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Stories from Kerry Benefield
Benefield: El Molino senior still in the game after major surgery
Azur Ingrassia grew up playing football. But these days, he takes the field as part of the Lions' cheerleading squad.
Benefield: Running stars put on top-tier show
Luca Mazzanti and Brian Schulz dueled to some of the fastest times ever run in three decades of the Viking Opener.
Benefield: Soccer a family affair for Ukiah coach, daughters
The Brays will never say it, but they are the engine that makes the Ukiah High School girls soccer team go.
Benefield: Cross country a labor of love for Upper Lake coach
Upper Lake was just minutes into hosting the Cougar Classic on Sept. 7 when the coach's water broke.
Benefield: Montgomery girls get best of Carrillo this time
The game marked another chapter in the rivalry between these two squads.
Benefield: Sports competing for a share of school spending
Field upgrades at Maria Carrillo and lights at Piner are among the agenda items for the Santa Rosa City Schools board of trustees meeting Wednesday night.
Benefield: Don’t call SRJC-Tahoe friendly rivalry
The SRJC men’s soccer team is out for revenge against Tahoe on Friday.
Podcast: Aimee Holland: From tiny orphan to super athlete
As a baby, Aimee Holland was found abandoned in a box on a street corner in China. Adopted by a local couple, she graduated from Santa Rosa High in 2016. Listen to our podcast about her amazing journey.
Benefield: Coaches worry about safety of sad Maria Carrillo field
Pumas coaches are concerned about player safety on the patchy grass.
Benefield: Young Cardinal Newman girls soccer squad wants to join NBL elite
Injuries — an unfathomable four torn ACLs — hobbled the team a year ago just as it was starting to make noise in league play.
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