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Benefield: Montgomery grad has one last endurance race on her bike
Larissa Connors just capped a season of "racing my guts out.” But she's not done. Not quite.
Podcast: There will be light — finally — on Piner High football fields
The journey to bring lights to Piner High's athletic fields has gone on for decades. In the latest 'Overtime' episode, football player Colton Roy talks about what finally having lights means to the school.
Benefield: Rising kayak star from Petaluma set to make splash in Poland
Credo High’s Jasper Caddell has earned a spot on the US team headed to Poland for the Olympic Hopes Regatta next month.
Benefield: Petaluma teen off to hot start with national baseball team
Joe Brown, 14, is hitting an eye-popping .800 in exhibition games with his team of mostly 15-year-olds ahead of this week's World Cup opener in Panama.
Benefield: At 76, Windsor race car driver hopes he's just getting started
Retiree Silas Boden is preparing to race at Monterey’s Laguna Seca track next weekend and hopes to come home with a competition license.
Benefield: Petaluma grad, Cal senior rowing with determination
'This is my last year as a Bear. I just want to hit this year hard and fast,' Samantha Lamos says. But first, she'll try to help the U.S. U-23 team win gold at the world championship.
Benefield: Local soccer coaches find lots to admire in World Cup's final pairing
Many soccer minds say it's France's game to lose, but soccer hearts are pulling for the underdogs.
Benefield: Softball team gives Santa Rosa man, 75, another chance to play
Gerry Savela put the word out — would any area team be willing to let him stand in for one at-bat and pitch to just one batter? The answer was yes.
Benefield: Ex-Rancho Cotate runner eager to help old coach design new house after firestorm
When former Rancho Cotate drafting teacher and track coach Bob Lombardi lost his home in October's wildfires, he knew just person to call.
Benefield: Why such misplaced hatred for cyclists?
Every time a news story appears in which a cyclist is harmed in a collision with a vehicle, people come out of the woodwork condemning the cyclist.
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