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Morgan Hill
May26, 2020

Sobrato outlasts Live Oak

Moments after closing out a tough four-set win over their crosstown rivals on Oct. 29, the Sobrato High girls volleyball players formed a circle and jumped in unison, chanting, "CCS, CCS, CCS!" Having already entered the match against Live Oak with an...

Acorns take zap out of Chargers

If the Live Oak High football team wanted to keep its goal alive to win a Blossom Valley League Mount Hamilton Division championship, it needed to beat Leland in San Jose on Friday. Mission accomplished. The Acorns overcame a sluggish start to...

Hatch, Jensen and Storlie save their best for last

When Cameron Storlie decided he wasn't going to play football in his sophomore year, his friends—Jacob Hatch and Nicholas Jensen—recommended to give water polo a shot. Even though Storlie had never played the sport before and wasn't crazy on the idea of...

Ashton Pluckhan defies the odds

As Ashton Pluckhan started his ascent up one of the hills on the Gavilan Cross Country Course, his mom, Piper, couldn't help but well up with tears. After all, what Ashton was doing was nothing short of monumental—and that could be considered...

In defeat, Sobrato stands tall

Even in the midst of defeat, the Sobrato High football players stood tall—especially Jose Reyes, the junior all-everything player who dazzles with his play but even more impressively hasn't let adversity harden his spirits. Last Saturday, the Bulldogs fell behind early and...

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...

Acorns know what they need to do rest of way

The Live Oak High football team broke its postgame huddle by saying Jalen in unison, a reference to their teammate Jalen Rios, who was diagnosed with leukemia the day before last Friday's game against Oak Grove High. The Acorns, who snapped a...

Sobrato set on making playoffs once again

Aziza Calvert admits she can overanalyze things at times, which makes her anxious at certain points in a match. So when Sobrato High girls water polo coach Scott Jackson told her she was going to take the penalty shot that could decide...

Golden State Warriors are in the community

Gilroy has not been forgotten. That's been evident by the continued support from the various Bay Area professional sports teams. Three weeks after the San Jose Sharks made an appearance in Gilroy to raise funds for the Gilroy Foundation—they raised $42,000 in...

Sobrato field hockey grows

Sobrato High field hockey coach Madeline Peterson has seen the game grow from the time she played at Christopher High, which wasn't that long ago.  "You can go to Dick's Sporting Goods store and they have field hockey equipment,"...