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Benefield: UC Davis’ Bertsch has quieted self-doubt
The former Santa Rosa High standout is rewriting the Aggies’ record books while leading the women’s basketball team to a 9-0 record.
Benefield: Montgomery grad reflects on championship soccer season at USC
It was 10 years ago Saturday that Stacey Strong and her teammates raised the iconic NCAA national champions trophy.
High school basketball: Rose City tournament moved to Maria Carrillo
Officials at Maria Carrillo offered to hold the tournament in their gym after the tournament’s traditional host, Cardinal Newman High, was badly damaged in the deadly wildfires in October.
Benefield: USA marathon champ Sara Hall defies convention
Long-distance runner is setting marks and making history despite a packed schedule that has the Montgomery High alum running races just weeks apart.
Benefield: Cardinal Newman loses a heartbreaker
It was a wild night of big plays and shootout football, but the Cardinals' magical season came to an end.
Benefield: Cardinal Newman confident ahead of NCS championship game
Saturday night's game against Marin Catholic features two North Bay football powerhouses.
Benefield: SRJC women's soccer team didn't let fires divert focus
The team rallied to tally a 4-1-3 record after the fire, good enough for the No. 6 seed in the playoffs.
Benefield: Cardinal Newman basketball teams scramble for practice sites
With their home gym put out of service by wildfires, Cardinals were left to find a place for workouts.
Cardinal Newman community rallies around its students, displaced families
With its 600 students scattered at four satellite campuses, Cardinal Newman High School is charting a course toward recovery as classes and sporting events continue.
Benefield: Willits football squad looks to build on playoff surprise
The No. 11-seed Wolverines are in the second round of the NCS Division 5 playoffs after stunning Fort Bragg last week.
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