U-Prep boys capture first Masters title in school history, Stephens medalist with 67

University Prep’s boys golf team can call it a clean sweep.The Panthers followed a perfect Northern Athletic League run and the Northern Section Division II title with a Northern Section Masters championship Tuesday at The Links at Rolling Hills in Corning, their first Masters team title in program history.

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Shasta blanks Las Plumas in D-II quarterfinals behind combined two-hitter

It took the Shasta Wolves less time to dispatch Las Plumas in Tuesday’s Northern Section Division II baseball quarterfinal than it did for the Thunderbirds to drive to Redding from Oroville.Simon Turner tossed six innings of one hit ball and Jordan Chabolla wiggled out of a seventh-inning jam to preserve a 2-0 win for the Wolves in 80 minutes. The win secures a semifinal date with No. 1 seed Pleasant Valley on Friday.

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Baseball playoff seeding announced for Divisions II and III

Hoping to spoil Red Bluff’s annual baseball title trek is, among others, Foothill.  The Cougars (18-9, 9-6 Eastern Athletic League) earned the third seed in the postseason and host No. 6 Chico at 7 p.m. in the single-elimination opening round. A Foothill win earns a three-game set with No. 2 Red Bluff (17-9, 10-5 EAL).

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Shasta County Sports 2018-19 All-County boys basketball team

Chances are that if you rolled into a gym with any of the 26 members of the 2018-19 Shasta County Sports’ All Shasta County boys basketball team and called “Next” you’d be playing for a while. The collection of players represents the best the North State has to offer, with All Section players, section-title winners, explosive offensive threats and defensive stalwarts.

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Shasta County Sports 2018-19 All-County girls basketball team

When you want to put together a complete team, the term “balance” usually lingers around the top of the conversation. Yes, you want a strength and an identity. But when you talk look at the 2018-19 All-Shasta County girls basketball team filled with all-Northern Section and all-league talent, and league and section champions, it will take you awhile to find a weakness.

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2018-19 boys All Northern Section basketball teams released

The 2018-19 All Northern Section boys basketball team includes seven Shasta County players, two Mount Shasta brothers and six others who all led their teams to impressive seasons and equally impressive postseason runs.Leading this year’s boys selections is MVP Kole Riccomini of Mount Shasta, who led the Bears to the CIF Division V state title game.

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