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February 28, 2024

CCS Football: Aptos exorcises 4th quarter demons, stuns SHP for Open D3 title

The Aptos football team was on the ropes throughout the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Central Coast Section Open Division III championship game. But whenever the Mariners needed a play — big or small — someone answered.

Mariners hope to bounce back after a loss to Campolindo | High school football

APTOS—A late turnover for the Aptos High football team led to a heart-breaking defeat in last week’s home opener against Campolindo High. For senior running back Caden Prichard, the Mariners’ 30-22 loss left a bad taste in their mouths.  “I don’t think we played a great...

Girls volleyball: Mariners fall to Harbor in season finale

APTOS — The Aptos High girls’ volleyball team was two points away from having at least a share of this year’s Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League championship.  But the Mariners came up short in a five-set loss to Harbor High on Thursday. The scores were...

HS football: Powell recognized as best defensive player in PCAL Gabilan division

Aptos High senior defensive lineman Josh Powell led like a captain from the start of the year. His leadership and play on the field landed him this year’s Pacific Coast Athletic League Gabilan division's most valuable player on defense. His offensive production also earned...

CCS Football: Aptos stuns Palma, advances to 5th title game of decade

Marcos Reyes rushed for 212 yards and four touchdowns, Hunter Matys ran for a pair of scores and tossed another and the No. 5-seeded Aptos Mariners trounced the top-seeded Palma Chieftains, 49-6, to advance to the Central Coast Section Open Division III championship game.

Seahawks’ football returns after two-year hiatus

APTOS—It almost feels like an eternity since the Cabrillo College football team last saw some action on the field.  But two years after they were placed on probation due to a violation for housing out-of-area players, the Seahawks are back and ready to take on...

Aptos names diamond after brothers Paul, Robert Bailey

Aptos High dedicated its baseball diamond to brothers Paul and Robert Bailey on Tuesday before the Mariners’ Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League game against Soquel High.

Girls basketball: Mariners bring home second straight CCS title

REDWOOD CITY–The Aptos High girls’ basketball team has relied on its defense throughout the season.  That approach helped the Mariners bully the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League en route to regular season and tournament titles.  It helped them get the Central Coast Section championship game for...

Men’s basketball: Seahawks seek return to conference title with young squad

Cabrillo College men’s basketball coach Tony Marcopulos is entering his 20th season with the program and he is facing one of his biggest challenges yet. It’s the first time in more than a decade he’ll be taking on such an inexperienced group that’ll feature just...

Mariners looking to make some noise in league play | Girls golf

APTOS—Matt Anderson has adjusted quite well in his second stint as coach of the Aptos High girls’ golf team. He’s feeling more confident than ever, ready to make some noise in the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League this season. However, the Mariners are going to...