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SCCAL Football: Mariners push league win streak to 19 games

Modified: Saturday, Oct 25th, 2014
APTOS -- For one reason or another, Aptos High's defense felt disrespected. Angry, even.
Friday they let out all of that bent up anger by holding Harbor High to 15 yards rushing, while recording 16 tackles for loss and eight sacks in a 52-6 beat down at Trevin Dilfer Field to remain undefeated in Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League play
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MBL-Pacific Football: Hopkins dominates as MVC records 27-13 win over Gilroy

Modified: Saturday, Oct 25th, 2014
Watsonville -- D'Shawn Hopkins carried the Monte Vista Christian Mustangs to a 27-13 victory over Gilroy High in Monterey Bay League Pacific play Friday in Watsonville.
"It was a great win coming off a loss," Hopkins said. "I couldn't have done it without my line."
Hopkins finished with 27 carries for 262 yards and three touchdowns while adding a sack
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Prep Cheer: Midway through 11th year, Grizzlies’ head cheer coach, Matthew Davis, steps down

Posted: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Matthew Davis took Pajaro Valley High cheer from a club and made them into a team who competed on the national level, but now he's decided to see what else is in store for him.
After going into what will be his 11th year as the head coach of the Grizzlies, Davis decided that it's time he
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SCCAL Tennis: St. Francis settles for co-championship after dropping final SCCAL match

Posted: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014

SOQUEL -- Soquel High swept doubles action against St. Francis High to edge the Sharks 4-3 and cause a co-Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League championship Thursday at Soquel.
They both finished the season 9-1 in league play and split the two-game season series to force a neutral match next week on a day and site still to be determined
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Local Round Up: Mariners volleyball wins 5th league title in last 6 years

Posted: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014

The Aptos High Mariners beat the St. Francis High Sharks 25-18, 25-12, 25-12 in a Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League match to win their fifth league title in the last six years.
Claire Coash had 10 kills for the Mariners (21-3, 10-0) and Madi Dueck added 11.
Aptos will play at Soquel High Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. for a
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MBL-Pacific volleyball: Watsonville keeps upcoming Monterey in mind in sweep of PV

Modified: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- It didn't matter to the Watsonville High Wildcatz that their cross-town rivals, the Pajaro Valley High Grizzlies, were coming with plans on knocking them out of the Monterey Bay League Pacific division title race.
All that's been on the Wildcatz' collective minds is Nov. 4. A trip to Monterey High that they hope will carry league title and
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MBL-Pacific Football: Twins Michael, Jonathan connection goes beyond football field

Modified: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Watsonville High football players Jonathan and Michael Garcia, 17, are twins who have always put their best foot forward when working as a team on and off the field.
As seniors, they are leaders on the defensive line who not only never miss practice or weight training sessions, but enjoy them.
They each work at different McDonald's
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Prep Football Power Rankings: Watsonville, North Monterey County swap spots

Posted: Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014
1. Aptos (5-1):
Mariners defense keeps getting better but secondary will be tested with upset minded Harbor coming Friday.
Last, no change.
2. MVC (5-2):
Mustangs lost close one, but can still see playoffs or co-championship if Cougars slip up and they remain steady.
Last, no change.
3. NMC (3-3):
Condors big upset of Gilroy shows how
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Local Round Up: Hoops basketball holding final signups

Posted: Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014

Hoops Youth basketball is holding its final signup session of the season today from 6-8 p.m. at Watsonville High.
It is $60 per player to register and there are age divisions from kindergarten up to eighth grade.
For more information contact James Gomez at 840-3315 or Jgomez@davidlyng.com.
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GIRL'S VOLLEYBALL
• Notre Dame 3, MVC 0 - The Monte
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PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEW, WEEK 7: North Monterey County, PV face off in MBL-Pacific battle

Posted: Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014

Pajaro Valley High is in desperate need of a win after dropping its last three games but the North Monterey County High Condors will not make it easy on the Grizzlies when they meet in Castroville Saturday for their Monterey Bay League Pacific division game.
NMC showed that last week in Gilroy.
The Condors (3-3, 1-1) escaped last...
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SCCAL VOLLEYBALL: Mariners sweep SC to stay perfect in SCCAL

