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February 24, 2024

Weekly Roundup, 11/21: Warriors’ Morris named G League Player of the Week

Morris, a high-scoring guard, was named the G League’s Player of the Week after averaging 23.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 7.0 assists over the Warriors’ three wins from Nov. 12-18. He shot 46.3 percent from the field and 52.9 percent from beyond the arc during the trio of victories.

Seahawks aim to three-peat despite slow start | Women’s soccer

After two consecutive seasons of not losing a single conference game, the Cabrillo College women’s soccer team has come out of the gate slow this season.  The Seahawks had expectations of competing for a third straight Coast Conference South Division title but accomplishing that feat...

G League to offer $125,000 contracts to elite prospects

The G League will begin offering "select contracts" worth $125,000 next year to elite prospects who are not yet eligible for the NBA, a move that could slightly lessen the handful of one-and-done players at the college level.

Mariners crush Salinas on Senior Night | Girls flag football

Aptos High senior Angelique Nuñez celebrated Senior Night with a bang. She returned a pair of interceptions for touchdowns in a 32-0 win against Salinas High at Trevin Dilfer Memorial Field on Tuesday night. The Mariners’ defense was also led by Ellie Marta who recorded...

‘Catz pounce on the competition during inaugural season | Girls flag football

Watsonville High senior and football junkie Joselyn Gutierrez has been playing competitive flag football since her days of ruling the grass fields at Lakeview Middle School. When she became a freshman, her career was momentarily cut short only because the sport wasn’t an option in...

Local teams advance to CIF State Championships | High school football

A trio of Central Coast Section champions are just one win away from adding a state title to the trophy case.  Soquel, Palma and Los Gatos high schools are on their way to the CIF State Football Championships following last week’s victories in their respective...

Mariners fall to Salinas in Gabilan Division action | PCAL football roundup

After going through the challenging preseason portion of its schedule, Aptos High was primed and ready to make a run at defending last year’s share of the Gabilan Division championship.    The road back to league supremacy became a tad bit harder for the Mariners following...

Aptos student-athletes sign NLIs to compete in college

Aptos High recently celebrated six senior student-athletes who officially committed to compete at the collegiate level after signing their National Letter of Intent on Nov. 28. Athletic director Travis Fox said that last month’s event was not just for the students to celebrate, but it...

Watsonville inks Manny Contreras as new football head coach

Watsonville High announced Thursday that Manny Contreras was named the new football head coach for the upcoming 2024 season. “I always had dreams of becoming a teacher and always had dreams of becoming a head coach of a program,” he said. “Things started falling and...

Sharks drop Mission North Division opener to NMC | PCAL football roundup

After a month of working out the kinks during preseason, St. Francis High was back on track and looking like a team destined to make a possible run at a league title.   Instead, the Sharks got off to a rocky start to begin Pacific Coast...