HS Football Roundup, 10/26: Mariners cruise past Cougars for league win
The Aptos High football team took an unexpected week off in the middle of the season. But the Mariners showed little signs of rust in a 49-19 win over Christopher High on Friday in Pacific Coast Athletic League Gabilan division action. Senior Dre Gomez finished with...
Aptos’ Meltzer wins CCS in playoff
Aptos High senior Max Meltzer, pictured during the 2017 Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League Individual Golf Championships at DeLaveaga Golf Club in Santa Cruz, won the Central Coast Section Golf Championship on May 16 at the Laguna Seca Golf Ranch in Montere
Mariners’ Austen a BIG deal
Alex Austen, a senior offensive lineman for the Aptos High football team, stands at a towering 6-foot-5-inches and 311 pounds. Standing next to his fellow lineman, the starting left tackle makes them all look like members of the freshman squad. Six-foot-2, 283-pound senior tackle Joseph Gutierrez-Lee might as well be 5-foot-7 and 150 pounds.
Mariners set sight on league title | Girls cross country
APTOS—The Aptos High girls’ cross country team is back in training and looking to rebuild after the loss of a few of last season's influential teammates. With a good amount of returning talent and a large number of newcomers, the defending Central Coast Section Division...
JC roundup, 1/18: Cabrillo women score another blowout conference victory
Despite having one of the best female ballers in the state, sophomore point guard Heleyna Hill, on the roster, the Cabrillo College women’s basketball team has demonstrated that it is not invincible.
Aptos burnt by sizzling Soquel in championship
Aptos freshman forward Natalia Ackerman (35) shoots the ball through a pair of Soquel defenders during the second half of their SCCAL tournament championship game on Feb. 18 at Cabrillo College in Aptos. Photo by Tony Nunez
R-P Male Student-Athlete of the Year, 2017-18
Alex Austen, senior, Aptos: At 6-foot-5 and 311 pounds, Austen wowed with his athleticism on the football field and in the throwing circle. During the fall, Austen helped the Aptos football team finish second in the Monterey Bay League Gabilan division by clearing the way in the trenches. He was named the league’s co-Offensive Lineman of the Year, and also earned an All-MBL-G First Team spot. In the spring, he won the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League title in the shot put and also earned a spot in the Central Coast Section finals in the event.
College Football: Seahawks beat Rams in conference play
GILROY—The Cabrillo College football team took a short road trip to Gilroy High School on Saturday but freshman Christian Rodriguez felt right at home. The former Mustangs standout recorded an interception return for a touchdown to help the Seahawks fly away with a convincing 38-10...
New coach Arbet changing things up at Cabrillo
The former head coach and general manager of the four-time Arena Football League-champion San Jose SaberCats, Arbet didn’t promise to break his foot off in his player’s “John Brown hind parts,” as Denzel Washington so eloquently said while playing Boone in the 2000 football flick. But the Seahawks’ heavyweight offseason hire does expect his players to be as close to perfect as possible.
College football: Seahawks fall for trick play, lose bowl game
SALINAS—As the gusty Salinas Valley winds began to pick up, so did the howls from Lobos fans sitting in the stands, cheering for their Monterey Peninsula College football team as it got into victory formation to close out the season. The Lobos defeated Cabrillo College,...