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September 20, 2020

Cabuag, Valencia win BVAL titles

Nyla Valencia drove her opponent onto the mat within the first six seconds of her opening match in last Saturday's Blossom Valley League Championships. The Sobrato High super sophomore then grabbed her hapless opponent's shoulder and used a turk that had her...

Amid uncertainty, Sobrato’s Erin Hoge will play at the next level

At the beginning of the year, Erin Hoge’s mom, Jill, clicked on a Facebook ad that directed her to information about Southern Virginia University. Erin didn’t know it then, but Jill’s simple maneuver started Erin on the path toward realizing a big...

Maldia’s game points to Sonoma State

Kianna Maldia has always had a strong belief in herself when it comes to playing basketball. That confidence has carried the Sobrato High senior to earning a scholarship to play at Sonoma State University. Maldia actually returned her signed letter of intent...

Oakwood boys improve to 4-0

The Oakwood High School Boys Varsity Basketball improved to 4-0 with two more victories against Mountain View and North Valley Baptist.

Host an international student through Oakwood School and Green Planet

Are you interested in meeting people from other countries? Do you want to make a lasting impact on the life of an international student and make a friend for life? Do you have a spare bedroom and live in the Morgan Hill/Gilroy area? Then Green Planet’s homestay program in partnership with Oakwood School want you to consider hosting an international student this fall.Through our partnership with Morgan Hill’s Oakwood High School, gphomestay is offering this opportunity to nurturing, qualified families in the surrounding area, according to a press release. The program is currently looking for host families for fall 2015.To offset the costs of hosting a student, families will be provided with a $1,300 monthly stipend. Families also have access to ongoing local support. Students arrive with their own insurance and spending money.The partnership also offers a $300 referral bonus for any approved host family that lists your name as their source of referral on their application, the press release states.You can begin the process of becoming a host by completing an online inquiry form  For more information, please email [email protected] or call (781) 996-0429.  

Sobrato aims for 180 degree turnaround

Sobrato High boys soccer coach Jeff Brown said he firmly believes in the talent and makeup of his players. The team has given him legitimate reasons for optimism, as the Bulldogs are off to their best start in nearly a decade (they...

Oakwood wins CCS playoff opener

There’s a reason they play these games. On paper, there was really no reason for the host Oakwood High girls basketball team to beat Redding’s Shasta High Tuesday. After all, Shasta is bigger, better, and more experienced in the tough Central Coast Section playoffs. And that’s why they don’t leave the results to stats alone; because on paper, heart doesn’t show up as a stat.

Live Oak looks to finish strong

Connor Ghione was running the court like a gazelle, beating defenders down the floor for layups or catching the ball in stride for close-range baskets. It’s no coincidence the Live Oak High sophomore forward made an impact with his legs. After all,...

Sobrato girls volleyball on the upswing

Hailey Jones is excellence personified on and off the court. On the court, she has helped direct the Sobrato High girls volleyball team to another strong season, as the Bulldogs entered the week at 16-10 overall and 8-5 in the Blossom Valley...

Future arrives early for Sobrato soccer

The future is now for the Sobrato High girls soccer team. The No. 6 seed Bulldogs (13-4-4) find themselves in the Central Coast Section Division I playoff championship match after a masterful 2-0 win over No. 7 seed Gunn on Wednesday in...