Kobe Bryant spent time with Soledad youth before sudden death
SOLEDAD — A chance to meet with a basketball legend brought joy to a Soledad family for a short time before an accident less than 24 hours later brought pain to the family and basketball-loving fans worldwide. The family of Efrain and Mari Villegas was...
Warrior cheer teams place in Vegas
Three teams representing the Soledad Warrior Youth Football Cheer squads competed at the Jamz Cheer and Dance National Competition in Las Vegas on Jan. 19-22. Soledad placed second in the Midget Division and second in the Jr. Peewee Division. The Peewee cheer squad competed but did not place in the top three.
Fairview places at Raptis
The Fairview Middle School Wrestling team from Gonzales placed sixth out of 14 teams at Saturday’s David Raptis Wrestling Invitational that was hosted by Washington Middle School.
Soledad head football coach resigns after one season
SOLEDAD — After one year as Soledad’s head football coach, Jose Martinez has resigned due to personal reasons. “I resigned for a couple reasons, but the main reason is that it’s not my time,” Martinez said. “I have to step away and take care of...
Soccer | South County weekly roundup
Soledad Lady Aztec and Greenfield Lady Bruin soccer teams played to ties last week in divisional play, and the King City Lady Mustangs defeated Pacific Collegiate in divisional play.
Cross Country | Gonzales runners soar past Soledad
In their only dual meet and home meet of the season, the Gonzales High varsity boys cross country team defeated the Soledad Aztecs by a 24-35 score.
Aztecs win league crown
The Soledad High Aztec baseball team left no doubt who was the champion in the Mission Trail Athletic League as they won the league title with a 16-2 record.
Volleyball | Lady Aztecs improve to 5-1 in league
With wins over visiting Robert Louis Stevenson and on the road in Watsonville against the Pajaro Valley Grizzlies, the Soledad High Lady Aztec volleyball team improved to 5-1 in Cypress Divisional play and 8-7 overall.
Cross Country | Mustang boys win invitational
With five runners in the top six places the King City varsity boys cross country team easily won their division at Saturday’s Jackie Henderson Memorial Invitational hosted by North Monterey High School in Castroville. King City scored 17 points to easily defeat second place San Benito with 66 points. Soledad High placed fifth in the division.
Aztec girls claim first league championship title
A first-ever Mission Trail Athletic League title in girls basketball brought tears of joy, huge smiles, and countless hugs on Friday for the champion Soledad girls team, their coaches, and their families.