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July 19, 2024

International soccer event, the Orlegi Cup, arrives this week

Soccer
SALINAS — Salinas Regional Sports Authority (SRSA) has announced a collaboration with Orlegi Sports, which is bringing the Orlegi Cup for U16-U19 (excluding U18) teams to the Salinas Regional Soccer Complex this weekend, June 28-30. Orlegi Sports manages and owns teams in Liga MX, and...

Little League tournaments underway for South Monterey County teams

Little League
SALINAS VALLEY — Little League teams from South Monterey County are participating in the California District 2024 All-Star Tournaments that began last weekend. Baseball games from the ages of 7-9, 8-10, 9-11 and 11-12 are going on all over Monterey County. In the 11-12 division, Soledad...

Football | South Monterey County high school teams stay busy

Football
SALINAS VALLEY — South Monterey County high school football teams will start the seven-on-seven football summer series this Wednesday at 5 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium in King City. Gonzales, Greenfield, Soledad and King City high schools have already been busy with seven-on-seven football and...

Track and Field | Gonzales Spartans team celebrates season

Gonzales High School track and field
GONZALES — Food, frolic and awards were all in abundance during the Gonzales High School Track and Field Awards Night on May 30 at the Roger Fernando Gymnasium. Athletes, parents and coaches celebrated the season in a casual event with fine linen and a delicious...

Boys and Girls Clubs of Monterey County presents 12th annual Johnson-Toney Football Camp

Football
MONTEREY COUNTY — The Boys and Girls Clubs of Monterey County will present the 12th annual Johnson-Toney Football Camp at California State University Monterey Bay practice soccer fields, June 25-28.  This free, four-day non-contact football camp is a highlight of the Boys and Girls Club’s...

Soledad soccer star earns recognition at Latino Spirit Awards

Vanessa Aguilar
SOLEDAD — Soledad native Vanessa Aguilar was among those recognized last month during the 22nd Annual Latino Spirit Awards hosted by the California Latino Legislative Caucus at the State Capitol in Sacramento. The awards honor the significant contributions of prominent Latino leaders across all industries...

Perez, Leon named Gonzales Spartan Athletes of the Year

Gonzales Spartans athletes
GONZALES — Senior student-athletes Adrian Perez and Gracie Leon were announced as the 2023-24 Athletes of the Year for Gonzales High School during the 12th Grade Awards Night last week at the Roger Fernando Gym. Perez was a three-sport student-athlete this school year, and Leon...

Salinas native hired as general manager of Salinas Sports Complex

Salinas Sports Complex Barbara Causley
SALINAS — Salinas Sports Complex, home of the California Rodeo Salinas, has hired Salinas native Barbara Causley as its general manager. Most recently, holding the title of Velocity Tour manager with the Professional Bull Riders (PBR), Causley was born and raised in Salinas and has...

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...

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Salinas Valley student wins 2024 Dream of Flight Scholarship from MPI...

SALINAS VALLEY — Salinas Valley resident Fatima Abed was recently awarded the 2024 Dream of Flight $1,000 Scholarship from MPI Jet for her essay...