South Siskiyou v West Redding 9/10 All Stars photos

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Photos by Richard Allan

The South Siskiyou 9/10 Little League All-Stars fell to West Redding 21-0 on Saturday in the first round of the District-1 playoffs.

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Trinity Fourth of July Run

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2016 YMCA Boys B-Ball Camp

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The 2016 YMCA boys basketball camp took place at the Siskiyou Family YMCA this week, from Monday-Thursday. Camp director Brandon Eller said that there were over 30 young athletes that participated.

In addition to plenty of playing time, the participants learned fundamental hoops skills from Eller, who is also the assistant men’s basketball coach at College of the Siskiyous. He was aided by members of the Yreka Miners basketball team.

The camp was divided into two age groups: 3rd–5th grade and 6th–8th grade.

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2016 YMCA Girls B-Ball Camp

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YrekaTransferNewThe 2016 YMCA Girls Basketball Camp kicked off on Monday at Miner Gym. Under the guidance of College of the Siskiyous women’s assistant coach Noelle Collier, approximately 30 girls learned fundamentals and played some hoops.

The camp continues until Thursday, and is divided into two age groups: 3rd – 5th grade and 6th – 8th grade.

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Pepsi of Mt. Shasta presents a Battle to Remember!

Music Mania returns to the 2016 Siskiyou Golden Fair on Thursday August 11th, and applications are now online for the Pepsi Battle of the Bands at www.sisqfair.com

Local bands, from Redding to Medford are encouraged to enter. Go online, complete the application and send it in with a demo CD and your band could be one of the four selected to compete for the $1000.00 first prize and a mall stage showcase. The second place band will receive $750.00 and will also play on the mall stage during the week. Third place will garner $500.00. The Battle Champion will also receive free recording time from Yreka’s Music Hall by Chromaphonic Recordings! (more…)

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2016 Chris Lopez Classic XC race results & photos

Nico Lupacchino won the 2016 Chris Lopez Classic 10k race

Nico Lupacchino won the 2016 Chris Lopez Classic 10k race

GirdnerThe 2016 Chris Lopez Classic cross country races took place at Greenhorn Park on Saturday. The top-five for each race are posted below.

1 Mile Walk/Run (Only three racers participated)

1. Ciena Henry 12:01
2. Hailee Luiz 12:13
3. Michael Griffith 16:46

5K Run

1. Levi Collier 29:41:00 – Overall male winner
2. Haley Willison 29:46:00 – Overall female winner
3. Valarie Wiley 29:47:00
4. Joe Restine 30:18:00
5. Cali Zediker 31:27:00

10K Run

1. Nico Lupacchino 49:03:00 – Overall Male winner
2. Analisa DeLaFuente 49:59:00 – Overall Female winner
3. Sean Berry 51:10:00
4. Dave Cook 51:23:00
5. Mallory Ward 54:14:00

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Siskiyou Promise supports Siskiyou County students

In 2014 and 2015 approximately 100 students came to COS from Siskiyou County High Schools; roughly half of those students attend College of the Siskiyous free as they receive the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) and/or also receive Pell Grants and other awards. In November 2015, the College of the Siskiyous administration proposed the creation of the Siskiyou Promise Scholarship Award for Siskiyou County high school graduates as a way to remove financial barriers and provide students a way to continue their education with fewer costs.

Beginning in the fall of 2016, Siskiyou County High School Class of 2016 graduates will be able to attend COS tuition free for their first year (2016/2017) through the newly developed Siskiyou Promise Scholarship program. (more…)

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Trinity Cross-Country Running Camp 2016

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2016 Mt. Shasta Graduation photos

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Photos taken by Violet Carter on Friday, June 10, 2016.

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Wonderland Distributing Redneck Roundup coming to the Siskiyou Golden Fair

Deb Ad300A crazy idea has turned into a new grandstand show for 2016, and the Wonderland Distributing Friday Night Redneck Roundup should have the Scott Valley Bank Grandstand rocking!

“The Redneck Roundup can be described as a motorized rodeo with some twists,” stated CEO Cliff Munson. “For year one, four events have been scheduled including Quaderator, Quad Barrel Racing, Side by Side Racing and a round of Bull Bowling.”

Contestants will have an opportunity to compete for $2000.00 in prize money and bragging rights as the All Around Redneck for 2016. (more…)

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2016 Weed High School graduation photos

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Photos taken by Violet Carter on Thursday, June 9, 2016.

