Stories from Kerry Benefield

After beating El Molino Tuesday night, Sonoma Valley is on an 11-game winning streak and has not dropped a contest since Dec. 8.
Two Ukiah High School seniors are two of the best grapplers around. They also happen to be on the same team and in the same weight class.
Local high school sports officials discourage referees from shaking hands with players, coaches, fans or parents after games. Here's why.
Monday's messy affair between the NBL’s top teams was marred by foul weather and foul play.
The Vikings look like the team to beat in NBL boys soccer, but the gap is narrow.
Juniors Riley and Justin Smith, both 6-foot-7, make the Jaguars a difficult team to defend.
The Cardinal Newman High School girls basketball squad won the Div. 4 CIF state title last season. What’s more?
Petaluma and Elsie Allen are expected to be in the league title hunt again.
With all five starters returning from a championship season, the Cardinals know they have targets on their backs and high expectations.
Coach Mario Newton, entering his fourth season at the school, thinks his team can compete in the North Bay League.