Youth Sports

Angelo Hudson and Mark Preader with students at Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts in Hollister. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Local martial arts instructor brings home gold

Mark Preader wins world championship.

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Local high school rodeo state finals qualifiers. Photo courtesy of Liz Westrick.

Local rodeo athletes competing at state finals

They’ll be representing San Benito County at two upcoming events. Top athletes move on to nationals.

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Amy Redmond Waran leads the girls of Team Flying Colors in a dance at a previous Healthy Kids Day event in Hollister. Photo by Lisa Robinson Ward.

Central Coast YMCA celebrates Healthy Kids Day

April 27 event highlights local resources for youth.

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Surrounded by her family, Railyn King (center) signed onto the University of Mount Olive. Photo courtesy of Baler News.

SBHS field hockey player heads to Division 2 university

Railyn King is first female San Benito High School student to receive scholarship to play field hockey in college.

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The San Benito High School gifted basketball team with the Everett Alvarez Eagles after an April 11 game. SBHS won 24-20. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Gifted basketball nets a win for SBHS

Balers beat Everett Alvarez Eagles 24-20.

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The Junior Warriors Basketball League's six-game season includes 340 players split into 34 teams. All participants receive a Junior Warriors jersey, similar to the official jersey. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Inaugural Junior Warriors season is a slam dunk

Local basketball league offered at no cost to participants.

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Members of the San Benito High School gifted soccer team at a March 13 practice. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Gifted soccer in full swing at San Benito High School

Teachers praise team’s ‘positive atmosphere’ and ‘healthy habits.’

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Jessica Curto was named first team at the All-Coast Conference. Photo provided by Gavilan College.

Former Haybaler named to Coast Conference Women's Basketball First Team

Gavilan College sophomore Jessica Curto played in 20 of 22 games, and started in 19 of them.

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Runners at the 10 Mile starting line in early 2018. Photos provided by Amalia Ellis.

Mission 10 race returns in January

Registration now open for 36th annual run.

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Lilla Bell and Beth Hitchcock will compete in the Last Chance Jackpot Dec. 7  for a spot in the Champions Dual on Dec. 8. Photo courtesy Nikki Bell.

Local cowgirls set to compete in Las Vegas

First time roping calves in Sin City.

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Hollister Little League opens registration for Spring 2019 Season

League is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 12.

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San Benito High Balers play against Los Gatos on Sept. 7 in Salinas. Photo by Malia Chang.

Balers take on the competition

San Benito High School football has two more games this season.

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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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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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Kids at the Park 2017. Photo provided.

Kids at the Park to celebrate 25th Anniversary

Kids at the Park to celebrate the healthy growth of children by proving more than 30 interactive learning stations.

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Tremors Soccer Fall 2018 Registration Now Open

Tremors Fall 2018 Registration for Soccer Rec Season

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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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