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Local Round Up: Watsonville falls to Seaside in four

Modified: Wednesday, Apr 23rd, 2014
Boy's Volleyball
Watsonville High lost to Seaside High in four sets in a Monterey Bay League match up Tuesday at Watsonville High.
The Wildcatz play at Carmel Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
College Baseball
The Cabrillo College Seahawks took down the Gavilan College Rams 7-5 to clinch their back-to-back Coast Conference Pacific title Tuesday at Gavilan College.
Ryan Capozza was

Santa Cruz Warriors: Santa Cruz Warriors, Fort Wayne Mad Ants meet in Finals

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 23rd, 2014
SANTA CRUZ -- After all the draft-day trades, mid-season call ups and postseason success it all comes down to a final best of three series.
Santa Cruz is hoping the second go-around turns out a little better.
After coming back from a 136-113 trouncing in Game 2 of the NBA D-League semifinals and winning Game 3 147-128 to relinquish

Girl's Basketball: Toler, Watson sign letters of intent

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 23rd, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Two big pieces of this year's Monte Vista Christian Mustangs girl's basketball team will continue playing in college on opposite sides of the United States.
Myckenzie Toler committed to play basketball at the United State Merchant Marine Academy in New York and Greer Watson signed on to play at Gavilan College.
Surrounded by friends, family and teammates

College Softball: Cabrillo loses Coast Conference South crown in extras

Modified: Wednesday, Apr 23rd, 2014

APTOS -- Gavilan made one more play than Cabrillo did, but that was all they needed.
The Seahawks lost 1-0 in extra innings to the Rams despite a career-high, 12-strikeout performance from Taylor Tessier Tuesday at Cabrillo College.
With the loss, Cabrillo surrendered their title as Coast Conference South champions to the Rams (28-10, 13-4) and will have to

Santa Cruz Warriors: Santa Cruz advances to D-League Finals in back-to-back years

Modified: Tuesday, Apr 22nd, 2014
The Santa Cruz Warriors are back where they want to be.
Thanks to a 15-point fourth quarter from Seth Curry and a 29-point output from Lance Goulbourne, Santa Cruz is in the NBA D-League Finals for the second year in a row after beat the Rio Grande Valley Vipers 147-128 in the deciding Game 3 of the semifinals.

Ocean Speedway: 2-time Ocean sprint car champion, Kaeding, wins opening round

Modified: Monday, Apr 21st, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Corralitos' Jerry Bonnema scored a perfect "3" and two-time Ocean sprint car champion Brent Kaeding won the opening round Friday night on the quarter-mile clay oval at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds.
Bonnema, a veteran racer, is an electrical contractor by trade. But racing remains his passion for achievement. The talented racer with a small budget

College Baseball: Cabrillo wins at least share of conference title, goes for outright today

Modified: Monday, Apr 21st, 2014

FREMONT -- Nat Hamby was near perfect for the Cabrillo College baseball team on Saturday afternoon after pitching a complete game 4-1 win over Ohlone College.
Hamby improved his record to 8-2 this season after only giving up one run -- none earned -- and struck out 10 batters, giving him 91 strikeouts for the Seahawks this season.

Santa Cruz Warriors: Warriors drop Game 2 136-113

Posted: Sunday, Apr 20th, 2014
The Warriors will have to spend a few more days in Hidalgo, Texas after all.
After a back-and-forth first half the Santa Cruz Warriors went ice cold in the third quarter and fell behind by 18 points, eventually loosing by 23 to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, 136-113, Saturday night in Game 2 of the NBA D-League Semifinals.
With the

REGISTER-PAJARONIAN SOFTBALL POWER RANKINGS: North County stays perfect and in No. 1 spot

Posted: Friday, Apr 18th, 2014
1. NMC (12-7, 6-0):
Condors remain in first on the rankings and in MBL-Pacific.
Last, No Change.

2. MVC (13-3, 3-2):
Mustangs are rolling right now, but will need to win out and get help to win MBL-Pacific. Last, No Change.

