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Cabrillo women’s basketball program takes year off

Cabrillo College’s women’s basketball program is taking a season off. → Read More

Broncos’ record setter Abbey Meck runs at ‘red line’

Imagine a race car whose driver pushes its engine to the point of overheating for an entire race. → Read More

SV’s Carson Spence scores TD in Stephen F. Austin’s record blowout

A few years passed between Carson Spence’s first touchdown catch for Stephen F. Austin University and his second one. → Read More

Seahawks look to overcome slow start, make run at conference title

Though it’s under new management, relatively speaking, Cabrillo College’s women’s volleyball team has its roster from last season largely intact. → Read More

Cabrillo building for the future

Much like Cabrillo College’s football team – albeit for vastly different reasons – the Seahawks’ men’s water polo team is back from a lengthy hiatus this season. → Read More

UCSC looking to overcome slow start behind veteran lineup

On paper, they’re listed as juniors and seniors. In reality, they’re seniors and grad students – players who got an extra year of eligibility after the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out the 2020 season.… → Read More

Cabrillo hopes experience, depth, and preseason schedule pay dividends

They may not count in the standings, but those nonconference matches on the Cabrillo College men’s soccer team’s schedule do matter. → Read More

SC’s Summer Laskey, Julia Moore fit right in at Long Beach State

Virtually immediately after their arrivals on campus, Summer Laskey and Julia Moore became impact players for Long Beach State University’s women’s soccer team. → Read More

Veteran Seahawks aim to pick up where they left off

Cabrillo College’s women’s soccer team ended a dubious streak last season – 16 years without a postseason victory. → Read More

Cabrillo College football returns to action after two-year suspension

After a two-year timeout, Cabrillo College’s football program is back. → Read More

Luke Keaschall shines bright as USF works through baseball scandal

Amid the storm of a sexual misconduct scandal swirling around the University of San Francisco’s baseball program, Luke Keaschall has shone brightly as the Dons’ leadoff hitter extraordinaire. → Read More

Seaweed continue to chase baseball dream in second season

Brian Gingrich, the Santa Cruz Seaweed’s jack-of-all-trades promoter and operator, makes no pretense about what level of professional baseball his team is in. → Read More

Dylan McPhillips’ position change helps Sacramento State baseball

Dylan McPhillips didn’t always see himself as a catcher. In fact, the Monte Vista Christian School graduate had never played the position before joining Sacramento State’s baseball team. → Read More

Santa Cruz’s Corey Friedenbach reaching new heights at San Diego State

For much of this season, Corey Friedenbach has been achieving a pole vaulter’s optimum result – trending steadily upward – for San Diego State’s women’s track and field squad. → Read More

Casson Rasmussen near perfect for Ottawa University

Casson Rasmussen’s final home outing for the Ottawa University softball team was almost perfect. → Read More

Locals Erik Bullard, Wyatt Harrison see collegiate volleyball careers near end

On March 26, North Park University’s men’s volleyball program celebrated Erik Bullard Day. → Read More

SC’s Mari Friedman runs fastest indoor 800 in Oregon State history

First, Mari Friedman established herself as the fastest woman ever to run the indoor 800 meters in the history of Oregon State University’s track and field program. → Read More

Adan Rivas hoping to be X factor for Wildcatz

Before misfortune cruelly intervened and deprived him of one full track and field season and part of another, Adan Rivas appeared headed to become an elite sprinter for Watsonville High. Judging by… → Read More

Versatile Kaitlin Seigle of SLV one of county’s best

As track-and-field runners go, Kaitlin Seigle is hard to classify. Whereas runners typically fit neatly into one of four categories – sprinters, hurdlers, or middle- or long-distance runners – the … → Read More

Koosha Safari, Aptos look to defend titles

Koosha Safari isn’t just in the hunt for the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League’s singles title in boys tennis this season. Having captured the league crown as a freshman last year, the Aptos High so… → Read More