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January 17, 2022

A good run: San Benito cross country teams look to sustain excellence

For as long as she can remember, Kendra Melching has liked running. But once she entered her freshman year at San Benito High in fall 2020, Melching started to love running.  “When I got to high school everything changed,” she said. “Practices became more focused...

Balers’ defense shines in 38-0 win over Alisal

Through the first four games of the season, San Benito High’s defense has stood tall. The Haybalers pitched their second shutout with a 38-0 win over visiting Alisal on Friday night.  “The defense is playing stellar,” Balers coach Bryan Smith said. “They’ve allowed three points...

San Benito girls golf team a program on the rise

Now in her sixth season as the coach of the San Benito High girls golf team, Molly Orsetti is more excited than ever. The reasons are plenty, starting with the makeup of the current crop of Haybalers. “This is a really good group of girls,...

Balers top Christopher in titanic defensive battle

If the San Benito High football team came to Don Christopher Stadium on Sept. 10 expecting to roll to victory, Christopher High had other ideas. Though ranked 17 spots below the Haybalers in the Central Coast Section, the Cougars held their opponent down for most...

‘Come on! What they talking about?’ Balers make statement in victory

San Benito High senior quarterback Tyler Pacheco isn’t used to running long distances during a game. That doesn’t mean he’s not capable of taking off when he has to. And what he did Friday night against Wilcox was nothing short of spectacular, especially late in...

Balers settle for 3-3 draw; promising season ahead

Now over five years old as a program, the San Benito High field hockey team is ready to make its mark.  “Our goal is to get into CCS (for the first time),” Haybalers midfielder Ryen Ortiz said. “With the amount of athleticism we have on...

For Haybalers, an exciting start but gut-wrenching finish

San Benito High football coach Bryan Smith couldn’t help but be emotional after the Haybalers were notified that their game with host Santa Teresa was being called due to poor air quality—at halftime, no less.  In a surreal scene, Friday’s season-opener was called at intermission...

Mia Villegas returns to lead Haybalers

Even though the San Benito High girls volleyball team didn’t have a Covid spring season, Mia Villegas—the lone returner from the last time the Haybalers had a season in 2019—said all was not lost.  From last winter and into the spring, the players met for...

With superior athleticism, Balers could be headed for a special season

Hollister football coach Bryan Smith doesn’t remember the last time a wave of talented athletes have come through the program like it has the last couple of years. From Jayden Freidt to Tyler Pacheco to Derek Sandoval and others, the Haybalers have athleticism at...

Jackson Pace shines in Area Code Games

The night before his start in the Area Code Games in San Diego on Aug. 10, Jackson Pace was understandably a bit anxious. After all, the San Benito High senior was going to pitch in front of at least one scout from every Major...