Happy Camp @ Tulelake photos

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Photos by Rene Head

The Tulelake Honkers girls defeated the Happy Camp Indians 55-37 on Tuesday night.

The Happy Camp boys were victorious over the Honkers 53-34.

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Coffee Brake Mt. Shasta Bears Girls B-ball Player of the Week: Wall

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The Coffee Brake Mt. Shasta Bears Girls B-ball Player of the Week is Skyleigh Wall.

Skyleigh’s, “great dedication, great attitude and hard work have her playing the best basketball of her life, and really improving our team, as we push towards a league championship,” said Coach Kirk Andrus. (more…)

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Miner Perk Yreka Miners Girls Soccer Player of the Week: Apodaca 2X

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The Miner Perk Yreka Miners Girls Soccer Player of the Week is Trinity Apodaca.

Apodaca, “moved to a new position and scored a goal, and made a huge improvement to the team,” said Coach Brian Cowley.

Congratulations Trinity. Hope you enjoy your drink from the Miner Perk.

Thanks Miner Perk!

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Subway COS Eagles Men’s Basketball Player of the Week: Fuller 2X

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The Subway COS Eagles Men’s Basketball Player of the Week is Deontrey Fuller.

Fuller averaged 19 points and 12.5 rebounds per game last week.

Congratulations Deontrey. Coach has your certificate for Subway.

Thanks Subway!

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2017 NSCIF boys basketball playoff points rankings D-IV – D-VII as of 2/13

GirdnerThe NSCIF released updated 2017 boys basketball playoff points rankings on Monday.

Division-IV (top 12 make playoffs)

Yreka (9-15) is 12th. Corning (24-0) is number-one.

Division-V (top 16 make playoffs)

Mt. Shasta (16-6) is 2nd. Tulelake (4-16) is 11th. Williams (19-5) is 1st.

Division-VI (top 12 make playoffs)

Etna is 6th (9-12). Weed (2-14) is 13th. Fall River (23-1) is 1st.

Division-VII (top 8 make playoffs)

Butte Valley (13-9) is 2nd. Dunsmuir (9-13) is 6th. Happy Camp (5-11) is 9th. Hayfork (12-11) is 1st.

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2017 NSCIF girls basketball playoff points rankings D-IV – D-VII as of 2/13

The NSCIF released updated 2017 girls basketball playoff points rankings on Monday.

Division-IV (top 12 make playoffs)

Yreka (14-11) is 10th. U-Prep (17-8) is number-one.

Division-V (top 16 make playoffs)

Mt. Shasta (20-4) is 2nd. Etna (14-7) is tied with CORE Butte (18-5) for 4th. Durham (19-2)  is 1st.  Note: CORE Butte’s schedule is still ridiculously lame.

Division-VI (top 12 make playoffs)

Tulelake (7-11) and Weed (2-14) are tied for 11th. Fall River (17-5) is 1st.

Division-VII (top 8 make playoffs)

Butte Valley (10-9) is 4th. Dunsmuir (7-14) is 6th. Happy Camp (4-11) is 8th. Big Valley (13-7) is 1st.

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Subway Weed Cougars Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Formhals 2X

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The Subway Weed Cougars Boys Basketball Player of the Week is Danny Formhals.

Formhals, “has been improving all year, and was the leading scorer against Mt. Shasta,” said Coach Andy Ochs

Congratulations Danny. Coach has your Subway certificate.

Thanks Subway!

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Yreka v West Valley frosh girls B-Ball photos

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The Yreka Miners Frosh girls lost to the visiting West Valley Eagles on Tuesday night, 45-31.

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Wildwood Crossing Etna Lions Girls Basketball Player of the Week: Gilmore 2X

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Coach Alyssa Scala’s choice for the Wildwood Crossing Etna Lions Girls Basketball Player of the Week is Cassidy Gilmore.

Gilmore hit back-to-back 3-pointers to stop a Modoc run late in the game, and contributed a total of 10 second half points to the Lions’ win.

Congratulations Cassidy. Coach has your certificate for Wildwood Crossing.

Thanks Wildwood Crossing!

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Subway COS Lady Eagles Basketball Player of the Week: Melissa Dailey 2X

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Assistant Coach Noelle Collier’s pick for the Subway COS Lady Eagles Basketball Player of the Week is Melissa Dailey.

Dailey, “was pretty hard to stop last week–37-point game against Butte, and a triple double versus Lassen, with 23 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds,” said Collier.

Congratulations Melissa. Coach has your certificate for Subway.

Thanks Subway!

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Thanks a Latte Yreka Miners Boys Soccer Player of the Week: Robustellini

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The Thanks a Latte Yreka Miners Boys Soccer Player of the Week is Mathew Robustellini.

“Mathew hadn’t played soccer since youth soccer, and was a little rusty starting out the season. He quickly developed, and is one of the essential parts of the defense for our team. He’s athletic and smart,” said Coach Scott Daugherty. (more…)

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Mountain Village RV Park Etna Lions Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Miller

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The Mountain Village RV Park Etna Lions Boys Basketball Player of the Week is Kadin Miller.

Coach Nik Branson choose Miller for his, “excellent hustle and attitude.”

Congratulations Kadin. Coach has your certificate for Mountain Village.

Thanks Mountain Village RV Park and Shell Station!

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John Durney interview: the journey from youth football to NCAA Division-1

This is an interview conducted with former Yreka Charger, Yreka Miner and College of the Siskiyous Eagle about his journey to playing NCAA D-1 football for the University of Nevada, Reno.

Durney talks about what it takes to make it, including his set backs, his victories, his motivations and his inspirations.

There is a lot of important information for younger players who want to make it to D-1, and some serious lessons and reality checks for their parents.

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Miner boys soccer is 8-seed

NSCIF Boys Winter Soccer Playoffs 2017 D2 Boys Soccer Playoffs 2017

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Yreka girls soccer receives 4-seed for NSCIF D-II playoffs

NSCIF Girls Winter Soccer Playoffs 2017 Div 2 Girls Soccer Playoffs

Yreka was ranked #2 in playoff points, but was jumped by both Corning and Orland. We are currently looking for an explanation.

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Etna girls earn Homecoming win over Modoc, Lion boys fall to Braves

Etna's Cassidy Gilmore hit a trio of treys in the second half.

Etna’s Cassidy Gilmore hit a trio of treys in the second half.

The Etna Lions girls varsity team earned a 51-42 win over the Modoc Braves on Friday. It didn’t come easy.

The Braves went out to a 6-0 lead to start the game, and were up 11-9 at the end of the first quarter.

Dakota Watton nailed a 3-pointer just before the end of the second quarter, to send the teams to intermission with Etna on top 27-24. Bre Buker scored seven points in the period for the Lions.

Etna upped its advantage to four points after three quarters, 36-32. (more…)

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Lions JV versus Modoc photos

Lions JV Halliday Hubbard dropped in 15 points against Modoc.

Lions JV Halliday Hubbard dropped in 15 points against Modoc.

The Etna Lions girls junior varsity squad mashed Modoc 63-44 to start off the homecoming games on Friday night.

Halliday Hubbard put up 15 points. Cailey Rizzardo scored 13, and Teagan Ford had 10 points. The Lions were 10/16 at the free throw line.

Modoc took the boys JV game 63-37.

Cooper Branson led Etna with 14 points. Tyler Robinson added 7, and Jacob Martin contributed 5 points. Etna was 2/8 from the line.

The Lions hosts Fall River on Tuesday.

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