Posted: Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014

SANTA CRUZ -- Even without one of their key players not in the lineup Aptos High has remained undefeated in the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League play.
They added another league win Tuesday in Santa Cruz, 25-15, 25-20, 25-20 over Santa Cruz High, to put them another step closer to winning their fifth SCCAL championship in six years.
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SCCAL TENNIS: St. Francis CCC wins at least share of 2nd SCCAL title

Posted: Thursday, Oct 23rd, 2014

SANTA CRUZ -- After not being able to win a Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League championship in girl's tennis since being erected in 2001, St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High now has two in as many years.
The Sharks edged the scrappy and tough Santa Cruz High Cardinals 4-3 in their second to last SCCAL match of the year
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SCCAL Volleyball: Aptos wins 3-0, looks forward to Soquel

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
APTOS -- Maddy Bol had her season cut short but even with the loss of one of its top players Aptos High has remained undefeated in the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League.
Tuesday the Mariners notched another win, this time 25-15, 25-20, 25-20 over Santa Cruz High.
"We're going to have to work on our rotation a lot," said Aptos
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SCCAL Tennis: St. Francis CCC wins at least share of 2nd SCCAL title

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
SANTA CRUZ -- After not being able to win a Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League championship in girl's tennis since being erected in 2001, St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High now has two in as many years.
The Sharks edged the scrappy and tough Santa Cruz High Cardinals 4-3 in their second to last SCCAL match of the year to
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Local Round Up: McConville steps down from Aptos High T&F

Modified: Monday, Oct 20th, 2014
Aptos High is looking for a new leader for its storied track and field program after head coach Scott McConville stepped down Monday, Athletic Director Mark Dorfman announced.
McConville, a 2001 Aptos High grad, who won a total of four league championships as a runner for the Mariners, guided the track and field program to....
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Prep Football, Week 6: Vacaville Christian beats St. Francis CCC on homecoming

Modified: Saturday, Oct 18th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- The St. Francis Central Coast Catholic High Sharks limped into Saturday afternoon's game and Vacaville Christian showed no mercy.
The Sharks were unable to get their offense going and the Falcons took it to their young and depleted secondary in a 39-8, homecoming-day loss.
St. Francis C.C.C. (1-6) was missing starting safety/receiver Conor Bagchee, starting tackle/nose guard Ruben
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Prep football, week 6: Wildcatz let Trojans make the mistakes in 37-14 homecoming win

Modified: Saturday, Oct 18th, 2014
Watsonville -- The Watsonville High Wildcatz forced seven turnovers on defense and cashed five in for scores in their 37-14, Monterey Bay League Pacific division win over the Alisal High Trojans Friday night in Watsonville.
"Everybody did their job," said Wildcatz defensive lineman Jonathan Garcia. "We worked as a team and it's a turning point in our season."
Alisal (1-6,1-2)
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Prep Football, week 6: Mustangs fall short against Christopher following crazy finish

Modified: Saturday, Oct 18th, 2014
GILROY -- Sometimes games as hyped up as Monte Vista Christian's Monterey Bay League Pacific division contest against Christopher High don't deliver in the end.
Friday's game in Gilroy did not fall into that category.
In a game that had a little bit of everything, and a lot of excitement, Christopher scored the game-winning touchdown with 4 minutes, 58 seconds
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MBL-Gabilan Tennis: Grizzlies deny Wildcatz of first MBL-Gabilan win

Modified: Friday, Oct 17th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Just like any great school rivalry it doesn't matter what the records are or what sport their playing, when Watsonville High and Pajaro Valley High square off it's a sight to see.
So when Pajaro Valley traveled to their rival school Thursday for a Monterey Bay League Gabilan match between two teams that had just one league
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Register-Pajaronian Volleyball power rankings: Watsonville, Pajaro Valley move up after wins

Posted: Friday, Oct 17th, 2014
1. Aptos (19-3):
Mariners haven't lost a league contest in just more than a full calendar year.
Last, no change
2. MVC (16-10):
Monte Vista Christian has another big...
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Local Round Up: PV beats NMC, 3-0, for first MBL-Pacific win

Posted: Friday, Oct 17th, 2014

Alyssa Rivera recorded 12 kills, seven digs and five aces to lead the Pajaro Valley High Grizzlies past the North Monterey County High Condors 25-22, 25-23, 25-14 to their first Monterey Bay League Pacific division win of the season.
Stephanie Santillan had 17 assists and five kills, while...
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MBL-Gabilan Volleyball: Momentum comes too late for Mustangs

