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July 14, 2024

Kris Weems to take over Santa Cruz Warriors

The Santa Cruz Warriors announced Thursday that assistant coach Kris Weems was named the team’s new head coach for the upcoming season.

HS football: Ron Myers retires from coaching

Ron Myers has spent nearly half a century on the football field sidelines, calling the shots and transforming countless student athletes into young adults off the field. But after 47 years, the godfather of the Black Death defense at Watsonville High, is stepping down after...

MLB Baseball: Watsonville's Chris Rivera drafted by Cardinals

According to former Watsonville baseball coach James Gomez, Rivera is the first player from the program to be drafted since Rene Rascon was selected by the Florida Marlins in the fifth round of the 1995 draft.

Photos: ‘Catz junior peewee football wins sectional title

SALINAS—The Watsonville Wildcatz defeated the Seteinbeck Tigers, 22-12, in the Monterey Bay Youth Football League Junior Peewee Sectional championship at Rabobank Stadium on Nov. 13. With the win, the ‘Catz advance to their first ever MBYFL Junior Peewee Super Bowl.  Giovanni Rivero finished with three rushing...

GS Warriors: Lee, Bowman sign two-way contracts for upcoming season

The Golden State Warriors announced on Wednesday it signed free agent guards Ky Bowman and Damion Lee to two-way contracts for the upcoming season.

CCS Basketball: Watsonville, Pajaro Valley boys sneak into postseason

For the first time since the 2011-12 season, the Watsonville Wildcatz boy’s basketball team will play in the Central Coast Section playoffs.

PDL Soccer: Breakers FC keeping dreams alive

Madrigal is part of the Santa Cruz Breakers FC inaugural Premier Development League (PDL) soccer team, which is set to play its first home match on Saturday at Cabrillo College at 7:30 p.m. against the San Francisco Glens SC.

Golden State Warriors sign Lester Quiñones to 10-Day contract | NBA G League

SANTA CRUZ—Santa Cruz Warriors on Thursday announced the Golden State Warriors signed guard Lester Quiñones to a 10-day contract, making him the first call-up for the Sea Dubs this season. The standout guard became the 33rd player in franchise history to be called up....

CCS Soccer: Both Watsonville squads, Aptos' girls make postseason

The Watsonville Wildcatz boy’s soccer team won’t get a chance to defend its Central Coast Section Open Division title but it will have a shot at its 12th section championship.

Local coaches react to school district’s rules for summer conditioning

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WATSONVILLE—Pajaro Valley Unified School District announced last week that student-athletes will be allowed to participate in athletic conditioning and workouts starting Monday. Pajaro Valley High School athletic director Joe Manfre said the decision will give coaches a chance to see their students once again and...