking to go higher with every jump. The San Benito...
Describing it as a “surreal experience,” Hunter Raquet couldn’t believe he was sitting in front of Jeff Tedford, the Fresno State football coach who is known for his offensive mind and ability to bring out the best in quarterbacks....
After going through the first half of the league season undefeated, the San Benito High boys volleyball team put itself in prime position to win an outright Monterey Bay League Pacific Division championship. That path got a little tougher...
Connor Menez was a member of the Sacramento Rivercats, the Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants—for one day, but it was an experience he’ll use for the future. The San Benito High graduate and Hollister native takes things...
After the 2017 high school season ended, Lauren Sabbatini was on the fence in regards to playing another season of club volleyball. Having received no scholarship offers, the San Benito High senior figured she wasn’t good enough to play...
One week after its grand opening, Pound 4 Pound Sports Fitness, the new boxing gym on Monterey Street was popping with the sounds of the sweet science.Whap, whap—swap—pap, pap, pap!"We're here to build champions," said Ruben Guerrero before the...
It’s often said that you can’t be in two places at once. Don’t tell that to Annie Breger. In a dual meet against Salinas on March 22, the San Benito High senior found herself in an adrenaline-pumping situation. As...
The San Benito High softball team needed a win in the worst way. Having lost their first five games entering a March 17 contest against Mitty, the team’s confidence was down. However, junior third baseman Dominique Monteon and her...
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...

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