Recreation & Sports

Inspire Performing Arts Academy's Competition Dance Team

Inspire Performing Arts Academy wins coveted Studio Sportsmanship Award

Inspire Performing Arts Academy is selected by Onstage Tournament judges for the "Backstage Studio Sportsmanship Award"

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Members of the Chavez family came to Wednesday's track and field meet to support current athletes and to participate in the alumni lap. From left to right: Marielva Chavez Class of 1990, Ralph Chavez Class of 1989, Cuco Chavez Class of 1964, Laurie Chavez Class of 1996, Cuco Chavez Class of 2032, and Cuco Chavez Class of 1998.

Multiple generations of Haybalers reflect on Andy Hardin Stadium before construction on a new facility begins

As current track and field athletes competed Wednesday in the last home track and field meet that will be held on Andy Hardin Stadium's dirt track, members of the community shared their own memories

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Pinnacles Gateway Partners meeting held at Eden Rift Vineyards. Photo courtesy Jim Gillio.

Pinnacles Gateway Partners discuss overcrowding and the park's future

Pinnacles Gateway Partners meeting discussed ways to promote gateway communities surrounding the park.

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View of Bear Gulch Reservoir

Pinnacles seeks local youth for paid weekend positions

Pinnacles National Park is seeking local youth interns of ages 18 - 35 for a paid position on weekends/holidays this Spring!

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Life Skills students get a kick out of competing

San Benito High School held its inaugural Gifted Soccer game on Feb. 8, offering Life Skills students a chance to compete in a friendly yet competitive match

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 Berglind "Ice" Burrows in her Team Iceland photo

Local competes at roller derby world cup

Berglind "Ice" Burrows plays with Team Iceland in Manchester, England 

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 Manuel Silva rides in the lead. Photo courtesy San Benito County Historical Society

Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade Rides Into 2018

It's back! The Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade kicks off a week of festivities leading up to 85th annual San Benito Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo.

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Early morning fogbank in the Laguna Creek Gorge. Photo by Jim Ostdick.

Walking San Benito: Laguna Falls Teaser

This is the twenty-first in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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Local Powerlifters Get Ready to Compete

Four local residents are getting ready to compete in the United States Powerlifting Association Monterey County Open on Jan.13

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View from La Gloria Road toward Gonzalez and Soledad. Photo by Jim Ostdick.

Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park Balconies Cave Trail

This is the twentieth in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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35th Annual Mission 10 Race - January 27, 2018

Popular Mission 10 Race takes off Jan. 27

Registration (http://mission10.racemine.com) now open for 35th Annual Mission 10 Race, sponsored by Hollister Rotary Club. All proceeds benefit local scholarships and charities

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Eric Kraul, 16, lives with the medical repercussions of his sports related head injury.

A football injury changes a boy’s life, perhaps forever—but what’s being done about it?

Sidelined at 16 by a serious concussion on the eve of his senior season, former Haybaler tight end Eric Kraul struggles with medical issues that could last a lifetime—and now questions whether the system should have done more to protect him...

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Baler Girls' Soccer Hosts Second Annual Alumni Game

Friday, Dec.22, the Baler Girls' Soccer team hosted their annual Alumni Game in Andy Hardin Stadium

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Walking San Benito: Laguna Mountain Doubleheader.

This is the nineteenth in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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Hollister Youth Club: Giving teens a safe space to be a kid

Local resident Greg Dolan creates Hollister Youth Club to provide high school age students a safe, positive place to hangout with friends and disconnect from technology

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Badlands topography in the Panoche Hills Recreation Area. Photo by Jim Ostdick.

Walking San Benito: The Panoche Hills Badlands

This is the eighteenth in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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Hollister Tremors U9 Competitive Team. Photo provided by Liz Sparling

Hollister Tremors U9 Girls Competitive Team Takes CCSL Title

The team will continue to play at the Bronze competitive level.

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When and if it is re-opened, Clear Creek National Recreation Area will provide over 75k of recreation area. Photo courtesy of Google Earth.

Opening of Clear Creek remains distant possibility

The congressional bill to reopen Clear Creek Management Area after being closed nearly 10 years still has a year before having to be resubmitted.

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Hollister Tremors U13 Competitive Team. Photo by Joe Fernandez

Hollister Tremors U13 Boys Competitive Team Dominates CCSL

The Tremors U13 team will go on to compete in the 2018 Watsonville Indoor Soccer League.

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