Stories from Kerry Benefield

The ‘Conference of Champions’ won 13 national titles in the 2016-17 school year.
The two soccer squads, featuring some of the top players who have suited up for SRJC, SSU and elsewhere, are both at critical junctures in their respective seasons.
Besides pitching for the Healdsburg team, Alec Rennard and Matt Blais are working nearly full time on internships before returning to college in the fall.
Clay Stark biked plenty as a young man, but a battle with throat cancer was the impetus for his return to the saddle.
The Wyndham Cup features 40 of the top juniors in the nation playing three days of Ryder Cup-style competition.
Casa Grande grad Shannon Gallup secured the highest-ever national finish for a rower from Petaluma's North Bay Rowing Club.
The Healdsburg Prune Packers are entrusted with a slew of college talent this summer, and the team is making the most of it.
Joe Stumpf is one of 20 men who qualified for the Masters 60-plus category at the 2017 CrossFit Games in August. And make no mistake, he is training to win.
Teddy Scranton, a 2013 Petaluma High grad competing in his senior season at Cal Poly, is the best decathlete in the Big West Conference.
This Friday is the 50th anniversary of one of U.S. Track and Field's greatest moments.