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July 21, 2024

Sobrato looks to build upon season-opening loss

When Sobrato High football coach Jubenal Rodriguez was officially hired last August, he immediately talked about building a culture that put an emphasis on winning and losing with class. The latter was tested Thursday night when the Bulldogs were run over by host Leigh,...

Live Oak kicks off season in impressive fashion

High school football in March. No, that’s not a typo. In a season unlike any other, Live Oak High opened its 2021—actually, 2020—season with an impressive 34-3 win over host Silver Creek Wednesday. It marked the first game of the Blossom Valley Athletic League...

Sobrato’s Nick Persing makes his move

When Nick Persing was 6 months old, his dad Jon, could drive for several hours in golden silence. But as soon as the car started slowing down, Nick would start crying. At 8 months, Nick sat in his battery-charged toy car and drove it...

Live Oak’s Karlie Lema signs with Cal

When Karlie Lema signed her letter of intent to play soccer for Cal Berkeley on Wednesday, the only people who were disappointed were Division I track and field coaches. Although she hasn’t ruled it out entirely, the Live Oak High senior has pretty much...

Oakwood senior Lydia Sattler earns Division I scholarship

In April 2019, Lydia Sattler chose to play in a high-profile tournament with her club soccer team instead of going to the junior prom. For Sattler, the decision was a no-brainer.  “I have a strong desire for soccer, so the answer was easy for me,”...

Sobrato’s Miguel Gutierrez earns national recognition

Miguel Gutierrez saw the value of hard work from an early age. His mom, Elvira, worked three jobs to provide for Miguel and his four siblings.  “Her work ethic is something I noticed when I was young,” said Gutierrez, who guided the Sobrato High girls...

Jubenal Rodriguez comes home to Sobrato

A philosopher once said home is where the heart is, and no one knows that better than Jubenal Rodriguez. The 30-year-old was a part of Sobrato High’s first graduating class in 2007, and started his coaching career as a defensive coordinator under Nick Borello...

Sobrato High has open coaching positions

With the high school sports calendar being changed due to Covid-19, several coaching positions are open at Sobrato High. The school is hiring for the following Varsity positions: football, boys water polo, boys volleyball, boys golf, boys swimming and girls swimming. Sobrato is also...

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 goal—playing soccer...

Gomez, Hennings earn Live Oak Athlete of the Year honors

Connor Hennings and Adrianne Gomez were named the 2019-2020 Live Oak High Athletes of the Year, while Tyler Wilde and Megan Quadrini were named the Scholar Athletes of the Year. A two-sport standout, Hennings earned Blossom Valley League Mount Hamilton Division First Team honors...

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