Some people refer to Tony Castro as the trainer of champions. As the strength and conditioning coach of top UFC fighters Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier, it’s little wonder Castro has gained that moniker.
Despite entering the Sumo World Championships in Tokyo with a crushed ring finger, Roy Sims finished 3-2, with all of his victories coming in the team portion of the event. Sims lost his only individual match before going 3-1 in team competition, helping the U.S. to a top-eight finish.
Roy Sims has been competing in sumo for only 13 months, but he could be on the cusp of making history. The longtime Hollister resident competes in the Sumo World Championships in Osaka, Japan on Aug. 30. The 6-foot-5, 370-pound Sims is coming off a historic performance in the U.S. Sumo Open, as he became the first American to win a gold medal in the open weight division.
When Darin Gillies was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 10th round—pick No. 305 overall—in Tuesday’s Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, a flood of emotions enveloped him.
AROMAS—Tucked away in a gym in Aromas, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero is hard at work preparing for Keith “One Time” Thurman.
The San Benito County Police Activities League (PAL) is holding its inaugural benefit fundraiser basketball game at San Benito High on Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. Members of local law enforcement and public safety will play a game against former NFL players and former Team USA women’s basketball player Ruthie Bolton.
Ryan Bernal got goosebumps as he drove his car down the ramp and onto the track during the driver introductions before the start of last Saturday night’s Chili Bowl A-Feature Race in Tulsa, Okla.
See statistics from San Benito High School's 33-0 victory over Palo Alto last Friday.
SAN JOSE—Outdoor hockey is coming to Northern California.
MONTREAL—Jeff Garcia has made his return to the Canadian Football League.

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