Weed Winter Carnival Royal Court photos by Howard Albecker

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Happy Toes Etna Lady Lions Basketball Player of the Week: Hoyt

Etna varsity girls coach Les Helsley’s pick for the Happy Toes Etna Lady Lions Basketball Player of the Week for the week of January 8-14 is Sara Hoyt. Hoyt put up 26 points and hauled down 16 boards against Rogue River. (more…)

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Weed JV v Etna boys basketball

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Weed v Etna JV girls basketball

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Siskiyou County Farm and Ranch Equipment Auction scheduled for May 5th

The Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds will be home to the 1st Annual Siskiyou Farm and Ranch Equipment Auction on Saturday May 5, 2012. Consignment items are being accepted now. Application and sale guidelines will be available online at www.sisqfair.com or in the office at 1712 Fairlane Road Yreka.

Tractors, Trucks, Shop tools, Implements, Antiques, Saddles and Tack, ATVs, Boats, RVs, Lawn Mowers, Garden Tools, and much, much more. You consign it and we will sell it! Auction to begin on Saturday May 5 at 10:00 am sharp. Preview sale items on Friday May 4 from Noon to 5;00 pm. Consign early to get the best advertising for your items.

“Big or small we will sell it all,” said Cliff Munson, CEO, “This will be an event you will not want to miss at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds.” (more…)

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Lady Cougars move to 4-0 in SCL, with 57-35 win over Etna

Weed Lady Cougars Destinee Jones and Jillian Neel set the tone early for Weed’s dominating performance over the Etna Lady Lions on Friday. Jones opened the scoring with an old fashion 3-point play, and Neel hit back-to-back 3-balls to account for the Lady Cougars first nine points. And, that’s the way it would go for most of the game, with Weed ruling the paint and the arc.

The visiting Lady Lions did stay in the game for about the first four and a half minutes. After Jones’ game-opening 3-point play, Melissa Berry scored for Etna, to make the score 3-2. Following Neel’s first of five treys in the game, Jessie Eiler dropped in a freebie, and a bit later set up Marina Gutleben for a bucket, making it 6-5 in favor of Weed with 3:23 to go in the first quarter. After that, it was all Lady Cougars.

Neel started an 11-1 run for Weed with her second 3-pointer, 9-5. Then, Neel set up Karene Marshall for a hoop, 11-5. Marshall came up with a steal and passed to Tyresha Leonard for a 3-point play the hard way, and it was 14-5 with 1:33 to play in the first. Sierra Huckabay got in on the fun with a basket to make it 16-5. Eiler made a free throw for Etna, 16-6. Jones added one from the charity stripe to close out the first quarter scoring, with Weed up 17-6. (more…)

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Yreka Frosh Girls v Ashland photos by Dorena Moser

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Siskiyou Heat outline goals and schedule next meeting

BookStore text click sized JanuaryThe Siskiyou Heat Girls Softball Club met in January, and newly elected President Mike Jones outlined three goals for the coming year.

The first was to improve communication with the club and parents of players. The club needs to develop not only the players but parents who are also committed to not only the specific team their players are on, but also to the club as a whole. It’s important that the parents look toward an active involvement in the 13 plus positions that make up the club’s working leadership.

The second goal is to have all teams participate in at least three tournaments together. Again, this brings all teams together and provides team support at all levels. Ten and under players can see their future in the club and older girls can give the younger teams the benefit of their experience and support. (more…)

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Break up the Lions! Etna wins two in a row

The last time the Etna Lions won two varsity boys basketball games in a row? February 19, 2010–twenty-three months ago. Coming into Friday night’s game against the Weed Cougars, Etna had won just three times in those 23 months, all against the Burney Raiders. They also hadn’t beat the Cougars since January 30, 2008, nearly four years. That changed in dramatic fashion, as the Lions rained 3-balls on the Cougars Winter Carnival celebration, and came away with a 73-65 win. It was not only the Lions second straight win, but also their second straight 70+ point offensive performance (71-60 over Burney on Tuesday).

