Stories from Kerry Benefield
Benefield: Young mom has goal in sight, needs an assist
An upcoming charity soccer tourney benefits a nonprofit that helps foster kids transition out of the system.
Benefield: Lucas gets European seasoning
Santa Rosa High senior spent summer in Europe, riding for USA Cycling’s junior national team.
Benefield: A race where alumni get special treatment by fans
At the Viking Opener Cross Country Invitational, runners who may have hung up their race shoes a long time ago get a chance to dust off that school singlet and hit the trail.
Benefield: Ex-Petaluma High runner finds moments of tranquility — in ultramarathons
For Emily Richards, who recently finished one of the world's toughest ultramarathons, races are a great escape.
Benefield: Empire hockey fans flock to kiss, touch, see NHL Stanley Cup
Hundreds of people turned up at the Redwood Empire Ice Arena Sunday to be in the presence of hockey glory.
Benefield: Tomales Braves exemplify synergy
Decreased enrollment has dimished the small-town high school football team's roster, but not its performance.
Benefield: Critics love to slam President for golf hobby (w/video)
The reasons for executive criticism are uncertain among local coaches.
Benefield: Vikings alum, MLS player Kronberg fighting for No. 1 gig, again
The Montgomery alum had battled for a starting goalkeeper spot on the MLS Sporting Kansas City until injury sidelined him.
Benefield: Santa Rosa's Sluys clan rules as horseshoe royalty
Grandparents taught Travis Sluys the game while traveling the country to capture age division championships.