Local Sports

Ken Ottmar (left) and Cameron Fitzpatrick playing pickleball during the grand opening. Photo by Noe Magaña.

San Juan Bautista opens dedicated pickleball courts

San Juan Bautista Pickleball Club held court grand opening with hopes to increase popularity for sport that's a mix tennis, table tennis and badminton.

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Martial Arts Instructor of the Year 2018 Mark Preader with staff and students at his studio, Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts in Hollister. Photo provided.

Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts Owner Mark Preader named 2018 Martial Arts Master

Instructor earned the award because of his work with his Hollister-based martial arts studio and his work in the community.

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Photo of Tremors from Twitter. Permission of use from David Kaplansky.

Hollister Youth Soccer successful in local tournaments, league

Hollister youth soccer teams had success in the District Cup along with local leagues. They will seek to continue that success in the fall season.

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AT&T Park competitors. Photo provided by Kimberly Borg.

Two Hollister youths win in MLB Pitch, Hit, and Run Contest

Coming in at the top three competitors of their age group (13-14), they qualified to compete in the semi-finals at AT&T Park on June 3.

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Photo from Special Olympics USA Games.

Local athletes bring back medals from 2018 Special Olympics

Local basketball team was chosen to represent Northern California in Special Olympics. They took advantage of the opportunity to bring back a silver medal.

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San Benito Babe Ruth 15's Win State, On to Regionals

As winners of the Central California State Tournament, the team will go on to compete in the Western Regional Tournament in Surprise, Arizona in late July.

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The 14’s Allstar District Champions. Photo by Monica Sims.

San Benito Babe Ruth District Champions move on to State

Moving forward, both teams will compete for state titles on Friday, July 6. Other districts in the tournament include Salma, Hanford, Madera, and Lompoc.

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Tremors Soccer Fall 2018 Registration Now Open

Tremors Fall 2018 Registration for Soccer Rec Season

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Amgen tour racers will be traveling through the southern end of San Benito County. Photo courtesy Amgen website.

Amgen Tour goes through Bitterwater Tuesday May 15

South county residents may be surprised when the Amgen Bicycle Race comes through late morning Tuesday May 15.

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Chuck Morris, owner of Rockin M Rodeo. Photo courtesy Chuck Morris.

Rough stock contractors strive for the eight-second ride

Elliot French, Slash Cross Bucking Horses LLC and Chuck Morris, Rockin M Rodeo to supply top-quality bucking horses at the 2018 San Benito County Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo.

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Nielsen competing on her horse, Polly, at the Spurr Ranch barrel race in Shandon. Photo courtesy Brittany Nielsen's Facebook page.

Nielsen and Kutz to announce Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade

KSBW 8 News Anchor Brittany Nielsen and rodeo announcer Eddie Kutz will announce the San Benito County Saddle Horse Show Downtown Parade on Saturday June 16, kicking off the 85th Anniversary of the horse show and rodeo.

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May is Bicycle Safety Month

Bicycle Safety Month reminds us that motorists and bicyclists must take extra precautions when they travel together. Riders often share the road with vehicles, which creates a host of hazards, and injuries can happen even on a designated path.

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Local rodeo athletes to compete at rodeo state finals

San Benito County will once again be well represented during the California Junior High School Rodeo Association’s State Finals and the California High School Rodeo Association’s State Finals rodeo.

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San Benito High School senior Joshua Corrigan, third from right, after receiving his CCS Scholar-Athlete award.

Baler named CCS Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Swimmer and water polo player Josh Corrigan, who will study aerospace engineering in college, wins $1,500 scholarship in recognition of his academic and athletic pursuits

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Four year SBHS soccer standout Shantay Tamez signs with Fresno State

Wednesday, Feb. 7, Shantay Tamez signed her letter of intent for Fresno State as family, friends, teammates, and coaches came to show support

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Photo courtesy Hollister Tremors competitive soccer

Hollister Tremors Competitive Team Tryouts Spring 2018

Hollister Tremors Competitive Teams will be holding tryouts for Spring 2018 season. For dates and times see flyer. Questions please contact tremorsreg@hotmail.com

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35th Annual Mission 10 Race - January 27, 2018

Popular Mission 10 Race takes off Jan. 27

Registration (http://mission10.racemine.com) now open for 35th Annual Mission 10 Race, sponsored by Hollister Rotary Club. All proceeds benefit local scholarships and charities

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8 Balers earn all-league honors

Five players from the offense and two defenders earn recognition; one player named to sportsmanship team

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Baler girls' soccer to host alumni game

Annual event reunites former players and raises money to help purchase warm-ups, equipment, league patches and other training and cover other team expenses

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Baler athletes shine in the classroom

Student-athletes in the fall sports season had an average GPA of 3.2 and 16% had at 4.0 GPA or above

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