Wildwood Crossing Scoreboard & Schedule 1/27 – 1/31

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 SiskiyouYouth.com a schedule.

To report scores or schedule changes, text or call 530-340-0811. Email: siskiyouyouth@sisqtel.net

Tuesday, January 27

Girls Basketball
Yreka 44 – Lassen 58

Yreka JV 51 – Lassen JV 55

Yreka Frosh 57 – Lassen Frosh 79

Etna 50 – Mt. Shasta 40

Etna JV 39 – Mt. Shasta JV 32

Burney 27 –  Trinity 34

Burney JV 20 – Trinity JV 45

Mercy 30 – Weed 43

Mercy JV – Weed JV

Dunsmuir 29 – Happy Camp 45

Hosanna @ Tulelake, 5:30 pm

Butte Valley 50 – Surprise Valley 25

Boys Basketball

Lassen 52 – Yreka 76

Lassen JV 55 – Yreka JV 51

Lassen Frosh 57 – Yreka Frosh 79

Etna 53 – Mt. Shasta 67

Etna JV 50 – Mt. Shasta JV 67

Mercy @ Weed, 8:00 pm

Mercy JV – Weed JV

Burney @ Trinity, 8:00 pm

Burney JV 35 – Trinity JV 50

Dunsmuir 59 – Happy Camp 75

Hossanna @ Tulelake, 7:00 pm

Butte Valley 70 –  Surprise Valley 50

Girls Soccer
Yreka @ Anderson, 5:15

Boys Soccer
Yreka @ Anderson, 3:15

Thursday, January 29

Girls Soccer
Lassen @ Yreka, 3:15

Boys Soccer
Lassen @ Yreka, 5:15 (more…)

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Beverly Morgan’s Fact of the Week: longest state highway in California

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Subway Bears B-Ball Player of the Week: Clemens

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Outdoor toy showcase at Sportsmen’s Expo

Have you outgrown your outdoor recreation toys and want to sell them? The Siskiyou Central Credit Union Sportsman’s Expo & NorCal Invitational Chainsaw Carving Championships will give you that opportunity at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds on March 14 & 15, 2015.

The Sportsman’s Expo is the perfect venue for sellers and buyers of used outdoor recreation equipment including boats, trailers, ATVs, trucks, etc. For a $30 fee sellers can purchase a space to park your “toy” at the Expo and put a “for sale” sign on it (one item per space). The fee will include one admission to the 9th Siskiyou Credit Union Sportsman’s Expo. You will be coming to the Expo anyway so why don’t you try to make a little cash while you are at it! Buyers will be able to browse through the lot and take home a new toy for recreation fun.

The Siskiyou Sportsmen’s Expo & NorCal Invitational Chainsaw Carving Championships run Saturday March 14 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday March 15th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds in Yreka. Admission is $5 for adults 13 and over and free for anyone under 12! For more information contact the fair office at 530-842-2767 or info@sisqfair.com.

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Wildwood Crossing Lady Lions B-Ball Player of the Week: Duerr

B-Ball Player Duerr

The Wildwood Crossing Etna Lions Player of the Week is sophomore Grace Duerr.

Grace, “stepped up to the challenge of varsity basketball this season. She stepped up last week into a starting role. She is second on the team in assists and third for steals. (Grace) has a great attitude and effort everyday.” said Coach Les Helsley. (more…)

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Siskiyou Golden Fair seeks clubs for 2015 Flower Bed Competition

The Siskiyou Golden Fair is seeking clubs and organizations that have a green thumb or two for the annual Flower Garden Competition.

“This competition adds so much color, culture and beauty to the annual fair” said Fair CEO Cliff Munson. “We encourage groups and organizations in Siskiyou County to sign up and add a happy splash of color to this year’s fair August 12-16.”

Clubs must be “official” clubs and can have either adult or youth membership or both. Entry forms, guidelines and rules are available now at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds or online at www.sisqfair.com and must be returned by March 16, 2015.

The competition beds must be planted between May 14 and June 30, 2015 to be eligible for the first through 3rd cash prizes for both large and small gardens. The competition will require some weeding and flower bed care between planting and the fair. Watering is done by fair staff. (more…)

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Pepsi Lady Cougar B-Ball Player of the Week: Miller

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Paige Miller is the Pepsi of Mt. Shasta Lady Cougar B-Ball Player of the Week.

Paige, “averaged six points and six rebounds. (She) gave us a great spark coming off the bench,” said Coach Bob West (more…)

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Hearts of the Miners Dinner Dance

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Golden Rush Espresso Miner Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Wilson

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The Golden Rush Espresso Miner Boys Basketball Player of the Week is Kole Wilson.

Kole is, “improving in his finishing and rebounding,” said Coach Christian Birch. (more…)

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Rescue Ranch Fundraiser

rescue_ranch_logo2_opt copyFor her senior project, Yreka High School’s Hannah Stuard has organized a fundraiser for the Rescue Ranch. The event will be held on February 7, at the Decision Life Church in Yreka, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Decision Life is located at 1301 South Main Street.

“We are looking for donations to support the needs of Rescue Ranch. You can assist by supporting our baked goods both through donations or purchasing an item; purchase any BeautiControl skin care or cosmetic item (at the event), with all proceeds going to Rescue Ranch; donate an item on the Ranch wish list; cash and checks will also be accepted,” said Stuard.

Refreshments and soup will be available at the event.

