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Benefield: Truex can get big boost from Sonoma Raceway win
When the reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion talks about the challenges of winning at Sonoma Raceway, the list is long.
Benefield: Windsor math teacher preparing for grueling 100-mile run
Bob Shebest is still chapped by an 18th-place overall finish two years ago in the Sierra mountain endurance run. When the horn is sounded on Saturday, he’ll get his chance to do better.
Benefield: Barb’s race era comes to an end, but its spirit lives on
The two-time cancer survivor who helped build the women’s only race as fundraiser for cancer support services is retiring.
Benefield: Sisters’ company founded on motherhood, sweat
Two sisters who starred at Maria Carrillo got the idea for their Arizona-based sportswear company when they were working to get back into shape after having babies.
Podcast: Local soccer coach Ziemer talks World Cup 2018
Chris Ziemer is athletic director and girls’ soccer coach at Sonoma Academy. He’s also a lifelong fan of the game of soccer. Are you as excited about World Cup as he is?
Benefield: Windsor man to pursue golf dream at US Senior Open
Tim Bogue is a longshoreman by trade, but he’s a golfer at heart. And he’s a good one.
Benefield: World Cup brings soccer fever to Sonoma County fans
With the U.S. out of the picture, most of us are free to choose favorites without feeling disloyal to the Stars and Stripes. So who should we watch?
Podcast: Cloverdale senior on how football changed his life
Cloverdale High senior Ray Sayago was a guest on a podcast episode of “Overtime with Kerry Benefield” recently, talking about sports, team and high school and about the art of being 'coachable'.
Benefield: Carter's record run will be an enduring moment
With her double-podium performance at the state track meet over the weekend, the just-graduated Santa Rosa senior gave the haunting memory of a poor freshman performance an emphatic shake-off.
Benefield: A big save for Maria Carrillo relay team
For one Pumas runner, a last-minute phone call provided a chance to get the sour taste of his final meet out of his mouth.
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