The annual golf tournament and dinner party takes place at San Juan Oaks Golf Course in Hollister. Photo courtesy of the Kelly Freitas Memorial Endowment.

Recreation & Sports

Ninth annual Kelly Freitas Memorial Golf Tournament coming in July

Proceeds benefit endowment providing scholarships for local students.

Angelo Hudson and Mark Preader with students at Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts in Hollister. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Local Sports

Local martial arts instructor brings home gold

Mark Preader wins world championship.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

Local Sports

San Juan Bautista begins search for new city manager

Interim City Manager Ed Tewes accepts 90-day contract for $10,000 a month.

Jessica Curto was named first team at the All-Coast Conference. Photo provided by Gavilan College.

Children and Youth

Former Haybaler named to Coast Conference Women’s Basketball First Team

Gavilan College sophomore Jessica Curto played in 20 of 22 games, and started in 19 of them.

Runners at the 10 Mile starting line in early 2018. Photos provided by Amalia Ellis.

Children and Youth

Mission 10 race returns in January

Registration now open for 36th annual run.

Photo provided.

Children and Youth

Hollister Little League opens registration for Spring 2019 Season

League is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 12.

Ken Ottmar (left) and Cameron Fitzpatrick playing pickleball during the grand opening. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Local Sports

San Juan Bautista opens dedicated pickleball courts

San Juan Bautista Pickleball Club held court grand opening with hopes to increase popularity for sport that's a mix tennis, table tennis and badminton.

Martial Arts Instructor of the Year 2018 Mark Preader with staff and students at his studio, Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts in Hollister. Photo provided.

Children and Youth

Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts Owner Mark Preader named 2018 Martial Arts Master

Instructor earned the award because of his work with his Hollister-based martial arts studio and his work in the community.

Photo of Tremors from Twitter. Permission of use from David Kaplansky.

Local Sports

Hollister Youth Soccer successful in local tournaments, league

Hollister youth soccer teams had success in the District Cup along with local leagues. They will seek to continue that success in the fall season.

AT&T Park competitors. Photo provided by Kimberly Borg.

Children and Youth

Two Hollister youths win in MLB Pitch, Hit, and Run Contest

Coming in at the top three competitors of their age group (13-14), they qualified to compete in the semi-finals at AT&T Park on June 3.

Photo from Special Olympics USA Games.

Local Sports

Local athletes bring back medals from 2018 Special Olympics

Local basketball team was chosen to represent Northern California in Special Olympics. They took advantage of the opportunity to bring back a silver medal.

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Children and Youth

San Benito Babe Ruth 15’s Win State, On to Regionals

As winners of the Central California State Tournament, the team will go on to compete in the Western Regional Tournament in Surprise, Arizona in late July.

The 14’s Allstar District Champions. Photo by Monica Sims.

Children and Youth

San Benito Babe Ruth District Champions move on to State

Moving forward, both teams will compete for state titles on Friday, July 6. Other districts in the tournament include Salma, Hanford, Madera, and Lompoc.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay

Children and Youth

Tremors Soccer Fall 2018 Registration Now Open

Tremors Fall 2018 Registration for Soccer Rec Season

Amgen tour racers will be traveling through the southern end of San Benito County. Photo courtesy Amgen website.

Local Sports

Amgen Tour goes through Bitterwater Tuesday May 15

South county residents may be surprised when the Amgen Bicycle Race comes through late morning Tuesday May 15.