Growing up in Chicago’s South Side, Lamont “Disco” Cooper knows a thing or two about hoopin’ it up.And that education served him well, not just on the rough-and-tumble courts of the Windy City, but on the blacktop of the Redding Civic Auditorium and the annual Redding 3-on-3 tournament.Read More
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
If the coaching axiom that hustle never takes a night off is true – and it is – then meet Luke Lindsey, hustle’s posterboy.
The Foothill junior is part spark plug, part Red Bull in a uniform, part gnat at the picnic that you can’t quite swat away. And the sum of those parts is a dynamic floor presence that’s a perfect complement to the scoring ability of the Cougars’ unquestioned senior leader Josiah Hutt and the smooth under-the-radar game of fellow junior Bekdoo Lewis.Read More
Enterprise can’t keep the fire going as the Hornets fall short to Pleasant Valley.Read More
When it all comes together, it’s a beautiful thing.
For the past few weeks, the players on the Enterprise High have accepted their roles.Read More
Nearing the end of January and it’s the Hornets who have the rhythm everyone is longing for.Read More
Jim Deaver knew his Enterprise boys basketball team was getting close. The Hornets had been on a roller coaster of wins and losses before a 45-42 overtime loss to rival Foothill. In the loss, the east siders had shown moxie and a fire. The Hornets fell two nights later at Pleasant Valley, but Deaver’s crew bounced back and completed a three-win week last week, handling Red Bluff and rival Shasta at home before dispatching Ceres on Saturday in an MLK showcase game. The trifecta is good enough to earn this week’s Astro Jump Boys Basketball Team of the Week.Read More
Khristian Clements had a monster week last week, averaging 14 points in Enterprise’s three wins and earns the Tri Counties Bank Boys Basketball Player of the Week for Week 8.Read More
At the midpoint of the season, the Hornets are finally settling into their roles and starting to figure it out.Read More
There’s still a ton of basketball still to be played between now and the section finals in late February. But the start of league, it’s time to take a look at those players that have stepped up their game over the preseason and enter league as legitimate MVP candidates.Read More