For 2015 at least, Hollister owns bragging rights for the District 9 tournament of champions.
Wrestling has always been popular in Hollister, with the sport’s heyday in the city lasting a couple of decades from the mid-1980s to 2010, when San Benito High’s Adolpho Davila won the 119-pound weight class in the Central Coast Section Championships.
Note: This is part of the annual Pride section with Friday's edition of the Free Lance.
The county's Police Activities League is partnering with the city on two free sports programs—tennis and baseball—for local youths.
Skaters like Nathan Parra say they often head to other cities’ skateboarding facilities in order to find a suitable challenge.
San Juan Oaks Golf Club is looking to get more younger players and families interested in the game. To do so, it is trying something new with two upcoming events featuring 15-inch holes.
With separate approvals from the Hollister council and county board this week, an expansion is moving ahead for the skate park facility at Veterans Memorial Park.
San Benito High School freshman David Johns couldn't stop smiling at the front of the pack as the mile run kicked off the ninth annual Gifted Games on May 16.
The Hollister School District may be on the way to restoring stipends for coaches and athletic directors of after-school sports programs next school year – if trustees vote to restore funding for the programs at the next school board meeting.
Jessie Medina is a local skateboarder who recited a commonly heard belief Monday among young people in Hollister.

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