Girls soccer: Castillo brings home PCAL-Santa Lucia MVP, first team awards
WATSONVILLE–The Pajaro Valley High girls’ soccer team had what was arguably the program’s best season to date. They won the Pacific Coast Athletic League Santa Lucia title and went to the Central Coast Section Division IV playoffs. It was the first time the Grizzlies had accomplished...
Sambrailo inks 3-year extension with Atlanta
The 6-foot-5, 315-pound St. Francis alumnus was set to become a free agent in March, but Atlanta did not allow the tackle to hit the open market. Terms of the deal were not released by the team, but reports around the NFL claimed the deal was in the $18 million range.
Mariners’ veterans aim for league title | Boys cross country
APTOS—Aptos High senior Trent Nosky spent time over the summer logging in dozens of miles in hopes to improve on his endurance. It’s something that he's seen as a weakness in the past. “I have a lot of speed but I don't have as much strength...
Local Roundup, 2/10: N.M.C. pulls into tie with W.H.S. for 3rd in MBL-G
North Monterey County High played itself into a tie for third place in the Monterey Bay League Gabilan division with a 4-2 win over Watsonville High on Thursday night.
Aptos’ Elizabeth Churchill readies for three events | CCS Track and field
Aptos High junior Elizabeth Churchill will compete in three events—100-meter hurdles, high jump and long jump—at Saturday’s Central Coast Section finals at Soquel High School. Churchill qualified for the 100 hurdles with the seventh-fastest time of 16.62 seconds at the CCS semifinals last week. She...
SC Warriors donate masks to Loaves and Fishes
WATSONVILLE—The Santa Cruz Warriors’ season ended more than seven months ago—it was cut short due to the Covid-19 pandemic—but the NBA G League franchise has found different ways to score points in the Santa Cruz County. Team mascot Mav’Riks on Oct. 12 dropped off a...
HS Football Roundup, Week 6: White, Paresa help M.V.C. cruise past Alvarez
Senior quarterback Sean White tossed four touchdown passes, senior running back Cody Paresa ran for a pair of scores and the Monte Vista Christian Mustangs thumped the Alvarez High Eagles, 48-27, on Friday night in Watsonville.
Local Roundup, 3/21: Watsonville softball improves to 10-0
Against Aptos, Juliana Wilson, Zaira Pena and Mariah Rocha all hit homers and combined for 11 RBIs to lead the Wildcatz to a 15-0 win.
Local Roundup, 2/13: Santa Cruz Warriors halt 3-game losing streak in OT
The Santa Cruz Warriors halted a three-game losing streak on Sunday night with a 131-127 overtime victory over the South Bay Lakers.
Weekend Roundup, 9/16: Mustangs trounced by Knights
The Monte Vista Christian football team fell to The King's Academy on Friday night in non-league action.