Recreation & Sports

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

Mission 10 race returns in January

Registration now open for 36th annual run.

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Photo provided by San Benito County Arts Council.

Arts Council seeks submissions for emblem design

Artists and designers encouraged to apply to new public art opportunity at McCarthy Park.

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Hollister Little League opens registration for Spring 2019 Season

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

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Participants of the Gravel Grinder prepare to go up a hill on Browns Valley Road in Paicines. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Discovery Classic rides into San Benito County

First-year event draws 75 cyclists from the region.

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San Benito High Balers play against Los Gatos on Sept. 7 in Salinas. Photo by Malia Chang.

Balers take on the competition

San Benito High School football has two more games this season.

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Discovery Classic is set for October 20. Photo courtesy Discovery Classic website.

Discovery Classic Bicycle Ride set for Saturday Oct. 20

20- and 50-mile rides will pass through San Benito’s iconic landscapes.

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Photo provided by San Benito County Public Health Services.

Walk To School Day Promotes Pedestrian Safety

Parents, teachers, law nforcement and Safe Kids Coalition members join local students to promote safe walking on International Walk to School Day.

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Truck and tractors pulls kick off Friday, Oct. 5. Photo courtesy of San Benito County Fair.

Truck and tractors gear up for County Fair

Annual event has been going strong for 38 years.

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Makiley Loveless competes in the barrel racing at the junior rodeo. Loveless won the 9-13 girls all around and barrel racing. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

Junior Rodeo kicks off Fair Week

Trophies given in three age groups.

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Jonathan and Anthony Daigle started the Challenger livestock showmanship. Photo courtesy of Lindsay Daigle.

San Benito teens start Challenger livestock showmanship

First county fair event of its kind for kids with disabilities.

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Un Paseo Pequeño en Bicicleta/ A Little Bicycle Ride Participants. Photo provided by COG.

Locals get things rolling with a picturesque bicycle ride

A group of local cyclists took a Sunday ride on county roads and through the streets of San Juan Bautista.

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The Live to Cycle group. Photo courtesy Live to Cycle Fitness.

Live To Cycle Fitness celebrating seven years in Hollister

Spinning classes, personal training and bootcamps available, along with a new running club.

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Pinnacles National Park. Photo by John Chadwell.

Pinnacles National Park superintendent transfers to Ohio

Karen Dorn was in charge for seven years.

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Members of the Girls' Field Hockey team cut the grand opening ribbon as school board members and the crowd looked on. Photo by Ed Wong.

SBHS ribbon-cutting for new multi-use athletic field draws a crowd

A diverse group attends ceremony highlighting the benefits for students.

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Attendees at a previous LULAC-hosted health fair. Photo provided by SBC LULAC.

LULAC to Host Live Well Community Health Fair

Free health screenings, vision checks, snacks, music, prizes and much more!

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Fun at the petting zoo on Aromas Day. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Village comes out to play

More than 5,000 people attend annual Aromas Day celebration.

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Corissa King, Miss Gilroy Rodeo 2019, pictured here with her parents. Photos courtesy of Corissa King.

San Benito County resident named Miss Gilroy Rodeo 2019

Corissa King was 2017 Miss San Benito Rodeo.

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Kelly Martin shows boots in the Vaquero Days vendor booth in 2016. File photo

Vaquero Heritage Days in San Juan Bautista celebrates the cowboy and the culture

Event at St. Francis Retreat promotes the history of the vaquero style.

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