Stories from Kerry Benefield

Paul Cronin wants Cardinal Newman’s future in the players’ hands: Win and move on; lose and pack it up until next season.
'I think that at the end of the day, the boys become tight because we are traveling together all the time,' their coach says.
The Santa Rosa Junior College women’s soccer season came to a bitter end Saturday night when the Bear Cubs were bounced from the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs in the third round.
Spurred by disappointing performance at NCS cross country meet, the Panthers senior posted fourth-fastest time in Redwood Empire history.
The visiting Marin Catholic Wildcats prevailed 40-35 before a raucous crowd at Tiger Stadium, sending the Tigers home until next season.
Analy is set to line up against Marin Catholic, a local powerhouse, Friday night.
Bear Cubs posted a shutout against high-scoring San Francisco to reach third round of Nor Cal Regionals.
In a game that the Jaguars dominated fully — until they didn't — the outcome was not decided until the final play of overtime.
Saturday’s quarterfinal matchup between Middletown and Kelseyville is act one in a drama that could stretch into the semifinals.
Santa Rosa will seek to avenge an Oct. 14 loss to Windsor in a playoff showdown Friday.