3. APTOS (10-11, 4-3):
Aptos still trying to find their way as the

Local Round Up: Pajaro Valley baseball wins first game since 2010

Posted: Friday, Apr 18th, 2014

The Pajaro Valley Grizzlies got their first win since 2010 thanks to complete game from Manny Rivas in a 7-1 win against Marina in non-league play on Wednesday.
Rivas racked up nine strikeouts and threw a no-hitter.
Sean Rivas was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Israel Torres added three RBIs while going 3-for-4.
• Watsonville 15, Gilroy 9

Santa Cruz Warriors: Santa Cruz takes Game 1, heads to Texas to close out series

Posted: Friday, Apr 18th, 2014

SANTA CRUZ --The last time Rio Grande Valley came into Santa Cruz and escaped with a win was Game 1 of last year's NBA D-League Finals.
Even though that loss was more than a year old, it was fresh in many of the Warriors' minds.
They made sure that Thursday night was not a repeat performance.
The Santa Cruz

PVLL Round Up: Dylan Vargas hits home run, leads Cubs past Braves

Posted: Friday, Apr 18th, 2014

Dylan Vargas' home run and three RBIs led the Cubs past the Braves 14-4 in Pajaro Valley Little League Majors play Monday.
A.J. Cornejo scored three runs for the Cubs and Donovan Mendoza had two singles.
Dante Frias smacked two hits for the Braves.
• Rays 19, Padres 6 - In a hit fest, the Rays cruised past

Local Round Up: Cabrillo hangs on to beat Hartnell 8-5

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014

Cabrillo College Seahawks beat Hartnell College 8-5 in their regular season home finale to improve their winning streak to four and take the two-game lead in Coast Conference Pacific play.
Cabrillo gave up 13 hits, but still hung on late for the win.
Ryan Stevins picked up the W in three innings of work, while giving up three hits

NBA D-League Playoffs: Santa Cruz Warriors, RGV Vipers meet in rematch of last year’s D-League finals

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014

WATSONVILLE --Much has changed from a year ago, but one thing has stayed the same.
Santa Cruz has has unfinished business with Rio Grande Valley.
The Warriors and Vipers will meet in the NBA D-League semifinals in a rematch of last year's finals with the first game of the best-of-three series taking place today at 6:30 p.m. at Kaiser

Ocean Speedway: Despite changes, Ocean Speedway off and running

Modified: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Ocean Speedway's 2014 season is under way with five of its seven divisions completing their first round of action last Friday night.
Tomorrow night Ocean's two sprint car divisions will challenge the quarter-mile clay oval for their first of 15 races.
This year's added challenge for both the 360 winged Taco Bravo series and Ocean's

Boy's Volleyball: Wildcatz volleyball hoping for late-season magic

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Time could be, and might already have, running out for the defending champs.
Last year's regular season Monterey Bay League regular season champions and MBL postseason tournament finalist, Watsonville High, is in danger of missing the tournament.
Along with that, Watsonville could fail to make the Central Coast Section playoffs, which would break their two-year streak.


Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014
1.St. Francis (11-4, 3-2):
Sharks have won last four games and beat Aptos 6-3 Tuesday.
Last, 2nd.
2. APTOS (7-6, 4-1):
Mariners lost to St. Francis but bounced back with 4-2 win against Scotts Valley. Last, 1st.
3. WHS (12-4, 10-2):
Three straight wins for the Catz and a test against MBL-Gabilan member Gilroy on Wednesday.

Local Round Up: Hamby leads Cabrillo past Canada 5-2 to stay in 1st

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014

The Cabrillo Seahawks beat Canada 5-2 to remain on top of the Coast Conference Pacific standings.
Josh Thorpe was 3-of-4 with a scored run and Conner Havst, Scott Mercer, Matthew Vald and Lukas Hewitt all brought in runs with the bat.
Nat Hamby picked up his seventh win of the year going eight innings and allowing five hits,

Equestrian: MVC equestrian middle school team, 2 high schoolers qualify for nationals

