Subway COS Lady Eagle Basketball Player of the Week: Megan Dailey

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“Megan played another solid game with 18 points, 7 offensive rebounds, and went 4/5 from the 3-point line,” said Coach Tom Powers.

Congratulations Megan. Your certificate for Subway will be arriving soon.

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Siskiyous’ Garnett named NorCal conference Offensive Player of the Year, six Eagles make all conference

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College of the Siskiyous running back Lashone Garnett has been named NorCal Conference Offensive Player of the Year. The freshman ran for 1201 yards in 10 games to lead the National Division in yards per game at 120.1. He was also number-three overall in the state. Both players with better numbers played in the lower-level American Division. Garnett scored 10 touchdowns this season.

Several more Eagles joined Garnett on the All-Conference squad

Michael Benton-Ferguson had 750 yards and seven touchdowns receiving. He also had 730 kick return yards and and two TDs, including a 100-yard TD return against Butte. Only one other player in the state had two TD kick returns this season. Ferguson also set the COS record for receiving yards in a game with 318. He was selected as both a wide receiver and an all purpose player. (more…)

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Subway Trinity Wolves Volleyball Player of the Week: Cunningham 2X

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The Subway Trinity Wolves Volleyball Player of the Week is Anna Cunningham.

“Anna had her best game of the season. She showed determination and made a number of great plays. Keep it up Anna!” said Coach Christy Rogers.

Congratulations Anna. Coach has your certificate for Subway.

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Subway Trinity Wolves Football Player of the Week: Jones

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Trevor Jones is the Subway Trinity Wolves Football Player of the Week.

Trevor, “kicked two in the end zone for touchbacks (against East Nicolaus), and did an excellent job on kickoffs all season,” said Coach Jeremy Wardrip.

Congratulations Trevor. Hope you enjoy that sandwich from Subway.

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COS Speakers Series Presents: the “Power of Music” with Ron Slabbinck

YrekaTransferNewMusic has played a potent and powerful role throughout history. Often referred to as the universal language, music has inspired the masses, galvanized the oppressed, and saved countless lives. But can music truly be a transformative, compelling force? Is music more than just a collection of organized sounds? Can music truly save lives? These and other questions will be considered when the College of the Siskiyous Speaker Series hosts “The Power of Music,” a free public presentation on Thursday, November 19, 2015 on the COS Weed Campus. (more…)

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Subway COS Eagle Football Players of the Week: Brown & Rodrigues

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The Subway COS Eagles Defensive Player of the Week is Defensive End Terrence Brown, who had 2.5 sacks and “played extremely well all day!” according to Coach Charlie Roche.

Wide Receiver Daren Rodrigues is the Subway COS Eagles Offensive Player of the Week. He caught the game-winning touchdown pass to beat Butte for the 2nd year in a row.

Congratulations Terrence and Daren. Coach Roche has your certificates for Subway.

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Shasta Investments Yreka Miners Volleyball Player of the Week: Cox 2X

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The Shasta Investments Yreka Miners Volleyball Player of the Week is Ashley Cox.

Ashley, “has really elevated her game of late. She had a tremendous all around match vs. U-Prep. Led in assists and hitting percentage. Was second in blocks, service points, and digs. Her consistency is matched by her unwavering support for her teammates,” said Coach Scott Eastman.

Congratulations Ashley.

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

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“Kolby Ellin is extremely conscientious about his studies. He pays attention in class and wants to learn. Kolby works well with others and is polite and kind to everyone. He’s enthusiastic. He is a joy to have in any class,” said Cheryl Wilhite, 8th grade science teacher. (more…)

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Eagles defeat Butte in final minute 20-19

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The Butte Roadrunners offense produced 223 yards and 19 points in the first half against the College of the Siskiyous Eagles on Saturday. The Eagles defense responded by shutting down the Roadrunners (4-1, 6-4) in the second half, allowing just 101 years of offense and zero points. Meanwhile, the Eagles came up with three huge scoring plays to upset 4th ranked Butte 20-19.

Butte scored with just under four minutes to play in the fist quarter on a 49-yard pass from Tommy Hays to Robert Combs. Braaten Sill’s extra point attempt failed.

The Roadrunners also scored on their next possession via a Chance Trammell 3-yard run. The 2-point conversion attempt failed, leaving Butte with a 12-0 lead.

With about five minutes left in the first half, COS started a drive at its own 34 after a Butte punt. The drive lasted one play, with Lashone Garnett sprinting 66 yards to pay dirt. Taylor Grimmett added the PAT, making the score 12-7. (more…)

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Lady Eagles cruise to 95-69 win over San Jose

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The College of the Siskiyous Eagles women’s basketball team quickly established control of their game against the San Jose Jaguars (1-3) on Saturday night, winning 95-69.

The Eagles trailed just once at 3-2. Jillian Neel put COS in front 5-3 on a 3-point play the hard way. COS extended it’s advantage to 10-3 on a 3-ball from Hannah Thompson and a hoop by Neel. By the end of the first quarter, the Eagles were up by nine points 27-18.

Thompson went coast-to-coast to give COS a 20-point advantage, 44-24, at 5:58 of the second quarter. With the score 45-26, Megan Daily added four straight free throws and Rachel Halderman added a pair of freebies to make it 51-26. A put back by Halderman extended the margin to 30 points, 58-28, with just under a minute to play in the first half. Melissa Daily finished out the scoring for the half with a stop-n-pop, sending the Eagles to the locker room on top 60-31. (more…)

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Lions ousted by Modoc

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The #4 Etna Lions earned their first home playoff game in nine years, and faced #5 Modoc on Friday night. It didn’t go well. The Lions spoiled Modoc’s Homecoming earlier in the season, defeating the Braves 27-13. Well, you know what they say about payback.

