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Mariners, Sharks earn trips to CCS playoffs | High school football

The Central Coast Section football playoff brackets are in order and a pair of local schools will represent the area in Friday’s upcoming quarterfinals. Aptos High—tri co-champion of the Pacific Coast Athletic League’s Gabilan Division—and Cypress Division runner-up St. Francis both will extend their season...

Mariners crush Hollister to win share of league crown | High school football

APTOS—Aptos High football coach Randy Blaneknship has won countless league titles throughout his illustrious career, including six straight Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League crowns since joining the program. But for the first time since joining the Pacific Coast Athletic League in 2017, the Mariners won...

Condors edge ‘Catz in season finale | High school football

WATSONVILLE—North Monterey County sophomore Chris Rasmussen was tired of seeing the same scenario over and over again where games this season ended up in heartbreak.   The young running back helped the Condors soar past the Wildcatz, 21-14, in the teams’ Pacific Coast Athletic League Cypress...

Watsonville’s Katelyn Ruiz captures Gabilan cross country crown

Watsonville High sophomore Katelyn Ruiz won the Gabilan Division title at the Pacific Coast Athletic League Cross Country Championships on Oct. 29. She finished the 3.1-mile race at Palo Corona Regional Park in Carmel in 20 minutes, 31.2 seconds.  “I felt a little nervous because it’s...

MVC’s James Ponzio runs away with Gabilan cross country title

Monte Vista Christian senior James Ponzio won the Gabilan Division race at the Pacific Coast Athletic League Cross Country Championships on Oct. 29. The Mustangs standout set a course record in the 3.1-mile race at Palo Corona Regional Park in Carmel in 16 minutes, 46.90...

Sharks’ late surge leads to victory | High school football roundup

PACIFIC GROVE—The St. Francis High football team remains on the quest to finish the season undefeated for the first time in the program’s history.    Senior running back Diego Wolfe recorded three touchdown runs for the Sharks, including two in the second half en route to...

Mariners finish strong to beat Alisal | High school football

APTOS—Aptos High senior Dante Aranda, whose moniker on the football field is “The Bus”, is known for delivering big hits and going full speed whenever the ball is in his hand.     The 5 foot, 10 inch, 235-pound fullback/nose guard was all over the field for...

Condors looking to recapture legacy | High school cross country

North Monterey County High’s cross country team has had a rich history of success in its program, combining for 35 boys and girls league championships.  However, there’s recently been a small drop off for the Condors who haven't won a crown since the boys’ team...

Grizzlies stomp Harbor on Senior Day | High school football roundup

WATSONVILLE—It was a day full of mixed emotions for Pajaro Valley senior Eric Viveros who stepped on the football field for the final time on his home turf. The hefty lineman scored his first career touchdown to help lift the Grizzlies past Harbor High for...

Mariners edged by Palma’s last-second field goal | High school football

SALINAS—The race for first place in the Pacific Coast Athletics League Gabilan Division is not over for the Aptos High football team despite last week’s heartbreaking loss at Rabobank Stadium. The Mariners traveled to Salinas to face off against rival Palma, hoping to stay atop...
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Dek: Juan Diego Alvarez to lead girls’ soccer program, Al Toney takes over boys’ basketball team 

Monte Vista Christian adds two new head coaches to athletics department

Monte Vista Christian announced the addition of two new head coaches for the upcoming 2024-25 prep sports year.  The school’s athletics website posted in June...