2017 YMCA Volleyball Camp photos

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Photos by Tiana Sheridan

Deb Ad300The 2017 YMCA Volleyball Camp was held from Monday through Thursday of this week. Over 80 players participated in the camp, which was divided into three groups: K-3rd grade, 4th-8th and high school age.

Yreka Miner players Ashley Cox and Neina Hatch ran the K-3rd grade camp. For her senior project, Hatch was the director of the 4th-8th grade camp.

YMCA Director Scott Eastman said that he had huge numbers of helpers.

“Kudos to the high school kids helping out. It’s what makes the camp the success it is.”

The YMCA will be holding basketball camps next week, starting on Monday, June 26, as well as several other camps during the summer. For more info, click here.

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Community Act entry deadline is July 7 for Siskiyou Golden Fair

The 2017 Siskiyou Golden Fair still has spots available for individuals or groups that want to show off their talents! Cowboy poets, story tellers, dance teams, magicians, jugglers, musicians and artists of every shape and kind, get your entries in by July 7 to insure you have a spot on the Siskiyou Central Credit Union Mall Stage!

You can also earn a little spending money by entering the Buffalo Broadcasting Talent Show on a separate entry form for that event.

“I know we have exceptional talent in Siskiyou County,” said CEO Cliff Munson. “Come on out and share it with the community!”

Entry forms are available online at www.sisqfair.com or in the fair office and are due by July 7th so scheduling can be completed. (more…)

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Siskiyou Heat U-16 goes 2-2 at Incline Village

Shortstop Cailey Rizzardo throwing out a Reno Heat runner

Shortstop Cailey Rizzardo throwing out a Reno Heat runner

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The Siskiyou Heat U-16 Girls Fast Pitch Team traveled to Incline Village, NV for their first tournament of the summer.

On Saturday, the Heat won two out of three games beating the Reno Batbusters 9-3 and the S.Bay Quakes from San Jose 5-4. The Heat lost to very good Reno Heat team 6-1.

On Sunday the Heat was eliminated from single elimination play by the same Reno Batbuster team they defeated on Saturday.

Manager Bill Pieruccini said, “We just had trouble getting the bats going early on Sunday but we came back with five runs after being down 8-0. It showed that the ladies were not giving up. It was our first tournament and the coaches felt they did well.”

Cleo Smith had eight hits with one home run, and was in the circle for the first win. Cailey Rizzardo and Halliday Hubbard each had five hits, followed by Breanna Saltzgaver, Katie White and Jolene Rhoades with three each. Pitching was divided between Cleo Smith, Jolene Rhoades and Katie White. The Heat next head back to Nevada to play in the USSSA Double Double Tournament.

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Siskiyous falls to Tigers

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The Siskiyous American Legion team fell to the Redding Tigers 10-3 on Monday, at Hibbard Field.

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2017 Chris Lopez Classic photos and results

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Photos by Courtney Quirmbach

The 2017 Chris Lopez Classic cross country race took place on Saturday at Greenhorn Park in Yreka.

10K race winners


16-19: Dusti Luiz

30-39: Jill Lorrin (overall female winner)

40-49: Christen Mansucetti

50-59: Jenine Hoisington

60+ Diane Churchill


13-15 Branden Taylor

16-19: Nico Lupacchino

20-29: Sean Berry (overall male winner) (more…)

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EOPS (Extended Opportunities Programs and Services) is accepting applications

EOPS is a student support program for educationally and economically disadvantaged students. It is designed to provide opportunities in higher education for students. The program provides services and resources such as: personalized counseling and advising, transportation assistance, grants, book vouchers ($400), meal cards and school supplies. To be considered for EOPS, the student must meet ALL of the following eligibility criteria:

1. Be a California resident
2. Enrolled full time (12 units or more, unless approved by DSPS for less units)
3. Not have completed 70 degree applicable units of college level course work – transcripts from other colleges must be attached to application
4. Qualify to receive a Board of Governor’s Grant (BOGG)
5. Educationally disadvantaged (ONE of the following must apply):
a. Did not qualify for minimum level math, reading or writing as required for an Associate’s Degree OR
b. Did not graduate from high school or did not obtain a general education diploma (GED) OR
c. Graduated from high school with less than a 2.5 GPA OR
d. Previously enrolled in remedial education courses OR
e. Be a first generation college student (neither parent completed a BA or BS) OR
f. Verified foster youth or former foster youth OR
g. English as a second language (ESL) student

Students who may be eligible are encouraged to apply. Applications may be downloaded from the COS website – http://www.siskiyous.edu/eopscare/ or stop by the Weed Campus, Eddy Hall to pick one up. For more information or to receive an application by mail call (530) 938-5309.

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Scott Valley Bank v Foothill photos

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Scott Valley Bank fell 2-1 to Axner Excavating of Foothill in the final game of the Junior Little League Tournament of Champions pool play on Wednesday, in Fort Jones.

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South Siskiyou wins and loses

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South Siskiyou defeated South Siskiyou 14-10 in Junior Little League Tournament of Champions pool play on Wednesday, in Mt. Shasta.

