Doc Swenson’s Quick Clips: Tyyler McKnight and Kamryn Jackson at 2016 Yreka Lions Invite

Video shot on Friday, April 29 at Miner Stadium in Yreka. Tyyler McKnight finished 4th in Discus (96-11). Kamryn Jackson was 2nd in Long Jump (14-03)

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Beverly Morgan’s Fact of the Week: Cat Sleep

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52nd Yreka Lions Invitational results & photos

Lions Invitational Front copy

The Yreka Lions hosted their 52nd annual track and field meet at Miner Stadium on Friday. Athletes from twenty-four teams from Northern California and Southern Oregon competed.

Siskiyou County athletes with top-five finishes

Butte Valley

Shaniya Britton – 4th Triple Jump 29-08.75
Rene Perez – 3rd High Jump 5-10.00, 5th Triple Jump 38-10.00


Marron Bahen – 4th 1600m 6:02.79, 5th 3200m 13:25.74
Teagan Ford – 4th High Jump 4-08.00
Devonn Layton – 3rd 400m 53.44, 5th 200m 23.59

Golden Eagle

Caroline Ristuccia – 3rd High Jump 4-10.00 (more…)

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Doc Swenson’s Quick Clips: 2016 Yreka Lions Invite girls 100m Hurdles prelims

Video shot on Friday, April 29, 2016 at Miner Stadium in Yreka.

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Wildwood Crossing Etna Lions Softball Player of the Week: Case

Softball Player Case

The Wildwood Crossing Etna Lions Softball Player of the Week is Jessenia Case.

Coach Harold Bennett chose Case for, “her great defensive plays in left field, and her spectacular base-running skills that tied the game for us and eventually allowed us to get the W against Trinity.”

Congratulations Jessenia. Coach has your certificate for Wildwood Crossing.

Thanks Wildwood Crossing!

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Black Bear Diner Scoreboard & Schedule 4/26 – 4/30


It’s a good idea to check with the individual schools to make sure games are still a go…just saying. Don’t blame us if you get there and no one else is there. Also, there may be some games not on the schedule because coaches haven’t posted on MaxPreps or haven’t sent a schedule.

To report scores or schedule changes, text 530-340-0811. Email:

Saturday, April 30


Yreka 1 – Paradise 12 @ Lassen Tourney

Yreka 5 – Colusa 8 @ Lassen Tourney


Yreka 3 – Del Norte 7


Yreka @ Grants Pass Rotary Invite

Mt. Shasta, Trinity @ Sacramento Meet of Champions

Friday, April 29


Yreka 8 - Oroville 5 @ Lassen Tourney

Yreka 3 – West Valley 10 @ Lassen Tourney

Weed 12 – Trinity 13 (8)

Weed 8 – Trinity 12

Mt. Shasta 7 – Fall River 0 G-2

Mt. Shasta 21 – Fall River 8 G-1

Etna 16 – Modoc 10 G-2

Etna 4 – Modoc 5 G-1


Yreka 18 – Anderson 6

Weed 0 – Trinity 18 G-2

Weed 23 – Trinity 30 G-1

Mt. Shasta 10 – Fall River 9  G-2

Mt. Shasta 9 – Fall River 2 G-1

Etna 4 – Modoc 5

Etna 0 – Modoc 8

Loyalton beat Happy Camp G-2

Loyalton beat Happy Camp G-1


Yreka. Butte Valley, Dunsmuir, Etna, Happy Camp, Mt. Shasta, Trinity, Golden Eagle, Tulelake, Weed @ Lions Invite, 10:30 am (Yreka)

COS @ GVC Championships (Marysville) (more…)

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Subway Weed Cougars Dirt Dog of the Week: Bertolucci

Subway Weed Bertolucci

The Subway Weed Cougars Dirt Dog of the Week is Colton Bertolucci.

Coach Josh Oates chose Bertolucci for, “battling through seven innings on the mound, and getting a sac fly and single in G-2 against Fall River.”

Congratulations Colton. Coach has your certificate for Subway.

Thanks Subway!

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Scott Valley Pleasure Park Rodeo is this Sunday

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Subway COS Eagles Softball Player of the Week: Lenthe

COS Player Softball Lenthe

Lenthe launched a grand slam against Butte, and went 3/6 in the doubleheader sweep with three runs scored and four RBIs.

Congratulations Grace. Coach has your certificate for Subway.

Thanks Subway!

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South Fork Baking Company Etna Baseball Player of the Week: Costales

Baseball ad Costales

Coach Robbie Munson chose Costales, “for his offensive contributions in the lead off spot against Trinity.”

Congratulations Adrian. Coach has your gift certificate for South Fork Baking Company.

Thanks South Fork Baking Company!

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Mt. Shasta Booster Club Golf Tourney

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Miner St. Meat Market Yreka Baseball Player of the Week: Quigley

MSM Baseball Quigley

Quigley had six hits last week, including going 4/4 in the Miners’ win over Cascade Christian.

Congratulations Dylan. You have a certificate for the Miner St. Meat Market coming your way.

Thanks Miner St. Meat Market!

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Mountain Village RV Park Etna Track & Field Athlete of the Week: Bahen

MVRVad Bahen

Last week at the Lithia Invite, “Marron ran a personal best in the 1500 (5:39) and followed that up with a season best in the 3000,” said Coach Les Helsley.

Congratulations Marron. Coach has your gift certificate.

Thanks Mountain Village RV Park and Shell Station!

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Subway COS Eagles Baseball Players of the Week: the sophomores

COS Player Baseball Sophomores

“With their final games as Eagles approaching, I wanted to recognize our sophomores for an outstanding two years in this program. In those years, I have seen many ups and downs with the one constant being the leadership brought to the field everyday from this sophomore group,” said Coach Nick Thielman. “On behalf of the baseball program, thank you.”

Picture from left to right: Jarom Santiago, Zach Kentner, Alex Smith, Zach Fowler, David Rowley and Quest Fellows.

Congratulations Guys. Coach has your certificates for Subway.

Thanks Subway!

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Sheep Mountain Embroidery Weed Cougars Softball Player of the Week: Conroy

Weed Sheep Mountain Softball Conroy

The Sheep Mountain Embroidery Weed Cougars Softball Player of the Week is Susan Conroy.

Susan, “helps our team by throwing strikes and forcing the other team to put the ball in play. Our girls appreciate that,” said Coach Dan DeRoss.

Congratulations Susan. Coach has a gift certificate for you.

Thanks Sheep Mountain Embroidery!

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Siskiyous softball ends season 3rd in GVC

COS v Feather River Front copy

Photos by Violet Carter

The College of the Siskiyous softball squad narrowly missed its first post season appearance under Coach John Cox, finishing 3rd in the Golden Valley Conference. The Eagles needed to take both games of a doubleheader on Tuesday from Feather River to jump into 2nd place and earn a playoff berth. However, COS lost the first game 12-4, ending their hopes. They also lost game-two, 3-1. (more…)

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Initial 2016 NSCIF baseball playoff points rankings

12665847_1026859310686570_697724252_nThe initial 2016 NSCIF baseball playoff points rankings have been released. They are based on the win-loss records coming into the week and do not reflect Tuesday’s games. Also, if coaches have failed to update Maxpreps, the records may not be correct and affect the rankings.


Yreka is ranked 8th at 8-12. Gridley 16-5 is top-ranked.


Mt. Shasta is #1 at 10-4-1. Trinity is 8th at 4-11. (more…)

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