Weed JVs sweep Mercy

The Weed junior varsity basketball teams swept the visiting Mercy Warriors on Thursday night in a pair of close contests.

The girls JV team started the successful night with a 32-27 win.

The Cougar JV boys followed up with a 51-49 victory. (more…)

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Miner Perk Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Cadola

Yreka Miners basketball coach Christian Birch’s choice for the Miner Perk Boys Basketball Player of the Week is Tevin Cadola.

“(Tevin) kept us in the game against Corning with his shooting (last week),” said Birch.

Cadola had 19 points, including a trio of 3-balls. He also went 6/6 from the charity stripe.

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Pepsi Lady Eagle Basketball Player of the Week: Ashworth

College of the Siskiyous women’s basketball coach Tom Powers’ pick for the Pepsi of Mt. Shasta Lady Eagle Basketball Player of the Week is Shyanna Ashworth.

“Shy scored 13 points (against Lassen) and is coming back from her injuries quickly,” said Powers.

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Miner Perk Girls Basketball Player of the Week: Sinnett

Yreka Miners basketball coach Ken Dysert’s choice for the Miner Perk Girls Basketball Player of the Week is Destiny Sinnett.

“Destiny rebounded and played defense well, last week” said Dysert.

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Pepsi Lady Cougars B-Ball Player of the Week:Palangvanh

Weed girls basketball coach Bob West’s pick for the Pepsi of Mt. Shasta Lady Cougar B-Ball Player of the Week is Tia Palangvanh.

Palangvanh played, “great post defense and averaged 6 rebounds a game,” last week, said West (more…)

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COS offers class on Physiological and Pharmacological Aspects of Substance Abuse

The College of the Siskiyous will offer a three-unit transferrable course, Physiological and Pharmacological Aspects of Substance Abuse (ADHS 1515 / #3242) at the Yreka Campus in the Rural Health Sciences Institute, room 1-116. This class will meet on Monday evenings beginning January 14 from 5:30 to 8:20 p.m. Frank Cardoza is the instructor.

This class will survey the physiological and pharmacological aspects of psychoactive substance abuse and addiction. Major areas of inquiry include theories of addiction, the classification of psychoactive drugs and their effects within the human body, social and medical approaches to treatment, and issues of public drug policy. (more…)

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DeZign-N-Women YHS Student of the Week

“Anthony is a junior and a great student to have at YHS. He continually steps up as a helper in sports and in the classroom. You might know him as the ‘Voice of YHS Baseball,’ but he also volunteers to keep the book for boys basketball. Anthony is the type of student who is willing to do what needs to be done around campus,” said Yreka High School Principal Marie Caldwell. (more…)

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COS Nursing Department accepting applications for 2013 Fall LVN and ADN Programs

The College of the Siskiyous Nursing Department announces applications for the Associate Degree Nursing Program are now available online at www.siskiyous.edu/cte/nursing/adn.htm. The application period for the 2013 Fall LVN program will be February 1 – March 15. Those interested in applying for the ADN or the LVN should submit their Transcript Evaluation to Enrollment Services ASAP.

The College of the Siskiyous Nursing Department also announces registration for a short-term spring semester IV Certification (NURS 0966 / #3552) course is now open. This course provides instruction for graduate vocational nursing students, third semester vocational nursing students, licensed vocational nurses, and registered nurses in the proper procedures to follow in starting and maintaining intravenous fluids as well as techniques in blood withdrawal. At the completion of the course, those who have met eligibility and course completion requirements will receive a certificate in IV Therapy/Blood Withdrawal issued through the Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians. The course will begin April 8 and will continue to meet until May 13 from 9 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. at the Yreka Campus in the Rural Health Sciences Building. Denise Wheeler and Deborah Hand will instruct this 1.5 unit course. (more…)

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Scott Valley Real Estate Etna Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Thackeray

Etna boys junior varsity basketball coach Charnna Gilmore’s pick for the Scott Valley Real Estate Etna Boys Basketball Player of the Week is Lion JV Wade Thackeray.

Thackeray, “provides solid leadership, is coach-able, leads the team in scoring from both the field and free throw line, has the highest shooting percentage from the field, leads in defensive and offensive rebounds, and blocks,” said Gilmore. (more…)

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Braves put first dent in Bears’ SCL season, 45-43

It was showdown time in Mt. Shasta on Tuesday night, as the Mt. Shasta Bears put their perfect Shasta Cascade League record on the line against the also SCL-perfect Modoc Braves. While Modoc jumped out to a 10-2 lead, the Bears battled back to make it a 3-point game by the end of the first quarter, 12-9, on a Dylan Padula buzzer-beating 3-pointer. No more than six points would separate the squads for the remainder of the game.

