Gilroy Dispatch: College


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Rams continue to trend up

A year ago, David Kaplansky took over a Gavilan College men’s basketball program that had finished 1-22 the previous season. It’s apparent the former San Benito High coach has steered the Rams in the right direction.

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NCAA Soccer: Gilroy's Flores achieves collegiate dreams
Posted: August 07, 2015

GILROY—Alejandro Flores was a wanted man. He had several Southern California Division I soccer teams knocking on his door, hoping he’d suit up for them this fall. But Flores’ mother, apprehensive to have him go so far away, was praying he’d stay closer to home.

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Gavilan Football: Robinson inks with U of Central Oklahoma
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 3:15 pm

GILROY—Rams’ football player Jeremy Robinson only spent a year with the team, but it was a year that was well spent.

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NCAA Hoops: Former GHS coach Ogden joins WCC Hall of Honor
Updated: March 03, 2015 - 4:44 pm

GILROY—It’s been nearly 46 years since Gilroy resident Carlos C. “Bud” Odgen Jr. suited up for the Santa Clara University Broncos men’s basketball team. Even though nearly five decades have passed, he is still recognized as one of the greatest to ever wear the uniform. And on Saturday, he’ll take his place among the West Coast Conference’s finest.

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NCAA Field Hockey: Ogle named Stanford's Athlete of the Week
Posted: October 16, 2014

STANFORD—The week of Oct. 3 was all about Elise Ogle.

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College Diving: Makin' it look easy
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 11:26 am

Nathan Myers jumped off the diving board at Christopher High, thinking the only impact it would have would be his body hitting the water. The then-junior was just fooling around, enjoying the honor luau as a result of his good grades. But from the instant his feet left the board, Cougars diving coach Paul Wells was watching—and his trained eyes realizing natural talent.

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NCAA Wrestling: Delgado named Fighting Illini Athlete of the Year
Updated: July 02, 2014 - 5:48 pm

Champaign, Illinois—It’s been quite a year for Jesse Delgado.

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College Baseball: Gilroy's Gaspar wins World Series with FPU
Posted: May 30, 2014

FRESNO—Winning a World Series title is the dream of every young baseball player. For Gilroy-native Kaohu Gaspar, his dream came true.

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NCAA Football: Former Gilroy center receives scholarship to Eastern New Mexico University
Updated: January 21, 2014 - 12:01 pm

The morning of Jan. 10 was a dream come true for Cordero Gonzales. He packed up and hit the road to start the next phase of his life — joining the football program at Eastern New Mexico University.

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Gavilan soccer suffers first loss
Updated: September 10, 2013 - 7:53 pm

Gavilan men’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the young season, falling 5-0 to Modesto College Tuesday.

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