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
We offer 15 players who’ve shown they can come night in, night out and give their team an opportunity to win. Making the list doesn’t ensure postseason honors (just as not making this list doesn’t exclude from a possible MVP run).Read More
Before Tuesday’s Eastern Athletic League opening, Shasta coach Alicia Dahl talked about how her young Wolves’ squad was learning to play together as a team.
The group of mainly sophomores and juniors have struggled, at times, to play as a unit in a sub-.500 preseason.
Against Chico on Tuesday, the Wolves (7-8, 1-0 EAL) showed flashes of what their coach wants in a 56-39 over the Panthers (8-10, 0-1).Read More
Melissa Mitchell, seen last season, led the Foothill Cougars to a 69-44 win over Shasta in the Harlan Carter consolation …Read More
Enterprises’s Jadyn Matthews paced the Hornets in their 51-39 win over Eureka on Friday to move to Saturday’s Harlan Carter …Read More
The Shasta girls basketball team lost its Harlan Carter opener Thursday, falling 52-37 to Eureka as the young Wolves dug an early hole they couldn’t climb out from.Read More
The girls got next. That’s right, it’s the girls turn to shine as the 45th annual Harlan Carter girls basketball tournament tips off Thursday at Shasta High School. The Shasta Union High School District trio – Shasta, Foothill and Enterprise – are joined by Placer, Chico, Eureka, Willows and Sacramento for this weekend’s action.Read More