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
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
The Anderson boys basketball team left the Harlan Carter Gym holly and jolly on Thursday after coming away with a 58-55 win over Shasta in the inaugural Toys4Tots game. The Shasta girls earned a win in the evening’s varsity opener with a 47-42 victory over Big Blue.
The night was a benefit for the Marine Corps Toys4Tots campaign as fans were given free entrance to all four games – jv boys and girls played earlier in the afternoon. The bins in the foyer of the gym were overflowing before the start of the boys game.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