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February 22, 2024

Realignment begins next fall for local teams

Change is coming next fall for local high school athletic teams as 33 schools that make up the tri-county area will be realigned to form new divisions as part of the Pacific Coast Athletic League (PCAL).

Softball | Mustangs take down Knights, advance to semifinals

KING CITY — King City Lady Mustangs improved to 10-3 overall and advanced to the Central Coast Section softball semifinals today after defeating the host King’s Academy Knights 6-2 on Monday in Sunnyvale. The No. 5 seed Lady Mustangs will play the top seed Piedmont...

Football | Salinas Valley teams still in title hunt

SALINAS VALLEY — Three of the four South Monterey County high school football teams are still in the hunt for league titles. Greenfield Bruins Last Saturday, the Greenfield Bruins traveled to Pebble Beach to face the Stevenson Pirates for first place in the Santa Lucia Division....

Soccer | South Monterey County teams prepare to start league play

SALINAS VALLEY — With most winter sports moving indoors, South Monterey County soccer teams are still playing out in the cold and rain. Here is a look at how both boy and girl varsity teams are doing so far this season. King City Mustangs The King...

Soccer | South Monterey County standouts win awards, earn all-league honors

SALINAS VALLEY — With the end of the soccer season, it’s time to see which high school boys and girls from South Monterey County are taking back awards and receiving all-league honors. King City Mustangs After winning the Northern California Championship last season, the King City...

Swimming | King City Mustangs swim to 3-game winning streak

KING CITY — After a disappointing opening loss to Soledad, the King City High Mustang swimmers racked up three straight wins. The swimmers visited Watsonville, and despite the terrible weather, came away with wins against Watsonville and Anzar. The girls scored a 88-54 win against Watsonville and...

Basketball | Covid disrupts game schedules for Monterey County teams

MONTEREY COUNTY — Covid-19 has altered the sports schedule again, forcing basketball teams from all over Monterey County to shut down or postpone games. More than 10 games across the Pacific Coast league have been either postponed or canceled. Last week Scotts Valley shut down all...

San Ardo boxer wins in Modesto

Alvaro Pantoja of the San Ardo Boxing Club won by unanimous decision at the Red Shield Boxing Show in Modesto on Saturday afternoon. Pantoja fought in the 135 pound weight class.

Cross Country | Hartnell College runners from South Monterey County earn All-American status

SALINAS VALLEY — Competing in their last race as junior college runners, Ashley Ochoa of Gonzales and Esteban Deniz of King City earned All-American status for the Hartnell College Panthers cross country team at last Saturday’s Community College State Championships. Ochoa and Deniz led a...

Softball | King City hosts Soquel in first round of playoffs

KING CITY — It was just last week that the King City Mustangs softball team was playing Gilroy for a spot in the Central Coast Section playoffs. Fast forward to Thursday, and the Lady Mustangs are now the fourth seed in the Division III...

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