Stories from Kerry Benefield

Roy Boateng, who played four standout years for UC Davis, was a first-round draft pick by the New York Red Bulls.
Rincon Valley Christian’s Caroline Chambers, who holds the school scoring mark, is on pace to pass 2,000 points in her basketball career.
The winner of this game puts themselves in the driver’s seat for the second lap of the league season.
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.
Tuesday's highly anticipated North Bay League-Oak Division showdown didn't disappoint, with players on each team giving it their all.
The team is younger and not as tall as in years past, but make no mistake — the Cardinals, as always, are out to win.
The ’Hounds are young, tall and talented, and out to prove they belong among the Empire's best.
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.
Facing Montgomery in the Vikings' gym, the Prospectors will have their hands full Friday.
A crash ended his season before it started — but now he's determined to recover.