Stories from Kerry Benefield

This Friday is the 50th anniversary of one of U.S. Track and Field's greatest moments.
Kirsten Carter and Rylee Bowen competed at the prestigious Brooks Invitational in Seattle.
The Sebastopol Sharks sent a team to the U.S. national tournament in Cincinnati this week.
For those who know Maria Carrillo and SRJC alum Jake Scheiner and have watched his career thus far, the Phillies calling his name with the 113th pick is no surprise.
Alison Tetrick is the first woman to finish the 200-mile 'Dirty Kanza' and broke the course record by 30 minutes.
A new wrestling camp founded by his friends, coaches and teammates will honor Healdsburg High grad Drew Esquivel, struck and killed by a car in New York City last year.
At 53, discus hurler Cameron Bolles shows no signs of slowing down. He'll go for a world record in Santa Rosa this weekend.
It's unclear how long Thomas Thomsen had to wait to find out if his season had come to an anticlimactic end. Is an eternity an official length of time at a track meet?
The loss of her thumb a few months back might have been tough, but it turns out Gianna Cianfichi is tougher.
The Bear Cubs guaranteed a return trip to the Final Four in Fresno with a 5-0 win Sunday. It was no small feat.