Teen Face: Matthew Mulligan

By KERRY BENEFIELD THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Piner High School track and cross country coach Luis Rosales said there may be more gifted runners out there, but there are not a whole lot of athletes who work harder than senior Matthew Mulligan. "People look at him. He has gotten [...]

By | December 26th, 2012|0 Comments

Teen Face: Holley Maassen of Piner High

By DEREK MOORE THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Holley Maassen’s dream is to become a forensic pathologist and unravel the mysteries of how a person died. It’s an interesting goal, given that the 17-year-old Piner High School senior describes herself as a sunny person who enjoys nothing more than being [...]

By | October 22nd, 2012|0 Comments

Teen Face: Luis Luna

By LORI A. CARTER THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Piner High School student Luis Luna has left his mark on Sonoma County cross-country and track records, but he plans to make another bit of history soon: To be the first member of his family to go to college. Luna, who [...]

By | February 6th, 2012|0 Comments

Teen Face: Nichole Ahern

By PAUL PAYNE THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Hardworking and competitive are two words that describe Nicole Ahern. The Piner High class of 2010 valedictorian earned straight A’s all the way back to fifth grade. She aced calculus, tutored ESL students and set the school record for 100-meter hurdles at [...]

By | September 13th, 2010|0 Comments