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February 24, 2024

CCS Sports: Section makes contingency plans for weekend’s events

Aptos and Terra Nova are set to play in Pacifica at 7 p.m. on Friday, but their CCS Open Division III matchup could be moved to Watsonville at 7 p.m. if the air quality in the coastal city just south of San Francisco does not improve.

Tony's Thoughts: Eye in the sky gets an upgrade

Several local high school football squads have put down the clipboards and picked up the iPads over the last three years, tapping into instant replay technology that has exploded across the state and country at the prep level.

JC Football: Cabrillo hosts Gavilan looking for 1st conference win

Cabrillo (3-3, 0-2) has beaten Gavilan College (0-7, 0-3) in three of their last four meetings.

Grizzlies continue to strive in PCAL action | Boys soccer

It’s somewhat true that most schools won’t compete with other teams in a lower division for fear of missing out on Central Coast Section points to earn a playoff berth.  The Pajaro Valley High boys’ soccer team didn’t seem to have that problem this offseason.  In...

Local Roundup, 6/8: Aptos boys golf, St. Francis girls track win CCS scholastic titles

The Mariners’ golfers finished with the third highest cumulative grade point average (3.769) of any boys golf program in the section, while St. Francis had the fourth highest GPA (3.7) among girls track programs competing in the CCS.

Mariners remain determined during rebuilding year | SCCAL girls volleyball 

Aptos High girls volleyball team is making huge steps forward in the ultra-competitive Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League after finding success in what is still a young 2023 season.  Early results have the Mariners in a second tier behind league leaders Santa Cruz and Harbor...

Local Roundup, 3/1: Reckers, Mendoza lead Aptos baseball over Carmel

David Reckers tossed a no-hit shutout through five innings and Aptos High blanked Carmel High, 4-0, in preseason action on Tuesday in Aptos.

Watsonville drops preseason finale to SLV | High school football roundup

It was a defensive gridlock matchup last week between Watsonville and San Lorenzo Valley high schools as neither team allowed a single point until the fourth quarter. Seemingly every four plays the defense would force a punt, going back and forth like a ping pong...

Local Roundup, 5/4: Aptos lacrosse wins MTAL division title

Jack Hegerle and Blake Welle scored four goals apiece, goalie Matthew Quinn made several clutch saves and the Aptos High Mariners clinched the Mission Trail Athletic League’s “A”-division title with an 11-5 win over Scotts Valley High on Wednesday in Scotts Valley.

Salinas’ Diego Estrada wins 51st Wharf to Wharf

Salinas native Diego Estrada was well on pace to win last year’s Wharf to Wharf after he stayed in front of the leading pack during the first half of the race.   That was until he made the tiniest of the most minute mistakes by running...