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June 21, 2024

IMSA race weekend draws rave reviews for new track surface and facilities at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
SALINAS — Nick Tandy completed a daring pass for the lead with 12 minutes remaining in last Sunday’s Motul Course de Monterey Powered by Hyundai N and drove on to victory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in...

Gonzales stadium project set to begin next month

Gonzales track and field
GONZALES — Gonzales Unified School District came to an agreement on May 14 with Tombleson Inc. of Salinas for the construction of the Gonzales Stadium Track and Field Improvement Project at Dick Force Stadium. The work on the project will begin on Monday, June 10. The...

Track and Field | South Monterey County teams complete season

Track and Field
SALINAS VALLEY — The high school track-and-field season came to a close Saturday for local athletes at the Central Coast Section semifinals at Gilroy High School. Athletes competed in six track events and four field events, with all four South Monterey County schools competing. Mariana Alcaraz...

Track and Field | South Monterey County individuals, relay teams qualify to CCS semifinals

SALINAS VALLEY — King City Lady Mustangs track and field team will have three individual girls and two relay teams compete at this Saturday’s Central Coast Section semifinals in Gilroy. During the Masters Meet at Pacific Grove last Friday, Mariana Alcarez placed third in the...

Baseball | Gonzales Spartans win Cypress Division

Gonzales Spartans baseball
GONZALES — For the first time since 1977, the Gonzales High baseball team has won a championship and earned a spot in the upcoming Central Coast Section playoffs. The Spartans were 14-6 overall and 14-1 in the Cypress Division of the Pacific Coast Athletic League....

Baseball | Soledad sweeps North Salinas to stay in first

Baseball
SOLEDAD — Soledad Aztecs baseball team has set themselves up in a perfect position, as they swept the North Salinas Vikings to stay atop the Mission Division. After splitting their season series against Stevenson the week prior, the Aztecs placed first in the league. They...

Track and Field | South Monterey County athletes qualify for PCAL Masters Meet

Track and field
SALINAS VALLEY — The end of the regular track and field season will conclude this Friday for South Monterey County high schools at the Pacific Coast Athletic League Masters Meet at Pacific Grove High School. The meet will be the qualifying meet for the Central...

Baseball | Soledad Aztecs split series with Stevenson to stay in first

Baseball
SOLEDAD — Soledad Aztecs baseball team split their two-game season series with the Stevenson Pirates, which kept Soledad in first as they moved to 10-2 in the Mission Division. Going into last week, the Mission Division saw a cluster of teams with the same record....

Tennis | Gonzales boys become co-champs

Gonzales Spartans tennis boys
GONZALES — A home loss to Oakwood cost the Gonzales High boys’ tennis team a shot at an outright division championship last Tuesday. The 4-3 setback against the Oaks gave Gonzales one last chance to win a Mission Division co-championship, which they locked up the...

Track and Field | Soledad girls’ relay team sets record

Soledad Aztecs track
SOLEDAD — Last Thursday, April 18, at North Salinas High School in Salinas, the Soledad High girls’ 4x100 relay team established a new school record in the track event with a time of 53.44. Members of the Aztecs relay team were: juniors Chikamso Elelleh and...

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Lucy Jensen

Window on the World Column | Go Dolphins!

If you happen to be at the Soledad Pool (or, more correctly the Soledad-Mission Recreation District) at about 6 a.m., you will see Coach...