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June 16, 2024
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WHS track gets facelift

Ten years after its installation, the all-weather track at the school’s campus is being completely replaced. The artificial-turf football field, which was installed at the same time as the track in a 2006 seven-figure renovation, is also being patched up

Valenzuela, Fullerton knocked out of CWS by Florida State

St. Francis High alumnus Sahid Valenzuela did not record a hit on Monday. The 2016 Register-Pajaronian baseball Player of the Year was named the Big West Freshman Infielder of the Year and to Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s Freshman All-American Team afte

Girl's Basketball: Chavez takes over Pajaro Valley after two years with JV’s

Chavez takes over for Casey Neligh, who stepped down from his coaching and teaching duties in April to return to school for his master’s degree and teacher’s credential. Since Neligh’s resignation, Chavez has served as the interim head coach and run the o

Little League Roundup, 6/20: Locals start pool play with victories

Watsonville American, playing in pool A, lost 11-6 to Santa Cruz National on Saturday morning but rebounded with a 6-2 win over Pajaro Valley on Sunday afternoon.

Khris Davis' bloop single in 10th lifts A's past Yankees 8-7

Khris Davis blooped a two-run single in the 10th inning that glanced off second baseman Starlin Castro's glove in shallow center and the A's topped the Yankees in a seesaw 8-7 win Thursday night.

HS Baseball: 3 locals earn All-CCS selections

Monte Vista Christian senior infielder Jackson Collins was named to the All-CCS First Team, Aptos High junior outfielder Forrest Hays made the Second Team and Watsonville High junior pitcher Gio Gonzalez landed on the Third Team.

HS Football: Dini ready for new challenge with MVC

Three days after hiring Dini, Monte Vista Christian introduced its new head football coach in an hour-long meet and greet with dozens of parents and student-athletes at the school’s campus.

Pair of Wildcatz earn top scholarship

Daniela Castro-Alvarez and Ruben Vargas, two Watsonville High graduates, recently earned the Wayne Richards Memorial Scholarship Fund’s top female and male honor, respectively, winning $1,000 apiece.

Local Roundup, 6/13: Aptos alumna Hiltz takes second at nationals

Arkansas’ Nikki Hiltz, an Aptos High alumna, raced to a runner-up finish in the 1,500-meters at Saturday’s NCAA Division I Track and Field Outdoor National Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

PONY Baseball: Brouse fans 17, leads team to league championship

Nationals player Adrian Banuelos scored the Nationals’ only run, giving them a lead in the first inning. But Los Diamondbacks responded with two rallies of their own in the third and fourth, rocketing them to a secure 7-1 lead.