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July 23, 2024

Photos: Monterey Bay F.C. bags four goals to top Colorado Springs | USL Championship 

MONTEREY—Watsonville native Adrian Rebollar scored one goal for Monterey Bay F.C. in its 4-2 victory against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC at Cardinale Stadium on Saturday night. Rebollar was named the Man of the Match after he was a nuisance in the midfield for Colorado Springs...

Sharks post late rally to steal D-IV crown from Carmel | CCS baseball 

SAN JOSE—It almost seemed like nothing was going in favor of the St. Francis High baseball team, which was down to its final three outs in the Central Coast Section Division IV finals Friday afternoon.  After being held to just one run in the first...

Sharks baseball team edges the ‘Catz in PCAL Mission action | Sports Roundup

St. Francis High senior infielder Noel Aquino hit a game-changing home run that helped lift the Sharks baseball team past Watsonville High on Monday. Aquino’s three-run blast in the bottom of the fourth inning was the difference in a 5-4 win against the Wildcatz in...

‘Catz still getting adjusted to a more competitive PCAL Gabilan division | High school softball  

WATSONVILLE—Leading up to their games, Watsonville High softball coach Scott Wilson likes to prepare the team for every scenario he can possibly think of. But this particular group of Wildcatz is swimming in uncharted waters.  They dropped to 0-4 in Pacific Coast Athletic League Gabilan Division...

SC Warriors: Living out the dream

Santa Cruz Warriors forward Juan Toscano-Anderson has the chance to turn a fantasy of playing for his “hometown” team into reality by signing with Golden State's practice squad.

SCCAL boys cross country final ends in epic finish

WATSONVILLE—The Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League boys cross country championships have traditionally produced several epic finishes. This season was no different. Aptos High senior Ben Laughlin and Scotts Valley junior Jeremy Kain made last week’s race another one to remember, as they battled until the very...

MVC’s Shayna Lebovitz impresses at SCCAL finals | Track and field

SANTA CRUZ—Monte Vista Christian School senior Shayna Lebovitz was on a mission Saturday afternoon, taking home the gold in four events at the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League track and field championships.  She won the 300-meter hurdles in 48.92 seconds, the high jump in 5...

Soccer community giant, Aptos alumna comes ‘home’ to coach Mariners | Girls soccer 

APTOS—It was only a matter of time for Gina Castañeda to become the new head coach of the Aptos High girls soccer program.    But there was always that burning question of when she would take the helm. The wait is over.      The school recently announced that Castañeda...

Watsonville hoops legend Ken Sears dies at 83

Sears starred at NCAA Division I Santa Clara from 1951-55 and played eight seasons (1955-64) in the NBA, earning a spot on a pair of All-Star teams while playing for the New York Knicks. He played his final two pro seasons with the San Francisco Warriors,

‘Catz lose tough battle against Whitney in NorCal D-I final | Boys soccer

ROCKLIN—For a minute, it almost felt like Watsonville High senior center back Lombardo Flores was on the verge of orchestrating a miraculous comeback for the boys’ soccer team Saturday.  He scored a late goal in the California Interscholastic Federation Northern California Regionals Division I title...