On its way back home following a three-game trip to Hawaii, Watsonville (9-1-3, 2-0-1) had its flight rerouted back to the island state after the plane’s cabin smelled of smoke an hour and 15 minutes into the journey.
Aptos High’s Marea Zlatunich started her senior track season with a pair of wins in the 800-meters and 1,600 in the Mariners’ Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League dual meet season opener against Scotts Valley High on Thursday.
It wasn’t whether or not the Watsonville High softball team was going to qualify for the Central Coast Section playoffs. The big question was where were they going to end up. The Wildcatz—defending CCS Division I champion—earned the top seed in the Division II field after...
Behind their hard-hitting one-two punch of outside hitters Maggie Walters and Sam Strah, top-seeded Soquel topped No. 2 Aptos 25-20, 18-25, 25-14, 25-16 on Saturday night for the Central Coast Section Division III title at Watsonville High.
The PV Sports Podcast is back and ready for another season. Tune in as sports editor Juan Reyes talks about what’s going at Aptos High and Monte Vista Christian during a new segment called PV Prep Sports Schedule Overview.
APTOS—The Covid-19 pandemic took another jab at local prep sports after Aptos High Athletics Director Travis Fox announced that all indoor activities, home and away, are postponed for the remainder of the week. Fox said Wednesday afternoon that Mariners’ student-athletes will have to be sidelined...
Perkin molded the Mariners into a local power over her eight seasons with the program. Aptos posted a 105-28-25 record during her tenure, and also captured the last five Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League championships in an incredible run that included a 41-game winning streak against league opponents.
The Santa Cruz Warriors could not hold on to a 20-point lead in a 127-123 Wednesday night loss to the South Bay Lakers in El Segundo.
In terms of championships, the year 2017 was a special one for the teams from the Pajaro Valley. Whether it was individuals capturing titles, teams breaking droughts or freshmen setting the section and state ablaze, several local athletes were a cut above the rest.