Two years ago, the Hollister Strikers club soccer team wasn’t well known outside of San Benito County.“We were a bunch of nobodies,” Strikers coach Greg Dolan said. “But now people know us throughout California.”Indeed, the Strikers—a 17-and-under travel ball...
The Hollister National 11- and 12-year-old All Star team believes it has the goods to get to sectionals this season. Hollister National delivered a powerful statement last weekend, whipping Greenfield 18-1 last Saturday before producing an 11-2 victory over...
Long before Dubs became a catchy nickname for the Golden State Warriors, Erik Wagle was referred to as E-Dub. His organization, Dub Baseball, is a play off his nickname. And just like the recently crowned NBA champions, Dub Baseball...
Coach Christine Del Real couldn’t have been more proud of the Hollister Vikings Mitey Mite Cheer team. About half of the 14-member group performed a routine at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in the Pop Warner National Cheer and Dance Championships on Dec. 3 in Florida.
A year ago, Andy Parra was approached by some of the parents at Spring Grove School on the possibility of hosting a middle school wrestling tournament that included not only schools in Hollister, but outside of San Benito County as well. On March 12, that’s exactly what happened.
Two years ago, Hollister’s Police Chief David Westrick figured it would be a natural fit for the San Benito County Police Activities League and the city to offer a comprehensive program to enrich the lives of kids through Junior Giants, the flagship program of the San Francisco Giants Community Fund.
Chris Borland and Dr. Bennet Omalu are right. Within America’s football-infatuated culture—I’m as guilty as anyone—we are all dangerously wrong.
In just its fifth year as a program, the Tri-County Rebels Peewee football team reached the pinnacle of its sport—winning the Monterey Bay Youth Football League(MBYFL) Super Bowl. The Rebels did so by defeating the Salinas Colts 14-8 in overtime on Nov. 21 at Rabobank Stadium.
For the first time since 2007, the Hollister Vikings Pop Warner football program is sending one of its teams to the national championships in Florida. The program’s junior Peewee team (9 to 11 year olds) advanced to Pop Warner’s Super Bowl extravaganza after it beat Pacifica 14-12 in the Northwest Regional championship game at Rabobank Stadium on Nov. 14.
Hollister council members Monday will consider whether to spend $15,000 on upgrades to the softball facilities at Veterans Memorial Park.