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June 24, 2024

Live Oak football looks to coalesce as it gears up for another run at a league title

Longtime Live Oak High football coach Mike Gemo acknowledged the talent on this year’s team is as good as any the Acorns have had in the last five years.  However, the talent has to jell for Live Oak to win a league championship. “We just have...

Live Oak High senior Aidan Keenan continues meteoric rise

Aidan Keenan had a pretty good idea he was going to be selected to the 40-man 18U National Team Training Camp roster.  After all, USA Baseball was reserving 20 of the 40 roster spots for pitchers, and given what he did at the Prospect Development...

Gus Giba, Ashley Brink among Live Oak 2021-2022 Athletes of the Year

After a standout basketball career at Live Oak High that culminated in being named the 2021-2022 Blossom Valley Athletic League’s Santa Teresa East Division Most Valuable Player, Gus Giba was hoping to receive some interest from community college coaches.  Only one, De Anza College, expressed...

Live Oak softball, baseball teams have their seasons end in CCS playoffs

The Live Oak High softball team’s season came to an end in a Central Coast Section Division III playoff semifinal loss to Salinas High May 24 at the Salinas Sports Complex. The Acorns finished the season 12-13 after losing to Salinas High for 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...

The uphill climb is complete: Live Oak High baseball team repeats as BVAL Mount Hamilton Division champions

When the Live Oak High baseball team got swept by Santa Teresa High to open the Blossom Valley League Mount Hamilton Division season, the Acorns knew their margin for error was essentially gone if they wanted to repeat as A-league champions.  They were near perfect...

Sobrato’s swim and dive future is now; Live Oak’s Hail makes history

The future is now for the Sobrato High girls swim and dive team. Nowhere was that more apparent than what the Bulldogs brought to the Central Coast Section Championships May 6-7 at the Santa Clara International Swim Center.  Freshman sensation Zoe Childers was one of...

Live Oak girls lacrosse team completes incredible turnaround, wins BVAL title to earn CCS playoff berth

Talk about an impressive turnaround. In just its second full season as a program, the Live Oak High girls lacrosse team has won the Blossom Valley Athletic League championship.  The Acorns finished 13-5 overall and a perfect 10-0 in league play a year after going...

Live Oak’s Andrea Dejesus to play in Triple Crown International Challenge

When Andrea Dejesus decided to submit an application to play for Puerto Rico in the Triple Crown International Challenge—one of the biggest softball tournaments in the nation—she never thought it would happen.  Much to her surprise, the Live Oak High junior has been awarded a...

Live Oak boys golf team hitting it well on the links

Mark Cummins is in his 11th season as the Live Oak High boys golf coach, and this has been one of his most enjoyable teams yet.  Sure, it helped that the Acorns finished the regular-season 12-4 overall and 8-2 in the Blossom Valley League’s Santa...

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