Rescue Ranch wish list: blankets, toys, dog food, photo paper, 5×7 tarp. (more…)

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Pepsi Lady Eagles Basketball Player of the Week: Morris 2X

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The Pepsi of Mt. Shasta Lady Eagles Basketball Player of the Week is Megan Morris.

“She is the best in the league at keeping pressure on opposing guards. Against Redwoods, she had 17 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals,” said Coach Tom Powers. (more…)

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Pizza Factory Jackson St. School Student of the Week: Hatcher

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“Landin Hatcher has set high goals and standards for himself. He is driven to succeed and he is self-aware. As a student aide in science he does any job asked of him, even when the job is particularly tedious or gross. Landin is supportive of other students. He is a good sport. He has fun with his studies and with life. He is gung-ho!” said 8th Grade science teacher Cheryl Wilhite.

“Landin has exhibited a tremendous amount of growth over the past couple of years and we are greatly proud of him. He is a fantastic young man,” said Principal Chris Harris. (more…)

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Miner frosh win, JVs not

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Photos by Mallory Pappas

The Yreka Miners frosh squad defeated the West Valley Eagles, 58-43, on Friday night at Miner Gym.

Issac Fernandez had 15 points for the Miners. Robert Giannini put up 12, and Connor Lawe had 10 points.

The junior varsity Miners fell to the Eagles 42-27.

Andrew Pierce led the Yreka JVs with 6 points. Alex Pappas, Dillon Bray, Jeff Woodruff and Ronald Slack each added 4 points.

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Coffee Brake Lady Bears B-Ball Player of the Week: Ackerman-Mero

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The Coffee Brake Lady Bears Basketball Player of the Week is Sophia Ackerman-Mero.

Sophia’s , “physical presence (two weeks ago) was very, very special. Six offensive rebounds in one game, and shot 80% from the free throw line,” said Coach Kirk Andrus. (more…)

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Lady Lions defeat Trinity with strong second half

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The Trinity Wolves girls basketball team is still looking for its first Shasta Cascade League win, but that doesn’t mean they are a pushover. As Etna found out in the first quarter, the Wolves can put up quite a battle. Trinity led 11-10 at the end one one, and trailed by just a point at halftime, 23-22. However, Etna took over in the third quarter, and went on to win by 11 points, 56-45.

With about six minutes to go in the first quarter, Kaylee Weinzinger gave the Wolves a 5-4 advantage with a hoop. Sophia Ritachka added a basket, 7-4. Two freebies by Etna’s Renee Finley, were followed by another Ritachka basket, 9-6. Back-to-back buckets from Natalie Aldrich put Etna up 10-9, but Ritachka regained the lead for Trinity, 11-10, with a pair of freebies.

A minute and a half into the second quarter, Sophie Wardrip made it a 2-point Wolves’ lead with a 3-ball, 14-12. Etna responded with a 9-1 run. Kaitlyn Aldrich scored to tie it at 14-14. Kortni Bennett gave Etna the lead 15-14 with a free throw, and shortly thereafter added a hoop, making the score 17-14. Riley James interrupted the string of Lion points with a free throw, 17-15. Finley set up Hannah Little for a bucket, and then Little added another basket to cap the run, with Etna up 21-15. The Lions were up 23-17, when James finished out the half for the Wolves with a flourish. James added two free throws to the Trinity total, and then hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, to make it 23-22 at the intermission. (more…)

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Yreka falls to West Valley, 52-37

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Photos by Mallory Pappas

The Yreka Miners led the visiting West Valley Eagles 9-8 with under two minutes to play in the first quarter on Friday night. However, the Eagles outscored the Miners 10-2 in those final two minutes, including two three-pointers, to take an 18-11 lead into the second quarter.

The second stanza was relatively even, with West Valley scoring 11 points, and Yreka putting up 10, making it 29-21 at the intermission.

The Eagles (2-1, 8-10) put some distance between themselves and the Miners in the third quarter with 14 points to Yreka’s seven for a 43-28 advantage.

Both teams scored nine points in the fourth, for a final of 52-37. (more…)

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Wolves win big over Lions

Etna v Trinity Var Boys Front copy

RBrownAdComing into Friday night’s game in Etna, the Lions and Trinity Wolves were part of a three-way tie for second in the Shasta Cascade League at 3-1, a half game behind Mt. Shasta (4-1). Not anymore. Trinity sprinted out to a 20-10 lead at the end of the first quarter, had a 44-22 advantage at the half, and went on to to a 78-51 victory.

Wolf Jaron Hurlburt opened the scoring with a freebie, and Danny Fischer followed with a 3-ball for a 4-0 lead. Etna’s Wade Thackeray scored three points the hard way, 4-3. The next 10 points belonged to Trinity. Hurlburt put up a deuce and a trey, followed by a 3-pointer from Greg Aikins, making it 12-3. Dylan Trunkey capped the run with a bucket, 14-3. Etna trailed 18-5, when Henry Hanna hit from beyond the arc, 18-8. Two from Dominic Villagomes reduced the deficit to under 10 points, 18-10. A put-back by Trinity’s Alex Duree made it 20-10 at the end of one quarter.

Etna reduced the margin to under double digits one more time in the game, with a basket from Hanna early in the second quarter, 21-12. From there it was pretty much all Wolves, as they plastered 24 points on the board in the second frame. Sean Babcock scored six points on a 3-ball and an old fashion 3-point play. Fischer accounted for six points, and Hunter Still put up five, including a 3-point play. Villagomes dropped in two 3-pointers for Etna in the quarter, one from somewhere around the football field. (more…)

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