Stories from Kerry Benefield

Five members of the team that went on that magical run to finish third at the Little League World Series are now seniors beginning their final season of prep baseball.
Cardinals were ranked higher than NorCal semifinal opponent Moreau Catholic when NCS seedings were announced.
A program that aims to address sexual violence and bullying, aggression and disrespectful behavior is unfolding in gymnasiums and ball fields across Sonoma County.
Newman and Carondelet "haven't been tested like they will be in this game," says a coach who faced them both this season.
Stinging from a big loss back in January, players and coaches committed to getting better — and they did.
It’s lonely at the top. Perhaps in no sport more than wrestling.
The Montgomery boys soccer team was the only NCS title contender to play the championship game on their opponents' home field. All other title contests in the section were at neutral sites.
Acalanes, playing at home, knocked home the game winner after 98 minutes of scoreless soccer, sending the Vikings home.
Facing a low moment in the game, the Vikings kept their composure and earned a trip to the title showdown.
Losing to Santa Rosa in the NBL Tournament may be just the spark the Vikings need to go far in the NCS playoffs.