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.Read More
When you don’t have an explosive lights-out offense, you get it done in other ways.Read More
Years ago, when I was at the newspaper, I wrote a basketball piece where I highlighted those kids who I loved watching. Not because they would fill up the basket with points, but because they were solid contributors who came to the job daily and just worked. I called them the Lunch Pail Gang.Read More
When the Eagles start draining shots early, there is little you can do about it.Read More
Down 11 to its rival, things weren’t looking goof for Anderson in Saturday’s title game of the Cubs’ own tournament. But Big Blue dialed up the defense, chipped away on offense and got the winning play at the buzzer to beat West Valley 38-37 and the Shasta County Sports’ Boys basketball Team of the Week honors in the process.Read More
Christian Teague hit the game-winning putback in Anderson’s 38-37 title-game win Saturday over Anderson. But that shot doesn’t happen if not for the tireless work on the tournament MVP, Robbie Davis.
The Big Blue senior scored 14 in the championship win – 10 in the tourney-opening win over Orland – and worked tirelessly on both ends of the floor. That’s why he’s the Tri Counties Bank Boys Basketball Player of the Game.Read More
The play was an isolation for Anderson’s Christian Teague. When it didn’t work out that way, Teague was still the game-decider as the junior found the rebound off a Jesse Brophy last-second 3-pointer and hit the putback as time expired to lift the Cubs to a 38-37 win over rival West Valley in Saturday’s title game of the Anderson Tournament.Read More
Coaches want their teams playing the best ball in late February and into March.
On Thursday, the Anderson Cubs boys basketball team looked, at times, in mid-season form against Live Oak in a 72-37 win in the opening round of the Cubs’ own tournament.Read More
Here’s a daily recap of prep sports action around Shasta County. We will update the scores and highlights daily (with the newer games on the top). We invites coaches to send in scores and game information at email@example.com.Read More
The Anderson Cubs held off the Corning Cardinals late surge in Friday’s night matchup 30-20 at Bob Reid Stadium.Read More