Mt. Shasta held a 2-point advantage, 23-21, going into the intermission on a 3-ball by Brandon Acord with 14 seconds left in the first half. At the end of the third quarter, the Bears and Braves were knotted at 35-35.

Modoc scored the first six points of the final frame to take a 41-35 lead. Cesar Gonzalez got the Bears offense rolling again with a stop-n-pop 3-pointer, 41-38. After Modoc scored, 43-38, Gonzalez set up Kegan Snure for a hoop, making it 43-40, with 3:47 to play in the game. At the 1:26 mark it was Modoc leading 45-41. Accord dished to Snure for a deuce with 1:02 to go, 45-43. (more…)

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Snow on the ground means it’s time for Siskiyou Heat ASA Softball sign ups

Ignore the snow on the ground and freezing temperatures. If you enjoy fast pitch girls softball in Siskiyou County you have played or watched under these conditions. The 2013 season is here and “the Heat” needs you to get signed up now.

WHAT: The Siskiyou Heat Softball Club is a county-wide club that promotes girls fast pitch softball. The goal is to provide girls, 8 to 18, the opportunity to participate in competitive softball above and beyond community recreation leagues.

WHO: The Siskiyou Heat recruits girls from ALL OVER Siskiyou County. No one city has the capability of fielding a competitive team, success depends on participation from every area. The club tries to field 5 teams every year; U10-ages 8-10, U12 – ages 10-12, U14 ages 14-12, U16 ages 16-14, U18 ages 18-16.

Team coaches are approved by the club’s Board of Directors and must be certified by the ASA (Amateur Softball Association). Teams play against similar age teams from Northern California and Southern Oregon and also attend tournaments where they will play against teams from all the Western States.

WHY- MOST IMPORTANT: If you or your daughter enjoys sports, especially softball and she WANTS to play this program can provide many hours of active enjoyment where the player is challenged to improve and participate and make lasting friendships with other girls from all over the county. The Siskiyou Heat is proud of having 5 girls who have been through the program play and receive college athletic scholarships. (more…)

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Subway Eagle B-Ball Player of the Week: McCovey

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Eyes on the Miners with Justine Cota & guest Savanna Peters

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Pepsi Lady Bears B-Ball Player of the Week: Morris

Mt. Shasta Lady Bear coach Kirk Andrus’ pick for the Pepsi of Mt. Shasta Lady Bears Player of the Week is Sydney Morris.

“(Morris) played with offensive confidence in both wins last week. Her offensive improvement is contributing to more and more court time,” said Andrus.
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Mt. Shasta JV squads split against Braves

The Mt. Shasta Bears junior varsity basketball squads split their games against the Modoc Braves on Tuesday in Mt. Shasta.

The girls team fell 33-31 to the Lady Braves. The Lady Bear JVs trailed 9-4 at the end of the opening frame, 15-12 at the half, and 24-20 at the end of the third quarter. (more…)

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Yreka Miners Cheerleader of the Week: Vincent

Yreka Cheer Coach Heather Wagy’s choice for the Miner Perk Cheerleader of the Week is senior Rudy Vincent, who is a co-captain on the squad. (more…)

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Lady Bears go to 3-0 in SCL

The defending Shasta Cascade League champion Mt. Shasta Lady Bears improved to 3-0 in league play with a 38-26 win over the visiting Modoc Braves on Tuesday night. The Braves led briefly in the first quarter, 4-3, but Mt. Shasta led the rest of the way. The game was close at the half, with the Lady Bears in front 14-12. The third quarter, however, was all Lady Bears, as they outscored Modoc 15-5 to take a 29-17 lead into the fourth quarter.

Kathryn Andrus got the second half off to a good start for Mt. Shasta with a bucket. Sejay Sarti followed with a pair of freebies, 18-12. After Modoc scored, the Lady Bears went back on the offensive. Two from the charity strip by Janelle Jaegel made it 20-14. Tori Hansen set up Andrus for a hoop, 22-14. The Braves added two free throws, 22-16. Andrus scored, and then Sarti hit from downtown, 27-16. A Modoc player was assessed a technical foul. Alex Peruzzi dropped in both tech free throws, giving the Bears a 29-17 lead going into the final frame. (more…)

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