Posted: Friday, Oct 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- A late rally fell short for the Monte Vista Christian School and the Mustangs lost to San Benito High 25-17, 23-25, 25-16, 25-21 in a Monterey Bay League Gabilan division match Thursday night in Watsonville.
The lost all but assures that Monte Vista Christian will have to go the route of an at-large bid, which depends on points
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MBL-Pacific Volleyball: Watsonville grinds out five-set win against Alisal

Posted: Thursday, Oct 16th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- It wasn't simple and it wasn't clean, but Watsonville High is still alive.
The Wildcatz survived a five-set, 25-14, 19-25, 25-21, 23-25, 15-12 thriller against Alisal High Thursday night in Watsonville to move into a tie for second place in the Monterey Bay League Pacific division with the Trojans.
"We really wanted to win this game," said Watsonville
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Local Round Up: Mariners dominate Carmel 13-1

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014

Flora va der Schoot and Molly deCastongrene both scored four goals in Aptos High's 13-1 drubbing of Carmel High Tuesday in Monterey Bay League Gabilan play at Aptos.
Kate Jeffrey scored a goal and added ...
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Prep football preview, Week 6: Mustangs head to Christopher for MBL-Pacific battle

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014

It's not usual that a league championship could be won just three weeks into the season, but it looks like Monte Vista Christian has the opportunity to do that when they travel to Christopher High Friday for a Monterey Bay League Pacific division showdown versus the Cougars.
Christopher (4-1, 1-0) and Monte Vista Christian (5-1, 2-0) were thought of
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MBL-Pacific Softball: ‘Catz tab grad Wilson to lead softball program

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Watsonville High has selected alum Scott Wilson to run its softball program, Athletic Director Saul Ruiz announced Wednesday afternoon.
"It's an honor to have been considered and now accepted into this position," Wilson said.
The 1988 grad...
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JC Women's Soccer: Hawks get hat-trick from Calixto, lose to Las Positas 4-3

Modified: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
APTOS -- Despite getting a hat-trick from Leslie Calixto the Cabrillo College Seahawks lost their second Coast Conference game to Las Positas 4-3 Tuesday at Carl Conelly Stadium in Aptos.
"I feel happy, I feel proud of myself that I scored three goals," Calixto said, "but if we would've put all our different parts into the game we probably could've
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MBL-Pacific Volleyball: Watsonville takes down North Monterey County 3-0

Modified: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- The Watsonville High Wildcatz defeated the North Monterey County High Condors 25-11, 25-12, 25-10 in Monterey Bay League Pacific division play Tuesday night at Watsonville before their big game against Alisal High Thursday.
Senior Daniela Soto led Watsonville (5-8, 4-2) with eight kills while adding four digs and three aces. The Wildcatz won on seven straight Soto serves
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MBL-Gabilan Volleyball: MVC swept by Salinas, has big opportunity coming

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 14th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Despite how much Tuesday's loss might have stung, Monte Vista Christian must put it in the rear view because Thursday's match could be a season changer.
The Mustangs fell 25-10, 25-17, 25-19 to Salinas High Tuesday in a Monterey Bay League Gabilan division match at Watsonville and dropped to fourth place in league play behind San Benito.
But
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Prep Football: 2 years after passing of Measure L, Grizzlies feel forgotten

Posted: Monday, Oct 13th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Members of the Pajaro Valley High School baseball, football, basketball and cheerleading teams walked around Watsonville knocking on any door they could, passing out fliers and holding rallies on the streets asking for support to complete their school in 2012.
All they wanted was a chance at equity, not for them -- many were junior and seniors
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Local Round Up: Cabrillo falls to Illinois Institute 3-2

Posted: Monday, Oct 13th, 2014

The Cabrillo College Seahawks lost 3-2 to the Illinois Institute Friday in a non-conference game in Aptos.
Goals from Carlos Romo and Adrian Vasquez...
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Ocean Speedway: Golobic wins 2nd Taco Bravo in season finale

Posted: Monday, Oct 13th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Champions were crowned and rookies were named after Ocean Speedway's final race of the season.
Shane Golobic clinched his second Ocean Speedway Taco Bravo championship Friday night. The "Fremont Flyer" is also in position to win a second championship--the California Civil War Series. His current point lead only requires him to take the green flag
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