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Heat 2nd at Bend Showdown

Standing (L-R): Coach Blake Powers (MS), Kasey Cain (McCloud), Miranda Zanni (MS),Jolene Rhoades(Dunsmuir), Leslie Rhoades(Dunsmuir), Nicole Jones(MS), Breanna Saltsgaver (Dunsmuir), Cailey Rizzardo (Scott Valley), Asst. Coach Nate Rizzardo (Scott Valley). Sitting: Clair Olson (Scott Valley), Lily Hitchcock holding the award (MS). Bella Powers (MS), Halliday Hubbard (Scott Valley)

Standing (L-R): Coach Blake Powers (MS), Kasey Cain (McCloud), Miranda Zanni (MS),Jolene Rhoades(Dunsmuir), Leslie Rhoades(Dunsmuir), Nicole Jones(MS), Breanna Saltsgaver (Dunsmuir), Cailey Rizzardo (Scott Valley), Asst. Coach Nate Rizzardo (Scott Valley). Sitting: Clair Olson (Scott Valley), Lily Hitchcock holding the award (MS). Bella Powers (MS), Halliday Hubbard (Scott Valley)

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12665847_1026859310686570_697724252_nThe Siskiyou Heat U16 team returned to Siskiyou County late Sunday with a second place finish in the Silver Division at the Bend Showdown, after losing the championship game to the Grants Pass Fastpitch 10-8.

Manager Bill Pieruccini said, “We are very proud of the girls. This was their first tournament of the season and first time they all played together as a team. Both of our pitchers suffered injuries in pool play and still pitched very well on Sunday.”

In pool play, the team won one and lost two. The Heat defeated the Bend Avalanche 15-3, lost to the West Valley Herricanes from Dallas,OR 13-6 and the Havoc from Vancouver, WA 15-3. (more…)

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2016 Yreka Graduation photos

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Photos taken by Stanley Krute on Saturday, June 11, 2016.

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2016 McDonalds Destruction Derby applications available

The derby is always a smashing finale for the fair, and the 2016 McDonald’s Destruction Derby will again feature the Battle of the Basins – the destruction derby series where the drivers compete at three Northern California fairs for the title of Overall Champion! The Siskiyou Golden Fair will start off the series followed by the Intermountain Fair of Shasta County in McArthur,and finishing up at the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair in Tulelake. New in Yreka, will be the Battle of the Basin truck class and a minor league division for first time drivers!

Entry forms are available at Yreka and Weed McDonalds, Napa Auto Parts in Fort Jones, Napa Auto Parts in Mt. Shasta and the Siskyou Golden Fairgrounds in Yreka. Entry forms will also be available online at www.sisqfair.com.

The entry form includes the rules and regulations for all three Battle of the Basin Events. If you are 16 or older and want to have the experience of a lifetime, build a derby car and come enter up for the chance to win the $1,250 main event payout. (more…)

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2016 Etna graduation photos

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Photos taken at 2016 Etna High School graduation on Friday, June 10.

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Pre Fair scheduled for June 25th

The Junior Fair Board welcomes you to the 2016 Pre Fair! This year’s event will take place at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds, Saturday June 25, at 9:00 am.

Do you still need Quality Assurance? Don’t miss out on the early morning class with Jim Morris at 8:00am.

The Pre Fair starts with a Fairground Scavenger Hunt: prizes included! Then, seven different animal demonstrations will take place. As the participants move from station to station, they will receive valuable education on proper care and fitting techniques for each species.

The afternoon will wrap up with a BBQ lunch priced for only $4.00, and free for all registered Pre Fair participants and volunteers.

Pre register for the Pre Fair from now until June 20 for $5.00. Packets are available at the Siskiyou Golden Fair Office or print one out online at sisqfair.com. The price will go up, but you are also able to sign up the day of the event, for $8.00.

For more information, contact the Siskiyou Golden Fair Office at 842-2767 or online at info@sisqfair.com.

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Pizza Factory Jackson St. School Students of the Week: the final five

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Below are comments for the final five Pizza Factory Jackson St. School Students of the Week for the 2015-16 school year, as selected by the 8th grade teachers. Students are pictured from left to right above.

Hayden Hatcher is a good student who enjoys classroom discussion, and can always be counted on to have an opinion or fact to add to the class.

Nathan Laffoon is a quiet young man who is helpful with his peers and who loves sports.

Jordan Silva is a sweet young lady who is helpful to all. She has a smile for everyone and is diligent in her studies.

Madalynn Himbert is a wonderful student to have in class, she is always willing to help her peers and teachers alike.

Abi Alvarez is a great student and cares about the quality of work for every assignment. She is athletic and very social at school. In her free time she plays violin, piano and takes singing classes after school; she is a well-rounded individual and will be missed.

Congratulations Hayden, Nathan, Jordan, Madalyn and Abi. Enjoy eating at the Pizza Factory.

Thanks Pizza Factory!

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