Monterey County Local News: Sports


All Local Sports News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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11/17/2023
Three years after the NFL's Raiders abandoned Oakland for Las Vegas, MLB's Oakland A's announced they're moving there too. The owners of the teams unanimously approved the MLB team’s move.

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11/16/2023
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A majority of the Pacific Grove City Council in April all but killed the idea of a permanent skatepark in the town with a 5-2 vote, bowing to pressure by residents who feared such a facility would bring noise.

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11/09/2023
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Greenfield Bruins head football coach Adam Barsenas knew that his team always had the talent to be one of those that could compete for a league title year after year.

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10/20/2023
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At Blas Santana Park, new lights were on over the sports field for the first time last week—wonderful news for kids and teens who play soccer regularly at this park.

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10/18/2023
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The GRIDLIFE Festival tour comes to Salinas Oct. 20-22, bringing its unique youth-oriented music and motorsport event to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.

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09/22/2023
The $700 million price tag sets a $7 billion mark that would make the Warriors one of the world’s most valuable sports teams.

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08/15/2023
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The facility has concluded its most extensive capital improvement project in more than two decades with a $20 million beautification project.

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08/08/2023
Image for display with article titled Pebble Beach Pro-Am Named Signature Event, But Format Will Change

The 2024 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am will be quite a bit smaller, but also much bigger.

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08/07/2023
Image for display with article titled Gonzales High Stadium Upgrade Moves Forward With Synthetic Turf

The new field at Gonzales High School’s Dick Force Stadium, along with an all-weather track, will be the first turf and all-weather facility in South Monterey County.

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07/27/2023
Image for display with article titled Monterey Bay F.C. Signs Mexico Veteran Rafael Baca, aims to turn around season.

Monterey Bay F.C. has announced its highest-profile signing yet—midfielder Rafael Baca, brought on with the hope of getting the club back on track.

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07/09/2023
A proposal to set up degree completion funds for California student athletes has met with stiff opposition from universities and the NCAA. College athletes could earn a share of the revenue they generate under the bill — as much as $25,000 for each year that they played their sport. But the bill’s author has delayed it until 2024 after opponents charged the fund would draw money away from less lucrative sports like gymnastics and swimming.

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06/19/2023
Image for display with article titled King City Doctor Competing for Fitness Magazine Cover

HERS Magazine is holding a competition that invites female fitness lovers to vie for a chance to become the magazine’s 2023 Ms. Health and Fitness.

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05/24/2023
Image for display with article titled Santa Cruz Soccer Club Plans to Expand to Monterey County

Monterey County has become the home of Monterey Bay F.C., a USL pro soccer team, and Monterey Bay F.C.2, a developmental team. Within the next couple of years, it might have a second pro team.

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05/17/2023
Image for display with article titled Renovation to temporarily close King City Pools

KING CITY — The dive pool at the King City Pool Facility will be undergoing a major renovation that will impact the 2023 King City Pools summer season. Over the past several years, the dive pool has experienced de-lamination of the pool floor and walls, resulting in cracks in the surface. This condition requires resurfacing [...]

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05/09/2023
Salinas native Joe Kapp is the only quarterback to appear in the Rose Bowl, Super Bowl and Canada’s Grey Cup.

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04/06/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove City Council Votes 5-2 Against Campaign for Skatepark

A young boy in a baseball jersey named Milo stole the show briefly at the Pacific Grove City Council meeting on April 5, as he asked the council to support building a skatepark.

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03/08/2023
Image for display with article titled Monterey Bay gets ready to build its second team, but time is ticking.

A year after Monterey Bay F.C. kicked off its first season in Seaside, the team announced its second team for USL Two – a pre-professional team – on Feb. 6.

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03/03/2023
Image for display with article titled Balestreri Named 2023 Miss King City Stampede

Cristina Balestreri, who grew up in the Salinas Valley, has been named the 2023 Miss King City Stampede.

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02/27/2023
Image for display with article titled Pacific Grove Recreation Board Deletes Skatepark Location

One after another, neighbors of George Washington Park beseeched the Pacific Grove Recreation Board on Feb. 23 to remove it from a list of possible locations for a proposed skatepark.

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02/21/2023
Image for display with article titled Newly Revamped Gonzales Skate Park Opens

Despite threat of rain, a crowd gathered for the official ribbon cutting at Gonzales Skate Park on Feb. 11.

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