Stories from Kerry Benefield
Benefield: Maria Carrillo alum DiRado seeks one more shot at Olympics
If this is indeed Maya DiRado's swan song, she picked a pretty good time for her final flight.
Benefield: Cross country runners getting an early start
Many high school runners are spending their summer months readying for fall competition, which coaches say is key.
Benefield: Sonoma County's top cycling advocate ready to shift gears
Gary Helfrich doesn’t get to ride his bike as much as he’d like these days, which is odd because he’s the executive director of the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition.
Benefield: These cross country athletes can master courses outdoors and in the classroom
You’d be forgiven if you cut the Middletown High School cross country team a break this year. You’d be wrong to do that.
Benefield: Montgomery grad running toward Olympics
Track star Kim Conley is setting her sights on the Summer Games after making her Olympics debut four years ago in London.
Benefield: Former Empire soccer star concentrating on game overseas
After graduating from Arizona State last month, Sara Tosti moved to Sweden, where she plays on a Division 3 squad.
Benefield: Local rowers ready for shot at national championships
Ben Holm and Ryan Cardiff have been a pair team for only a few months, but they’re showing a knack for winning.
Benefield: Disconnected Cavs no match for Golden State harmony
LeBron James gave presents to his teammates as motivation before Sunday's Game 2 loss.
Benefield: Can one moment really decide the outcome of a game?
The Maria Carrillo baseball team was one pitch away from a trip to the North Coast Section championship game this weekend.