The San Benito High girls soccer team had just taken a 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Pioneer High last Friday when Haybalers coach Becky Bonner gathered a couple of her players to talk strategy. Near the...
In the ever-increasing age of sports specialization, Marcus Aranda represents a time of a bygone era when athletes played three different sports year-round. When the San Benito High senior graduates in early June, he will have played...
Jay Trejo is one of the more underrated players in the Pacific Coast League—and that's just fine by her. The San Benito High senior center has been instrumental in the team's fast start (the Haybalers were 7-2...
The San Benito High wrestling team successfully defended its Fehlman/Baxter Tournament championship with a riveting 39-33 win over Golden Valley on Dec. 14. Noah Zaragoza won the final match of the dual, 9-0, clinching the team title....
In the locker room before each game, the players on the San Benito High boys basketball team bump to the tunes of their favorite songs. Senior captain Jon Mendoza is the one who starts shouting out the...
Jenna Hartman could hear a snap as her right arm got put in an awkward position during her final match in the Central Coast Section Girls Wrestling Championships last February. Just like that, Hartman's season was over,...
As long as the San Benito High boys soccer team is in the Pacific Coast League's Gabilan Division—arguably the toughest in the Central Coast Section for boys soccer—the Haybalers will have their work cut out for them....
The Hollister football team's defensive line has been a source of strength for much of the season, and it all starts with Joseph Dickerson, Aaron Escoto and Ricky Navarro. The trio complement each other well and take...
Long before the 2019 season started, Roxanne Black had Aug. 9 marked on two of her calendars, a digital one and a paper one. Why was the date so important? It was the first day of tryouts...
Even though Oscar Arias felt like he did well in summer conditioning and practices, the San Benito High senior didn't know if he had done enough to earn a spot on the roster. In fact, when the...

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