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Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds to host Pre-fair

The 10th DAA Junior Fair Board would like to invite all junior exhibitors to the Siskiyou Golden Fair Pre-fair on Saturday June 24, 2017 starting at 9:00 am at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds.

If you need help figuring out where the snood is on a turkey, or how many pounds a day an animal in your specie usually gains, or when and where it is appropriate to use a show stick or cane, then this Pre-fair is for you! This will be a hands on learning experience of the many different exhibits that the Siskiyou Golden Fair has to offer.

To sign up for the 2017 Pre-fair, exhibitors will need to come to the fair office at 1712 Fairlane Road in Yreka. Registration fees for the Pre-fair before June 16 is $3.00, or sign up the day of the event for $5.00. (more…)

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Siskiyous eclipses Sun Devils

Gage Kinkade with a hit for Siskiyous

Gage Kinkade with a hit for Siskiyous

The Siskiyous American Legion team eclipsed the Redding Sun Devils at Hibbard Field on Wednesday evening, 13-4.

Redding was first on the board with a run in the top of the first inning.

Siskiyous responded with 10 runs in the bottom half to start the rout. At the end of two innings, Siskiyous led 13-1.

The Siskiyous squad is comprised of players from Etna, Fall River, Mt. Shasta and Yreka.

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Oregon St. RV Storage defeats RD Construction

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YrekaTransferNewOregon St. RV Storage defeated RD Construction 6-5 in Fort Jones on Tuesday night.

In other Junior Little League action, Scott Valley Bank downed Black Bear Diner, 10-4, at Diggle Field.

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Marks & Krier are 2017 Yreka High School SiskiyouYouth.com Scholar Athletes

2017 Yreka Scholar Athletes Marks & Krier

Tanner Marks and Meri Krier are the recipients of the 2017 Yreka High School SiskiyouYouth.com Scholar Athlete of the Year awards. Marks and Krier were chosen for the scholarships by the faculty of Yreka High School based on a combination of academic and athletic performance.

Marks was a three sport athlete his senior year, playing football, soccer and baseball.

His GPA is 3.9, and he will attend College of the Siskiyous in the fall, majoring in Early Childhood Education. His goal is to become a kindergarten teacher. Marks also plans to kick for the Eagles football team.

Krier was a member of the Lady Miners Northern Section soccer championship team. She also ran for Yreka’s Northern Athletic League and NSCIF D-IV champion cross country squad. In track, she was the NSCIF D-II 800m champion and NSCIF overall 800m runner up.

Krier plans to attend Cal Poly Pomona, majoring in Marketing. Her high school GPA is 3.5. She does not currently plan to continue her running career in college, although she has left open the possibility of attempting to walk on to Cal Poly’s track team.

The scholarships are made possible by the support of Billy Mittan at Mittan Construction, and Jim McDonald of Siskiyou Collision Center.

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Read to Win and ride, ride, ride at the Siskiyou Golden Fair

The Siskiyou Golden Fair is excited to bring back the popular “Read to Win” program for Siskiyou County K-8th grade Students. Participants that complete the program will receive six tickets for Paul Maurer Shows carnival rides. Fair admission is not included but six & under are free every day, 12 & under are free on Thursday, McDonald’s kids day and everyone is free on Sunday KTVL Family Day!

Siskiyou County students must read for 20 to 30 minutes for 20 days and have it documented by a parent or guardian. K-3 will need to draw a picture depicting one of the stories read, and 4-8 graders will need a one page book report on one of the stories, typed and double spaced to receive the prize tickets. (more…)

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South Siskiyou Padres fall in TOC

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Photos by Violet Carter

The South Siskiyou Padres exited the Majors Division of the Tournament of Champions, with a 12-3 loss to Central Tehama on Saturday in Mt. Shasta.

The South Siskiyou Little League Minor Division champion Whitecaps lost at Cottonwood 15-5.

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Angels defeat Reds to advance in TOC

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Deb Ad300The Yreka Little League Angels defeated the Anderson Reds 10-2 at Ringe Park on Saturday to advance to round-2 of the Tournament of Champions.

The Angels will travel to West Redding on Monday for a Majors Division quarterfinal game.

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Miner Perk Yreka Track Athletes of the Week: Gliatto & Goodrich

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The Miner Perk Yreka Track Athletes of the Week are Sophia Gliatto and Kylie Goodrich.

“Gliatto and Goodrich have both been great captains, were both members of the 2nd place NSCIF 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams, and have made huge improvements as track athletes,” said Coach Pam Borg.

Congratulations Sophia and Kylie. Enjoy your drinks from the Miner Perk.

Thanks Miner Perk!

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Tuition-free Life Story Writing class to begin June 7 at COS

This summer, the COS Life Long Learning Program will be offering a tuition-free Life Story Writing (ENGL 0599/#5089) class at the Yreka Campus. Taught by Haley Baldwin, this introductory writing class is sure to be a lot of fun. The class will meet this summer on Wednesday mornings from 10:00 am to 12:50 pm, beginning June 7 in Room 4. Students will learn techniques for improving memory functions through writing; basic character arc and structure; how to develop a writing practice; and the importance of individual histories. The cost to register and participate is free. (more…)

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