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Benefield: One game at a time working out for Sonoma Valley girls
After beating El Molino Tuesday night, Sonoma Valley is on an 11-game winning streak and has not dropped a contest since Dec. 8.
Benefield: Ukiah wrestling teammates' friendly competition
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.
Benefield: When a postgame handshake is too controversial
Local high school sports officials discourage referees from shaking hands with players, coaches, fans or parents after games. Here's why.
Benefield: Montgomery wins stormy soccer showdown at Rancho Cotate
Monday's messy affair between the NBL’s top teams was marred by foul weather and foul play.
Benefield: Lots of competition for Monty boys
The Vikings look like the team to beat in NBL boys soccer, but the gap is narrow.
Benefield: Windsor’s twin engines stand tall
Juniors Riley and Justin Smith, both 6-foot-7, make the Jaguars a difficult team to defend.
Overtime Podcast: Cardinal Newman High School coach talks strategy
The Cardinal Newman High School girls basketball squad won the Div. 4 CIF state title last season. What’s more?
Benefield: SCL boys brace for winter soccer
Petaluma and Elsie Allen are expected to be in the league title hunt again.
Benefield: Cardinal Newman girls ready to take on state's best
With all five starters returning from a championship season, the Cardinals know they have targets on their backs and high expectations.
Benefield: Rancho Cotate girls basketball team ready to break out
Coach Mario Newton, entering his fourth season at the school, thinks his team can compete in the North Bay League.
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