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Twenty-three players no problem for this team

By DARREN SABEDRA Half Moon Bay isn’t a big team. It just plays big. Last week, coach Keith Holden had 23 players in uniform for a road game at Palo Alto on one of the hottest days in years. The game was over in the first quarter. Just as the Cougars did a week earlier […]

Athlete of the Week: HMB’s Chase Hoffmann

The promise of this year’s annual rivalry “Skull Game” between Half Moon Bay and Terra Nova should have San Mateo County football fans elated. Both teams are in the upper Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division for the first time since 2012. Unlike that season, when Half Moon Bay fizzled to finish in last place, this […]

HMB pulls away from Dons

By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal Staff While every coach wants to win every game his or her team plays, the end result early in the season is not necessarily the main objective. Many coaches use the first few games of the season as an evaluation period and Wednesday was certainly a test for both the […]

SoCal/NorCal Players of the Week

Congrats to Dylan Williams Cal-Hi Sports Northern California Special Teams Player of the Week Dylan Williams (Half Moon Bay) Sr. The 5-foot-9, 155-pound senior transfer from Menlo School where he was an All Peninsula Athletic League selection last season as a kicker picked up right where he left off after coming home to Half Moon […]

Softball players make All-Bay Area News Group team

Softball » first team Grace Garcia, Half Moon Bay, Jr. PAL Bay pitcher of year; 20-2, 207 strikeouts Softball » second team Ally Sarabia, Half Moon Bay, Sr. First-team all-league; solid defender; hit .391 Honorable mention Lily Moffitt, Half Moon Bay Marissa Terra, Half Moon Bay

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Former Half Moon Bay Baseball Star Cole Watts drafted by the Astros

Former Half Moon Bay two-way player Cole Watts made his way back to baseball at Skyline College in 2016 after a two-year absence from the sport. Now, he is the first player to be drafted out of Skyline since 2008. Watts was selected in the 31st round by the Houston Astros, becoming the first player […]

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Surf Team State Results 2017

At the start of the long season waaay back in 2016 I told this team that they were collectively the deepest and most talented group I had worked with yet in HMB. After a shaky start to the season, I’m proud to report they saved the best for last and proved to themselves last weekend that they can compete […]

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Summer Camp Information

Half Moon Bay High School offers summer camp opportunities for a number of sports. Click on the links below to get more information: Boys Water Polo: Summer_Conditoning 2017 Girls Water Polo: Summer_Conditoning Girls 2017 Girls Volleyball: email Coach Ryan Havice at Baseball: email Coach Brian Anderson at Cross Country: email Coach Paul Farnsworth at

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Spring and Summer Football Information

Click on the link below for information about Cougar Football for the 2017-18 school year.   Football2017InfoSheet 

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HMB takes down Scots

May 03, 2017, 05:00 AM By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal A week ago, Half Moon Bay softball pitcher Grace Garcia earned a tremendous personal accomplishment with her first-ever perfect game. Tuesday, Garcia and the Cougars earned an even bigger accomplishment: knocking off first-place Carlmont. Getting another stellar performance from Garcia, coupled with an offense that […]

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