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April 12, 2024

Sobrato’s strong defense not enough against Gilroy

Defense was the name of the game when the Gilroy and Sobrato football teams squared off on Sept. 17. Though the host Mustangs came away with a 27-14 win, the result was closer than the score indicated. Gilroy’s defensive line was unstoppable, breaking through to...

Sobrato duo looks to outwork competition

Jesse Redmond and Riley Hedden are wrestlers who also played together on the football team. Although one has to be explosive on the gridiron, the mat is an entirely different story. For a wrestler to achieve their full potential, their cardio and conditioning must...

Acorns fall to Los Gatos in CCS playoffs

As the final out was recorded, several Live Oak players stood motionless against the dugout railing as their Los Gatos counterparts celebrated. The anticipation of playing the best of the best gave way to disappointment and melancholy as the Acorns fell 6-4 in eight...

Live Oak girls lacrosse team ready to build upon 2021 season

The Live Oak High girls lacrosse program was ready to make its debut in the 2020 season. But then Covid-19 hit, and the Acorns had to wait until 2021 to play their first official match. Even though the Acorns didn’t win a game—they finished...

Acorns move down, but things are looking up

The Live Oak High girls soccer team has moved down to the Blossom Valley Athletic League’s B Division, the Santa Teresa, for this season. Longtime coach Tony Vasquez reasoned it would be good for the program to take a step back after being hit...

Sobrato High boys soccer team aims for special season

Sobrato High boys soccer coach Jeff Brown remains cautiously optimistic the team could be in the midst of a special season. The Bulldogs had an impressive 7-0-1 record before entering BVAL West Valley Division play, including victories over traditionally strong programs such as Willow...

Sara Tran to run for D-I program Sacred Heart University

Usually when a high school athlete like Sara Tran has her senior season cut short due to injury, it makes for a rather depressing time.  After all, most seniors aren’t good enough to compete in college athletics, so playing sports in high school is the...

Live Oak baseball team in Division I bracket for CCS playoffs; Sobrato in Division IV

Four high school baseball teams in the Weeklys South Valley coverage area—Christopher, Live Oak, San Benito and Sobrato—found out where they were placed after the Central Coast Section seeding meeting on May 18.  All opening round/quarterfinal games take place Saturday. Live Oak (18-8), the Blossom...

Gustaveson: the comeback kid

It's been a long road back for A.J. Gustaveson. The incoming Live Oak High senior played one snap last year before it was discovered he had suffered a torn ACL, MCL and LCL in his right knee. Although the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is...

Sobrato’s Lim signs to compete at UC Davis

One may not know of Sobrato High senior Katherine Lim or the sport of high school diving, but diving is an essential part of every swim meet throughout the season.  And Lim’s accomplishments with the Bulldogs are among the most phenomenal ever recorded in the...

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