Heritage Properties Etna Lions Wrestler of the Week: Stebbins 2X

Heritage Wrestler Stebbins

Coach Scott Forrester’s pick for the Heritage Properties Etna Lions Wrestler of the Week is Logan Stebbins.

At the recent Shasta Cascade League Championships, Stebbins had to wrestle up a weight class during duals and went 3-0. The following day he took 2nd in the 145 lb weight class.

According to Forrester, “Logan had some struggles earlier in the week, but rose to the top when it counted. He re-focused and battled for himself and the team, beating some tough wrestlers. He left it all on the mat.”

Congratulations Logan. Coach has your gift certificate.

Thanks Heritage Properties!

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Miner St. Meat Market Yreka Girls Basketball Player of the Week: Marshall

MSM Girls B-Ball

Hope, “had 20 points in an overtime junior varsity win and hit six free throws against Oroville,” said Coach Garron Whitehouse.

Congratulations Hope. Enjoy your certificate for the Miner St. Meat Market.

Thanks Miner St. Meat Market!

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Bears roll over Weed

Ernie Maumasi because he plays rugby. If you play rugby, you always deserve the cover photo. It's like a law (click image for slide show).

Ernie Maumasi because he plays rugby. If you play rugby, you always deserve the cover photo. It’s like a law (click image for slide show).

Photos by Violet Carter

The Mt. Shasta Bears racked up 86 points to the Weed Cougars 53 on Tuesday night. The Bears, who are the top-ranked Division-V team in the North Section, led by 20 points at the half, 43-23.

Kaden Riccomini led Mt. Shasta with 25 points. Kody Bauman and Anthony Gore each added 14, and Kole Riccomini scored 11 points. The Bears were 11/15 at the free throw line.

Xavia Martinez had a game-high 29 points for the hometown Cougars. Harley Williams contributed eight, and Angel Nicholas added six points. Weed shot 10/19 at the line.

Mt. Shasta hosts Trinity on Friday, and Weed goes to Fall River.

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Scott River Builders Happy Camp Indians Basketball Player of the Week: Barnett

SR Builders Barnett

Coach Carissa Bussard’s pick for the Scott River Builders Happy Camp Indians Girls Basketball Player of the Week is Brittany Barnnett.

Barnnett’s, “presence on the team has upped our game, and she is a true leader on the court and in school,” said Bussard.

Congratulations Brittany. Mrs. Mitchell has your gift certificate.

Thanks Scott River Builders!

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Eagles football players fly on to four-year schools

Some of the College of the Siskiyous Eagles that signed with four-year universities on National Signing Day.

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Lady Miners drop Cubs

Miner Lena Fogle lit up the Cubs for 24 points (click image for slide show).

Miner Lena Fogle lit up the Cubs for 24 points (click image for slide show).

Photos by Courtney Quirmbach

YT NewThe Yreka Miners girls squad allowed the visiting Anderson Cubs to hang around for half, but then gained separation in the third quarter on the way to a 71-58 victory on Tuesday night.

The Miners led 13-6 at the end of the first frame, but only by a deuce at halftime, 26-24.

Yreka outscored Anderson 17-7 in the third period to gain some control of the contest. Lena Fogle, who would have game-high 24 points, put up eight in the quarter for Yreka.

The Miners edged the Cubs 28-27 in a fourth quarter shootout to secure the win. Fogle scored 12 points–all at the charity stripe.

In addition to Fogle, Terra Crawford scored in double figures with 18. Ashley Cox contributed eight points for Yreka.

Yreka was 30/45 at the stripe.

The Miners (5-2, 14-9) host U-Prep (3-5, 10-13) on Friday.

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Mt. Shasta girls defeat Weed

Abby Andrus had a game-high 17 points for the Bears (click image for slide show).

Abby Andrus had a game-high 17 points for the Bears (click image for slide show).

Photos by Violet Carter

The Mt. Shasta Bears girls team took another step toward securing a Shasta Cascade League championship on Tuesday night, defeating the Weed Cougars 48-32.

The Cougars held a 10-9 advantage at the end of the first quarter. However, the remainder of the game belonged to the Bears. Mt. Shasta led 21-17 at the half, and 34-24 after three quarters.

