Stadium at San Benito High School. Photo by Julia Hicks.

Sports & Recreation

SBHS football returns to practice, then packs it back in

Sports programs stop all activities and receive revamped sport schedules following county’s inclusion on state COVID-19 monitoring list.

SBHS Running back Primo Reyes runs to the end zone in a play that was negated by a holding call on Oct. 18 at a game between the Balers and the Alvarez Eagles. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Sports & Recreation

Balers remain unbeaten in league play

Defensive stand on the 1-yard line and an interception give team a comfortable lead heading into second half.

San Benito High Balers get ready to play during the first quarter of their game in Salinas against Los Gatos High School on Sept. 7. Photo by Malia Chang.

Children and Youth

Balers take on the competition

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

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Children and Youth

Tremors Soccer Fall 2018 Registration Now Open

Tremors Fall 2018 Registration for Soccer Rec Season

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

Children and Youth

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...


Schools & Education

8 Balers earn all-league honors

Five players from the offense and two defenders earn recognition; one player named to sportsmanship team


Sports & Recreation

Anzar football to host first game, car wash fundraiser

Hawks play Crystal Springs on Thursday night, set to fundraise Friday afternoon.

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Government / Politics

OPINION: Protests & Patriotism

This article discusses perspectives regarding the NFL National anthem protests.

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Schools & Education

Gavilan commended for “pro-active actions” in facilitating investigations

Northern California Football Conference responds to self-report by Gavilan College over recruitment violations. Community college shares letter with community.

Gavilan College Football team Sept 9.   Photo Courtesy Gavilan College

San Benito Lifestyle

Gavilan Football players: From high expectations to sad ending

Gavilan College football players find housing in Hollister, then are sent home for breaking recruitment restrictions.


Anzar football team to host car wash fundraiser

Anzar's football team must raise money for basic costs and will host a car wash Saturday at San Juan School

(From left:) Ramy Elgazar, Roy Sims and Byambajav Ulambayar

Sports & Recreation

Sims transitions from football vagabond to sumo champion

Hollister resident is heading to Japan this week to compete in championship tournament

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Sports & Recreation

Hollister Vikings Midgets Win Big

The local Pop Warner team shuts out Coyote Creek 29-0


Children and Youth

San Benito High School to honor military, first responders at football game

Celebration will include procession of vehicles into stadium; free admission for those in uniform

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Schools & Education

Baler football opens with road victory

Team earns 42-0 victory in season-opening win