Weed led at the end of the first quarter, 14-11, but there were already glimpses of the coming Lion 3-point onslaught. With the Cougars leading 4-0 on buckets by Tommy Haosouphanthong and Noah Traylor, Etna’s Colby Rimmer hit back-to-back treys to give the Lions a brief 6-4 advantage. It was the only time Etna led in the first quarter.

Nicky DelaRosa opened up the scoring in the second quarter with a 3-pointer, to tie the game at 14-14. Weed’s Trevor Shaffer answered right back from beyond the arc, putting the Cougars back on top 17-14. However, the Lions then embarked on a 13-2 run.

Kainen Krueger converted a dish from Rimmer into a basket to get the run rolling. Rimmer drilled a 3-ball, giving the Lions the lead 19-17, with six minutes to play in the half. DelaRosa hit a shot to make it 21-17. Rimmer hit from Lake Shastina, to make the score 24-17, with 5:01 to go. Traylor scored to interrupt Etna’s fun, 24-19. But, Rimmer came right back with a deuce and a trey, to give the Lions a 10-point lead, 29-19, with 3:08 on the clock. At the half, Etna was up by 11 points, 37-26. (more…)

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Weed Cougar Winter Carnival Royalty

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Local Sports Scores & Schedule 1/17 – 1/20

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

Scores

Friday, January 20

Girls Basketball

Yreka 29 – West Valley 47

Yreka JV 24 – West Valley JV 42

Yreka Frosh 27 – West Valley Frosh 32

Mt. Shasta @ Fall River, Canceled

Weed 57 – Etna 35

Weed JV 23 – Etna JV 41

Tulelake 48 – Big Valley 47 (OT)
Tulelake Stats: Yvette Rascon 13 P, 13 R; Claudia Garcia 10 P; Rosario Jaime 7 P, 8 R

Dunsmuir 41 – Surprise Valley 32

Butte Valley 53 – Happy Camp 25
Butte Valley Scoring: Paige Porterfield 25, Kara Porterfield 15
Happy Camp Scoring: Kassandra Polmateer 11

Butte Valley JV 23 – Happy Camp JV 32

Trinity @ Live Oak, Canceled

Boys Basketball

Yreka v West Valley, Canceled
Even though roads are clear, West Valley won”t come because it might snow. Maybe Yreka should cancel a baseball game this spring because it’s too hot in Cottonwood.

Mt. Shasta @ Fall River, Canceled

Weed 65 - Etna 73

Weed JV 63 – Etna JV 38

Tulelake 68 – Big Valley 24

Tulelake JV 26 – Big Valley 51

Dunsmuir 68 – Surprise Valley 27

Happy Camp 58 – Butte Valley 44

Happy Camp JV 27 – Butte Valley 62

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Pepsi Lady Cougar Basketball Player of the Week: Neel

Weed varsity coach Bob West’s pick for the Pepsi of Mt. Shasta Lady Cougar Basketball Player of the Week is Jillian Neel.

Being a man of few words, West cited, “great all around games” last week as the reason for his choice. (more…)

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Subway South County Cager of the Week: Thelander

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Scott Valley v Jackson St. junior high boys basketball photos by Jennifer Gross

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Pepsi Lady Bear Basketball Player of the Week: Andrus

Mt. Shasta varsity girls coach Kirk Andrus has selected Kathryn Andrus as the Pepsi of Mt. Shasta Lady Bear Basketball Player of the Week. Andrus helped the Lady Bears to a 2-0 start in the Shasta Cascade League last week, averaging 10 points and 10 boards per game, as well as playing strong defense, in wins over Etna and Burney. (more…)

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Scott Valley Fire Protection District Basketball Defender of the Week: Rimmer

Etna varsity boys coach Mike Pendley’s pick for the Scott Valley Fire Protection District Basketball Defender of the Week is Colby Rimmer. Pendley cited Rimmer’s improved defense and decision making as the reason for his choice. The 24 points, including five 3-balls, Rimmer put up against Mt. Shasta last week might just have been a factor, as well. (more…)

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Tulelake varsity basketball sweeps Happy Camp video highlights

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