Abby Andrus paced the Bears with 17. Lily Hitchcock connected for a trio of treys and had 11 points total. Taryn Linares hit two 3-pointers and a pair of freebies for eight points. The Bears were 3/8 at the charity stripe.

Weed was led by Christine Bangert with 11 points. Christina Amezcua and Savanna Reynolds each added nine points. The Cougars were 8/14 at the stripe.

Mt. Shasta hosts Trinity on Friday. Weed is at Fall River.

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

COS B-Ball Player McClendon

The Subway COS Eagles Men’s Basketball Player of the Week is Dwayne McClendon.

McClendon averaged 26.5 points and 6.5 rebounds last week..

Congratulations Dwayne. Your certificate for Subway will arrive soon.

Thanks Subway!

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Miner Perk Yreka Girls Soccer Player of the Week: Frost and Gardner

Kaylee and Morgan

The Miner Perk Yreka Girls Soccer Players of the Week are Morgan Frost and Kaylee Gardner.

Kaylee, “got her first start against Lassen and got her first shutout,” and Morgan, “was back against West Valley and she saved the game by making several key saves on several one on one breakaways,” said Coach Brian Cowley

Congratulations Kaylee and Morgan. Enjoy your gift cards from the Miner Perk.

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

Matt

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

Matt, “led the team with passion, he was focused and had some great saves,” said Coach Francisco Atanes

Congratulations Matt. Enjoy your gift card for Thanks a Latte.

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Wildwood Crossing Etna Lions Girls Basketball Player of the Week: J. Dean

B-Ball Player J Dean

The Wildwood Crossing Etna Lions Girls Basketball Player of the Week is Jessica Dean.

Dean, “has stepped up it up offensively, and is becoming a big threat in the paint,” said Coach Alyssa Scala.

Congratulations Jessica. Coach has your certificate from Wildwood Crossing.

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Subway Weed Cougars Girls Basketball Player of the Week: Jackson 2X

Subway WeedBasketball Jackson

The Subway Weed Cougars Girls Basketball Player of the Week is Shannon Jackson.

Coach Ed Stokes chose Jackson for her, “positive approach, and endless hustle. She works very hard for her team everyday.”

Congratulations Shannon. Coach has your Subway certificate.

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Subway Mt. Shasta Bears Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Handshy

Subway Mt Shasta Handshy

The Subway Mt. Shasta Bears Boys Basketball Player of the Week is Kyle Handshy.

Handshy was chosen for, “having a great attitude, understanding his role and never missing a practice,” said Coach Cliff Blakely.

Congratulations Kyle. Coach has your certificate for Subway.

Thanks Subway!

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Golden Rush Espresso Yreka Miners Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Ward

James Ward

The Golden Rush Espresso Yreka Miners Boys Basketball Player of the Week is James Ward.

“James had a great week by making a clutch 3-pointer in Friday night’s game. He also made a game winning shot at the end of the game!,” said Coach Louis Sanchez.

Congratulations James. Enjoy your gift card for Golden Rush Espresso.

Thanks Golden Rush!

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Subway COS Lady Eagles Basketball Player of the Week: Hayden-Criss

COS Player Womens Basketball Hayden-Criss

Coach Tom Power’s pick for the Subway COS Lady Eagles Basketball Player of the Week is Kenzie Hayden-Criss.

Hayden-Criss, “has been our toughest defender all season. In the past two games, she has stepped in to take five charges and inspire our team,” said Powers.

Congratulations Kenzie. Coach has your certificate for Subway.

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Mountain Village RV Park Etna Lions Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Theofanides 2X

MVRVad Theofanides

The Mountain Village RV Park Etna Lions Boys Basketball Player of the Week is Josh Theofanides.

Theofanides averaged over 20 points per game last week.

Congratulations Josh. Coach has your certificate for Mountain Village.

Thanks Mountain Village RV Park and Shell Station!

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Coffee Brake Mt. Shasta Bears Girls B-Ball Player of the Week: Linares

Coffee Brake POW B-Ball Linares

Coach Kirk Andrus selection for the Coffee Brake Mt. Shasta Bears Girls B-ball Player of the Week is Taryn Linares.

“In addition to her great defense, Taryn’s 14 points last week were absolutely essential to keep Fall River and Modoc honest, and give us a chance for big road wins,” said Andrus (more…)

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