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Stories from Kerry Benefield
Benefield: Rancho Cotate grad eager to tackle life as a soccer pro
Roy Boateng, who played four standout years for UC Davis, was a first-round draft pick by the New York Red Bulls.
Benefield: Rincon Valley Christian's all-time scoring leader has 2,000 points in sights
Rincon Valley Christian’s Caroline Chambers, who holds the school scoring mark, is on pace to pass 2,000 points in her basketball career.
Benefield: Much at stake when Cardinal Newman, Montgomery boys meet
The winner of this game puts themselves in the driver’s seat for the second lap of the league season.
Benefield: Former soccer standout's journey brings her to coaching
A year ago, Alyiah Shields was arguably the best high school soccer player in the North Bay. But after a knee injury and a debilitating car crash, she had to find a new way to be a part of the sport she loves.
Benefield: Maria Carrillo, Montgomery reignite their girls soccer rivalry
Tuesday's highly anticipated North Bay League-Oak Division showdown didn't disappoint, with players on each team giving it their all.
Benefield: Cardinal Newman girls expect to dominate on court
The team is younger and not as tall as in years past, but make no mistake — the Cardinals, as always, are out to win.
Benefield: Healdsburg boys basketball looking to make a statement
The ’Hounds are young, tall and talented, and out to prove they belong among the Empire's best.
Benefield: Your chance to run straight into the new year
The New Year’s Day Resolution Run in Santa Rosa remains a hit with area runners some four decades after the first one was staged.
Benefield: Piner-Montgomery boys tip off NBL-Oak basketball season
Facing Montgomery in the Vikings' gym, the Prospectors will have their hands full Friday.
Upper Lake football player is making 'remarkable' recovery
A crash ended his season before it started — but now he's determined to recover.
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