Modified: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- The Monte Vista Christian middle school team and two members of their high school squad qualified for Interscholastic Equestrian Association 2014 Hunt Seat National Finals in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Vianne Storrs, Francesca Goyette, Sydney Shelby, Skye Bolen and team captain Sean Woock will represent the middle school team, while Katie Beasley and Jessica Ellison will hope to come back

PVLL Round Up: Brouse, Keaschall home runs lead Rays past Cubs

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014

The Rays beat the Cubs 12-5 Friday in Pajaro Valley Little League action thanks to big games from Nathaniel Brouse and Luke Keaschall.
Brouse and Keaschall both hit homers and combined for six RBIs.
Reese Selck had a double with two RBIs.
For the Cubs, Danny Miranda had a double and Ruben Castaneda smacked a triple.
• Braves

Santa Cruz Warriors: Warriors move on to the second round

Modified: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014

EL SEGUNDO -- The Warriors didn't want to stay in Los Angeles any longer than they needed.
They made sure their final stay of the season in Southern California was brief.
Career nights from Cam Jones and Ognje Kuzmic helped the Warriors complete the 2-0, first-round sweep of the D-Fenders with a 138-126 win Saturday at the Toyota

MVC to host alumni game

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 16th, 2014
Monte Vista Christian will host their first alumni baseball game Saturday at 2 p.m. on their varsity baseball field.
They will hold a BBQ after the game from 4-7 p.m.
Please email head coach Donald Keathley at donaldkeathley@mvcs.org if you plan on attending.

Local Round Up: Peabody wins four events to help Aptos stay perfect

Posted: Friday, Apr 11th, 2014

Aptos High won its fourth Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League meet of the season 73-63 against Santa Cruz Thursday.
Clare Peabody won four events taking the 1600-meters with a time of 5 minutes, and 9.35 seconds, the 400 at 1:00.4, the 800 at 2:24.92 and was on the winning 4x400 relay team.
Ashley Doherty finished first in the shot

Golf: DeLaveaga golf course to host S.C. Junior Golf day

Posted: Friday, Apr 11th, 2014

SANTA CRUZ -- The DeLaveaga Golf Course will host the Santa Cruz Junior Golf Day on April 19 featuring Santa Cruz native Cory McElyea along with former PGA Tour member Roger Maltbie and former LPGA member Kay Cokerill in a free clinic that will entertain and educate attendees on the game of golf.
McElyea is a former member of

Track and Field: WHS high jump record holder Silver leaping for CIF state title

Posted: Friday, Apr 11th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Laying down in the Watsonville High training room, Raymond Silver reached down to his ankle draped with a bag full of ice.
"This is it," the senior track and field star said. "This is my worst enemy."
The 5-foot-8-inch Silver doesn't have to go to far back to remind himself why that is.
Just less than a

Saturday Q & A: Pajaro Valley finding success in track and field

Posted: Friday, Apr 11th, 2014

WATSONVILLE -- Pajaro Valley's track and field teams have had arguably their most successful season's in school history.
The boy's have won two Monterey Bay League Pacific dual meets after not winning one in two years, and the girls won their first ever a week ago.
The Register-Pajaronian caught up with Pajaro Valley head coach Andre Avila to ask

Santa Cruz Warriors: Curry's career-high 44 leads Warriors past D-Fenders in Game 1

Modified: Friday, Apr 11th, 2014
SANTA CRUZ -- Seth Curry had a good look at a 3-pointer to open up the game but it rimmed out.
That was uncommon sight the rest of the way.
Curry nailed nine 3-pointers and dropped a career-high 44 points to lead the No. 6 seed Warriors past the No. 2 seed Los Angeles D-Fenders 140-127 and take game

Never Stop The Fight: Gerardo Loyola continues his son's fight against cancer with the Jerry Loyola Foundation

Modified: Thursday, Sep 19th, 2013

"Cancer is a horrendous disease," says Gerardo Loyola. "It beats you up mentally, physically, emotionally... It takes your youth away, and it takes your children."
Millions of people in the United States alone are affected by cancer, and most have no help or hope of defeating this brutal disease. Loyola is trying to bring that hope and help back

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