Stories from Kerry Benefield
Benefield: Redwood Empire football the best kinds of 'What Ifs'
Nothing but hopes and question marks as prep season begins.
Benefield: SRJC cross country team a squad of Empire all-stars
Former high school competitors come together to push each other as Bear Cubs.
Benefield: No such thing as too much soccer for Ziemer
Senior plays for Montgomery, several club teams, wants to add U18 national team
Thousands expected at 7th annual Santa Rosa Marathon
Get ready for a a slew of road closures and parking restrictions as thousands take to the streets of Santa Rosa.
Benefield: Santa Rosa Marathon keeps Flins' marriage strong
Chino couple ventures north every year to celebrate anniversary in motion.
Benefield: Middletown players come together while fires rage
Football season is a welcome relief for the Mustangs as Lake County continues to burn.
Benefield: Sonoma County kayaker completes big race in tiny boat
An experienced expedition kayaker and west county resident went up against bigger, better boats in the 750-mile 'Race to Alaska.'
Benefield: Hard-hitting Healdsburg Prune Packers keep it fun
The independent Healdsburg Prune Packers is producing players ready for the minor leagues and colleges. Now all they need is a few more fans.
Benefield: Santa Rosa sophomore attracting international attention
Bryan Rosales is off to Northern Ireland to play in the prestigious Dale Farm Milk Cup.