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Morgan Hill
April2, 2020

Acorns look to take the next step in league, CCS

The Live Oak High girls soccer team will only go as far as its chemistry will take it.  "Our chemistry is holding us back right now," said Bella Fiorentino, a junior defender. "We're all good individually, but we're not...

Sobrato, Live Oak swimmers excel in league

Annie Ly continues to show why she’s one of the South Valley area’s most versatile swimmers after winning two races in the Blossom Valley League Santa Teresa Division Championships on April 17 at Sobrato High. Ly captured the 200-yard individual medley and...

Live Oak built to win

A little over three weeks before the season opener, Live Oak coach Mike Gemo pulled Caleb Ojeda aside and told him, 'You're a full-time QB now.' The 5-foot-10, 167-pound junior was stunned with the news, having practiced as a receiver at different...

Gomez sets Live Oak’s career scoring mark

If you're going to break a record, you might as well do it in style. So it was for Live Oak High senior Adrianne Gomez, who scored a career-high 33 points—including 17 in the decisive third quarter—to lead the Acorns to a...

Acorns exceeding expectations

Ryan Gautschi admits he's been blown away by the effort, enthusiasm and play of the Live Oak High boys water polo team this season. Calling it perhaps his most enjoyable year of coaching ever, Gautschi has a roster comprised of seven boys...

McCrossen comes up clutch in CCS Finals

Kolton McCrossen couldn't take his eyes off the medal he earned for finishing in third place in the 400-meter run in last Friday's Central Coast Section Championships at Gilroy High. For a good three to four minutes, McCrossen held the medal in...

Live Oak looks to regain form as title chase continues

J.T. Carvalho refused to settle for the outside shot. Even though the junior has a sound shooting stroke, the junior forward stayed aggressive and repeatedly attacked the basket in the Acorns' 66-54 win over host Lincoln High in a Jan. 22 Blossom...

Ojeda not resting on his laurels

The 2018-2019 high school sports season was a memorable one for Caleb Ojeda. The incoming Live Oak High junior had a breakout sophomore season, both in soccer and football. The 5-foot-10, 167-pound Ojeda established career-high marks in both sports, establishing himself as...

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...

Live Oak mauls Christopher

High school football coaches want their teams to play hard and play fast. That's exactly what Live Oak High did in its 30-7 win over visiting Christopher High last Friday. The Acorns ran their record to 2-0 by running all over the...