Modoc pretty well dominated the squads playoff meeting, taking a 37-0 victory.

The Braves scored on their first drive of the night, when Sean Anderson scored from three yards out. Alex Valencia added the PAT, 7-0.

Valencia added three more points on a 31-yard field goal with 4:31 left in the first quarter, 10-0.

Etna attempted to answer on the ensuing possession, and drove into Modoc territory, but turned the ball over on downs at the Braves 40. Etna’s longest play of the night came on the drive, with Payton Dickinson throwing to Devonn Layton for 20 yards. (more…)

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Black Bear Diner Scoreboard & Schedule 11/11 – 11/14


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, November 14


Butte 19 – COS 20

Women’s Basketball

San Jose 69 – COS 95

Men’s Basketball

COS 55 – Marin 97 @ Chabot Tourney
COS scoring: Tyler O’Day 10

Friday, November 13


#5 Modoc 37 – #4 Etna 0 – NSCIF D-V Playoffs RD-1

#7 Trinity 14 – #2 East Nicolaus 52 – NSCIF D-IV Playoffs RD-1


#11 Trinity 3 – #6 East Nicolaus 1 – NSCIF D-V Playoffs RD-1

Butte 3 – COS 1 (18-25, 25-23, 23-25, 22-25)
Eagles end season with a 17-10 record

Men’s Basketball

COS 88 – De Anza 94 (OT) @ Chabot Tourney
COS scoring: Shavelle Moses 27, Tray Dispany 21 (more…)

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Miner volleyball takes care of business in round-one

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GirdnerThe 8-seed Miners defeated 9th seeded U-Prep, 3-0, in the first round of the 2015 NSCIF Division-IV playoffs. Coach Scott Eastman called the Miners performance “solid.” Yreka (16-15) won the first set 25-15, set-two 25-22 and the third set 25-19. With the loss, U-Prep’s record fell to 11-19.

Although Thursday’s match was the first of this season’s playoffs for the Miners, it was their third straight elimination game. Yreka needed to win it’s last two regular season matches against number-6 Lassen and bottom dweller Central Valley to qualify for the post season. In effect, Yreka has already been in the playoffs for two weeks. (more…)

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Sheep Mountain Embroidery Weed Volleyball Players of the Week: Dixon & Donahoo

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The Sheep Mountain Embroidery Weed Volleyball Players of the Week are Abby Dixon and Brittany Donahoo.

Seniors Abby Dixon and Brittany Donahoo played four years of volleyball at Weed High School.

“It was an honor to coach these two girls this year and they will be missed,” said Coach Hannah Hays.

Congratulations Abby and Brittany. Your gift certificates will be arriving soon.

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Yreka girls team, Mt. Shasta’s Morzenti win section XC titles

The Yreka Miners girls cross country team won both the Division-IV and overall North Section championship on Thursday. Meri Krier finished 2nd in D-V and 9th overall in a time of 20:20.42 on the 3-mile course at West Valley High School. Lena Fogle (20:21.90) and Mallory Ward (20:22.64) were 3rd and 4th in the division, and 10th and 11th overall. Lacey Jackson finished 5th in division and was 14th overall in 20:49.86. Arianna Brooks finished 10th in D-IV and was 32nd overall out of 134 total runners.

Trinity’s Karly Gutermuth won the girls D-V title and finished 3rd overall in 19:22.27. Marissa Bonivert of Mt. Shasta was fifth in D-V and 17th overall (21.04.72). Etna teammates Marron Bahen and Cassidy Gilmore were 6th and 7th in D-V, qualifying them for the state championships on November 28 in Fresno. They were 33rd and 36th overall.

Anna Lewis of Central Valley won the D-V race in 20.05.85. Celeste Wilson from Chico was the overall champion in 18:51.68.

Mt. Shasta’s Chris Morzenti is the boys overall section champ and D-V winner, with a time of 15:59.67, edging Chico’s Jack Emanuel by just over two seconds. Bear Ryan Hering was 3rd in D-V and 11th overall, running a PR of 17:09.35. Jaden Anderson was 7th in division and 18th overall in 17:29.40. Morzenti, Hering and Anderson qualified for state. The Bears boys team finished 2nd to U-Prep in division and 4th overall, but did not qualify for state. (more…)

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Lady Lions turn in a strong performance in playoff win over Colusa

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On Thursday night, the 8-seed Etna Lions hosted their first playoff game in five years, defeating number-nine Colusa 3-1.

Etna fell behind early in the first set, but came back to take the lead 11-10. The Lions then added four more points in a row. Katie Turner made it 12-10 with a block. Makina Jones and Maddy Jones each notched kills, 14-10. An ace from Megan Dean made it 15-10. Colusa hung around for a bit, but with the score 17-14, the Lions went on an 8-1 run to victory, 25-15. Turner dealt a pair of aces in the scoring streak. Makina Jones and Dean each had a kill.

Set-two was tied 9-9, when Etna took control with a 9-2 run. Turner started it with back-to-back kills. Lexi Morril had three aces, and Dani Eiler recorded a kill, 18-11. The Lions went on to win 25-17. (more…)

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Doc Swenson’s Quick Clips: Etna v Colusa playoff volleyball

Video of Etna’s last three points in the Lions’ 3-1 win over Colusa in RD-1 of the NSCIF D-V playoffs on Thursday night in Etna.

Slide show and story will be posted soon.

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