Stories from Kerry Benefield

The former Santa Rosa High standout is rewriting the Aggies’ record books while leading the women’s basketball team to a 9-0 record.
It was 10 years ago Saturday that Stacey Strong and her teammates raised the iconic NCAA national champions trophy.
Officials at Maria Carrillo offered to hold the tournament in their gym after the tournament’s traditional host, Cardinal Newman High, was badly damaged in the deadly wildfires in October.
Long-distance runner is setting marks and making history despite a packed schedule that has the Montgomery High alum running races just weeks apart.
It was a wild night of big plays and shootout football, but the Cardinals' magical season came to an end.
Saturday night's game against Marin Catholic features two North Bay football powerhouses.
The team rallied to tally a 4-1-3 record after the fire, good enough for the No. 6 seed in the playoffs.
With their home gym put out of service by wildfires, Cardinals were left to find a place for workouts.
With its 600 students scattered at four satellite campuses, Cardinal Newman High School is charting a course toward recovery as classes and sporting events continue.
The No. 11-seed Wolverines are in the second round of the NCS Division 5 playoffs after stunning Fort Bragg last week.